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  • The Everything Index: Miley Cyrus, Topless Queen of the Desert

    The Everything Index: Miley Cyrus, Topless Queen of the Desert | ARTICLE

    Greetings, perverts! Bet you didn't think Google would bring you here, did you? Welcome to Rolling Stone's Everything Index, where we rank the week's pop-culture power players, the majority of which are fully clothed. Of course, Miley isn't, and thanks...

    July 22, 2014 3:50 PM ET
  • Appetite for Destruction: Megatoad Is the Future of Competitive Eating

    Appetite for Destruction: Megatoad Is the Future of Competitive Eating | ARTICLE

    The legend of Megatoad began with a five-pound burrito.  Matt Stonie was just a teenager when he took down the beast known as Burritozilla, and he did it mostly because he was bored. A year later,...

    July 18, 2014 10:25 AM ET
  • The Everything Index: It's Weird Al's World, We're Just Living in It

    The Everything Index: It's Weird Al's World, We're Just Living in It | ARTICLE

    Welcome to the Rolling Stone Everything Index, where we rank the week's pop-culture power players...whether they like it or not. The Everything Index: Taylor Swift is Here to Save the Day Right off the bat: Yes, we realize...

    July 16, 2014 3:55 PM ET
  • Thank You Very Much: Inside Bleachers' Secret Public-Access TV Show

    Thank You Very Much: Inside Bleachers' Secret Public-Access TV Show | ARTICLE

    Jack Antonoff's latest bit of Bleachers anti-promotion was born late one night, over a bowl. Of cereal. "I was home in New York, it was two in the morning and I was having cereal, just flipping through the...

    July 16, 2014 11:40 AM ET
  • MLB All-Star Andrew McCutchen's Dark Secret? 'Devious Maids'

    MLB All-Star Andrew McCutchen's Dark Secret? 'Devious Maids' | ARTICLE

    Andrew McCutchen is a Steel City savior. Last season, he helped end the Pittsburgh Pirates' two-decade run of futility, guiding the team to the postseason for the first time since 1992, winning the National League MVP Award in...

    July 15, 2014 2:30 PM ET
  • LeBron James: The King of Wishful Thinking

    LeBron James: The King of Wishful Thinking | ARTICLE

    As is the case with most abstract concepts, a legacy can be a tricky thing to manage. One can spend his entire life building something, but ultimately, it is up to others to define what that

    July 11, 2014 3:40 PM ET
  • Kristofferson and Cash Do 'Drunk History'

    Kristofferson and Cash Do 'Drunk History' | VIDEO

    Kris Kristofferson was a struggling songwriter – and part-time janitor – when he first met Johnny Cash at a Nashville recording studio. And, like all starving artists, he used the opportunity to pitch the Man in Black...

    July 9, 2014 12:40 PM ET
  • Flagrant 2: Germany Destroys Brazil at the World Cup

    Flagrant 2: Germany Destroys Brazil at the World Cup | ARTICLE

    As you have probably heard, Germany didn't just beat Brazil at the World Cup yesterday, they destroyed/mauled/wrecked/insert past participle of the verb of your choice-d them, humiliating the host nation 7-1 in a historic ass-kicking for...

    July 9, 2014 8:35 AM ET
  • The Everything Index: Taylor Swift is Here to Save the Day

    The Everything Index: Taylor Swift is Here to Save the Day | ARTICLE

    Right now, in the Rolling Stone Everything Index: Taylor Swift has a plan to save the music industry – optimism! – and a drunk lady inspires millions by stealing a horse. Imagine if those two were reversed.

    July 8, 2014 12:00 PM ET
  • Hayley Williams on Puking Up 'Ain't It Fun' and Paramore's Next LP

    Hayley Williams on Puking Up 'Ain't It Fun' and Paramore's Next LP | ARTICLE

    It's been more than a year since Paramore released their self-titled fourth album, a long-playing, sonically ambitious effort that was as much a reboot (their first LP as a three-piece) as it was a risk: There...

    July 8, 2014 10:00 AM ET
  • Flagrant 2: A Salute to 'Seinfeld' and a Single Tear

    Flagrant 2: A Salute to 'Seinfeld' and a Single Tear | ARTICLE

    Neymar's World Cup-ending injury. Joey Chestnut's eighth-straight victory at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. Novak Djokovic's epic, five-set battle with Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final. Major League Baseball's All-Star rosters. A whole...

    July 7, 2014 8:35 AM ET
  • Milos, Mets, Magic Loogies: The 25 Greatest 'Seinfeld' Sports Episodes

    Milos, Mets, Magic Loogies: The 25 Greatest 'Seinfeld' Sports Episodes | ARTICLE

    The pilot episode of Seinfeld premiered 25 years ago this week, beginning a run of 180 episodes that would earn the show a spot in the TV Hall of Fame (even if, like most greats, the final...

    July 3, 2014 10:55 AM ET
  • Flagrant 2: Tim Howard, American Hero

    Flagrant 2: Tim Howard, American Hero | ARTICLE

    Well, this is depressing. The U.S. bowed out of the World Cup yesterday, losing 2-1 to Belgium on a pair of extra-time goals. The Americans were outgunned for the majority of the match, repeatedly saved by the efforts...

    July 2, 2014 8:35 AM ET
  • The U.S. Exits the World Cup Battered and Broken...But Unbowed

    The U.S. Exits the World Cup Battered and Broken...But Unbowed | ARTICLE

    Two weeks ago, the U.S. announced their arrival at this World Cup with a thrilling, last-gasp victory against Ghana. On Tuesday, after battling Portugal to a draw in the Amazon, surviving the Group of Death and...

    July 1, 2014 7:40 PM ET
  • The Everything Index: Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea Inside a Steel Cage

    The Everything Index: Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea Inside a Steel Cage | ARTICLE

    It's time for another installment of Rolling Stone's "Everything Index," where we rank the week's pop-culture power players and desperately attempt to fill the gaping chasm in our souls. The Everything Index: Dave Chappelle and Hidden Dongs...

    July 1, 2014 2:30 PM ET
  • Flagrant 2: The U.S. Battles Belgium at the World Cup

    Flagrant 2: The U.S. Battles Belgium at the World Cup | ARTICLE

    For once, we're with Waffle House. Yes, as the U.S. national team prepares to take on Belgium at the World Cup, the South's leading purveyor of all things scattered, smothered and covered has called for a nationwide...

    July 1, 2014 9:20 AM ET
  • Flagrant 2: World Cup 'Leftovers' Edition

    Flagrant 2: World Cup 'Leftovers' Edition | ARTICLE

    Did you watch HBO's The Leftovers last night? Jesus, that was depressing. Of course, Justin Theroux has been engaged to Jennifer Aniston for almost two years, so he's used to darkness. Anyway, about that empty feeling...

    June 30, 2014 8:30 AM ET
  • The Tourist: Dante Exum Comes to America for the NBA Draft

    The Tourist: Dante Exum Comes to America for the NBA Draft | ARTICLE

    It's early Tuesday morning, Times Square is just beginning to stir, and Dante Exum steps out into the light. Dante Exum: From Australia to the Big Apple In roughly 60 hours, he will be taken 5th overall...

    June 27, 2014 10:30 AM ET
  • Jalen Rose Wears 'The Greatest Draft Suit'

    Jalen Rose Wears 'The Greatest Draft Suit' | VIDEO

    The 2014 NBA Draft is set for Thursday night in Brooklyn, and while most will be focused on the futures of this year's crop of talented teenagers, we prefer to discuss more important things: Namely, the shocking...

    June 26, 2014 1:30 PM ET
  • Flagrant 2: Tim Lincecum No-Hits Padres, U.S. Gears up for Germany

    Flagrant 2: Tim Lincecum No-Hits Padres, U.S. Gears up for Germany | ARTICLE

    A no-hitter always takes precedence here at Flagrant 2, so despite the U.S./Germany World Cup game at noon (and the NBA Draft tonight), we're leading off with Tim Lincecum's shutdown performance against the Padres. What can we...

    June 26, 2014 8:50 AM ET
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