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Colin McGowan
Works at Vice Sports
Attended Loyola University Chicago
Lives in Chicago, IL
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On hope and hopelessness and (sort of) Kyrie Irving's broken finger
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Went all emo on Tristan Thompson
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Four hours 'til the Cavs' season tips off, so obviously I wrote about personal anguish and things I'm afraid of
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I wrote about videogames in a way that didn't make me feel stupid.
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An elaborate Tyler Zeller/plain yogurt analogy is made.
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Adventures in alcoholism, standup comedy, and death
I became something like a comic in the summer of 2010. The day after my sophomore year concluded I moved into the top floor of a seven-story apartment complex with a Tudor façade and a roach colony in...
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I almost wrote for Grantland, then I didn't. Here's a story about it I'd like you to read.
If you get the impression from the words I dump into this space that I’m depressed or angry, you’re not wrong. I mean, it’s called Yelling Into Space, but that’s mostly because I created this Tumblr.....
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A response (or perhaps elaboration upon) Matt Feeney's Slate piece about Coach K and deity-coaches
I promise to fight the urge to shout cynicism in response to Matt Feeney’s “Breaking Up With Coach K,” which was published on Slate this morning and chronicles Feeney’s disillusionment with Mike...
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In which I unveil the Dion Waiters Insane Overconfidence K-Hole™
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I run a blog and it's about basketball but also mostly Luis Bunuel.
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I sort of inadequately try to explain why Secret Life of the American Teenager is a fixture of my existence.
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Work
Occupation
Writer, Comedian
Employment
  • Vice Sports
    Contributor, 2014 - present
    Still sporpswriting, but profaner and weirder.
  • Sports on Earth
    Contributing Editor, 2013 - 2014
    Sporpswriting of the mediumest caliber.
  • Cavs: The Blog
    Contributing Editor, 2010 - 2013
    Serviceable writing about dreadful basketball.
  • Cokemachineglow
    Associate Editor, 2008 - 2014
    Never shut up about music, except at parties and everywhere else.
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Chicago, IL
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Tagline
I made a sex tape once. It's beautiful.
Introduction
Do you like Jadakiss? Cool, me too.
Bragging rights
Haven't cried in the shower recently.
Education
  • Loyola University Chicago
    English BA/MA, 2008 - 2012
  • SUNY Oswego
    2008 - 2008
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Gender
Male