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2009 Stories by John Linn

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  • Delicious, Delicious Sexism

    published June 18, 2009

    May God bless Hooters, that imitable representation of American sex at its most digestible. For 26 years, the chain of eateries has been dishing... More >>

  • Who Got Game?

    published May 14, 2009

    Back in the day, when gamers wanted to play together, they would grab a roll of quarters and head to the nearest arcade. But that was before home... More >>

  • The Huddle Just Got Hotter

    published May 7, 2009

    The Lingerie Football League is the kind of thing no sane person would believe is actually real — rather, that it’s some Big... More >>

  • Revenge is Sweet

    published April 30, 2009

    It's pretty clear that over the past couple decades, nerds as a people have had their revenge, and then some. Through the magic of the Internets,... More >>

  • Building a Better Beerfest

    published April 16, 2009

    Listen here for a second, bub: There are a couple of things you're going to need to do in order to prepare yourself for the hoppy Valhalla that is... More >>

  • The Jerk

    published April 16, 2009

    Every good guy needs a nemesis - someone to bash him when he's down, to kick sand in his eyes, and to generally piss people off. Which isn't to... More >>

  • Brew World Order

    published April 2, 2009

    Want further proof that craft beer is the newest liquor du jour? Take a look at the Thursday-night beer-tasting going down at ritzy,... More >>

  • Extended Play

    published February 26, 2009

    See if this makes you uncomfortable: Picture Andy Griffith — lovable, huggable, grandfatherly Griffith. Next to him is Liz Sheridan —... More >>

  • Whistling Dixie

    published February 26, 2009

    There are few songs as commanding as "Sweet Georgia Brown." No matter where you are or who you are, when you hear those mercurial, whistling... More >>

  • Weapon of Choice

    published February 26, 2009

    Long before it was the norm for comedians to redefine themselves with dramatic roles, Robin Williams was getting crap for it. Some people... More >>

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    published February 19, 2009

    They serve your food. They sort your mail. They man the ladder... More >>

  • Free Is the New Black

    published February 19, 2009

    Only two days after the Super Bowl, Denny’s restaurants gave away a free Grand Slam breakfast to all comers across the nation, going so far... More >>

  • Uniquely Miami

    published February 19, 2009

    Miami-based Tasha and Monica López De Victoria, known as the TM Sisters, have already garnered national acclaim for their eclectic... More >>

  • Something Wicked This Way Comes

    published February 12, 2009

    The words Friday the 13th conjure up images of dudes donning hockey masks and wielding giant machetes to cleave up promiscuous teenagers. This... More >>

  • To the Victor Go the Spoils

    published February 5, 2009

    Your average battle-of-the-bands event usually ends with some group winning the equivalent of a decent night working behind the bar. But at the... More >>

  • Plus-Size Pain

    published January 22, 2009

    Six hundred-pound wrestler Maximum Capacity is a sight to behold: He's a mammoth of a man, towering tall and wide above his already large... More >>

  • Go Ahead, Punk, Make My Movie

    published January 15, 2009

    Okay, here's the movie pitch: Take one part fetish vixen, Rubberdoll, and one part 600-plus-pound professional wrestler, Maximum Capacity. Top... More >>

  • Don't Be a Bulbasaur

    published January 1, 2009

    At first blush, the trading card phenomenon Pokémon might seem like it's just for kids. All of your adult sensibilities will cause you to... More >>

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