Super Bowl

Prince is irreplaceable. Nobody else exists in the cultural space he held.

On Prince

April 21, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

I remember the 2007 Super Bowl for two reasons: 1. It was the day of my great Aunt’s funeral. 2. Prince’s Halftime show.

Taking a deep dive into what will surely be the best 17 weeks of post-Super Bowl 2016.

15 Takeaways from the 2016 NFL Regular Season Schedule

April 15, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Last night, the NFL released the schedule for the 2016 regular season, which somehow managed to make September seem simultaneously closer than ever and infinitely distant.

Hot Takes In Your Area is a series of hot takes that are guaranteed 100% reactionary.

Hot Takes In Your Area: Stop criticizing Peyton Manning for using HGH — you all used it too

February 12, 2016 / by / 1 Comment

NOTE: Hot Takes In Your Area should be considered satire at all points unless you agree with it in which case it’s totally serious.

The National Podcast episode 2

The National Podcast, Episode 2: The Super Bowl, Kanye West, and 2016 Presidential Election get down

February 12, 2016 / by , / 0 Comment

The National Podcast rumbles ahead with our second installment, a bacchanal of Super Bowl, Beyonce, Kanye, and political coverage! You can subscribe to the show on iTunes or Stitcher, and/or stream it on SoundCloud as well.

Recap of The Bachelor Season 20, Episode 6

The Bachelor Episode 6 Recap: Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama

February 08, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

The Super Bowl may be over, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t get your fill of corporate-sponsored misogynists absolutely destroying one another on national TV. Welcome to our weekly recap of The Bachelor.

Our guide to the gambling bacchanal of the Super Bowl, complete with every prop bet you'll ever need.

The only Super Bowl betting guide you’ll ever need

February 06, 2016 / by , , / 1 Comment

Super Bowl 50 is almost here, which means that along with a veritable bacchanal of media frenzy, ritualistic violence, and Phil Simms crimes against the English language, we also get to gamble on just about every aspect of the game.

The National Ave podcast episode 1

The National Podcast, episode 1: The Podcast v. O.J. Simpson

February 05, 2016 / by , / 3 Comments

Welcome to the inaugural first episode of The National Podcast! In our first episode, National Ave co-editor-in-chief Stephen Rees and writer Jon Schneidman sit down to talk about all things The People v. O.J. Simpson, plus the upcoming gambling bacchanal of the Super Bowl. 

The Chargers and Rams are likely to relocate to Los Angeles and a new Inglewood stadium

It looks like the Rams and the Chargers are heading for L.A., and everybody seems pretty cool with that

January 12, 2016 / by / 2 Comments

According to the Los Angeles Times, “a consensus is building” within the NFL to relocate both the San Diego Chargers and the St. Louis Rams to Los Angeles.


Roger Goodell’s List of Approved Songs for Katy Perry’s Halftime Show

November 28, 2014 / by / 4 Comments

Hello Katy, First of all, thank you for agreeing to participate in the halftime show for Super Bowl XLIX. I can’t wait to see your performance!

We did a power hour while listening to one minute of the top 60 songs of 2005.

2005 in Music: A Power Hour Review

October 08, 2014 / by / 6 Comments

Each week for the next 10 weeks, we will be doing a power hour while listening to one minute of the top 60 songs of the each of the last ten years. Don’t ask us why, it just felt like it was really important that we do this. Next up: 2005.