The broadcast started at eight-thirty, with final predictions from the booth. Gruden looked solemn. “I think the Kansas City Chiefs are in real trouble tonight,” he said.
Jaworski looked at Gruden and Mike Tirico. “You guys can call me crazy, but I’m excited about Tyler Palko tonight,” he said. Tirico giggled, but Gruden just squinted.
PUBLISHED: Dec. 12, 2011
LENGTH: 20 minutes (5177 words)
Profile of the hip-hop group Odd Future, and the mysterious disappearance of one of its members:
"For the past year, though—since shortly after the release of the 'Earl' video—Earl Sweatshirt himself has been missing. He hasn’t been making public appearances with the group, and it seems he hasn’t been making private appearances, either. Last summer, a gnomic message appeared on the group’s Tumblr page: 'Free Earl.' In July, when the group announced its first proper home-town concert, at the Key Club, in West Hollywood, the official flyer had Earl’s name crossed out and a terse explanation: 'Will not be there due to mom.'"
PUBLISHED: May 23, 2011
LENGTH: 32 minutes (8112 words)