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Caleb Hannan's back!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by goalmouth, Feb 12, 2015.

  1. goalmouth

    goalmouth Active Member

    A breathy me-first expose of Deion Sanders' failed prep academy. Wonder if Neon Deion will harm himself after being being exposed to be something he wasn't?

    The Miseducation Of Deion Sanders
     
  2. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Deion is a woman!
     
  3. SnarkShark

    SnarkShark Well-Known Member

    On Deadspin... Interesting...

    Couldn't get past this line.

    I assume it's all about him the rest of the way and holy hell is it long.
     
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2015
  4. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    I wonder if he'll do any press to promote the article.

    But, boy is Caleb the victim as ever:

    Then, as happens often, the Big Magazine changed the plan. Or, to put it more bluntly, it stopped responding to my e-mails and decided it would rather not reimburse me for the time and money I'd spent, let alone pay me anything for the trouble. (The lesson, as always: Go do something else with your lives, kids.) This is a meta thing to say, and sounds like a plea for pity, but I promise it's not. Because once the Big Magazine stopped responding, I realized it might be a good thing that they would never publish the embarrassingly credulous piece I'd written. (Maybe we should give the Big Magazine some credit and assume they realized this, too.) And as time went on, and things got worse for both Deion and Prime Prep, that merely good thing turned into a blessing. I also realized there were other places that cared less about tidy narratives, and wouldn't mind a story about how bewildering it can be to spend 36 hours with a man who appears to believe, sincerely, that God meant for you to fly down to Dallas to talk with him about con men, cults, and the right and wrong way to live your life on TV.

    But, at least he's very young, and still has time to switch careers.
     
  5. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    How hard was your dick, YF, when you saw this thread?
     
  6. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Whoa! I don't swing that way.

    Not that there's anything wrong with it. I mean, the thought of it doesn't send a chill up my spine or anything.
     
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  7. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    Anybody who uses "dear reader" is a douche.
    You're not fkin D.H. Lawrence, dude.
     
  8. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    I already see an error and I've only made it to the third paragraph.

    Does anyone at Deadspin have a map?
     
  9. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Deadspin agreed to publish what Big Magazine declined to run.

    What makes you think it was edited?

    It was edited as closely as Wally Matthews post was edited here when the Post refused to run it.
     
  10. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Did Deadspin go after Hannan over the Grantland story?
     
  11. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Anyone else think "Big Magazine" is utter bullshit to deflect from Dr. V fallout as well as to victimize himself?

    Don't smell right.
     
  12. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    With a freelancer, unless you have a contract, doesn't this kind of thing happen all the time?

    Grantland rejected his Dr. V. story at least once.
     
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