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Bill Simmons Is Leaving ESPN

ESPN president announces, “I’ve decided that I’m not going to renew his contract."

By Jaime Fuller

Watch an Hour-Long Chat with Comedy Central President Kent Alterman

Grantland conducted this hour-plus conversation with Kent Alterman, head of original programming at Comedy Central. Alterman's been at the network for nearly two decades and has plenty of stuff to talk about, from giving a show to the Upright [...]

By Bradford Evans

Here’s What It’s Like to Spend 36 Hours with Dan Harmon

"When any television show is lionized for being 'smart,' someone's laughing all the way to the bank — some company ... That there's a difference between any of this shit is the greatest joke that television ever told. I mean, as the creator [...]

By Bradford Evans

Adam Sandler’s Hidden Truth

"Sandler's truth is that his onscreen persona has aged with his fans and experienced the same things at roughly the same time they've experienced it. Over the course of 20 years, Adam Sandler has gone from being a staple of sleepovers to dorm [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Eating Pasta with Aziz Ansari

In what is one of the most brilliantly selfish column hooks ever, TV producer and Grantland writer Daniel Kellison's new recurring feature is called "Dinner with Daniel," and it centers on him going out to dinner with a celebrity and then "we [...]

By Adam Frucci

Chuck Klosterman Sort Of Likes Louie

Today on Grantland, Chuck Klosterman gives a big, sloppy kiss to the new season of Louie: "This fall marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind, so lots of folks are talking and writing about how life-changing the release of that record [...]

By Adam Frucci

Grantland on Alec Baldwin’s Twitter Account

Guys, have you checked out the new website Grantland yet? It is technically an ESPN website but it has all these amazing writers and pieces that aren't at all about sports and boy I think I have four tabs open to various articles on it right [...]

By Adam Frucci