Last week, former NFL coach Tony Dungy said he wouldn’t have drafted Michael Sam—not “because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn’t want to deal with all of it.” Sports radio yakker Mike Francesa defended Dungy against charges of homophobia, saying that the coach’s detractors were, among other things, “dumb.” On this week’s episode of Hang Up and Listen, Mike Pesca debated Francesa on this topic, playing the role of … Mike Francesa.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
iOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.