Felix Gillette

Felix Gillette is a reporter for the Columbia Journalism Review's CJR Daily.

Sports Nut
Aug. 29 2006 4:06 PMAll I Really Need To Know About FootballI learned by playing Madden 07.
Sports Nut
Jan. 13 2006 5:50 AMThe GloaterHow to savor a playoff victory.
Explainer
Aug. 9 2005 9:47 PMHow Does the Space Shuttle Fly Home?On the back of a jumbo jet.
Sports Nut
May 11 2005 7:35 AMIt's Fun To Play at the YMCAThe guy who wears too much protective gear and the other pickup basketball players in the NBA playoffs.
Sports Nut
March 16 2005 4:05 PMTeams We HateDuke, Chattanooga, and nine other odious schools in this year's NCAA tournament.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 23 2004 12:27 PMGrain of TruthWhy are Olympic beach volleyballers playing on Belgian sand?
Left Field
May 13 2004 2:24 PMLone Star SkateRoller derby makes a Texas-sized comeback.
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 10 2006 11:42 AMThe Best American Olympic Team Ever?Yeah, right.
Sports Nut
Nov. 8 2005 5:10 PMThe Lords of DisciplineCoaches and broadcasters peddle an easy solution to every problem in football.
Sports Nut
June 16 2005 5:13 PMSideshow BobIs Robert Horry the NBA's best clutch shooter or its best con man?
Sports Nut
April 1 2005 1:15 PMNobody's MascotCollege basketball's unloved, world-weary ambassador: J.J. Jumper.
Left Field
Nov. 10 2004 2:28 PMRacing TallA Paralympian stands accused of getting an illegal leg up.
Sports Nut
June 8 2004 5:04 PMKobe and the BeanstalkThe Lakers strain to shoot over Detroit's lanky Tayshaun Prince.

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Medical Examiner

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  News & Politics
Photography
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
The Vault
Sept. 22 2014 9:04 AM When Frank Sinatra Thanked George Bush For Trying to Outlaw Flag-Burning
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Science
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AM Slate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?” Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
  Arts
Television
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 22 2014 7:47 AM Predicting the Future for the U.S. Government The strange but satisfying work of creating the National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends report.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 22 2014 5:30 AM MAVEN Arrives at Mars
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.