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It's Still Real To Me

I never got to live in a world where wrestling was real.

It was the first prerequisite to be able to watch wrestling with my dad. 746 more words

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Cool Record, I Guess: Melvin Gordon, Samaje Perine, and the Art of Unenthusiastically Making History

Last week, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon rushed for 408 yards to break LaDainian Tomlinson’s 15-year-old FBS single-game rushing record. Gordon did this despite not playing in the fourth quarter of a blowout – the record was in hand, so why risk injury or upsetting internet commentators who would surely attack coach Gary Anderson for mercilessly featuring his star runner in a contest that had long been decided? 554 more words

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Tuesday Two Step: Thomas Rakowitz

With all the hip-hop and indie coverage over here at Irrational Confidence, it may surprise you to learn that I consider myself a bit of a metalhead as well. 527 more words

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Octave Minds Enlist Chance the Rapper to "Tap Dance" All Over Their Beats

I’ve been in a Chance the Rapper mood all day today. When I woke up, I saw an announcement that Chano was going to be playing a show at the school where I’m currently doing my Master’s work. 266 more words

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Night School "Birthday"

From the very beginning of their debut single, Night School proves that they’re not what you expected. The first three seconds of “Birthday” are a crunchy, repetitive guitar riff that I expected to kick off into a bombastic, aggressive song but what I got was something I didn’t know I wanted and it’s so much better. 88 more words

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People Keep Talking About That New Hoodie Allen

If there’s one thing I can always count on from Hoodie Allen it’s a clever visual to go along with an equally catchy song. Fresh off the Happy Gilmore-inspired video for “Show Me What You’re Made Of,” the New York rapper heads back to the cinema for “Movie,” the new single off his upcoming album  131 more words

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