Weekend Miscellany, Part II: Vincent’s Picks

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Some reading before you settle into 3 hours of Seth MacFarlane schtick, take some time to read some of Vincent’s weekend picks. Enjoy your Sundays, and remember: Crash sucks.

Crash: The Most Loathsome Best Picture of Them All by Mallory Ortberg and Anne Helen Peterson

“Crash is one of those movies that when someone says it’s one of their favorites, I have no choice but to dislike them. Guaranteed antipathy for the rest of our lives. Fuck being such an overdetermined signifier of worthlessness.”

Not Oscar-related, but pertaining to another massive meat market taking place over the weekend, take some time to read this journal article (it has an abstract and everything!) on the correlations between particular NFL combine drills and NFL success. All findings need to be taken with a grain of salt, however, as players’ adherence to the “Patriot Way” included in the study, leading me to believe the results are incredibly prone to omitted variable bias.


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