Let’s All Embrace The Fact That José Altuve is the Greatest Astro of All Time

Oct 21, 2019 By Dan Solomon

On Saturday night, the Houston Astros secured the team’s second pennant in three years. To get there, they had to drive a stake through the heart of a Yankees team that did not want to die, and the person who hammered it in was José Altuve. In the bottom of the ninth, just after the Yankees—who had been narrowly trailing behind the entire game—managed to send a two-run homer into… Read Story

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Joe Exotic: A Dark Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild

By Leif Reigstad

He called himself the Tiger King and plastered his face on highway billboards in Texas and Oklahoma. He bred big cats, bears, baboons, and more. He lived, with a parade of partners, on the grounds of his private zoo. He threatened a rival with murder—repeatedly, on YouTube—and tried to hire a hit man to do the deed.

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