An Ode to England's Most Memeable Footballer
Every era has its cult players. In the 2010s, ours were meme footballers – and one man, Phil Jones, stands out as the first among equals.
Only Leicester's Brendan Rodgers Can Derail the Pep Express
The former Liverpool boss finally has a chance to bring the league title home to Anfield.
I Tested the Saving Technique That Promises Retirement at 40
The FIRE – "financial independence, retire early" – movement is all about hoarding enough cash, before investing it and living off the dividends.
The Premier League's Weirdest Player Is the Christmas Hero We All Need
An ode to Callum Paterson, Cardiff City's moustachioed wiggling weirdo.
House Rules for The Best Football Pub Ever
For my generation, watching football means the pub. So here's how to create the perfect boozing and viewing scenario.
Cutting Inside Arjen Robben: The Compulsive Slaphead Who Will Kill You the Same Way Over and Over Again
It’s time to applaud a player who's been scoring the same FIFA '96 bug goal for almost 20 years.
THE BIGGEST DAWG OF ALL
Tim Westwood Deserves Your Respect, Baby
Today, on his 60th birthday, let's revel in the achievements of the UK’s premier Slenderman-shaped hip-hop DJ.
An Oral History of Despair Faction, AFI's Tight-Knit Fan Forum
Key message board members look back on how the now-defunct site created marriages, friendships and, um, lifetime MTV event bans.
The God Illusion
The Cult: Roger Federer
Our society has lost all perspective when it comes to the importance we place on athletes. But with Roger Federer and his godlike tennis, perhaps we're not far off.
Spittle Red Riding Hood
The Cult: El Hadji Diouf
One of the most widely disliked players of his generation, El Hadji Diouf was as much a source of morbid fascination as he was one of football’s ultimate figures of hate.
The Cult: Hulk Hogan
To a child of the nineties, the glorious circus of professional wrestling was viewed through guileless eyes.
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The Evolution of J Dilla
In the next of our hip-hop retrospectives we look back over James Dewett Yancey's trailblazing career.