Jon Bois

Jon Bois

well it's jon. creative director, sb nation labs. going on the computer

174761 followers  •  448 follow  •  Eastern Time (US & Canada)  •

here’s a note from me and alex about why we’re making a three-hour documentary on, of all the damn things, the seattle mariners

trying to make my apartment seem bigger by rebranding the rooms. the office is now the North Wing, the living room is the South Wing, the kitchen area is Corridor 47 and the hallway outside is the Fool’s Bedroom

episode one of our documentary about the seattle mariners goes up tomorrow. i guess the only two things i’ll say about it for now are that it’s 33 minutes long and it might be the strangest episode

tweet picture

you’ll have to wait for it but when it comes we go on and on about him

@natalieweiner  i’d love it if someone did a thorough retrospective of circa-2010 internet, i think it may have been the nadir of online content


here’s episode 1 of The History of the Seattle Mariners, along with a note from my buddy @MacAree  on what being a mariners fan is actually like

tweet picture

at least once a week, one sportswriter is required to humiliate themselves by saying “resume the season. we. need. sports. right. now.” i volunteer to take one for the team and be this guy next week. might make a video where i start crying and say that guys cry too sometimes

y’all wanna come over, kill a bottle of wine, watch the jackass high five sketch


there’s ANOTHER year? holy shit how many of these things are there

why watch overtime playoff hockey when you can simply snort cocaine and ride a motorcycle out of a helicopter

so first it was no gatherings of 250 people, then 50 people, then 10. if this goes below 1 i’m fucked

a couple years ago i wrote a column on what football might look like in the future. i suggested some rule changes that people might find interesting

a football player carries the ball to the 49 yard line, then the 50 yard line. however, after taking another step forward, he finds to his astonishment that he is once again at the 49 yard line. but how can this be? this is the grand riddle of football

my girlfriend has literally 40 browser tabs open on her $170 chromebook. some tabs are like a week old and it’s not even slowing down. it’s astounding. trying to imagine what 1998 me would think of that. he’d be amazed i have a girlfriend

if you’ll allow me to nerd out for a moment: 2020 is the last prime number we’ll get until 2036. the last prime number was 1962, more than fifty years ago

54 years ago today, mild-mannered jim bowl was bitten by a radioactive spider

deadspin’s owners gambled that their writers were chickenshits like them, and they couldn’t possibly have been more wrong. i think it’ll be weeks and months before a lot of us as readers fully understand what we’re losing in that place