Stories By Drew Magary

  • The dreaded NFL preseason deserves far more respect Yes, really.
  • Malcolm Gladwell doesn't want you to have a life Being a fraud is a full-time job for Gladwell.
  • Drew Magary explains how to go from bike hater to Bike Guy SFGATE's Drew Magary explains how to rediscover the joys of cycling in middle age.
  • Ryan Gosling is our greatest action movie star "Bruce Willis had this gift, and Gosling possesses it in even greater abundance."
  • Drew Magary: ESPN wants you to think sports gambling is easy ESPN's gambling coverage makes the playing field between bettor and book appear more level than it actually is.
  • We forgot to normalize abortion "I was conditioned to fear abortion, as virtually every other American was during the Roe era, despite it being legal that whole time."
  • Let's make one big college football super conference of evil SFGATE columnist Drew Magary makes his picks for the inevitable college football super conference of evil.
  • Radiohead is never coming back "When a famous band breaks up, you and I are usually the first to know about it."
  • The best part of the Warriors' title is that the Celtics lost There is no better day on the sports calendar than the one after a Boston championship loss.
  • The Hater’s Guide to the Bay Area real estate market Drew Magary followed around SF real estate agents, toured open houses of every variety and crunched many numbers. 
  • Steph Curry is immortal SFGATE columnist Drew Magary on Steph Curry making the implausible plausible.
  • When did ESPN decide these three asshats were irreplaceable? Drew Magary on Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy, who have been the voice of the NBA Finals since 2007.
  • Chesa Boudin is on the brink of political oblivion SFGATE columnist Drew Magary interviews San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin.
  • A hater's guide to the 3 teams standing between Dubs and a title SFGATE's Drew Magary is rooting for the Dubs, largely because he can't stand the Mavs, Heat or Celtics.
  • 42 things Tom Brady is guaranteed to say as a Fox Sports analyst SFGATE's Drew Magary has a clairvoyant sense of Tom Brady's banal broadcasting career.
  • Magary: Dubs better beat Ja Morant now. His reign is inevitable. After Game 2 of Warriors-Grizzlies, SFGATE's Drew Magary is officially in awe of Ja Morant.
  • If the 49ers trade Deebo Samuel, they're the NFL's stupidest team SFGATE columnist Drew Magary has a brief message for the 49ers front office: Don't do it.
  • We can make a four-day workweek happen if we want "Despite what you’ve been conditioned to believe, the quality of your work is not in direct proportion to the amount of it you do."
  • Bruce Willis was the most human of all action stars "Willis was always at his best when he was playing men on the verge of falling apart."
  • I'm going to miss despising Coach K SFGATE columnist Drew Magary on spending his entire sentient existence with Coach K in charge of Duke.