Kyle

Kyle Daly

  • joined Apr 01, 2012
  • last login Jul 18, 2014
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I'm a business journalist and writer based in Virginia. I am nicknamed "Chocolate Thunder" for my powerful dunks, which notably led to the NBA adopting breakaway rims due to me shattering the backboard on two occasions in 1979.

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Exclusive: Rep. Todd Akin Speaks Out.

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Republican Congressman Todd Akin, currently running for U.S. Senate in his home state of Missouri, has come under fire for saying in a televised interview that according to doctors, pregnancy from...

Things To Never/Always Say To Paul Ryan.

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On August 11, Mitt Romney went public with his pick of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate in the presidential election. In the fine tradition of Progressive Boink's "Things To...

Twitter Twuesday: Andy Borowitz Is Hilarious, But Not On Purpose.

Andy Borowitz baffles me. Just...Here, look at this. President of the Harvard Lampoon. Acted in a Woody Allen movie. Voted #1 Twitter account in the world -- the world! -- in a 2011 TIME Magazine...

We're back! A website's story.

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Hi, friends. You may have noticed we took yesterday off. We were too busy laughing at this Washington Post story, which includes the following passage: When one reporter asked if his house guests were named Rob Portman or Tim Pawlenty — the two most-buzzed-about potential vice presidential candidates — he just laughed. "Ha, ha, ha, ha," Romney said. But now we're back and ready to carry on our mission of getting people to visit our site for anything other than the Rob Liefeld list entertain you fine folks! Enjoy.

Progressive Boink's Week In Review: July 30th-August 3rd.

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This week was a historic one for tiny, adorable African-American gymnasts and repulsive homophobes everywhere! It was also a decent one for us here at Progressive Boink. Here's what we did: E...

The Top 10 Olympic Nations' Flags Most Clearly Designed By Middle Schoolers.

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The Olympics are well under way, which means, if you're watching, you've seen more flags in the last five days than the typical person without Asperger's sees in a lifetime. And you may have...

Exclusive: Jonah Lehrer's Resignation Letter From The New Yorker.

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Author and journalist Jonah Lehrer, already under scrutiny for apparently plagiarizing a number of his own past articles and essays in recent works, was forced to step down from his post as staff...

Progressive Boink's Week In Review: July 23rd-27th.

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Jon took a break from his couch census this week to write about dancing horses or whatever for his "real job." Yawn! What a jabroni! Otherwise, we stayed busy by bringing you the following: Hey...

Let's Play A Game: Your Best Hypothetical Late-Era Simpsons Synopsis.

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"The Simpsons" is weird. Like, really weird. If the development of the show since the Tracy Ullman shorts debuted in 1987 had been planned out from the start, it would be hailed as a masterpiece of...

Hey Guys, Let's Maybe Not Be Totally Gross.

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In the wake of Friday's massacre in Colorado, a few hopeful stories emerged in the media. There was the fact that three of the 12 people who died lost their lives protecting their girlfriends from...

The Dark Knight Rises, Rotten Tomatoes, And The GIVE ME WHAT I WANT Culture.

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The Dark Knight Rises comes out tomorrow, or midnight tonight if you're up for it. Unsurprisingly, a universe of nerds has already made up its collective mind about the movie and, without seeing a...

Story of Intrigue: Breaking/Bad

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"Stories of Intrigue" is a pastiche of terrible amateur genre fiction. Another way of explaining it: here is a story written by the dumbest motherfucker taking Intro to Creative Writing at your...

R.I.P. Donald J. Sobol

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Donald J. Sobol, author of the Encyclopedia Brown series of books, was murdered at the age of 87 in a vicious gangland slaying allegedly orchestrated by convicted felon Bugs Meany. Police say they failed to secure the alleged murder weapon, an icicle, before it melted. In Sobol's honor, do yourself a favor and revisit "Wikipedia Brown, And The Case Of The Smashed Snow Globe," by our very own Bill Hanstock. You might also notice a change on Progressive Boink. We've now got specialized sections so you can conveniently check out our recurring features without digging through our archives. Over there, on the left sidebar! Check 'em out!

Progressive Boink's Week In Review: July 9th-13th.

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This week, our very own Bill Hanstock celebrated his birthday! He's like 50 or whatever, I dunno. Send him an e-card with a horny old lady on it, why don't ya! This is the other stuff that...

'Leverage,' And The Phenomenon Of The TV Show You Will Never, Ever See Or Think About.

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This Sunday marks the fifth season premiere of Breaking Bad. It's a milestone that anyone with an Internet connection would be hard-pressed to miss whether they watch the show or not, given the...

Progressive Boink's Week In Review: July 2nd-6th.

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This was a big week for Progressive Boink. We all got married in one big communal wedding! Guess we forgot to mention that we are all polyamorous neo-pagans. Psych! But Jon's "Guy on the Internet"...

The Wire Of Intrigue: Season Five.

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"Stories of Intrigue" is a pastiche of terrible amateur genre fiction. Another way of explaining it: here is a story written by the dumbest motherfucker taking Intro to Creative Writing...

The Trouble With Aaron Sorkin.

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I'd like to talk about Aaron Sorkin. I should offer a big caveat: I haven't seen The Newsroom. More damningly, depending on your opinion of the man, I never watched The West Wing either. But I did...

10 MORE Pranks That Will Spice Up Your Relationship.

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Holy moly, did we here at Progressive Boink ever get a traffic boost after Fox News picked up our list of the 10 Pranks That Will Spice Up Your Relationship! Well fear not, dear readers, because...

The Wire Of Intrigue: Season Four.

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"Stories of Intrigue" is a pastiche of terrible amateur genre fiction. Another way of explaining it: here is a story written by the dumbest motherfucker taking Intro to Creative Writing at your...

Twitter Twuesday: The Search For The Most Unintentionally Funny Twitter Account.

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The Search for the Most Unintentionally Funny Twitter Account is a Progressive Boink feature that scours the wilds of Twitter in a hunt for the Twitter feed with the highest humor to intended...

No One Cares About Adam Carolla.

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Adam Carolla, human Bert, has been all over the news the last couple days because he said in a New York Post interview that women aren't funny. I don't care. I don't care, I don't care, I do not...

The Wire Of Intrigue: Season Three.

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"Stories of Intrigue" is a pastiche of terrible amateur genre fiction. Another way of explaining it: here is a story written by the dumbest motherfucker taking Intro to Creative Writing at...

Twitter Twuesday: The Search For The Most Unintentionally Funny Twitter Account.

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The Search for the Most Unintentionally Funny Twitter Account is a new Progressive Boink feature that will scour the wilds of Twitter in a hunt for the Twitter feed with the highest humor to...

Progressive Boink's Week in Review.

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This week saw the original "40 Worst Rob Liefeld Drawings" return to the number one spot in a Google search for Rob Liefeld. God bless us, every one. Here's what else happened: The End of...

The Wire Of Intrigue: Season Two.

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"Stories of Intrigue" is a pastiche of terrible amateur genre fiction. Another way of explaining it: here is a story written by the dumbest motherfucker taking Intro to Creative Writing at...

One Thousand Drops of Rain.

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Since the release of the immensely popular — and exquisitely written — Fifty Shades of Grey, the reading public has been clamoring for the next big thing in romantic literature. Here, with a tale...

Progressive Boink's Week in Review.

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Week one on Progressive Boink, as you all know, was bling bling. But week two? Bling bang. Here's what happened: Hipster Band Names, As Interpreted By Your Parents. Bill brought us the smooth...

The Wire of Intrigue: Season One.

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"Stories of Intrigue" is a pastiche of terrible amateur genre fiction. Another way of explaining it: here is a story written by the dumbest motherfucker taking Intro to Creative Writing at your...

An Oral History Of The Romney Presidency.

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President Mitt Romney, inaugural address, Jan. 20, 2013How's everyone doing today? I can't hear you! I said! How's everyone doing today?! Let me tell ya, sportsfans: it is good to be here. Though...

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