The Wise Guy

The Wise Guy is our media columnist. He majors in Jon Gruden with his signature Positively Gruden column, and has a minor in quarterback appearance.

Welcome to another recap of the best lines from The League, a hilarious Thursday night comedy on FX that ostensibly centers around a group of friends’ fantasy football league.  Last night’s episode was an outlier in that its plot was actuall...

Man, it’s so good to have him back.  After nearly eight month of suffering through EGW (Extreme Gruden Withdrawal), America’s favorite fawning former coach returned with a bang on ESPN’s marquee Cowboys-Raiders preseason MNF matchu...

It’s time for another rendition of ‘Positively Gruden,’ which chronicles the cheers, compliments, and commendations from America’s favorite fawning former coach.  After last week’s atrocity of a Giants-Vikings game, which prompted the first eve...

Welcome to another recap of the best lines from The League, the hilarious Thursday night comedy on FX that ostensibly centers around a group of friends’ fantasy football league. This week was all about Andre (Paul Scheer), which worked great because he...

There’s nothing like a marquee Monday Night quarterback matchup to get you through the doldrums of the preseason.  So, as I settled in with my customary sixer of Doritos Locos tacos and two-liter of Mr. Pibb in advance of the MNF Eagles-Patriots battle...

Welcome to another rendition of “Positively Gruden,” where I chronicle that top praise, plaudits, and pontifications from America’s favorite fawning former coach.  Last night featured perhaps the worst MNF match-up of the year, between the winless ...