The Alabama Take is a collection of various essays, podcasts, and articles on movies, music, books, television, games, sports, politics, and culture from a few of Alabama’s best and worst writers, thinkers, artists, and miscreants.
Unlike the state’s depictions, The Alabama Take wishes to be inclusive and open. We welcome additions to our growing list of contributors. If you wish to write for the site or podcast with The Alabama Take, message us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or email TheAlabamaTake@gmail.com. Check out the YouTube channel for podcast extras.
If the premiere episode is any indication, the third season of Westworld is going to get absolutely bonkers, and that just might be the best thing for all of us.
What do we talk about when we don’t talk about sports?
Over the course of the last 10 seasons, Alabama has reigned supreme over the college football kingdom, claiming the throne as king of the sport. The resume speaks for itself: 4 national championships, 5 SEC titles, 5 playoff appearances, an overall record of 123-15, and a metric shit ton of draft picks — including 26 first round selections.
In 2018, Electronic Arts released five sports games under its EA Sports division. Among those are juggernauts that often rankContinue Reading
Recapping the season and best guesses on the playoffs.
We aren’t the champions, my friends. Well, Blaine’s picks haven’t been shabby. TD? Lord a mercy!
Rivals will go down, rivals will win.
A true rivalry leaves no room for such nobility. No, the best rivalries are those where the two teams can’t stand the mere mention of the other, and sometimes the need to curb your rival’s success outweighs your own lofty aspirations. Hate outside of sports is a vile thing, but within the realm of sports, hate is poetry in its finest form.
Not much amongst the awful games…but we’re getting too close to the end now.