Topic: Metta World Peace

May 21, 2014

Marc Maron, the defensive artist formerly known as Metta World Peace, and a bunch of mostly douchey-seeming dudes made a movie called All Wifed Out. There are no wives in it. It's complicated, and it's not.

November 26, 2013

When Metta World Peace (then known as Ron Artest) thanked his therapist after the greatest moment of his basketball career, he connected with many basketball fans who had gone through related issues in the past. One Lakers fan, however, helped learn how to become more comfortable with the Asperger's syndrome he had discovered only a year earlier.

November 1, 2012

Metta World Peace hurts himself and disappoints his fans, over and over. But all involved keep coming back, if only because a motivated Metta World Peace—a Metta World Peace being himself as hard as he can—is one of the best reasons to watch the NBA, period.

October 31, 2012

Metta World Peace takes another step forward in his acting career, starring opposite Jennie Garth in a Lifetime original film. Unfortunately for all involved, this particular step forward is also a step in the direction of monster-souled cable news persecutrix Nancy Grace. Be careful, everyone.

August 12, 2012

Not to brag or anything, but we get press releases all the time. But one press release we had never gotten, at least before Sunday, was one announcing the casting of Metta World Peace as a "vampire boss" in a B movie. Thankfully, that has been remedied.

April 24, 2012

Metta World Peace's elbow has brought back memories of his Artest-ian bad old days, as the author of the 2004 Malice at the Palace brawl that was talked about as a low point in American history. MWP's current infraction aside, it's worth remembering his previous work as what it was: a bad scene, but part of a long history of player-and-fan ugliness.

March 16, 2012

Emptying a reporter's notebook of the good stuff: real talk from Craig Smith on Cinnabon, Gerald Wallace on wack sneakers, Nate Robinson on ranch dressing, Metta World Peace on ennui, and other journalistic misfits from hours of hanging out around tall, wealthy people.

December 7, 2011

Ron Artest has been Metta World Peace... well, since before the universe existed, really. But it has been official in the eyes of Los Angeles County since September. Today, it belatedly became official on NBA.com, as well.