Corbin Smith

Corbin Smith

I'm a writer, editor and podcaster.

I am a handsome writer and very ugly and nasty editor from Vancouver, Washington.

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Basketball in secret or a day at the nike hoop summit 1428987888 article
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Basketball in Secret, or a Day at the Nike Hoop Summit | VICE Sports

An honest to god reported story about watching basketball with a bunch of NBA scouts in suburban Portland.

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Seven True Things About LaMarcus Aldridge | VICE Sports

A jaundiced retrospective about LaMarcus Aldridge's career in Portland, which lacked both poetry and tragedy but still was infused with meaning anyway.

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Willamette Week

I Spent 10 Days In Silent Meditation. It Was Brutal - Willamette Week

A brief memoir about spending ten days in silent, meditative contemplation, and how crazy it makes you.

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sports.vice.com

Reel Talk: The First Corbin Smith Review of Online Basketball ...

An edition of my long running column about basketball highlights, featuring a depressing children's story about the boy who was cursed to like Kawhi Leonard.

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A Personal Journey to the Animal Heart of Basketball, with Corbin ...

I bought these sweatpants for the express purpose of making this at a Goodwill in Seattle. I really liked them, but then I lost them at a hotel in Los Angeles.

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The Classical

Introducing The Pentagon Offense | The Classical

An extended introduction to a fake basketball offense, featuring detailed play charts and John Wooden slander.

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Medium

HOW TO TALK TO A WOMAN WHO IS KICKING YOUR ASS: TEN TIPS

A guide to talking to a woman who is beating you up.

Golf its bad but these animals on the olympics course are good body image 1470779026 article
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Meet the Good Animals of the Olympics Golf Course | VICE Sports

Look: when you're a sportswriter and the Olympics are on, you simply have to write fan fiction about the Capybara who lives on the golf course.

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The VICE Sports Illustrated Recap of Super Bowl 50 | VICE Sports

I recapped the Super Bowl using charming pen drawings and less charming words.

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How Should You Destroy A Phone With Incriminating Evidence On It ...

I destroyed a bunch of cheap cell phones I guess to make fun of Tom Brady? It was a strange time.

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Reel Talk: Corbin Smith's Review Of Online Basketball Highlights ...

A thinker about Damian Lillard on the occasion of him lighting up Steph Curry in a random midseason contest.

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Steve Blake's Angry Ghost Will Haunt Portland Forever | VICE Sports

An observation of Steve Blake and his relationship to "Old Portland" nostalgia.

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The Vice Sports Guide to the 41st Tournament of Mountains | VICE ...

A breakdown of the Tournament of Mountains, a once-every-10,000-years fighting tournament between the Earth's greatest landmasses.

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Take it or Break it!: 11/17/16, BOB SILERMAN AND MIKE PIELLUCCI!

After the election, I had my friend Bob on my podcast to talk about sports. It... got weird.

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Enjoy Bill Russell Dunking All Over Sad Sacks in the 60s | VICE Sports

A "Hot bon-mot" about watching basketball legend Bill Russell dunk on people.