Articles by Gary Hall, Jr. and David Cromwell

D & G Sell Out to the Talkies?

Speaking of bad ideas…video?

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David Teaches Gary How to be Cool

He’s not even being ironic when he does it either. You should’ve seen Gary’s face…but seriously, Gary, the Harlem Shake?

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Dave and Gary Wrestle with Stuff

Is today the day that the column makes some (some) sense? Find out for yourself, in this installment of: Point? Counter Point!


Chris Michael Joins Point? Counter Point!

Chris Michael used to make funny swim videos for a show called Chlorination. And oddly enough, he has not hit rock bottom, now working for emerging media giant Fullscreen. Which makes it unclear why he’s talking to us. Hm.


Dave and Gary…Talk About Stuff

Jason Lezak, Missy Franklin, Gary Hall Jr., Lt. Frank Drebin, Women in Combat, and – of course – Dear Abby. Yep, all of it.

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Dave and Gary Discuss NCAA Rule Changes

Gary and Dave take the readers through their creative process, which creatively leads to a discussion of the NCAA and slavery. David thinks it’s their best column. Gary is disappointed with sense, and how often the column makes it.


Merry Xmas from Gary, Dave and a Special Guest

Casey Barrett is not only a guy that lives in New York, but also an emmy and peabody winning writer for NBC. And he swam in the Olympics. No, no, he’s not an annoying go-getter, actually he’s totally relatable.


Breaking News: Tarwater Replaces David on “David and Gary”

Davis Tarwater? Here? With…us? We couldn’t believe it either! Come read how badly we muck it up, you’ll hate it!


Alex Meyer Gives Hope to His Fellow Chubbers (and David)

The column that addresses the beauty and impact of swimming on self-esteem and body image. Most of the time it does this.


Dave and Gary Do the Golden Goggles

They do it, doucement. Very slowly.

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Ladies and Gentlemen: Kaitlin. Sandeno.

For once this is a good column, we promise. Now, if only we could get Kaitlin Sandeno to do our jobs for us every week.


Dave & Gary: Hecklers and Locker Room Banter

For Halloween, Dave and Gary go as earnest writers. Thought you hated their normal cynical shtick? Wait til you get to their sincere selves. Repulsive!


Mike Gustafson Welcomes Dave & Gary to the Show

If liking Mike Gustafson is wrong, we don’t want to be write. Liked that one? No? Then read on!


The Lightning Round. Or is it Round of Lightning…

Interesting topics discussed by uninteresting people, with twists and turns along the way. Terrible stuff: Come on, let’s go!


Dave and Gary Reemerge…with an All-Star Cast

Gary: We tricked ’em!
David: Not cool bro. Well, at least we assembled today’s hottest swim celebs to make up for it.