Brendan Bures

Brendan Bures is an assistant editor at The Fresh Toast. He has written for ESPN’s The Undefeated, ATTN:, The Orlando Sentinel, NCAA.com, SBNation, and The Tallahassee Democrat, covering stories as varied as Florida State’s 2013 championship, OutKast’s ATLiens, and the pitfalls of celebrity’s social media. Previously, Brendan worked at Turner Sports as a desk editor for their collegiate sports department and served as Writing and Research Fellow for HRDCVR Magazine. There he spearheaded social media initiatives and led production of the HRDlist, a newsletter featuring diverse and important voices across multimedia channels. His work has also been recognized by the Associated Collegiate Press.

Author’s recent posts:

The ‘Hermès Of Marijuana:’ The Uber Upscale And Fashionable Beboe

It seems some companies, like Beboe, founded by Scott Campbell and Clement Kwan, aims to take marijuana higher and into a more upscale, fashionable world.

So, John Mayer Has Replaced Drinking Alcohol With Marijuana

John Mayer is a talented songwriter, an underrated guitarist and he recently stated that he replaced alcohol with marijuana.

Sneak Peek: Here Are 69 New Emojis That Will Be Available This June

News initially broke back in November that new emojis were on their way, and the Unicode Consortium has officially released the 69 new emojis that will come with its newest update.

Could CBD-Infused Lifestyle Products Be The Next Big Cannabis Marketplace?

In the heart of Texas at SXSW, there were vendors selling marijuana. Not bud, but instead they were selling hemp-derived CBD products.

Brett Ratner Calls Out Rotten Tomatoes As Total Crap

A note to all film critics and fanboys: Brett Ratner really isn’t a fan of Rotten Tomatoes and does not care who knows it.

With ‘The Heart Part IV,’ Kendrick Lamar Reminds Hip Hop The King Is Back

Kendrick Lamar is the greatest rapper alive because he’s the only one who flips the game on its head every time he rhymes. This is not hyperbole.

SXSW 2017: Our Favorite Surprises And Most Disappointing Music Performances

Austin's SXSW is over, and we're still processing. Here are our favorites and the music performances we found most disappointing.

This Stray Dog Is Welcomed As Monastery’s Cutest New Friar

The Franciscan monastery of Cochabamba, Bolivia recently announced their newest member, an adorable, furry pup named Carmelo.

SXSW: A Report On The Many Freaks, Unending FOMO, And Consumption Overload

I’m at SXSW staring at a vanilla milkshake thinking: a) how do I drink this and b) is this real? If I describe this milkshake, though, you won’t believe me.

Calvin & Hobbes Plus ‘Star Wars’ Is A Gift From The Internet Mashup Gods

There are many artists and creators who have experimented mashing up the beloved Bill Watterson comic strip Calvin & Hobbes with pop culture.