A century ago, Princeton University was a premiere football school. As a freshman, F. Scott Fitzgerald was cut from the team after just one day. But that didn’t stop him from calling the famed football coach Fritz Crisler in the middle of the night with crazy football strategies, one of which might very well have been fielding separate teams for offense and defense....more
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So there you have it. It’s my belief, based on everything that happened over the course of 2012, that I was fired by Mike Priefer, a bigot who didn’t agree with the cause I was working for, and two cowards, Leslie Frazier and Rick Spielman…
If Fantasy Football for Poets were still going, it would definitely be covering the story of Chris Kluwe, the Minnesota Vikings punter who was just let go for, he believes, being an outspoken advocate of same-sex marriage rights....more
In The Postmortal, first-time novelist Drew Magary shows us a world where humans no longer age—with the goal, it seems, of making us grateful that we do....more
So last Saturday, I woke up 41 years old, hung over, and with a non-responsive computer. Doornail-quality dead. Gray screen, blinking folder with question mark, oh crap I can’t afford a new computer dead. One week, one new hard drive, and a few bucks later, I’m back to make mocking comments and post some silly links....more
It’s a Saturday and I’m not hung over. I’ll make up for it.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue is the kind of guy I’d like bad things to happen to. In a way, that happened. I don’t know if it was a mistake or if someone at the publishing house submarined him, but either way, I tip my hat to you....more