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College Football Week 2 Preview — Is Michigan St. vs. Oregon Our First Playoff Elimination Game?
No. 5 Michigan State hosts No. 7 Oregon in a game that could help determine a playoff spot at the end of the season. That's just one of the big stories this week in college football.
Father’s Day Failures — 5 Sons Only a Father Could Love
Let’s just be honest—dads always get hosed in the gift department when it comes to Father’s Day. The presents you buy him for Father’s Day—if you remember at all—are almost always way crappier than the nice thoughtful things you got for mom.
Guy Cancels Pizza Pickup Because Hockey Game Went into Overtime
Sports fans have a lower threshold for the word “emergency.” While most people reserve the term for events like heart attacks, major world crises and running out of toilet paper, sports fans know that true emergencies are things like double overtime and last minute drives. So you can forgive one loyal hockey fan for having to change dinner plans based on the fortunes of his favorite team. Read Mor
University of Oregon Charges $5 Per Person to Watch Cheerleading Tryouts
The University of Oregon athletic department is completely underwritten by UO alum and Nike president Phil Knight. It’s not like they’re hurting for money. They still came up with a novel approach to fundraising—allowing the general public to watch Ducks’ cheerleading tryouts for $5 apiece.
Bizarre North Korean Anti-US Propaganda Video Features Call of Duty, Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie
When they’re not busy eating one another, the North Koreans have a real fondness for creating trippy self-promotion videos; it's kind of their thing. They may have outdone themselves with this new one, though, which features a man peacefully dreaming about launching a rocket attack on New York City—complete with graphics straight from 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.'