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Why I’m Not (Too) Worried. Yet.

Why I’m Not (Too) Worried. Yet.

Reading political news at this point in the election cycle is kind of like watching a maniac argue with his own shadow about which ice cream flavor is the sexiest. POLITICO is especially guilty of this. It seems like, depending on which day of the week it is, the majority of their homepage is lit […]

What It’s Like to Suffer

What It’s Like to Suffer

This past Saturday night, while UFC featherweight champion Connor McGregor was notching his first loss in 15 fights to Nate Diaz via second round rear naked choke, I was sitting in the Barrymore Theater in Madison, Wisconsin, watching a concert by the High Kings, “Ireland’s No. 1 folk group.” Though I’m not self-important enough to […]

The Week in Review

The Week in Review

Holy Mother-of-What-the-Hell, you guys? So much insane stuff happened this week, it would be futile of me to try and pick just one thing to condense into a single column. See, I have the kind of attention span that wavers between super-focused and “OH LOOK A BUTTERFLY” at the drop of a dime, which is […]