Boycott the World Cup?

Do you remember when FIFA pressured Brazil into lifting its ban on alcohol at football matches, during the 2014 World Cup?  Admittedly, neither did I, until I happened across a clip of John Oliver claiming as much.  In fairness to both FIFA and Brazil, Oliver was a tad hyperbolic in his presentation.  The ban wasn’t […]

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The Columbus Screw (or “America, Stop Just Accepting Team Relocations”)

Imagine a parallel universe: a WWE Pay-Per-View is taking place in Columbus, Ohio. Shawn Michaels is taking on Granville T. Woods in the main event. Michaels puts Woods in the “Sharpshooter”.  Anthony Precourt calls for the bell and claims Woods submitted, thus contradicting the agreed worked outcome of the match. This would be a worse […]

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It all started with a fight about Kool Aid. It was 2004 and I was relatively ‘new’ to the internet. Sure, I’d dabbled with the Sega Dreamcast’s clunky browser, though the interface and tepid connection speeds made it a less-than-worthwhile endeavour. It wasn’t until my Dad finally got an actual PC and solid connection that […]

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