Category Archives: General Writing

No, “Pit Bulls” aren’t Inherently Dangerous

There’s an anti-pit bull commercial making the rounds and a couple of dipshit dog bite lawyers defending it so I figured I would set the record straight on a few things. Pit bull is in quotes because it isn’t an

No, “Pit Bulls” aren’t Inherently Dangerous

There’s an anti-pit bull commercial making the rounds and a couple of dipshit dog bite lawyers defending it so I figured I would set the record straight on a few things. Pit bull is in quotes because it isn’t an

Memories

January 26, 1992, Age 5 The Bills play the Redskins in the Super Bowl, my first Bills memory.  My parents had it on both TVs, I believe so my mom could watch from the kitchen as she made dinner.  I

Memories

January 26, 1992, Age 5 The Bills play the Redskins in the Super Bowl, my first Bills memory.  My parents had it on both TVs, I believe so my mom could watch from the kitchen as she made dinner.  I

Defund the US Men’s National Soccer Team

US Soccer has hilariously been a shitshow on all sides since leadership decided to institute the Rapinoe Rule, forcing players to stand for the national anthem.  Both teams are losing like never before!  Thanks, racists! That came to a head

Defund the US Men’s National Soccer Team

US Soccer has hilariously been a shitshow on all sides since leadership decided to institute the Rapinoe Rule, forcing players to stand for the national anthem.  Both teams are losing like never before!  Thanks, racists! That came to a head

How Star Trek Nemesis Should Have Gone

Look, Nemesis sucked. It felt like a crappy epilogue to Insurrection stuffed with an even crappier plot. Clearly they wanted an action-filled movie more like First Contract, but they forgot that the thing that made First Contract so compelling is

How Star Trek Nemesis Should Have Gone

Look, Nemesis sucked. It felt like a crappy epilogue to Insurrection stuffed with an even crappier plot. Clearly they wanted an action-filled movie more like First Contract, but they forgot that the thing that made First Contract so compelling is

Women’s Soccer: My Heroines and My Home

When I first moved to Seattle, the Sounders quickly became my most beloved sports team.  I remember screaming when Mario Martinez’s volley sent them through the first round of the playoffs for the first time.  But ever since I got

Women’s Soccer: My Heroines and My Home

When I first moved to Seattle, the Sounders quickly became my most beloved sports team.  I remember screaming when Mario Martinez’s volley sent them through the first round of the playoffs for the first time.  But ever since I got

The NWSL Needs Even Scheduling or More Playoff Teams

Every year except for 2014 the NWSL has had uneven scheduling, that is certain teams played certain opponents more than others.  In 2014, all teams played all others three times, so certain teams still had an easier home schedule.  In

The NWSL Needs Even Scheduling or More Playoff Teams

Every year except for 2014 the NWSL has had uneven scheduling, that is certain teams played certain opponents more than others.  In 2014, all teams played all others three times, so certain teams still had an easier home schedule.  In

Backline Soccer Posted a Homophobic Piece that the Editor in Chief and Staff aren’t doing anything about so you can make your own judgments over whether that makes them homophobic too, imo yes, definitely

Author’s Note: It has come to my attention that threats have been made towards members of Backline Soccer’s staff.  Don’t threaten BLS or its staff.  The proper response to the piece outlined below harming LGBTQ people is not to harm

Backline Soccer Posted a Homophobic Piece that the Editor in Chief and Staff aren’t doing anything about so you can make your own judgments over whether that makes them homophobic too, imo yes, definitely

Author’s Note: It has come to my attention that threats have been made towards members of Backline Soccer’s staff.  Don’t threaten BLS or its staff.  The proper response to the piece outlined below harming LGBTQ people is not to harm