Category Archives: General Writing

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

My Top Ten Moments as an Athlete

This will probably be interesting to no one but me, but I thought it would be fun. The Honorable Mentions: The 400-foot Out – In Little League we had an opportunity to play at then P&C Stadium, the home of

My Top Ten Moments as an Athlete

This will probably be interesting to no one but me, but I thought it would be fun. The Honorable Mentions: The 400-foot Out – In Little League we had an opportunity to play at then P&C Stadium, the home of

How Should You Feel When a Morally Reprehensible Person Gets Shot?

Steve Scalise once reportedly said he was “like David Duke without the baggage.”  David Duke is a former leader of the KKK and current white supremacist. Steve Scalise voted against re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Steve Scalise voted

How Should You Feel When a Morally Reprehensible Person Gets Shot?

Steve Scalise once reportedly said he was “like David Duke without the baggage.”  David Duke is a former leader of the KKK and current white supremacist. Steve Scalise voted against re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Steve Scalise voted