2014 World Cup of Booze

Pour even more spirit into your World Cup this year! 32 nations across the planet are currently experiencing¬†unbridled amounts of pride and patriotism, even Germany. Hell, especially Germany. I was chatting with some people online while watching the Belgium-Algeria match, and we got onto the topic of Trappist monk beer. I proposed a bracket for…

Continue reading →

Unholy Trinity: South Florida, The Moving & Storage Industry, and The Mafia

Disclaimer: The following narrative covers a lot of people, both living and dead. While “truth” is the goal of any non-fiction writer, I understand better than most the massive grey moat surrounding the word “truth.” If you notice anything that is incorrect or misinterpreted in the passages below, I am willing to consider revising it….

Continue reading →

Chicago’s History of Unionization Culminates in Student-Athlete Entitlement

Parasites are, by their very nature and definition, detrimental to living things. Their non-mutual relationship means that they survive at the expense of their host organism, and unlike mutual symbiosis, which is the beneficial co-dependence of two species on one another, the benefits of parasitism are always one-way. That being said, I’d propose this metaphor:…

Continue reading →