Save Our High School History Curriculum–Stop Dedicating an Entire Goddamn Unit to the Gilded Age

September 25, 2014 / by / 242 Comments

The Jefferson County School Board in Denver, Colorado has come under heat recently for their controversial proposal to teach a history curriculum that is revised to bolster patriotic sentiments and faith in capitalism. Many people — myself included — are outraged.

Report from Chicago Bears training camp in Bourbonnais, Illinois

Ladies Day is a lie, and other things I learned at Chicago Bears training camp

August 01, 2014 / by / 16 Comments

Ladies Day at Chicago Bears training camp in Bourbonnais, Illinois isn’t quite what you’d expect.

Determining the better aging low-post player according to their musical performances of "Winning Streak" and "How To Save a Life."

Pau Gasol vs. Carlos Boozer: A musical analysis

July 13, 2014 / by / 15 Comments

Pau Gasol is going to the Chicago Bulls, and seemingly for the first time in his career Carlos Boozer is hustling so that the door won’t hit him on the way out.

Determining the greatest name for a hot dog stand in all of Chicagoland

The All-Time Definitive Power Ranking of Chicago Hot Dog Stand Names

May 14, 2014 / by / 32 Comments

The Chicago-style hot dog. A food item as distinctive as the city itself, the Chicago dog represents man’s innate will to impose his own style upon the commodities we produce and consume, as well as Chicago’s deep well of antipathy towards ketchup. But an important part of what makes Chicago’s hot dogs so unique revolves around the purveyors of our all-American beef.


Minutes from Last Month’s Rent Summit

February 01, 2014 / by , / 0 Comment

Roommate Meeting, 31 January 2014, 8:23pm Meeting called to order by Josh Perkins, by means of abruptly turning off the PlayStation upon which roommate Dan Rodgers was playing, for the purposes of collecting this month’s rent. Minutes taken by Ford Lisle, Josh’s downstairs neighbor.