Who We Are

What makes us unique is what makes us National Ave: we don’t adhere to any sort of predictable narrative. Our playlists skip from Springsteen to Ke$ha to Bill Monroe. Our DVD collections range from Shawshank Redemption to EuroTrip, from A Bridge Too Far to Mean Girls. Our fridges are an amalgamation of microbrews, Bud Lights and Smirnoff Ices, and our lunchtime Porterhouse very well may be followed up with a dinnertime Crunchwrap Supreme™. We appreciate high culture and low culture, old classics and new groundbreakers.

Therefore, since we have eclectic tastes and widespread interests (we don’t even agree on the Oxford Comma, for shit’s sake), we set out with a simple mission: to create a website in which every single piece is entertaining and valuable. Whether it’s funny or serious, satire or long-form, we want every single post on this site to be interesting and relevant to our audience. We write about everything — sports, politics, music, TV, movies, pairs of historical leaders that would make the most formidable foosball teams — and hopefully bring some joy and perspective to whoever the hell our readers are. We engage with the culture we inhabit, and we livetweet the shit out of it.

If you like us, be sure and check out our perennial Eskimo brother Sherman Ave, the Northwestern University-based humor and culture site from which we sprung.

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