There are many reasons not to take Donald Trump’s bid for the Presidency seriously. That said, I hope that someone asks him a very specific question: “Mr. Trump, your slogan is ‘Make America Great Again.’ This presupposes that things … Read the rest
American soccer fans who refer to teams and nations using the collective plural (Manchester United *are* winning…) instead of the collective singular (Manchester United *is* winning…) are almost always extremely douchey. No doubt they’re doing this as a sort … Read the rest
My reputation as a grump has taken a hit in recent months because the wife often tells people she’s talking to on the phone, “Brian says ‘hello.'” Well, let me be clear: I most certainly did not. If I had … Read the rest
Many of my friends and former students have messaged me about my thoughts on the FIFA scandal. Here are my four thoughts on the mess.
My guess is that Blatter will be reelected (I’m writing this as they’re … Read the rest
A special piece of advice to follow in this holiday season… Also, THAT’S GUSTAVO FRINGS!!!
I wish that I could tell you that this was all part of an elaborate joke, and that Oregonians had spent the last few weeks laughing while googling “vegan mushroom gravy” over and over as part of a performance art … Read the rest