A retrospective on a piece of investigative journalism analyzing the hottest youth trend in the world. (read part 1 here) The Interview with “Jonny Meats” As far as journalistic leads go, I would describe “Jonny Meats” as room temperature. I met the grandson of Polish immigrants turned internet celebrity and folk hero just off campus,… Continue reading The Window Game, part 2
A retrospective on a piece of investigative journalism analyzing the hottest youth trend in the world. PREFACE The first time I ever heard of “The Window Game”, it left absolutely no impression on me whatsoever. In fact, the only reason I can even put a mental pin on the exact time and place in the… Continue reading The Window Game, part 1
It is March 18th, 2020. It’s around the middle of the day for most people in the United States. You are alone. So what, right? You’re always alone anyway. The only difference between being alone last March 18th is that no one (rightfully) called you a hero for it. A year ago today, if you… Continue reading No Amount of Social Distancing is Going to Make You Feel Better About The Future of the Mets
I wasn’t as nervous about starting my new career as I thought I would be – at least, not at first. I suppose part of my casual approach to the situation was the daily consumption of anxiety medication combined with the fact I had decided to call a part-time job working the overnight desk at… Continue reading Art & Artist
In the exact same week, long time hockey personality/Godhead/xenophobe/builder of the game and the host of Hockey Night in Canada’s fabled Coach’s Corner segment *and* the old, ailing coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs got fired. Let’s break this down a bit. Don Cherry is gone. I named my little sports-or-whatever column on this publication… Continue reading Look At Me. I Am The Coach Now.
This may be distressing news to some of you, and it pains me to be the one who breaks it, but anime is not real. Obviously anime – the medium – is real. If it wasn’t, you couldn’t have weird, heated, and vaguely Gary Glitter adjacent arguments about which 13 year old girl from Neon… Continue reading The future of Major League Baseball.
When the Sun Opens I was told a lie growing up. It was one of those lies that was, at its very core, entirely harmless, especially when it was fed to the over-imaginative brain of a child. Of course, harm is hardly a dualistic thing. There’s a sliding scale involved, because the world is… Continue reading When the Sun Opens
Have you ever heard a joke that was so funny you wish you could hear it a thousand times? A quip, a phrase, an anecdote, anything – not necessarily for the first time either – that simply appreciates in value the more and more you hear it? Do you wish that there was a way… Continue reading You Can Hear The People Shouting
There’s something old people like to say about the only certainties in life being death and taxes, but come on, let’s be real. No one actually pays their taxes. If the president doesn’t have to, why should anyone else? It’s startlingly easy to just funnel your money through 3rd party platforms as “gifts” and keep… Continue reading Death
ON August 6th, let’s all go to mcdonald’s and order a fortnite burger. the look on the employee’s faces will be awesome. One month ago I woke up at about 7:30, and, like everyone else in the world, I immediately checked my Twitter feed during my morning shit. Buried inside of “The Algorithm” (which actually… Continue reading I Tried To Order A Fortnite Burger At McDonald’s. This Is My Story.
You’ve probably asked yourself this question before. “Am I living in a society?” If you’re the type of person who googles “QAnon Antifa Paul Simon Farewell Concert” and “What does SEO stand for?” you probably have always pondered the great questions in life, like “What is a society?”, “am I living in one?”, “Do they… Continue reading Top 5 Ways You Can Tell If You Are Currently Living In A Society
There are questions that, with enough time and enough lack of answers, become embedded in the human psyche. The collective consciousness of mankind still asks themselves every day about the functionality of magnets, or whether someone shot and killed John F. Kennedy, or if his head just did that. There’s been one specific question on… Continue reading Who Is PlayerUnknown? Solving the Greatest Mystery of Our Time.