The Tenth Crusade: ISIS, Senator Cruz and the Military Industrial Complex Walk Into a Bar…

To His Eminence, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Al-Husseini Al-Qurashi, Supreme Puba of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham: We all know that a Tenth Crusade benefits us all. You kill as many of us as you can; we’ll kill as many of you as we can. Let’s keep the machine of war well-oiled, then spoil […]

Super Bowl XLVIII: Denver Columbine Survivors vs. Green Bay Drunk (How’s That for “Honor”?)

In 2000, a private institution of higher education nestled in a quiet Chicago suburb decided that the time was nigh to change its collegiate mascot.  Odds are not even the most bratwurst-scarfing, jersey-junkie, beer-chugging sports fan in the nation had ever heard of—let alone followed—the athletic endeavors of the NCAA Division III Wheaton College Crusaders.  […]