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Duff Is the Platonic Ideal of Bad American Beer

A strange thing about fiction is that it can make you crave what doesn’t exist. I grow hungry when I watch Bob’s Burgers, wishing I…

Three Men Who Had to Abandon Their White-Collar Careers to Come to America

Immigrants: They get the job done. But is it the job they initially trained for? In a lot of cases, probably not. If you wonder…

Johnny Appleseed Wasn’t Planting Apples to Eat, Bro

In the hierarchy of American mythology, Johnny Appleseed ranks right up there with George Washington’s cherry tree and Paul Bunyan. Unlike those two legends, however,…

Want Proof Americans Secretly Love Socialism? Look at GoFundMe

To look at it one way, GoFundMe is the saddest website on the internet. A full third of the crowdfunding platform is devoted to paying…