Author: Michael Drew

Michael Drew is a Wisconsinite currently residing in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He enjoys thinking and writing about politics, history, and philosophy, listening to music and podcasts of all kinds, watching and occasionally playing sports, and playing the cello.


Recently there was a discussion here about the value of OT co-founder Freddie deBoer’s writing,

Did anyone see that hockey game?

[EDIT: SPOILER WARNING: Olympic Women’s Hockey Final Result is spoiled in the URL and possibly the comments. Proceed at own risk.] [EDIT: The URL should be safe now.

The Rosin Gambit

One-time OT-er-before-it-was-OT Fredrik deBoer weighed in recently on Hanna Rosin’s defense of the title of her book in Time magazine, which New Dealer spotlighted not long ago.

Own Comment Rescue, Inflation Edition

Continuing with the recent, curious trend of deeming my comments worthy of being highlighted in posts of their own, our friend Murali sent me an email

Hat Tricks Are for Chumps

Are we all aware of what Jozy Altidore is doing in the second half of this U.S. Men’s National Team’s international friendly tonight in Bosnia-Herzegovina?

You Know Me

Michael Drew introduces himself to the site.