The Next New Run of Play
by Brian Phillips · April 4, 2008
I am delighted to announce that The Run of Play will soon be joined by two new writers, who we believe will help cement our reputation as the Web’s premier destination for unconventional football writing combined with unique voices in self-promotion you’re already starting to skim past.
Dr. Chesapeake Marchpane, who is known to many of you already, will write regularly on mysterious convergences of football, deep history, and magic. He has some impressive credentials, but insists that it’s in no one’s best interest to expose them to public scrutiny.
Vandal-prone will write about soccer and culture, meaning “shit people actually care about, like recycling or Diablo Cody eight weeks ago.” I can’t say I know what that means, but his first post includes a Lorax reference, and I only understood about a third of it, so hey.
This is great news for all of us. It means I’ll be free to devote more time to posts about Harry Redknapp, and you’ll have more posts to distract you from studying for your exams.
Study for your exams, you little nits. The world isn’t going to do you any favors.
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