Photo credit: Gabriela Camerotti Displaced Aggression League Report — Week 13 TEAM OWNER SECRETS: Whose 7th grade obsession with serial killers resulted in a trip to the Guidance Counselor’s office after turning in a Language Arts project featuring a collection of meticulously-crafted dioramas with titles such…
TomT will be posting under his real name here (at least part of it), in spite of the fact that this site already seems to be crammed-full of Toms. He is a suburban husband and dad doing Union work within public education in the Chicago area. Once in a great while he also posts diaries under the name “Skitters” on Daily Kos, and—during football season—he does his best to chronicle the dark history of a fairly-vicious fantasy league.
“We’re mutants. There’s something wrong with us, something very, very wrong with us. Something seriously wrong with us . . .” – John Winger, Stripes (1981) As per usual, our fantasy season began in the same atmosphere of tragically-misguided optimism that surrounded the christening of…
Editor’s Note: This post first appeared October 27, 2010.
Displaced Aggression League Report — Week 7
This is what the Sovereign Lord says: Take off the turban, remove the crown. It will not be as it was: The lowly will be exalted and the exalted will be brought low. A ruin! A ruin! I will make it a ruin! — Ezekiel 21:26
Like a slow-orbiting comet or the McRib sandwich, truly epic upsets don’t come around very often; and when they do, it’s an occasion worth noting with appropriate solemnity.
Displaced Aggression League Report — Weeks 4 and 5 Week 4 came and went like an unclean prostitute in the night, leaving many team owners awash in self-loathing and regret; Few made it through untainted. And although ESPN’s projections would have us believe otherwise, several…