A brief history of Michigan football: From dominance to decline (and back) From 2007 to 2017, it was a crazy — and often unpredictable — road back to the national spotlight.

Heading into the 2007 season, Michigan was near the top of college football. After 10 crazy years, the Wolverines are finally back. Continue reading A brief history of Michigan football: From dominance to decline (and back) From 2007 to 2017, it was a crazy — and often unpredictable — road back to the national spotlight.

Examining the collapse of America’s blue-collar middle class Philipp Meyer's American Rust may be fiction, but it's very real.

Philipp Meyer made his name known in the literary world with the release of his 2013 epic The Son. But that’s not what I’m here to write about, because there is another book by Meyer that is similarly exceptional: American Rust. Continue reading Examining the collapse of America’s blue-collar middle class Philipp Meyer’s American Rust may be fiction, but it’s very real.

They said it, not me: Best quotes from writers Because when the greatest authors speak, we should listen.

When talented people share their thoughts on a subject, others should listen. It’s no different in the writing world. For me, while I enjoy a good laugh, the words that resonate are often words of encouragement or motivation from writers I admire. Continue reading They said it, not me: Best quotes from writers Because when the greatest authors speak, we should listen.