Alan Siegel

Alan Siegel is a writer in Washington, D.C. You can reach him at asiegel05@gmail.com and follow him on Twitter.

Culturebox
Oct. 22 2014 9:54 AMThe Simpsons World App Is Finally HereI feel like a kid in some kind of a store.
The Spot
July 10 2014 3:43 PMHow “Seven Nation Army” Conquered the Sports World
The Spot
June 10 2014 5:10 PMWill Argentina Ever Truly Love Lionel Messi?
The Spot
June 2 2014 1:21 PM“Open Wide for Some Soccer!”: The Simpsons’ Brilliant Parody of the Beautiful Game
Culturebox
Sept. 26 2013 12:00 PMBest Message Board EverTwenty-five seasons of alt.tv.simpsons, embiggening a generation of obsessive TV fans.
Sports Nut
March 20 2013 1:12 PMI Beat DukeWhat it’s like to take down college basketball’s most hated program, in the words of the men who did it.
Design
Dec. 26 2012 8:30 AMCan I Carry Your Books?The rise of the backpack.
Brow Beat
July 23 2012 6:37 PMHow Do You Really Dispose of Ricin? Can You Flush It Down the Toilet?
Sports Nut
March 12 2012 11:12 AMBlue AngelMeet Ron Burt, the most likable Duke basketball player of all time.
Brow Beat
July 21 2010 12:10 PMDaniel Tosh: The Clip King
Brow Beat
July 8 2010 2:21 PMDive of the Day: Germany’s Mesut Özil
Brow Beat
July 7 2010 11:07 AMDive of the Day: Holland's Arjen Robben
Sports Nut
July 1 2010 7:06 PMLeBron James' Facebook FeedThe free agent summit, Mikhail Prokhorov, and desperate Clevelanders
Brow Beat
June 25 2010 1:39 PMDive of the Day: Slovakia's Miroslav Stoch
Brow Beat
June 24 2010 11:44 AMDive of the Day: Algeria's Rafik Halliche
Brow Beat
Oct. 7 2014 1:03 PMWhat Real-Life “Bort” License Plates Tell Us About the Power of The Simpsons
The Spot
June 25 2014 9:00 AMAmerican Star Fabian Johnson Could’ve Played for Germany. Tough Break, Deutschland.
Brow Beat
June 3 2014 3:04 PMWhen Homer Simpson Bought a Gun, and the NRA Didn’t Get It
The Spot
May 19 2014 9:30 AMThe Horrifying True Story of the Ugliest Jerseys in U.S. Soccer History
Culturebox
April 9 2013 7:15 AMUnfair HarvardInside the biggest scandal in quiz bowl history.
Sports Nut
March 17 2013 6:45 PMMethods to the MadnessBored by your run-of-the-mill NCAA bracket contest? Try one of these 11 alternative ways to gamble on the tournament.
Gaming
Sept. 12 2012 3:40 AMMarines Who Love Space MarinesWhy American troops can’t get enough of Warhammer 40,000, a fantasy tabletop game set in the 41st millennium.
Culturebox
May 3 2012 5:42 PMThe Super Bowl of the MindIs quiz bowl the ultimate test of smarts or an overblown game of Trivial Pursuit?
Politics
Aug. 11 2010 7:08 AMLocally GrownWhich local political blogs to follow during the 2010 election season.
Brow Beat
July 12 2010 11:11 AMDive of the Day: Spain's Joan Capdevila
Explainer
July 8 2010 12:03 PM Is an Oil Spill Ever Good for Animals?Worms love it.
Brow Beat
July 2 2010 11:09 AMSoccer Diving: A Historical Perspective
Brow Beat
June 30 2010 12:14 PMDive of the Day: Spain's Joan Capdevila
Sports Nut
June 25 2010 1:16 PMThe Myth of the American Soccer GuruWhy U.S. manager Bob Bradley is a great coach, not a miracle worker.
Brow Beat
June 23 2010 3:07 PMThe Eli Manning of Soccer (or Something)

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