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WRNL's Guide to the Offseason

Welcome to WRNL's First Annual Guide to the Offseason!

We know what you're doing on May 24th. This guide is for the rest of the offseason.
We know what you're doing on May 24th. This guide is for the rest of the offseason.

Good day, intrepid WRNL readers!

As you may well be aware, Iowa State basketball is done for the year, and the NCAA tournament is nearly wrapped up. We're moving into a very dangerous part of the year, athletically speaking. Where college basketball, football, and NFL once dominated, we are now staring down the athletic abyss known as "baseball" season. Sure, NHL and NBA playoffs can be a pleasant diversion, but its no guarantee. I fear say it, but we're moving into that time of year where one has to look inward and discover sources for entertaining that don't involve sitting on a couch, drinking beer, watching football/basketball, and "chatting" with strangers on the internet.

So here at the WRNL brain trust, we put our skulls together and decided to put together a suggestion guide of wholesome activities designed for surviving the period of time between now and August.

1. Develop a crippling heroin habit

Let's be honest guys, an eclectic group of geniuses like the WRNL crowd is always looking for mind expanding experiences. The only surefire way to take that next step is to jam your system so full of horse that you become hopelessly addicted, and basically sulk in the shadows of your basement until you either shove a shotgun down your throat, or choke on your vomit in a stupor. If it worked for Kurt Cobain and Jesse's girlfriend in "Breaking Bad", it can work for you!


2. Start watching baseball.

Because, you know, it’s the Cubs year this year.

*WRNL does not actually endorse watching baseball. The watching of baseball is severely boring which can lead to such other degenerate habits as excessive masturbation, which can result in penile chaffing.

3. Start mentoring children.

I can't really think of a better way for a bunch of borderline alcoholic, tranny porn watching sports junkies to give back to society than ensuring that that there is another generation of borderline alcoholic tranny porn watching sports junkies being groomed to take our place.

4. Make a Twitter account solely devoted to posting false information about Big 12 expansion.

Because the Dude is so gauche.


5. Bullshitting in the MMD comment section.

This one is actually serious.

6. Get into the NHL playoffs and pretend you actually like hockey.

If there is a crowd that is meant to indulge in fast-paced North American bloodsport, its this one. Besides, remember how much fun you had jumping on the Blackhawks bandwagon in 2010?

7. Become penpals with Steve Alford.

Golly gee. Just think of all the great stories he will be able to tell about demanding McDonald attendants in Bel-Air provide him with free meals, and intimidating rape victims in SoCal!

8. Apply for the Minnesota coaching vacancy.

You're probably their next offer anyways.

9. Volunteer at a nursing home.

We know you're desperate. So are all those old ladies who haven't seen a crank since the Reagan Administration. Win-win.

10. Lower your sperm count.

Take up biking as a hobby. The constricting compression shorts and bruising punishment that your sack and taint will endure amid scorching temperatures will be sure to kill off your little swimmers. It's probably for the best that this crowd not reproduce anyway.


These are our Top 10 suggestions for surviving between now and the start of football season. We encourage you, the readers, to submit your own suggestions.