The Rooster

D.J. Byrnes
Weekday morning ramblings on Ohio politics, culture, and sports.
Created 19 Dec 2018
  • Hell Yeah, Nelsonville
    13 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    It’s rare in Ohio to see government functioning in a way that protects everyday people on a state or local level, so when that specific thing happens it’s worth talking about. Taylor Sappington was a ...
  • How to Lose Your Job in an Email
    12 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    One of my favorite tropes is when people fail to grasp the permanence of basic methods of telecommunications. Subscribe now Take, for example, former Las Vegas Raiders coach John Gruden, who was fired...
  • It's Anti-Italian Discrimination!
    11 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther was useful for the first time in his life last year when he ordered the removal of the city’s Christopher Columbus statue in response to the George Floyd uprisings. Howev...
  • All The Mean Things Wall Street Journal Subscribers Said About Me Yesterday
    08 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 1
    One reason I agreed to an interview with Andrew Beaton of The Wall Street Journal was because knew thousands thousands of their subscribers would come to revile everything about me within 800 words. I...
  • $10,000 Presidential Power Parlay: Ride or Die
    07 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    I would like to extend my personal gratitude to Urban Meyer, or “Le Papa de Dublin” as I’ve seen him described in the French Press this week. Here I thought losing two parlays in a row would be the mo...
  • Well, At Least There's a Report
    06 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    The Marion Shovel in Marion, Ohio, once upon a time. If I could write about the Dublin Dad every day, I would already be doing so from Titty Island. Unfortunately the rivers of dopamine eventually rec...
  • Requiem for the Dublin Dad
    05 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 4 1
    The main differences between Donald Trump and Urban Meyer are Meyer is good at winning football games and Trump has a sense of humor. Otherwise they are pretty much the same person. 💥 TAKE 50% OFF TH...
  • Dublin Dad Down Bad, Explained
    04 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 0
    The truth is my alarm went off at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday and my first thought was it’s time to go to go build America. But the nice part about a union is me and my boy, Journeyman Luis, were the only t...
  • Dublin Dad Could Be Headed to Divorce Court
    02 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 5 10
    I gotta say, as the No. 1 internet hater of Urban Meyer, not even I could have predicted how majestically humiliating Meyer’s transition to the NFL would become. ☃️ SUBSCRIBE TO THE ROOSTER ☃️ We’re t...
  • The Benefits of Health Insurance
    01 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Barack Obama’s crowning legislation, the Marxist Obamacare Act of 2010, was tepid reform to America’s barbaric healthcare system that saw its biggest proposal of a public option torpedoed by a centris...
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