DFO Archives: The Pope of Green Bay

As you well know, we at DFO strive mightily to keep you entertained and informed on current events concerning the NFL. Well Beerguyrob does anyway. The rest of us...ehh...well...hey what did you expect, you've been here this long. BUT! Did you know we have been providing this service for longer than

25 Questions About….

This fucking masterpiece of writing: The Secret O Segredo No, I'm not talking about Oprah's bullshit book that millions of clueless housewives bought thinking they could fucking think their way to being thin and rich and beautiful.  Fuck that shit. I'm talking about an article that Don T turned me on to through the

Historical Badasses: Jean-Pierre Hallet

Have you ever fought Nazis? No, probably not. What about crocodiles, lions or leopards? Probably not those either. Have you ever blown yourself up with TNT and lived to tell the tale? What about delivering over 500 babies? What about learning 19 different languages? Yup, Jean-Pierre Hallet did all of

Historical Badasses: Saparmurat Niyazov

Modern-day politics doesn't feature many cults of personality anymore (though Lord knows that Supreme Leader Trump is trying his damnedest to make it happen in America...); outside of North Korea, which is probably the best-known example today, there's few countries left that are specifically designed to solely worship their leader

Historical Badasses: Naresuan the Great

Think of the craziest fight you've ever been in. Bare knuckles? Sure. Sticks? Probably as a kid, I guess. Baseball bats? If you're unlucky. Knives and guns? Man, I really hope not. Elephants? Probably not. However, if you're a 16th-century king of Thailand, not only is there an elephant present, but two of

Historical Badasses: Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck

I've done a lot of reading on the First World War as of late; one of the more recent discoveries from my Wikipedia rabbit-holes is that there was, as it turns out, a pretty significant amount of fighting between the Germans and the British in Africa starting in 1914. With

Historical Badasses: Mariya Oktyabrskaya

We're gonna talk about tanks this week. I don't know about you, but for whatever reason, I had the weird thought the other day about how despite having an interest in military history of many stripes for much of my life, I realized I really know next to nothing about

Historical Badasses: Klondike Joe Boyle

As a Canadian, I spent a lot of time learning about the Gold Rush in middle school history class; as a sports fan, I read about the early days of professional hockey as a young child. Little did I know that one of the men responsible for bringing one of

Historical Badasses: Juana Azurduy

South America is known for a number of things - the Amazon, Simon Bolivar, the Andes mountains, Machu Picchu, and more - but something it doesn't always get enough credit for is its long and rich military history. From inter-tribal indigenous warfare to Spanish conquistadores to cultures rebelling against the shackles