Michael M Moeller

Freelance Writer

I live in Detroit by way of New Orleans and I write about everything from Lacan to LeBron.

Penn State Shouldn't Play Football or Honor Joe Paterno

I am a Michigan football fan. I don't like Ohio State or Michigan State or Notre Dame. I also don't have any reason to object to the existence of their programs, unfortunately enough. That's not the case for Michigan's opponent this weekend.

Michigan Football: Stay Mad If That's What You Want

As soon as Jim Harbaugh sat down for his post game press conference following Michigan football 's loss to Ohio State, we all knew they were coming. The takes, that is. So many takes. Coach Harbaugh let his frustrations loose about a game in which Ohio State-a team that averages 56 yards a game in penalties-was penalized twice for six yards.

The Trouble With The Place Beyond The Pines

Warning: spoilers ahead. All things told, this film is worth 140 minutes of your life, so see it before you read this, or read ahead if you don't really care about spoilers (spoiling some plot twists won't damage the enjoyability of this particular film).

Michigan Football Should Not Join Baylor In Satellite Camps

There are a huge number of outlets you can use to read about the (semi) specifics of the scandal currently unfolding at Baylor, the likes of which have only been seen once in the history of college football, so I'll let you do that research for yourself.

Outrageous Fortune
Michael Moeller - Outrageous Fortune

Everyone sat around a creaky table in a dingy bar just off campus. For some reason the collection of professors that were willing to organize a workshop for their students insisted on holding it in Ashley's, probably because of its proximity to campus, but it was always disappointing to the students that their free drinks would have to be the beer they could afford on their own.