Howler Website Project

Greetings from our underground bunker in an undisclosed location in the Pacific Northwest. Howler has been in hibernation. The good news is that we are still alive, and this time has been a time of growth, gaining strength and getting hungry. The bad news is the website you are looking at sucks. The plan moving …

A Voice for the Voiceless

In July, I went to Disney World. Not for the Magic Castle or a photo with Mickey—I was there to play soccer. And though few knew it at the time, my teammates and I were also there to make a statement. As kickoff approached, I thought about those who have been killed due to racism, …

One Man’s Way Out

It’s near the end of a three-hour interview and Tony Bono quietly acknowledges a painful truth. “I came out 18 years ago, and I am still coming out today,” Bono says. “It can be exhausting because you never know how people are going to react.” Tony Bono was a star of the interregnum—those wilderness years …

Twice a Great Notion

What the 35-yard Shootout meant (and means) to American soccer There’s a video I can’t get enough of. It’s from a 1980 North American Soccer League 35-yard shootout between the New York Cosmos and Washington Diplomats. There are just north of 53,000 fans in RFK Stadium, and they are into it. In the video, Dips …