Crime

The many crimes of Jesús Gil

How a talkshow host / small-town mayor / convicted criminal /sausage enthusiast stole Spain’s third-largest soccer team illustrations by Miguel Valenzuela This feature appears in Howler Issue 11. Snag a copy here. It was around ten-thirty in the morning when Jesús Gil y Gil, the 62-year-old president of Atlético de Madrid, hauled himself out of his …

Blatter Infection

Applying the Bullshit Meter to Sepp’s Public Statements By Business Intelligence Advisors | Illustration by Alvar SirlinEditor’s Note: This piece is part of a larger package on FIFA in the newest issue of Howler. You can help us continue to publish stories like this by subscribing. [Y]OU CAN’T BUY FIFA ON THE NASDAQ, but that …

Make Your Own “Inmate Sepp” Doll!

Blatter in Chains Doll by Noah MacMillan We put a little DIY project in every edition of Howler. For issue 9, we asked Noah MacMillan to imagine the impossible: Sepp Blatter in jailhouse orange. With today’s news that the Swiss police are investigating our friend in Zurich, it might be a good idea to release this …