Matthew Benusa Staffwriter

Class of 2021

Articles

  • Penalty Shouts: A chat with Nate Silver

    This is Penalty Shouts, The Tartan’s sports column inspired by the The New Yorker’s column *Daily Shouts. This satire-fueled column will focus on anything and everything funny in the sports world that is deserving of our comedic attention.*

    Sports | December 3, 2018
  • Penalty Shouts: MLB mascots come together in Kansas City

    This is Penalty Shouts, The Tartan’s sports column inspired by the The New Yorker’s column Daily Shouts. This satire-fueled column will focus on anything and everything funny in the sports world that is deserving of our comedic attention.

    Sports | November 19, 2018
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me review

    This article contains spoilers for Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    Pillbox | November 19, 2018
  • Penalty Shouts: J. R. Smith wants a trade

    *This is the first week of The Tartan’s brand spanking new sports column, Penalty Shouts. Drawing inspiration from The New Yorker’s column Daily Shouts, this satire-fueled column will focus on anything and everything funny in the sports world. The column will be a short piece each week — we would never interrupt the regularly scheduled programming of The Tartan — about something, or somebody, in t...

    Sports | November 12, 2018
  • Barstool Sports feeds toxic masculinity and fandom

    Considering that the economy of the internet is based on how big of a mouth you have, it’s not surprising that David Portnoy, founder and mouthpiece of Barstool Sports, is a multimillionaire with a company valued at around $100 million. There is a long list of controversies to Portnoy’s name — the time he called well-known sports commentator Peter King a “fat f—ing bitch,” the time he said a 20-ye...

    Sports | November 5, 2018