Dana Wessel

Sure Could Go For Some Wings…

Each week I answer questions people send me in a soon-to-be award-winning column called Ask Wessel. Please send any and all questions to me on Twitter or email DanaJWessel@gmail.com. The weirder the better. 

Q: How do I get over a big breakup after a seven year relationship? – Anonymous 

I wish there was an easy answer to this question, but there really isn’t. I will also spare the cliches like “plenty of fish in the sea!” or “focus on yourself!” and all that other eye-rolling bullshit. Giving breakup advice is really easy but being on the receiving end is difficult. Everyone will tell you that things will be OK but you will only realize that someday when you look back on things.

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It’s finally back! It was a long four or so weeks since the COVID 2019-20 Premier League season wrapped up, but now the weekends are once again worth setting an early alarm for because the greatest league in the world is back. 

There is even more interest than ever stateside for the PL so I figured I would answer some questions that I ask myself in a mock interview format. A brief guide for longtime supporters and newcomers ready for their first cold, rainy night in Stoke. Nothing too in the weeds, just a nice overview of what is to come. 

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I recently declared on Twitter that Rocky IV is the best movie sequel of all time. I was correct. There is no question about that. No sane person would ever disagree with that. HOWEVER, some people mentioned there were some other sequels that deserve recognition. Without further ado, here are other movies that are up there alongside Rocky IV for best ‘quel of all-time.

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So it is the Tuesday after Labor Day and you may have woken up, looked outside and thought, “Holy shit! Fall is here!” The upcoming coldness will be unlike any other because of the pandy. I feel like we all managed summer pretty well because it was easy to get outside and enjoy the weather. Now the dark reality of fall and winter is upon us. What the hell are we gonna do?! Hopefully we are still a ways out from snow but I am all about planning ahead.

Here are some ideas I have come up with to help us all cope during the upcoming coldness:

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Jeopardy released a promo for the start of the upcoming season which kicks off on September 14th. Alex Trebek confirmed what we already knew – that he will be the host. But there was a surprise when the GOAT Ken Jennings showed up and it was announced he is joining to present certain categories. 

The portion of the internet that loves Jeopardy as much as I do went into overdrive with speculation. I love talking Jeopardy so here are my thoughts on where they are going with things.

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Each week I answer questions people send me in a soon-to-be award-winning column called Ask Wessel. Please send any and all questions to me on Twitter or email DanaJWessel@gmail.com. The weirder the better. 

Q: As a mother of two kids in elementary school I can tell you that virtual learning presents quite a new set of challenges. I am wondering how a younger Dana would have handled learning via zoom? – Ali

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Each week I answer questions people send me in a soon-to-be award-winning column called Ask Wessel. Please send any and all questions to me on Twitter or DanaJWessel@gmail.com. The weirder the better. 

Quick note: I had this written a few days ago and scheduled to be posted today. I debated whether or not I should save it for another day given what is happening both locally and around the country. Ultimately I decided we could all probably use a little nonsense on the internet today.

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This week in 1997 the video game world changed forever when Goldeneye 007 was released on the Nintendo 64. To this day the eyes of every kid born in the 80s light up like a proximity mine going off at close range in multiplayer mode whenever it is brought up. In honor of the big birthday it seems only appropriate to share some memories of one of the most beloved games of the era. 

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