In the words of former NHL blue-liner Jim McKenny, “Half the game is mental the other half is being mental.” So in a year when playoff seedings are made up and your pairwise doesn’t matter, we’re going to be mental and add satire to our regular content rotation. Starting next week we’ll be filling out previously-empty Monday slot with a column we’ve tentatively dubbed The Avant-Guard Dog.

Cover photo “Jammed Typewriter” credit Alexander Hardin via Wikimedia. CC BY-SA 3.0.

Alex Slepak is the former Editor-in-Chief of Tech Hockey Guide. Alex was a Student Conductor of the Huskies Pep Band and graduated from MTU in 2014 with a B.S. in Scientific and Technical Communication. After graduating, he moved to the Twin Cities where he now writes software manuals for a living.