Rich Cromwell
Rich Cromwell
Rich Cromwell
Richard Cromwell is a senior contributor to The Federalist. Husband. Father of three rambunctious daughters. Arkansan. Fan of whiskey and whisky. Originally an English major, Rich earned a degree in music business from Belmont in 2002. By day he produces shows and events for a local museum with a focus on giving back to the community. His writing can also be found at Pocket Full of Liberty. Follow him on Twitter, @rcromwell4.
Everything You Need To Know About The World Cup Final

Soccer will never be American football, but it can find a place in your heart. Plus, information to make that dude who keeps whining about calling it soccer instead of football shut up.

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 113

When you go to a play, you get what you deserve.

Confession: I’m The Time-Traveling Hacker Who Is Destroying Joy Reid

Could it be that Jonathan Nichols, Joy Reid’s cybersecurity expert, didn’t consider the possibility of time travel? Of course not. The truth is out there, just stop believing your lying eyes.

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 112

Never hire a jerboa to be your au pair, unless you love awesomeness.

British Hero Sentenced To Prison For Outsmarting Traffic Cameras

A man driving on roads he paid for found a way to circumvent Big Brother, and is now being sent to prison for his ingenuity. For eight months.

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 111

The conversation was not to get far, not least because of the disparate opinions represented by those sitting around the round table, if not the Round Table.

Kanye, Kim, And Chance The Rapper Dare To Stand Against Groupthink

If Kanye wants to extol individualism, while Kim and Chance offer support, then maybe the American experiment is still doing alright.

What Happened When I Retraced Charles Portis’ ‘True Grit’ In Arkansas With The Oxford American

People do not give it credence that a 42-year-old man would head off into such conditions, but I will say it did not seem so strange then, although I will say it did not happen every day.

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 110

If you’re going to take over the eastern seaboard, you’ll need two things: crème eggs, and a flamethrower.

The Case For Being Cautiously, Stupidly, Optimistic About The Newest Pro Football League

Regardless of your feelings on the Alliance of American Football, at least it doesn’t include Roger Goodell.

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 109

So you’re an escaped hologram and you have a capybara.

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 108

Even if your spirit animal is a sloth, you can still accomplish some stuff.

Joe Scarborough’s Latest Single Is The Protest Song No One Was Waiting For

When you want a small cornucopia of protest non-sequiturs strung together in musical form, you want artisanal mediocrity from a human.

In Album Debut ‘Starfire,’ Caitlyn Smith Shows What Songwriters Can Offer

‘Starfire’ is wistful, even as it drives along. There is always hope, particularly as we learn to settle down and stop fighting.

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 107

If you’re going to go to a party, you might as well cause a scene.

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 106

They slid down the chimney and shimmied into a hallway. There, they found a door ajar. In it, a pair of sisters sat, one on the bed and one on the trundle.

August Ames Didn’t Have To Die Over Accusations Of Homophobia

Were August Ames merely run out of a job, we wouldn’t be talking about it—because that has become pretty commonplace. We got our sacrifice. And now it’s bigger.

Hurtle Through Space With Vast Asteroid’s Debut Album

We’re children of the ‘90s. We need an enemy-crushing soundtrack, and we need it to rock. Vast Asteroid has got us covered.

For The Good Of The Country, Roger Goodell Must Fail Against Jerry Jones

Yes, it’s just another battle with the commissioner, but battle is how the war is won.

This Week In Weird Twitter, Volume 105

In the words David Lee Roth, ‘I cannot get there from here, baby.’ Sometimes Dave got things wrong.