ByJames Bridget Gordon

James Bridget Gordon is a writer and new media artist living in Chicago. They blog about internet culture, politics, and soccer.

  1. This profile--like the modern pentathlon, Shakespearean dramaturgy, and some old-school “Vlogbrothers” videos--comes in five parts.

    Part I

    In 1889, a group of schoolboys from Old Central School in southwest London formed an amateur football club called Wimbledon Old Central FC. The club won a few amateur and semi-professional league titles over the next two decades before a meeting in 1905 resulted in members electing to drop ‘Old Central’ from the name, changing