If you’re a Notre Dame hata, then this Charlie Pierce piece is right up your alley. It’s all enjoyable, but here’s a tasty sample:
… And, last, but most important of all — good god, can they be insufferable. They’re like sacramentalized Yankees fans. I have to say, I really enjoyed that 12-year stretch from 1995 to 2007 when they lost nine bowl games in a row, and when the average margin of defeat in those games was north of 17 points.
Bonus points for the Rudy bashing (“a passel of unreconstructed mythopoeic bullpucky”). I can’t stand that flick. Or the real-life Rudy, for that matter.