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Your weekly college football viewing guide, presented by MNWildcat!

I Got Shit-Talked By A Southern Illinois Fan, and I Had to Sit There and Take It: DWT;WT, Week 4

...and greater Carbondale, Illinois. Because I got shit-talked by a Southern Illinois grad last night. At a brewery. In Minnesota.

“Slum Clearance” and Bad Football: Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 3

Looking at "urban renewal" and its impact not just on Minneapolis or Chicago, but Grand Rapids and Fargo.

The 7-3 Win That Saved Iowa’s Season // Don’t Watch That; Watch That: Week 2

Your Week 2 guide to the college football schedule looks at a hated Iowa Hawkeyes club and a 7-3 triumph (no, not that one) that changed...well, not much, really.

Don’t Watch That; Watch That, Week 1: Can I Ethically Raise a Northwestern Fan?

On rivalries, parenting, and definitely not wisconsin.

“It was on the syllabus”: Your Week 0 Guide to the College Football Schedule

It’s Syllabus Day! Time to go over all that boilerplate information, because you’ve got something to learn about how to watch college football games the right way...

DWT;WT: Army-Navy, plus How Many D-1 Nicknames Can YOU Name?

A guide to the weekend of college football and more.

Don’t Watch This; Watch That: Your College Football Guide to CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK

Basically just finding casual excuses to laugh at Southerners and yell "motherfucker" in public places:

Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 13: Land Grants, Land Grabs, and Thanksgiving

For Michigan State-Penn State, we look at Land Grant Universities and Land Grab U—learn something, while you’re at it.

Don’t Watch This; Watch That: Your Week 12 Guide to the College Football Schedule Says Hello From Austin

Now tell me where to go drink beer.

Don’t Watch This; Watch That, Week 11: Your Guide to the College Football Schedule is Erasing Our History

A historian guides you through the weekend’s college football action...and prepares you (and himself) for THAT Thanksgiving conversation with your family.

DWT:WT Week 10: What if your Big Ten coach was your NFL team’s coach, and vice versa?


DWT;WT Week 9: MACtion, plus Texas Cults and a Hot Carbondale-Cedar Falls Take?

MACtion returns, more from your favorite Texas cults, and the beauty of The Battle for the Oil Can.

A Bowl Game, Sponsored by Culver’s: DWT;WT, Week 8

Give us the ButterBurgers, and give us the bowl games, and give us them TOGETHER.

What does it truly mean to be a Sicko? Don’t Watch This; Watch That: Week 7

UConn-UMass, and one man’s search for meaning and Malort.


When the NATIONAL THUNDER meet the COPPER BULLETS, you throw out the record books.

DWT;WT Week 5 is Surveilling for Drugs hidden in COWS

Journey with me to Bismarck and let’s...well, "learn" feels so woefully inadequate.

What’s more pointless: the Chicken Sandwich or UConn football?

Don’t Watch This; Watch That: Week 4’s Guide to the College Football Schedule

Week 3 College Football Viewing Guide: How to Survive a Hurricane

Don't Watch This; Watch That, Week 3: Get Drunk at a Northwestern-Duke Tailgate

Was the Redbox Bowl the worst Big Ten bowl game ever? Week 2 College Football Viewing Guide

Was the Redbox Bowl the assiest bowl game to go defunct in the modern era?

DWT;WT Week 1: Clemson-Georgia is a Waste of Time

Not only is Clemson-Georgia over-hyped, it's meaningless. So is Alabama-Miami. Here's what you should watch instead.

State Fair food or UConn Football: What makes you sicker? A Week 0 Guide to College Football

A Silver Spade! A Brass Spittoon! BRET BIELEMA! We’re back, baby.

DWT;WT: Ohio State-Michigan, Big Ten Basketball Open Thread

Just kind of slapping together all the articles I didn’t write this last week, with some help from my friends.

Remember when Nebraska won bowl games? the New Cheez-It, Alamo Bowl Previews and Thread

One bowl game couldn’t be weirder, the other...well, it’s at the Alamo.

DWT;WT, Bowl Game Open Thread: The Christmas Movies I’ve Watched in 2020

Your Christmas Sports Viewing Guide: Bowl Games, College Hoops, and More for December 24-26

DWT;WT, Championship Week: An Ode to the BK Lounge

They paved paradise and put up a mixed-use development.

DWT;WT, Week 15: When is it our turn to win?

We’re working through some stuff today.

Do They Shoot Dead Horses? DWT;WT, Week 14 Open Thread

Rescinding the Equal Rights Amendment, or Iowa-Illinois? Works both ways, to be honest.


This week, we introduce the newest Division 1 football and basketball programs, word, there’s some terrifying shit here.

DWT;WT, Week 12: My Year in an Evanston Brothel

Previewing the week in college football and examining the stupidest among us in Evanston, Illinois.


This week we’re taking your calls, Keith from Goshen.

Springtime for Stalin, Reds over Wisconsin: Week 9 College Football Schedule

Back when Wisconsinites only had to FEAR Big Gubmint ruining their lives!

Destination Name: Biggest Blowouts in College Gameday History

Really Long Destination Name ahead.


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