With the barrage of DC and Marvel films that have hit the global consciousness in the last few years, we’ve had a lot of time to think about what it means to be a hero, especially in an age where masculinity has been associated with a lot of negative stereotypes.
The time has come, 68 teams have gathered for a 19-day single-elimination tournament, and America is riveted. Your odds of correctly guessing every single bracket outcome? 1:9,200,000,000,000. So, before you plunk down your hard-earned cash, maybe you should learn the real secret to March Madness.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the backstory of St. Patrick’s Day (which celebrates the violent expulsion of serpents from Ireland) is significantly less gory than the backstory of St. Valentine’s Day (which celebrates love), but there’s still plenty of mayhem to interest the modern reader. Who Was St. Patrick?