“Who Needs Reality?”: Fantasy Football Sit-Start Dilemmas for Week 1 of 2014

September 6, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

During my junior of college, a classmate and I started a fantasy football website which we dubbed "Who Needs Reality?" I served as Editor-in-Chief of the site while my buddy, a business-minded marketing major, dealt with the advertising and financial aspects. Together, we registered as an LLC, "hired" a staff of five or six friends in a variety of roles, and took on about 15 writing interns from colleges across the country. 
In a year's time, we created steady, flowing content, developed a small-yet-passionate fanbase, created webshows and podcasts, and sponsored a keg race. (A very fun night — so I'm told.) 
After the yearlong run, we all decided that our focus should go to interning for established companies and preparing for our post-college lives. I took an internship as an NFL researcher for the Elias Sports Bureau, and in November, I did not renew the GoDaddy subscription for the Who Needs Reality? URL. 
Despite it's short run, Who Needs Realit...

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