You can build your own profile on Slugger…

Apropos of making things a little more human here, particularly during the election, some of you may be wondering how some of us have pictures appear when we post whilst others have a generic sideways G. That’s because we’ve built a profile here on Slugger and registered at to upload said picture.

It can be any picture you like, not necessarily a picture of your good self… You can also complete a short biog at the back end of the site. If you ‘judge’ other posters contributions (positively or negatively) it shows whom you most agree with on the site and whom you don’t.

You can pick up the links and a longer explanation here

Donate to keep Slugger lit!

For over 20 years, Slugger has been an independent place for debate and new ideas. We have published over 40,000 posts and over one and a half million comments on the site. Each month we have over 70,000 readers. All this we have accomplished with only volunteers we have never had any paid staff.

Slugger does not receive any funding, and we respect our readers, so we will never run intrusive ads or sponsored posts. Instead, we are reader-supported. Help us keep Slugger independent by becoming a friend of Slugger.

While we run a tight ship and no one gets paid to write, we need money to help us cover our costs.

If you like what we do, we are asking you to consider giving a monthly donation of any amount, or you can give a one-off donation. Any amount is appreciated.