Shane Stay is the author of Why American Soccer Isn’t There Yet and The Cairo Project, whose stories have also appeared in various online and print publications in the genres of sport, humor, and modern culture. In 2008, he played professional soccer, co-authored a print book, published a magazine story, bottled Leaf Dressing, worked clubs as a comedian, was a restaurateur, and received a Master of Arts. In 1999, he founded the first online Current Events Game (CE Game). He has appeared on TV and featured on numerous radio broadcasts including ESPN and NPR. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.