Shameless Self-Promotion

A piece I wrote was published in The New York Times–on January 1, 2011–as part of an op-ed feature “Around the World in 12 Months (in 2010).”

My recollections of the 2010 World Cup was the entry for June.  My 4 year old daughter (she’s now 5) traveled with me and the piece riffs on her experiences of the tournament.

Read it here.

Sean Jacobs

* If you’re wondering why I am posting on January 3, I’m in Cape Town for The New School’s winter school break. New York City is 7 hours behind. (We left New York City right before the blizzard hit).



Sean Jacobs

Also goes by Hasan Wazan. Life President.

  1. You write: "Today, the inescapable, droning vuvuzelas have been put away…"

    Maybe in South Africa, but they are turning up everywhere else. New Year celebrations, etc…

  2. Congrats on the piece,
    it pretty much sums up how I feel up the World Cup,
    and even made me feel a bit nostalgic!

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