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The Blood of the Impure

The French national anthem, La Marseillaise, is, if you think about it, a pretty nasty song. It dreams, in one of its more memorable verses, that the “blood of the…..

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Chelsea FC Supporters’ Club

English football is big in Africa. One reason as photographer Eric Lafforque explains–in the text accompanying his image on Flickr of a Hamar young man in rural Ethiopia repping for his…..

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Music / Khaled and Magic System

Still working. Magic Systeme and Khaled help me stay focused and awake. Franck Ribery gets thrown in for color. (BTW, the relationship between French musicians and French footballers is interesting……