Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Dear Ann Coulter …

Ann Coulter, an American columnist who makes Richard Littlejohn and Donald Rumsfeld look like easy-going lefties, has finally written about football, having “held off on writing about soccer for a decade — or about the length of the average soccer game – so as not to offend anyone” (Note to Ann: a soccer game is

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Paul Kagame’s Rabbi

Shmuley Boteach seems to be everywhere these days. The right-wing rabbi’s new book Kosher Lust has just been released. Last week, he played host to a galafeaturing Chris Christie, giving the New Jersey governor a chance to make amends with Sheldon Adelson,...

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Enough of the liberal pieties on Sochi and gay rights

The Guardian‘s website decided to have a rainbow “G” in its title during the past few days in order to support LGBT rights, and to thumb its nose at Russia (a few other news broadcasters/outlets did, too),...

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The Next James Bond

If you believe the rumours, sex appeal’s Idris Elba — half Sierra Leonean, half Ghanaian, fully a Londoner — will be the next James Bond, although Daniel Craig may clench and mumble his way through a couple...

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

¡Vamos Ghana!

Later tonight we’ll know whether Ghana made history A good way to stay pumped during Ghana’s quarterfinal match against Uruguay, is to keep Ghanaian musician Wanlov the Kubulor’s new mixtape called “Yellow Card: Stomach Direction,” featuring a...

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

South America’s World Cup

All five of the South American representatives in the 2010 World Cup have made it to the second round.  (Add to that the 2 North and Central American representatives–Mexico and the USA, and that makes for a...