Cultural Caviar

Fair Play to Scotland?

Fair Play to Scotland?

Thursday’s referendum in Scotland on independence from the United Kingdom is...

Oh Canada!

The Moron Mandate

The Moron Mandate

Americans believe a lot of silly things about their northern neighbor, Canada....

Oy Vey!

Cry Me a Rivers

Cry Me a Rivers

When I read about Joan Rivers’ death, my eyes welled up with stinging tears. Not...

International Affairs

What Would Braveheart Do?

What Would Braveheart Do?

No matter how the vote turns out on Thursday in Scotland, either for independence...

Deep Thoughts

The Difference Between White People and Black People

The Difference Between White People and Black People

Imagine for a moment that you are an intelligent and self-sufficient Martian...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Witchiest, Bitchiest, and Kitschiest Headlines ASK NOT FOR WHOM THE...

Vile Bodies

Small Vices

Small Vices

The other day I behaved badly for once: not very badly (I should hardly have...

High Life

Foul Fumes at the Regatta

Foul Fumes at the Regatta

Ibiza—This island is the Spanish equivalent of the Greek sex rock of Mykonos,...

British Politics

Scottish Independence Is Crap

Scottish Independence Is Crap

“See, if you was Billy Connolly sitting right there,” said the Winston...

Derbtown

The Occupation

The Occupation

I have taken another trip on my syllogismobile to an alternate universe. Among the...

Rude Remarks

Please, No More Screaming Orgasms

Please, No More Screaming Orgasms

One shouldn’t let oneself get too excited by book reviews. There are many bad...

Sports

More Stinkin’ Thinkin’ in the NBA

More Stinkin’ Thinkin’ in the NBA

As you’ll recall, NBA team owner Donald Sterling was recently purged for being...

International Affairs

Bluster and Bluff in the Baltic

Bluster and Bluff in the Baltic

“I say to the people of Estonia and the people of the Baltics, today we are bound...

Cultural Caviar

It’s the Hole in Your Head that Worries Me

It’s the Hole in Your Head that Worries Me

I met writer and photographer Rick McGinnis about ten years ago, but by rights, we...

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