Monday, June 28, 2010

When Giants Stumble

Five of the world’s biggest soccer salaries are paid to English players—and now they’re eliminated? The answer may lie in the tension between club and national teams. Read it here.

Friday, June 18, 2010

When Ancient Grievances Are Played Out on the Soccer Pitch

When the U.S. tied England, it was as good as a victory. Read it here.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

(N)O Canada!

Is our national anthem worthy of true patriot love? Read it here.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

The Messi-ah

Lionel Messi is the most feared and most admired man in the tournament. Could he be the best ever? Read it here.

Why in Hell Are We Back in the Eighties?

Obama's hope-and-change gap has yet to be filled with anything better than Gaga and The Karate Kid. An exhausted battle cry for finally talking about our generation. Read it here.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

A Few Acres of Snow

Read it here.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Welcome to Soccer Town

Where is the best place on the planet to watch the World Cup--even better than South Africa? Read it here.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Pastiche Unleashed

How Prim Victorian ladies invented our mash-up culture. Read it here.