No. No it cannot. Here’s why.
I know that I’ve let things slide here at home(page), but I’ve posted a review of E.J. Dionne’s new book over at the League. Here’s the link! Posts here will continue to be intermittent until a few personal and professional bottlenecks clear.
All politics and no mazy sportswriting makes Conor a dull guy: Years ago, when I was living in Barcelona and trying very hard to immerse myself into being a fully authentic FC Barcelona fan, I couldn’t help but idolize Puyol. He had none of Ronaldinho’s sultry gloss, nor was he one of the blaugrana’s vaunted … Continue reading
First: Warren G’s “Regulate” (with Nate Dogg) was the first rap track I heard all the way through—and liked. The other day I was listening to a Ron Paul supporter bash “federal regulators,” and then it hit me: “Regulate” would be perfect for a conservative Super PAC attack ad. Throw it in the background, add … Continue reading
I’ve posted an essay defending inequality (?!?) over at the League. Don’t get mad yet—I’m talking about athletic inequality. Here’s a sample: All of the resulting fluidity often prompts complaints about the transfer market’s lack of fairness. These come from fans of big and small clubs alike, for we are all democrats now. We need parity … Continue reading
Sorry for the prolonged delay in posts. Work has gotten completely out of hand:* Posts forthcoming in the next few days. Stay tuned. – * Clarification: I haven’t been kicked out of school. I’ve just, well, gotta work.
My friend James Poulos just wrote a post over at his new digs (Forbes) defending a potential place for hipsters in the American economy. He defends the flannel-clad in the context of debates over the utility of various college majors: We shouldn’t be bothered that so many kids these days are artsy and think like … Continue reading
I have a number of European in-laws who can’t make heads or tails of the US primary system…so I finally wrote up concise answers to questions they often ask. Are you a non-American wondering how our presidential nomination system got to be so streamlined and effective? Great! Let me help: – Q: Why are there … Continue reading
Here he is—thanks to Julie Sterling! Someone call Gerber and start contract negotiations.
Jeremy Lin is the best player ever. Also the best person.