Junior Samples would’ve been 85 this year

June 29, 2011 // 1 Comment

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The 20th Century’s most overrated figure (she actually touched poor people and once hugged someone with AIDS!) gets the 50th birthday treatment from Newsweek. It’s the UK’s most embarrassing fetish, as illustrated by Newsweek [...]

God save us from the queen

April 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

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Was feeling a bit masochistic last night (perhaps I’ve been watching too many Braves games) so I checked in on our old pal Piers. He claims Americans are going crazy with excitement over the upcoming royal nuptials, though I’ve yet to [...]

A colony of wankers

June 13, 2010 // 1 Comment

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How do you rationalize a country’s enthusiasm for juvenile bathroom humor? If you’re British, you boast “it’s what separates us from Johnny Foreigner,” as if those of us unamused by flatulence jokes are unsophisticated [...]