Is there anything Tony Blair won’t do for money?
This morning the New York Times carries as its lead story something with this headline: States’ Rights Is Rallying Cry of Resistance for Lawmakers. And the article is replete with examples of […]
Jerusalem, by Jez Butterworth, has been one of the hits of the season here in London. There has been pretty much nothing but adulation for the play itself, and the performances, particularly […]
Unlike his predecessor, Gordon Brown had a rather pleasant conversation with the Chilcot inquiry this afernoon. While Brown probably didn’t answer the questions people wanted him to answer, he accomplished what he set out to do–appear Prime Ministeral.
The forthcoming UK election may produce a hung Parliament in which no one wields real power. Two months ago it looked as if the Tories were well on their way to victory. What happened?
Analyst error is increasing. Why do we pay attention?
We had a great time watching the Olympics. I honestly have no memory whatsoever of paying any attention at all to what was going on in Turin four years ago—maybe we were […]
The news that an orca has killed a trainer at Sea World comes as a shock, but not really as a surprise. As has been widely reported, the killer whale, named Tilikum, […]
Steampunk art is vibrant, creative and quite funny, and one of the best genres around these days.
How come financial analysts get it wrong so much of the time? And since they do, why do we listen to them?