France, The World Cup, And The Power Of Representation

This is the first World Cup I have fully invested in since 2002. That year was defined by Ronaldo, the Brazilian great creating a redemption narrative that has been the bedrock of many a great story. It was also defined by his hairstyle, but that is another story for another day. Brazil beat Germany 2-0... Continue Reading →

England Football: It’s The Hope That Kills

I thought I was immune. I know how this story ends. Every. Single. Time. I hadn't watched England play an international in years because their style of play was soporific and they acted like they didn't want to be there. I don't enjoy international weekends during the season, because I prefer watching the Premier League.... Continue Reading →

Happy Wednesday (July 4th Edition)

Last Wednesday, I started the soon to be famous weekly post,¬†Happy Wednesday. The premise is simple: the news is often bad, and we need to balance it out with helpings of the good things going on in the world. And as you'll see below, there are lots of good things happening this week. Thai football... Continue Reading →

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