Geoff Dyer on The World Cup's Defining Foul
July 13, 2014
The combination of cynicism, cheating, and deceit that marked Luis Suarez as the vilest great footballer in the history of the game.
“So We Were on This Beach . . .”
July 03, 2014
No matter what we do in our lives, we’ll end up as old geezers who no one wants to listen to
PHOTO: When the Past Comes Flooding Back
June 27, 2014
Has the daily deluge of images achieved such record-breaking levels that almost every photograph now inevitably reminds us of other photographs?
Photo: Bulgarian Wrestling Is a Pain in the Neck
June 19, 2014
A fun day out for all the family.
How to Pass Time on an Aircraft Carrier
June 17, 2014
If I ever get asked to design a carrier I’ll create more places like this, places that look properly like bars, cosy red-signed environments with lots of neon so you can feel like you’re in an episode of "Cheers" and enjoy a mirage of life back home.
Karl Ove Knausgaard, Aleksandar Hemon, Joseph O'Neill, and eight other soccer-loving writers plumb the tournaments most compelling characters.
The Welshmen is the one player who would have made the tournament more interesting.
Photo: A Fashionable Standoff in Crimea
May 17, 2014
We have become familiar with images from Ukraine of women baring their breasts in political protest. Here the opposite tactic seems to have been employed.
An eviction of slum-dwellers in the Philippines turns into a tug of war.
If you’re going to have stuff thrown at you, eggs are preferable to rocks. But there are a lot of eggs.