Culture

July 03, 2014

Hubris, Total Football, and the Ethics of Diving: David Winner on the Dutch Team's Chances
An interview with the author of "Brilliant Orange"
11:02 AM

An interview with the author of "Brilliant Orange"

Joshua Mehigan’s 'Accepting the Disaster' is The Real Thing
11:01 AM

It is the rare new book of poetry that is entirely alive, entirely aloft.

Impossible Isn't French: Can France Go All the Way this World Cup?
Confidence is high before Les Bleus' showdown with the Germans on Friday

Confidence is high before Les Bleus' showdown with the Germans on Friday

July 02, 2014

The Eternal Cult of Zinedine Zidane
How France's greatest player created soccer's greatest product
10:29 PM

How France's Greatest Player Created Soccer's Greatest Product

Welcome to the Traffic Capital of the World
What I learned from the crippling gridlock in Dhaka, Bangladesh
8:00 PM

There are only 650 major intersections here—but somehow only 60 traffic lights.

Photos: Street Life in the Traffic Capital of the World
8:00 PM

Pictures from the world's fastest-growing city.

Chip Kidd Thinks Lena Dunham's Book Cover Could Use an Upgrade
But she's not alone in reviving 70s-style fonts
4:38 PM

But the revival of '70s-style fonts is going strong.

The Making of Belgium's Golden Generation, and Imported Versus Cultivated Talent
It has been noted: maybe the US needs more military bases in Spain and Brazil
3:35 PM

It has been noted: Maybe what US soccer needs is more military bases in places like Spain and Brazil 

Stop Treating Women Like They Don't Know Anything About Soccer
We're not eye candy for crowd shots. And we know the game every bit as well as men.
3:30 PM

We don't go to games to be eye candy in crowd shots. And we know the sport just as well as men. 

What I've Done to Myself By Watching Every Second of This World Cup
Chaucer had his barrels, I have my barn
3:23 PM

In Chaucer's "The Miller's Tale," they were barrels. Me, I have my barn. 

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