It’s Time to Debunk the Churchill Myth
January 16, 2015
His achievements came in spite of, not because of, his particular character.
British Conservatives Have Been at War With the BBC for Decades—and This Time They Might Win
December 19, 2014
They're facing hefty cuts.
The Timeless Charm of Lauren Bacall
September 19, 2014
A feminist before there was feminism.
When 'Mistress' Meant 'Mrs.' and 'Miss' Meant 'Prostitute'
September 12, 2014
In the 18th century, ‘Mrs.’ was more likely to indicate a businesswoman than a married woman.
It Is Our Duty to Practice Harsh Criticism
September 10, 2014
A literary manifesto for the ages.
A Scottish Writer Explains Why He's Voting for Independence
September 05, 2014
No, we don't hate the English. We just want to elect our own government.
Not everything was black and white back then.
If the English Premier League is the Best in the World, Why do the Three Lions Crash and Burn?
June 22, 2014
It’s not fair, mum!
This Is the Team That Actually Invented Total Football
June 11, 2014
They did it in stadium known as Wankdorf (some things a nine-year-old doesn't forget).
A British writer calls American soccer fans “derivative, excessive and utterly ridiculous.” Those same adjectives apply to his essay.