Entries by Anne Laurie

Open Thread: Beautiful Game?

(The Knight Life via GoComics.com) As the saying goes, All I know is what I read in the papers on the internets. Will Leitch, in NYMag: … Look, I know: Every four years, someone comes around telling you that this is the year, really, for real, that soccer breaks through in America. (Grantland’s popular Men […]

Further to “The Case for Reparations”

Jennifer Vanasco, in the Columbia Journalism Review: … The reparations piece has broken readership records on The Atlantic’s website. When asked why, Coates said, “Racism sets people’s hair on fire,” whatever side of the political spectrum they fall on… Coates’ case is actually not just about reparations, though that’s how the article is framed. It’s […]

Open Sunday-Night TV Thread: Sherlock Teasers

Since there are people here who might consider this relevant to their interests, an Exclusive from NYMag‘s Vulture blog: On Monday, the third season of Sherlock will become available for streaming exclusively on Netflix. The service will also stream Sherlock Uncovered, a set of three half-hour making-of specials following each episode, and Unlocking Sherlock, a […]