Tom Brady doesn’t do interviews.
Ironically, Barry was probably the one that wrote most about sports.
As someone who was once part of a similar insurrection against arrogant, incompetent, and condescending management, I want to applaud all of y’all for today’s showing. I’m sure you’re simultaneously enjoying the fun of mutiny while also understanding the risk. Please also know how much it means to us here in the feebl… Read more
Honestly, this blog post has far too much sports-adjacent content, IMO. Needs less sports.
You guys are awesome. It is not hyperbole to say that this site often gets me through the day. Keep up the good work, and for the love of god do not stick to sports.
Really well written and thorough!
Fun fact: “The Touching is, To Me, Off Limits,” was the original title of MC Hammer’s 1990 breakthrough single.
An excellent article. As you say the nuclear powers ‘reserve their right to use their nuclear arsenal in case of necessity and otherwise hold them as defensive deterrents’. They will use them if faced with existential threat. That’s the fall-back position of nuclear deterrence strategy. But we are becoming… Read more
Yeah it is illegal, it is also why they typically get threatened with execution when they get captured in those enemy uniforms.
Is all you write about chess and war? That’s an odd combo
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So all those movies where the "good guys" were wearing the uniforms of the enemy were considered acts of perfidy? In essence, Hollywood got it wrong?
Ignore me, I just reread that paragraph and realized that the headline influenced my interpretation of your paragraph. Great work as always!
Hey Ben-- heard you on NPR the other day! I’m glad they reached out to you to talk a bit about the match and hope they will again once things conclude.
God damn if this isn’t the hard-hitting hardcore chess coverage I never knew I craved. Thanks for writing this up. Really great analysis, and fascinating.
That ‘dressage’ bit was quite the bon mot.