Sasha Fierce takes over for a very special, quite surreal, at times controversial, always hilarious and eminently readable 2008 Year in Review. This is like cocaine — you won't be able to get enough of this writing...
Written 5 June 2008. Hello SoccerBall fans, Due to a contractual agreement with some of my friends I can now only refer to association football by the above name. In fact, where I wrote 'association football' in the last sentence I actually meant 'association rugby league'. I know it's confusing, but these are troubled times, … Continue reading Euro2008 Preview
Written 14 May 2008. Did you watch 141 EPL games this season? I did. I also watched 14 FA Cup matches, 9 Champions League matches, 7 League Cup matches and 4 UEFA Cup matches. Throw in the Community Shield and 3 promotion playoffs and that's 179 games of competitive football. If you, or someone you … Continue reading 2008 English (and European) Football Review
Written 3 November 2008. Hello Tipsters, After a grueling six years on the campaign trail, the Socialist Republic of the Federated Capitalist Commune of these Disparate United States of America, plus Puerto Rico, will go to the polls tomorrowish to elect a new leader. According to advertisements for Sky News’ coverage of the election, this … Continue reading 2008 Melbourne Cup and US Presidential Election Preview
Written 18 March 2008. Hello Racing Fans or, if you're reading this in Alabama, Hello Racism Fans, Welcome to a new venture in the wonderful world of my continued unemployment. In the spirit of my Years in Review and, more closely, my Oscars Previews, I humbly give to the world a preview to the 2008 Golden Slipper Day. I … Continue reading 2008 Golden Slipper Preview
This is the preview copy of the 2008 Academy Awards Preview, for consideration in all categories of the 2008 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards for previews of the 2008 Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Awards.