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  • ‘Watching France is like watching clowns at the circus’
    By on February 26, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    A “weird” game plan, selection problems and a lack of imagination are dragging France down, says Jeremy Guscott


  • The Tour de France: The Worst Sport That’s Worth Watching
    By on July 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Generally speaking, I like watching sports. I’ll sit through extra-innings in baseball, scoreless hockey games and, when nothing else is on, pool. Even if I have no personal investment in who comes out on top, there is something fundamentally appealing about witnessing an entire lifetime of practice and struggle culminate in achievement. Somebody has to win, and success, much like sex, is fun to watch even if I’m not the one having it.


  • 5 Ways Television Went Crazy Since I Quit Watching in 2003
    By on November 27, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Sometime in early 2003, I gave up television. It wasn’t some conscious decision to try to become a more productive person or anything of the sort. I just found that the remote had become just an extra unused object on my computer desk that got in the way of my mouse, like job applications and intervention letters.


  • FBI Watching Oracle-SAP Trial
    By on November 8, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    angry tapir writes “An FBI agent has been in the courtroom each day this week watching the Oracle-SAP trial, suggesting U.S. law enforcement continues to take an interest in the case. SAP said in 2007, when Oracle filed its civil lawsuit against the company, that the Department of Justice had requested documents related to the matter from SAP and its TomorrowNow subsidiary. SAP said at the time that it would ‘fully cooperate.’ In a court filing in (more…)