Some headlines just write themselves. (more…)
The worst part of these village treats is the children’s choir. The little blighters are rather de trop, what? Seared into the Wooster gray matter–to give you just one instance of the many that come to mind–is the occasion that Kim “Kimber-bimber” Jong-Il of the Drones’ Club invited me down to his country place and what was looking like a promising little week-end with a well-stocked cellar was constantly spoiled by little excrescences mumbling ‘Dear Leader” this and shrilling “Dear Leader” that wherever one turned. It began where ghastly left off.
Good overview by Mig Greengard of the Kasparov-Karpov blast from the past match in Valencia. (Chess journalist Greengard is a long-time ghostwriter and booster of Kasparov.)
More interesting, however, is the news in recent weeks that Kasparov is training 18 year-old Norwegian GM Magnus Carlsen, who has very good chances of being world champion. Photos emerged of Carlsen and Kasparov training in Kasparov’s summer home in Croatia. Here’s an interview on Norwegian TV.
This seems to be to be a perfectly reasonable punishment, especially if your daughter’s infraction was consorting with German soldiers during the occupation.
He whom the Lord loves, He chastens, so . . . this is obviously discriminatory against women, who are being denied the full blessings of poverty and adversity.