Tagged: fox hunting

Skating away

So Jared Leto cut his hair. We still haven’t received a satisfactory answer to the question of why Jordan can’t read?

Hunting dogs are the ISIS of the world of foxes.

Women of the world unite! You outnumber men.



Stannis Baratheon married a ginger witch, a plus in his favour. However, he’s weak and religious. And he doesn’t pay his debts.

I was fine with Littlefinger until he fell in with Sansa. Off with both their heads!

Alte liebe

Some feudal institutions live on in a significantly diminished form (e.g., the English fox hunt). Others are more robust than they were in the twelfth century (e.g., the University).

If Jürgen Habermas is correct, the public sphere has been a cesspool since the middle of the nineteenth century. There’s nothing new about the level of debasement found in the twitterverse. All that has changed is the method and speed of delivery of the textual rubbish.

Mr Geldof has overtaken Bono as the most disdained rocker in the world.

It’s important to dress well for the revolution. The “Young Spartacist League” (or “Young Sparts”) used to turn up at rallies in the most modish attire (at least on the West Coast). It was enough to make me think twice about abandoning the Orthodox Marxist worker’s bib for Critical Theory’s classic couture. In contrast, today’s Black Bloc are the Ninja Turtles of radical dressing.


Since the aristocracy lost its game of thrones in the gaseous trenches of the Great War, it clings tenaciously to its one remaining barbarity. The fox hunt.

As fox hunting restrictions are eased in Britain, can the return of the Benthamite workhouse and the satanic mill lag far behind?

In Danish zoos, lions are fed to lambs.

Sir Alex Ferguson chose David Moyes as his successor in order to embellish his own legacy. So far, it’s working.

Mr Moyes has turned Old Trafford into the Theatre of Schadenfreude.

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is one of Kevin Costner’s accidental comedies, comparable with The Postman in this genre.