Monthly Archives: January 2016

Chris Gayle: Same Shtick, Different Day

Left alone, the Yiddish word “shtick” isn’t meant to be pejorative. The way we use the word, however, is often different. We bolt on secondary associations that aren’t meant as compliments, such that shtick starts to imply hackneyed, crude, dull. … Continue reading

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David Bowie: 1947-2016

They say sport is the most important thing that doesn’t matter. For many reasons the same claim could equally be made of pop music. It shines and it shimmers. It happens under hot lights – and fast. It means everything, … Continue reading

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