Asides and Offsides: Notes on the World Cup

“We won either way”: The People I Watched the World Cup With

On watching the World Cup in spite of everything, and finding camaraderie with friends and strangers alike.

Jun 27, 2018
Confronting the Myth and the Reality of Soccer as Another World Cup Begins

As in any other sport, the point is the narrative—but no other sport magnifies its lore in the same way as soccer.

Jun 20, 2018