Unaccustomed as I am to wishing injury upon others, a few gorings wouldn't go astray in order to stop this bullshit festival. Tradition schmadition. I liked playing 'chasings' games as a kid, but it's not exactly a barrel of laughs for the bulls being run down the streets. And that goes quadruple for bloody… » 7/07/14 12:03am 7/07/14 12:03am

Sorry, but I get so sick of other countries applying their racist rules of thumb to things outside their borders, and which should be beyond their purview. I'm well aware that 'coon' is a pejorative term in the US, but the cheese is named for Edward Coon and that is all. And it's delicious. » 7/03/14 9:51am 7/03/14 9:51am

Yes, yes, yes: me too! My god, I have been scrolling through the comments hoping to find someone — anyone — who can give me a heads-up as to what happened to the 'surgeon' in this case. Not knowing the rules/legislation in the US vis-a-vis these types of procedures, I'm beginning to think that anyone can hang up a… » 7/03/14 9:34am 7/03/14 9:34am

To me, it speaks more about the culture of bullying that seems to plague Americans from perambulator to hearse. If there's one thing American TV/movies taught me over the years, it's that everyone needs to be categorised so everyone knows who to pick on. Sad. » 6/30/14 12:57pm 6/30/14 12:57pm