A brief pause from the serious events of the world to ask a key question: Dude, how did Hakuho not get promoted to yokozuna? After… Read More »How Freakonomics explains Hakuho’s non-promotion
Israel and Lebanon are at war again, and bloggers IM one another across the border while missles land in their cities. Bloodshed in Iraq has… Read More »In an uncertain world, the simple pleasures of sumo
It’s been a lively 48 hours in Mongolia, a country where it’s never too cold for political tumult. On Wednesday, ten ministers in Prime Minister… Read More »It’s never to cold to riot in Ulaanbaatar!
I’m on my winter vacation from now until January 5th, which means, according to the circular I just got in the mail from the International… Read More »It’s official – there’s now a sumo category on the blog.