The Baxter

You know him when you see him. He’s in every romantic comedy: the baxter. He is the nice but terribly dull guy who is dumped at the end of the story for the passionate protagonist. Think of Walter in Sleepless in Seattle, whose greatest flaw is that he is steady and dependable; this is somehow damning enough […]

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Confirming the Stereotype

The numbers confirm what you already know: Americans are optimistic and believe the future is determined by one’s actions, not present situation. In the case of football in America, let’s hope that is true. After decades of fantastic growth, the US Men’s National Team has plateaued. After a successful start as 2013 Gold Cup champions and qualification […]

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