Monthly Archives: October 2012

Charles Tillman doing the Гопак

Delighted to see Chicago Bears’ defensive back Charles ‘Peanut’ Tillman getting his teammates amped up by dancing like a Cossack in the pre-game huddle: Yes, it’s like that. Mr. NFL please let me keep this video up. Advertisements

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Food Packaging and Sex

Last week the Russian food packaging industry had multiple brushes with sexual politics. For one, the re-naming of Kraft to ‘Mondelez’ is raising eyebrows in Russia as the name apparently sounds like a Russian term for oral sex. (“манда-лиз”) I … Continue reading

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C.R.E.A.M. A monument to Heydar Aliev on Mexico City’s Paseo de Reforma? That makes total sense… Mexicans puzzled by Azerbaijan leader monument MEXICO CITY — The appearance of a life-size statue of Azerbaijan’s “founder of the nation” on Mexico City’s … Continue reading

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