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Friday, March 27, 2015
​Turning and turning in the widening gyre/ The falcon cannot hear the falconer/ Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold/ Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world—WB Yeats, The Second Coming
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar entered her, or at least the UNC’s, hometown of Debe, in an entirely different set of the empress’ new clothes.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Cable and DirecTV serve up yet another Sunday with a field of film choice so good and wide that Also Rans include one of 2012’s funniest movies (Think Like a Man, 10.35 am HBO), an excellent war film,
Friday, March 20, 2015
​You can tell you’re a Trinidadian in many ways but the most reliable indicator is that you arrive everywhere a day late and a dollar short—and it’s been that way ever since the people who used to tel
Sunday, March 15, 2015
​Properly into Lent and the New Year’s resolution of cable and DirecTV to show great films remains, well, resolute.
Friday, March 13, 2015
In yet another transparent attempt to use the national patrimony to bribe a few extra voters towards the People’s Partnership With Only One Partner In It, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar this we
Sunday, March 8, 2015
The second Sunday of Lent and the New Year’s resolution of cable & DirecTV to show great films remains strong.
Friday, March 6, 2015
In 2011, I was called by my Uncle Godfrey—God the Uncle—to sum up the Bible in the voice of Kenrick, the kind of tess who derides religion as superstitious bunk but fasts for Ramadan and stops drinkin
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Friday, February 27, 2015
If, somehow, love for our cricket and anger over the machinations of a pompous idiot should trump the shameless horse-trading that passes for WICB politics, and he should get the ignominious run-out h