Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Can We Stop Hyperventilating About Our National Threat Level?

  Somewhere around the turn of the millennium, the “Keep Calm and Carry On” meme began to replicate. The phrase..

By David Waywell

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Kasparov's Bold Sacrifice: A Review of 'Deep Thinking'

Deep Thinking by Gary Kasparov (London: John Murray, 2017)  £20 Among the many myths of genius that are routinely indulged is that..

By David Waywell

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Stuck in the middle: The plight of ordinary cyclists

Given the current climate – the dents in the bodywork, the scars down the shins – it’s perhaps not a..

By David Waywell

Thursday, 17 August 2017

The words of an Orange Supremacist

For a supposed white supremacist, Donald Trump is obviously the wrong colour. The Grand Wizard of Trump Tower is also..

By David Waywell

Monday, 14 August 2017

Cold Hearts & Hot Heads: The Fateful Delusions of Charlottesville

The news cycle locks so effortlessly onto the aftermath of the incident in Charlottesville that one can easily forget how..

By David Waywell

Friday, 11 August 2017

When is a hack not a hack?

If you can take a moment from prepping your fallout shelter and/or stitching North Korean flags into your underwear, I..

By David Waywell

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Presidential Checkmate?

So, now that Scaramucci is gone and we can stop humming that infuriating song, what’s next for President Trump? It..

By David Waywell

Friday, 21 July 2017

So Long Spicey

Sean Spicer as the face of the Trump administration somehow captured the peculiar mood of these crazy days like no..

By David Waywell

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Forget Lineker - the BBC has lost its purpose

For the sake of transparency, let me explain where I stand on the single most important matter of the day: I..

By David Waywell