Kevin Macneil

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Ian Rubbish (Fred Armisen) interviews The Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon (video)

As you may remember, former Clash members <b>Mick Jones</b> and <b>Paul Simonon</b> were in NYC a few weeks ago to celebrate (and talk about) the new Clash box set …

Why is Brazil so expensive?

TRAVELLERS have long known that the richer a country, the more likely a visit is to burn a hole in their wallets. A recent survey by Tripadvisor, a …

Data suggest guns do in fact kill people

PREPPING for an appearance on Dutch TV this week to talk about the new gun-control measures that take effect in Maryland starting October 1st has …

Why does the debt ceiling matter?

THIS WEEK much of America’s government shut down when Republicans and Democrats failed to agree on a budget. Soon, America will hit a more disruptive …

Mr McAfee's little black box

FORGIVE the public if claims by John McAfee, the eponymous founder of an anti-virus software company which he left long ago, may be received with a …

Problems with planes

AMERICA'S government shutdown was already damaging airlines' business by reducing demand for travel. But now it's having a more direct effect: …

Why are some scientists unhappy with the Nobel prizes?

THE Nobel prizes in physiology or medicine, physics and chemistry are the most prestigious gongs in science. The annual announcement of the winners …

Cracking the screens

IN THE television business, as at buffets, people crave seconds. A series is deemed a success if it is renewed for another season. The industry is …

Alice Munro, Our Chekhov

The announcement that this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to Alice Munro probably strikes many readers and writers as deliriously incredible. Few contemporary writers are more admired, and with good reason. Everyone gets called “our Chekhov.” All you have to do nowadays is write …