I love sex and am very bored by baseball, so the “first base,” “second base,” “third base” metaphor has always seemed a bit silly to me. Making out is much more fun than running around a baseball diamond,
This stunt by Boris Johnson was the perfect metaphor for Brexit... but perhaps not in the way he meant
Boris Johnson faced two obstacles on Tuesday. One proved somewhat trickier to overcome than the other. The first was easy – as indeed it should have been, given that he’d put it there himself. It was nine-foot-high
Kairo is growing up in 1960s Sri Lanka at a moment of gathering political repression and destabilising social change. His father is a dyed-in-the-wool communist, in an armchair sort of way. His mother
In “Old Hope,” your story in this week’s issue, the narrator, a young woman “halfway between twenty and thirty,” lives with a bunch of roommates in a large house. A slight sense of aimlessness abides.