british

02 Mar 2020

Invading Afghanistan Remains a Historically Bad Idea

by Xan Holbrook It’s approaching cliche among historians and history buffs to say that Afghanistan is unconquerable. However, its reputation as the toughest nut to crack in geo-politics – from the Parthian Empire until now – is not meritless. For most Americans, Afghanistan first permeated the national psyche during the

Guest Writer 0
27 Jan 2020

Britain Invented Narco-Diplomacy

by Xan Holbrook In the words of Vito Corleone, Drugs are a dirty business. Who can disagree, even when spoken by a pretentious hood? What isn’t so well appreciated is the way in which drugs and political power are so closely interlinked. The often-parroted Marxist misquote about faith is a

Guest Writer 0
18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
21 Oct 2019

How Booze Helped Britain Conquer a Quarter of the World

by Xan Holbrook As a people, we Britons are stereotyped according to our drinking habits. This usually falls into the twee joshing about tea, as Americans love to remind us with teeth-grinding regularity. However, it is no exaggeration to say that the British love of alcohol is fabric-of-the-nation stuff. But,

Guest Writer 0
19 Mar 2015

Win Tickets To The Ting Tings @ Regency Ballroom!

  The Ting Tings are a indie-pop-electro British musical duo. They formed in December 2007 while based at Islington Mill Studios inSalford, Greater Manchester. Thursday, March 26 @ 7PM | Regency Ballroom | Tickets can be purchased here

illyannam 0
17 Sep 2014

Win tickets to Simian Mobile Disco @ Mezzanine!

Saturday, September 27 @ MEZZANINE & LIGHTS DOWN LOW Present: Simian Mobile Disco | PERFORMING WHORL  Tickets: $25 | 21+

illyannam 0
11 Sep 2014

Win Tickets To See A Sneek Peak Of The Film: PRIDE

  You are invited to win tickets to catch a sneak peak of the film PRIDE , at the Embarcadero Center on Tuesay, September 16 @ 7:30PM. Pride is inspired by an extraordinary true story.  It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike,

illyannam 0