Archive for June, 2008

Gun control: The sums don’t work, either way

TThere have been recent calls in Jamaica to free up the gun regulations, so the citizenry can protect itself. But given our conflict resolution skills – chop, shoot, then talk – we’re not so sure; and neither are the statistics.
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Why Jamaica Kincaid Hates the Pursuit of Happiness

“I think in many ways the problem that my writing would have with an American reviewer is that Americans find difficulty very hard to take. They are inevitably looking for a happy ending…I think life is difficult and that’s that. I am not at all – absolutely not at all – interested in the pursuit [...]

Thelonious Monk – Straight No Chaser (the documentary)

Clint Eastwood recently threatened to spark out Spike Lee after his fellow director made allegations of racism against him. But then Lee never made this documentary, one of two jazz films made by Eastwood, something the former Dirty Harry star was keen to remind.

N***** Head Oysters?!

But were we just being oversensitive?


VIDEO: How Jamaica produces the world’s best on track

With the Olympics this summer and Asafa Powell and Usain Bolt vying for each other’s 100m record…let’s just say it’s a good time for Jamaica.
It’s about how this island of less than than 3 million people can be able to dominate at world level, despite limited resources but with innovate coaching methods.
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