Honored as always to be talking about World Cup on National Public Radio. And here’s me in Newsweek on flopping!
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As always it was a great honor to be on National Public Radio, this time talking about the art of flopping in the World Cup. Apparently cheating is the international language. https://www.npr.org/2018/07/01/625079032/the-art-of-flopping-in-soccer
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Me & Alan Black on NPR with the inside skinny on World Cup 2014. Can America escape Group o Death? Hell yeah!
Landycakes. That used to be Landon Donovan’s nickname. As often as he was acknowledged as one of the most talented soccer players America has ever produced, historically he was also perceived as being soft, petulant, churlish, a bit of a puff pastry. He was criticized for wilting when the spotlight got hot, shining only during […]
David Henry Sterry waxes about world cup on ESPN radio world cup
David Henry Sterry on Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-henry-sterry/world-cup-2010-what-we-le_b_642302.html
The Glorious World Cup makes the front page of the Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-henry-sterry/world-cup-hotties-notties_b_642244.html
The glorious Liane Hansen talks to David Henry Sterry & Alan Black about vuvuzela, #1 Hottie Diego Forlan, and the future of the world http://n.pr/bMM9LR
A Simple Guide to Overcoming World Cup Fear and Boredom, and Understanding the Beauty of the Beautiful Game
The Making of an American Hero: Donovan’s Transformation from Lanycakes to Landon the Man: The Glorious World Cup on Huffington Post
USA. Ghana. South Africa. With ex-President Bill Clinton, rock star for the ages Mick Jagger, and newly crowned NBA champion Kobe Bryant among the approximately 1,000,000,000 watching, the dreams of a nation collided headfirst with those of a continent. America was hoping that the glass slipper slid on and fit perfectly, and that they would […]
Colin Powers, our man in South Africa, tells it like it is about the English. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-henry-sterry/live-from-south-africa-ho_b_620453.html a
The Cup has debuted with some tentative, tetsing first steps for the most part. A win in game one is nice for a nation’s prospects; a loss can be completely damning, however. And so, the war of attrition format of the tourney encourages conservatism in the early stages, keeping your head above water, hoping for […]
It’s humid but pleasantly warm in Durban, the heat a welcome embrace in the wake of Cape Town’s night time chill. The stands of the beautifully designed and architecturally exquisite Moses Mabhida Stadium are empty beyond the eclectic collection prepping for tomorrow’s clash between Germany and Australia. Some volunteers are busy labeling seat numbers, others […]
thanks once again to be Huffington Post for giving us so much welcome love. http://huff.to/9YWZ8S
It was a glorious day on Sunday for the Glorious World Cup when the glorious Liane Hanson interviewed me and my partner in crime on black. She was absolutely the pro’s pro. I’m afraid I have a bit of a radio crush on her at this point. http://n.pr/9D1tDT World Cup predictions: Group G http://bit.ly/aow5fs World […]
we’re all very excited to be on one of the great new services in the world today. Thank you Reuters. http://blogs.reuters.com/soccer/
Birthday Boy Gets Severe World Cup Fever, Sex Worker Literati at Bowery Poetry Club & Essential Guide to Getting Published
Today is my birthday. I’m going to have very good pancakes and go see Henri Carter Bresson photographs and then some kind of spectacular meal and see some kind of spectacular theater. As I look back on May and forward to June there’s been so much done yet so much to do that my head […]
The Glorious World Cup Presents: An America Soccer Fanatic’s Predictions for South Africa 2010 : Group F
GROUP F: YES: Italy & Paraguay NO: New Zealand, Slovakia The last time we saw Italy at the World Cup Final, they were saying rude things about people’s sisters, getting head butted, and dancing gleefully with the trophy. They are back with much of the same crew intact. They still have that mad handsome dashing […]
The Glorious World Cup Presents: An America Soccer Fanatic’s Predictions for South Africa 2010 : Group E
GROUP E: YES: Netherlands & Cameroon NO: Japan & Denmark I can’t help it, I am so on love with this Holland team I want to marry it. .Robin van Persie is like a cross between Dutch Master Johann Cruyff and the little boy who put his finger in the dyke. Arjen Robbin, in addition […]
The Glorious World Cup Presents: An America Soccer Fanatic’s Predictions for South Africa 2010 : Group D
GROUP D: YES: Serbia & Ghana NO: Australia & Germany If Group G is the Group of Death, Group D is the Group of Do Not Resuscitate. A crazy melting pot of bizarre juxtapositions, these surreal pairings are just one of the reasons I love the World Cup above all other sporting events. Germany is, […]
The Glorious World Cup Presents: An America Soccer Fanatic’s Predictions for South Africa 2010 : Group C
GROUP C: YES: USA & England NO: Algeria & Slovenia June 12, 2010. USA versus England, the imperialist colonizers who taxed us with no representation. 60 years to the day after the greatest American sports upset you never heard of. 1950, World Cup, Brazil, long before information could fly around the world at the speed […]
The Glorious World Cup Presents: An America Soccer Fanatic’s Predictions for South Africa 2010 : Group B
The Glorious World Cup: A Fanatic’s Guide is pound for pound the funniest book about World Cup 2010 in the world today.