The Daily Dish

2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan

  • Face Of The Day

    A member of the English Defence League (EDL) wears a mock burka as the EDL gather for a demonstration against radical Islamism on April 2, 2011 …

  • King Barack I, Ctd

    Mickey Edwards joins the chorus: The "I'm King" scenario is bad enough, but Obama also has a second story available if we're…

  • Malcolm Too?

    The dead keep getting outed: Malcolm X himself contributed to many of the fictions, Mr. Marable argues, by exaggerating, glossing over or…

  • Mental Health Break

    A reader writes: My friend Bob directed this music video for New Orleans genderqueer rapper Big Freedia. Dunno if you've heard…

  • Blogs, Tweets ... And Bleets?

    Ian Bogost regrets that ideas get buried too quickly on blogs and that we sometimes miss important exchanges. Alan Jacobs takes it one step…

  • The Bugs Or Mickey Debate, Ctd

    A reader writes: The real question is not why was Mickey more popular than Bugs, which pretty much follows the early American cultural…

  • The World Via Airport Carpeting

    George Pendle admires airport decor:  Witness the carpet at Singapore's Changi Airport, a vertiginous monochrome wonder…

  • Drafting In Ink

    Witold Rybczynski considers architecture before computers: Rigor was equally a part of the Renaissance architect's working method. This…

  • How Will It End?

    Juan Cole thinks International Criminal Court charges will hasten Qaddafi's departure: NATO’s aerial bombing missions were…

  • Could An Obese Goalie Change Hockey? Ctd

    A puckhead writes: I'm really sorry about emailing twice in a day, but as a hockey goalie I couldn't let this one slide.  No,…

  • Arianna's April Fools

    Had me for a couple of minutes.

  • Yglesias Award Nominee

    “Reducing and eliminating needless spending and programs are appropriate, but a wholesale reduction in spending, without considering economic,…

  • Brothers

    An Airman returns from Afghanistan and finds his bro asleep on the couch: (Hat tip: BF.)

  • Home News

    As most of you know, we're migrating on Monday to the Daily Beast. I'm sure there may be some unavoidable hiccups, so please bear with us if…

  • Meanwhile, In Afghanistan ...

    David Rothkopf reiterates that we should get out of the country ASAP: [W]aging a war that cannot be won on behalf of an ally who is flirting…

  • The Weekly Wrap

    Today on the Dish, Andrew envisioned the end, where infighting could occur if Qaddafi leaves, but trusted in Obama. Andrew sized up King…

  • Feel The Beard

    Brian Wilson gives you a virtual rub. He seems fine with Just For Men. And I'm going wobbly again on the Santa issue.

  • Mission Creeps

    Scott Horton takes down John Yoo and Robert Delahunty.

  • "A Touch Of Momentum"

    There's no real change in long-term unemployment - with the labor participation rate at record lows (hence Gallup's higher readings). But…

  • The Quiet Crackdown

    Al Jazeera reports: Bahrain has stepped up the arrests of Shia Muslims, including many cyber activists, with more than 300 detained…


Confessions of Moms Around the World

A global look at the hardest and best job ever


A Stop-Motion Tour of New York City

A filmmaker animated hundreds of still photographs to create this Big Apple flip book


The Absurd Psychology of Restaurant Menus

Would people eat healthier if celery was called "cool celery?"


This Japanese Inn Has Been Open for 1,300 Years

It's one of the oldest family businesses in the world.



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