Tag Archives: James Kirchick

Waugh and Brit Grift

The online newspaper The Daily BeastĀ (which owes its nameĀ to a fictional newspaper inĀ Scoop) recently ran a story by James KirchickĀ entitled “The Brit Grifters and the Designated American Suckers.” ThisĀ suggests aĀ historyĀ of British residents whose careers have hit a wall in their … Continue reading

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New Generation of “Wenlock Jakes” Superstars

Today’s Spectator has a story about the Frontline Club in London. It was founded in 2003 with the idealistic goal of providing a friendly and neutral refuge for freelance international correspondentsĀ while they spent time in London recovering from the stress … Continue reading

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