Impromptus

The Olympic horror, &c.

On the Beijing Games; Elon Musk; Russian appetites; Epstein’s pals; the scourge of wokeness; Sidney Poitier; Winston Churchill; and more.

Stars on ice, &c.

When dictators play sports; when Americans flirt with national divorce; when Spielberg directs West Side Story; and more.

Mailbag

Readers on the subjects of guns, trans athletes, and American idioms.

Steph’s record, &c.

On records in sports; the streets of San Francisco; politics and the young; January 6; a scene at the golf range; and more.