The English: Are They Human? Case Study 9: Lord Uxbridge’s Leg

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 8: The Wicked Bible

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 7: The Beard Tax

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 6: Legal Oddities

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 5: The Battle of Fishguard

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 4: On Whale Sovereignty

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 3: Henry I and the Eel Dinner

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 2: George II and Dying On the John

Despite controlling one-third of the world's landmass and one-quarter of its population at its peak in the late 19th century, one really has to wonder if the English are even civilized in the first place. As Indian historian and MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor stated in a 2015 speech at Oxford

The English: Are They Human? Case Study 1: The Hartlepool Monkey Hangers

Welcome to The Maestro's newest series! Over the next few months, we're going to be following in the footsteps of famed Dutch sociologist G.J. Renier, a brilliant man who tried, and failed, to understand English society and its myriad peculiarities and ridiculousness. Of all the nations in the world, I

Waiting For Football: Your 2020 New England Patriots Season Preview

A football stadium. A goalpost. Evening. (SULLY, sitting on a sideline, is trying to take off his shoe. He pulls at it with both hands, panting. He gives up, exhausted, rests, tries again. As before. Enter TAWMMY.) SULLY: (Giving up again) Nothin’ tah be done. TAWMMY: (Advancing with short, stiff strides, legs