George Quraishi

George Quraishi is founder and editor of Howler, a magazine about soccer. During the World Cup he is editing

Hang Up And Listen
July 11 2014 11:04 AMWorld Cup Dummy: The Myth of Jogo Bonito EditionHowler’s World Cup podcast on the semifinals, national soccer identities, and FIFA’s policy on head injuries.
Hang Up And Listen
July 2 2014 12:28 PMWorld Cup Dummy: The Tim Howard Is Everywhere EditionHowler’s World Cup podcast on the United States’ loss to Belgium.
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June 24 2014 3:50 PMMexico’s Coach Miguel Herrera Is Pleasingly Rectangular
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June 13 2014 5:10 PMWorld Cup Dummy: No Doves Were Killed in the Making of This PodcastHowler’s World Cup podcast on the tourney opener, the scene in Brazil, and the U.S. national team.
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July 8 2014 5:27 PMWorld Cup Dummy: The Dutch, Masters of Gamesmanship EditionHowler’s World Cup podcast on diving, which U.S. players impressed European scouts, and a tough tournament for African teams.
Hang Up And Listen
June 27 2014 3:24 PMChewing Over Luis Suárez’s Latest Bite
Hang Up And Listen
June 17 2014 5:18 PMJohn Brooks’ Disbelief at Scoring a Game-Winning Goal Was a Beautiful World Cup Moment



The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.