The hiphop theme of a cinematic tribute to Spartak ultras: “Stand in line with your brother and don’t take one step back / Russian brigades, like a bumper, ram our opponent.” Extras: Russian football hooliganism’s English roots; Anglicisms in a Russian hooligan lexicon; and use of “hooligan” in Russian before English, in an 1892 decree issued by a Petersburg mayor of Scottish descent.
Nominations for the noblest British fighter in a Spanish war, and speculative revisions of the history of two idiot idioms.
Xenophobic atavism in the 1640 Reapers Revolt.
Kalebeul’s investigation into Vosk and the Na’kuhl temporal conduit yields some surprising results.
Anecdotes from the frozen wastes of Spain and Britain, with a brief burst of the usual twaddle.