Albert Camus

The Curious Case of the Silent US Sports Fans

Matt Clough | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Sport
Matt Clough

There's one aspect of the sport Stateside that doesn't subscribe to the same law of hyperbolic excess - the fans. If the rule that governs the rest of American life is observed, then those followers of MLB, NFL and the rest should find themselves reduced to orgasmic ecstasy by success and frothing rage by defeat.

Existentialism on Main Street: The Rock & Roll Philosophy of Albert Camus

Chris Price | Posted 04.03.2013 | Home
Chris Price

On 4 January 1960 Albert Camus, the writer, absurdist philosopher and beloved intellectual pin-up of post-war France, was returning to Paris from his home in Provence after the Christmas holiday. Just short of his destination, the Facel Vega in which he was a passenger skidded off the road and concertinaed into a tree, killing him instantly.

Instead of Camus Remember Fanon: Here's to the Wretched of the Earth

Tam Hussein | Posted 07.01.2013 | Home
Tam Hussein

When France was moralizing over the Armenian genocide the Turkish Prime Minister, Erdogan accused them of hypocrisy.

African Girl Power: How 36 Girl Footballers are Scoring All the Goals in Togo

Jane Labous | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Sport
Jane Labous

At the 2012 Olympics in London, only two African women's teams will feature among the 12 nations competing. Last year, a plucky women's team from the diminutive Central African nation of Equatorial Guinea hit world headlines during the women's football World Cup in Germany.

We Have Nothing to Lose But Our USP!

Joanna Kavenna | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Joanna Kavenna

I met a literary agent the other day. She told me that these days when you sell a novel to publishers, there has to be a USP. "A what?" I said. "'Unique Selling Point. You know, narrated by a hermaphrodite, or someone who has been repeatedly raped by their grandfather, that sort of thing.

WATCH: Meet Henri, The Cat With Ennui

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK Comedy

Meet Henri, the French cat who's undergoing an existential crisis the way only an French cat can: melodramatically. Fortunately, his owner has off...