Bastille Day. Why, the very idea of this French holiday is so genius, it must be American in origin. A celebration of the death of monarchy (both figuratively and literally), the storming of a prison, a rallying cry of "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity," victorious fireworks -- these concepts sound suspiciously American in origin. And it takes place in July, you say? Are you certain this isn't a Fourth of July... More >>>
By Dan Zettwoch
Heavy is the head that wears the crown; greasy are the fingers that hold the ribs.