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Record breaking just the start for Rebels

Scoring a franchise record 45 points en route to a  season-opening win wasn’t even the best part of the Rebels’ win over the Reds, according to coach Dave Wessels. The Rebels were comprehensive in the 45-19 win but, for Wessels, spotting signs of a team that can claim an Australian Conference title from the coaching…

By JohnValbyNation September 19, 2019 0

Kim Deitch Spins His Yarns

Kim Deitch, a mainstay of the underground comix movement, gives a full display of his ebullient creativity in his new book, “Reincarnation Stories.” Deitch has produced delightfully idiosyncratic comics for well over half a century, but in this project he endeavors to explain the mechanisms through which he gets his ideas. (Hint: a robot is…

By JohnValbyNation September 18, 2019 0

Genia giving Rebels hope in Crusaders clash

Star halfback Will Genia says the Super Rugby ladder-leading Crusaders are beatable and is backing the Rebels to rise to the challenge at AAMI Park on Friday night. In free-fall from first to seventh after four successive losses, the Rebels have been given little chance of toppling the defending champions. But Genia says the Rebels…

By JohnValbyNation September 18, 2019 0

Reds all business ahead of Tokyo trip

It’ll be all business for Queensland in Tokyo this week after Reds prop JP Smith admitted his side were caught in the moment last year. The winless Reds have assumed rare underdog status against the Sunwolves, who have turned heads this Super Rugby season. Thrashed 63-28 on their last visit, Smith has promised no repeat…

By JohnValbyNation September 18, 2019 0

Waratahs embracing home ground roadshow: Foley

The year of the home ground nomad starts on Saturday for the Waratahs and flyhalf Bernard Foley says there’s plenty of upside to be found in their rotating schedule. NSW will play against the Hurricanes at Brookvale Oval on Saturday night and are set to take their home games to Newcastle, Parramatta and the SCG…

By JohnValbyNation September 18, 2019 0

Elizabeth Warren’s Crusade Against Corruption

The setting for Elizabeth Warren’s speech on Monday night was meant to be symbolic, down to the last detail. A riser was constructed beneath the lit-up seventy-three-and-a-half-foot arch in Washington Square Park, in Manhattan, with a giant American flag draped in the background. A lectern placed on top was made from reclaimed wood from the…

By JohnValbyNation September 18, 2019 0