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Marianna Faynshteyn

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Balls of fire

For one month every four years, the United States — try as it might — can’t impose its vacuous culture on the rest of the planet. The World Cup arrives and the Americans are, at best, an afterthought.
Porn stars, witch doctors, elephant farts, and the worst soccer team on the planet take center stage at this summer’s World Cup
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG AND LANCE GOULD  |  May 28, 2010
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Opera singer teaches Sox fans how to scream

If Elena Zoubareva had the nerve to admonish boisterous fans outside Fenway Park, she’d offer, calmly, “Don’t scream like that — you’ll strain your vocal cords!”
You Scream, I Scream Dept.
By MARIANNA FAYNSHTEYN  |  May 07, 2010
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Solving hunger is not a piece of cake

Marie Antoinette lost a head not too long after she allegedly offered, “Let them eat cake” as a suggestion to hungry Parisians with no bread. While there are still plenty of people making ignorant remarks these days, very few of them are French princess
Will Walk for Food Dept.
By MARIANNA FAYNSHTEYN  |  April 30, 2010
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Children of the Revolution

Eleven down — three dead on the spot, and two more whisked away to suffer the same fate a bit later.
Child's Play
By MARIANNA FAYNSHTEYN  |  March 12, 2010
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OMG, blame him

With religion being responsible for so many of the conflicts currently plaguing the world, it's good to see that some people are finally pointing the blame finger skyward.
Holy Finger-Pointing
By MARIANNA FAYNSHTEYN  |  March 05, 2010