Eurovision 2012

If the Russian grandmothers don’t win it, something’s wrong. That is all.

Update: Wall St. Journal is liveblogging. Sign of the end times? Also #eurovision on Twitter is home of the best commentary.

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Freelance journalist based in Tbilisi, following stints in Atlanta, Budapest, Munich, Warsaw and Washington. Worked for a German think tank, discovered it was incompatible with repaying US student loans. Spent two years in financial markets. Bicycled from Vilnius to Tallinn. Climbed highest mountains in two Alpine countries (the easy ones, though). American center-left, with strong yellow dog tendencies. Arrived in the Caucasus two weeks before its latest war.

3 thoughts on “Eurovision 2012

  1. I don’t reckon the commentator for the Eurovision on BBC TV, Graham Norton, made himself any friends when he likened British fans waving Union Jacks and cheering for Engelbert Humperdinck to “a BNP rally”. Especially as the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee approaches, and a lot of people will be waving flags and cheering.

  2. Those aren’t grandmothers , they’re typical Russian women of 40 years of age who have been drinking their whole lives

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