Eugene S. Robinson

Eugene S. Robinson appears in the following:

The Amazing Mr. 'Please, Please, Please' Himself: James Brown

Saturday, August 02, 2014

With a new biopic in theaters this weekend,'s Eugene S. Robinson revisits one of the greatest routines of the "Godfather of Soul."


It's Not The Size Of This Sumo Wrestler That's Stunning

Saturday, July 19, 2014

There's only one country where it's practiced professionally, and there's probably only one country where it could be practiced.

The practice? Sumo. The place? Japan.

Sitting somewhere at the intersection of the deeply held Japanese belief in bushido — a gentlemanly code of warrior behaviors, literally the "military scholar road" ...


How That Pinkish Goo Called Silly Putty Came Out Of Its Shell

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Silly Putty abides.

While it may have escaped the notice of anyone under 40 years old, the pinkish goo in the red plastic egg stomped into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2001, where, with more than 300 million units or 4,000 tons sold since 1950, it's not likely ...