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The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression, number 8

The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression, number 8

Luis Suarez, eh? He’s big news. As surely as a team coached by Fabio Capello plunge¬†headlong into igniminious early elimination at each and every World Cup, Luis Suarez will find a way to make his presence felt. Usually by biting your shoulder. Although I believe that Branislav Ivanovic got off with the old ear nibble….

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June 27, 2014
Ted
The 200% World Cup: The Artistic Genius Of David Squires

The 200% World Cup: The Artistic Genius Of David Squires

Some of you will already be aware of a very good friend of this site, the cartoonist David Squires, who was gracious enough to draw a whole series of Mungo for us several years ago as has built himself a formidable reputation off the back of his beautiful and hilarious artwork. Well, David has been…

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June 21, 2014
Ian
The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression, number 7

The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression, number 7

As the noted philosopher Chris Martin from Coldplay says, “everything’s not lost”. Only England could be so down and out yet do it¬†in such a way that there is still a sliver of hope. After all, it’s the hope that kills you and as another noted philosopher stated last night, supporting England isn’t supposed to…

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June 20, 2014
Ted
The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression, number 6

The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression, number 6

As the noted football pundit Sir Elton John so sagely pointed out, it’s the circle of life. It’s the wheel of fortune. He was probably drawing on the philosophy of Boethius, whom I believe was a classmate of Sir Tim Rice’s at Lancing College. It’s my belief that history is a wheel. “Inconstancy is my…

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June 19, 2014
Ted
The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression number 5

The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression number 5

Goalkeepers win, and lose, football matches. There’s no other position quite like it and one of the key reasons that goalkeepers are a different breed from the rest of us. Taller, if nothing else. And with big hands. Big meaty hands. Hairy old meat. This old truism was proven once again last night. Mexico’s multiple-fingered…

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June 18, 2014
Ted
The 200% World Cup: Brazil vs Mexico Live! In MS Paint!

The 200% World Cup: Brazil vs Mexico Live! In MS Paint!

Good evening one, and good evening all. Tonight, we will be bringing you yet another live blog, this time of the Group A match between Brazil and Mexico, and we’ll be doing it with a twist. According to the French mathematician Emile Borel, if you give an infinite number of monkeys an infinite number of…

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June 17, 2014
Ian
The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression number 4

The 200% World Cup: Artist’s Impression number 4

Today, our lump-handed twit of an artist Dotmund has drawn on the deep well of depictions of the complex feelings of grief that have prevailed throughout the history of European art. You can follow Dotmund on Twitter by clicking here. You can follow Twohundredpercent on Twitter by clicking here.

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June 17, 2014
Ted
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