Category Archives: Culture

Shining the Light on the SPLC

It’s good to see the $PLC getting scrutiny these days. There was the recent, critical Politico piece, then Tucker talked about them on Friday night, and now this: A new coalition of conservative groups, which the SPLC label as “hate” … Continue reading

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Duesterberg on NRx

James Duesterberg’s “Final Fantasy: Neoreactionary politics and the liberal imagination” is a decently-written, liberal appraisal of NRx of the Mencius/Land variety.

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Generation Z

We keep hearing about Millennials, but what about the generation after them? With “Generation Z” being loosely defined as the generation that currently has its oldest members in their early 20s, the NY Post reports: “Gen Z actually like and … Continue reading

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Fluidity as Virtue Signaling

Here is actor Andrew Garfield on playing a gay character in the over the top, hagiographical play Angels in America: “As far as I know, I am not a gay man,” he told Out. “Maybe I’ll have an awakening later in … Continue reading

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Farstar

Jack Ryan notes: “The very talented graphic artist Farstar has created a rather disturbing comic envisioning a day where 3rd world migrants might not always be the Left’s obedient pets.”

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NYT: “Why the Far Right Wants to Be the New ‘Alternative’ Culture”

The NYT is finally realizing the Alt-Right represents today’s counter-culture. Stop the press! From “Why the Far Right Wants to Be the New ‘Alternative’ Culture” by John Herrman: A wide-eyed observer of today’s political media wouldn’t just see different voices … Continue reading

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Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars

David Kynaston has a very good review of what sounds to be a very good book: Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of the Rock Stars by David Hepworth. A key passage from the Hepworth book: “The age of the … Continue reading

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NYT: Shakespeare’s #Resistance in the Park

As if to rub the Right’s noses in some Central Park dogsh*t, the NYT has a piece titled “Protesters Outside ‘Julius Caesar’ in Central Park, and Laughs Inside”. That very juxtaposition in the title, given a play about the brutal … Continue reading

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Identity at Evergreen State

Gateway Pundit reports: Evergreen State students are using anti-Semitic sentiments to silence Bret Weinstein saying that he’s using his Jewish background to “invalidate the claims of racism being raised against him.” Weinstein emailed students and faculty several weeks ago to object to … Continue reading

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Star Wars: 40 Years Ago

Star Wars was released 40 years ago yesterday. In the pre-internet, pre-cable-TV days of 1977, all we had in my household growing up was TV Guide. Before ‘Star Wars’ came out, I was perusing an issue of the magazine, and … Continue reading

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