Category Archives: Culture Wars

Memes: The Alt Right’s Art-Form

I have a new piece up at VDARE that touches upon the Alt Right’s use of memes as a form of art.

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The Cornell Rebellion

In TAC, Jack Howard Burke revisits the continued poignancy of Allan Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind (1987). Bloom’s point on the university is fully brought home when he recounts his experiences as a faculty member during the Cornell … Continue reading

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Happy Easter from the NYT!

12+ hours later from my previous post on lead NYT stories and it’s still pretty much the same thing. While Google completely ignores Easter (the equivalent of flipping its middle finger to white Christians), here are the lead evening stories … Continue reading

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Foolish Grad School Decisions

So, maybe getting that PhD in African art history was not such a smart thing after all… for a (((white))) girl. It might’ve worked in 2008, but not in virtue-spiraling 2018: The Brooklyn Museum has sparked outrage in the black … Continue reading

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The Hogg Zone

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Leonard Bernstein’s Radical Chic

In 1970, before the term ‘limousine liberal’ was coined, the great Tom Wolfe coined the phrase ‘radical chic’, which was the title of his famous long-form NY Magazine piece (“Radical Chic: That Party at Lenny’s”). It’s a seminal piece of … Continue reading

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NPR: Gross & Weisman Discussing… (Take a Wild Guess)

If you can stomach the sounds of two ‘globalists’ kibbutzing and wringing their hands about the dastardly Alt Right, this NPR interview that thee unbearably sanctimonious Terry Gross has with Jonathan Weisman is chock full of paranoia and cognitive dissonance. … Continue reading

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NYT: Stop Apologizing for Being Elite

Susan Jacoby has a column in the NYT actually called “Stop Apologizing for Being Elite”. I am continually awestruck at how tone deaf the NYT can be. When is the last time you’ve seen or heard any member of the … Continue reading

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The Skinhead Lesbian & Saint Camera Hogg

“‘Skinhead Lesbian’ Tweet About Parkland Student Ends Maine Republican’s Candidacy” reads the NYT’s story title, which made me chuckle: A Republican candidate for the Maine State House who disparaged two teenage survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., dropped … Continue reading

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Emily Dickinson is Now a “Lesbian Feminist Hero”

“How Molly Shannon Brought Emily Dickinson Out of the Closet as a ‘Lesbian Feminist Hero’” is the header to the Variety story: South by Southwest isn’t typically associated with movies that have a literary pedigree. But the film festival scored … Continue reading

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