Daily Archives: March 5, 2018

Coroner – Paralized, Mesmerized (1993)

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NYT: “The Left Shouldn’t Be Too Proud to Meme”

I love how the NYT’s op-ed section is basically a series of ‘How To’ instructions for the Democrat Party, written by academics and other cultural elites. Today we have “The Left Shouldn’t Be Too Proud to Meme” by Jennifer Grygiel, … Continue reading

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Death Wish: Then and Now

With respect to the Death Wish remake currently out, I’m struck by the significant ‘White Panther’-esque “moviegoer vs movie critic” split in terms of the film’s favorability/unfavorability. In his review of the film at Variety, Owen Gleiberman (sigh) establishes his … Continue reading

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XTC – The Ugly Underneath (1992)

One of the countless gems by this sorely missed, genius band. First there’s the handshake It’s so warm that you could bake by it Designed to take attention from their Ugly Underneath… Then there’s the wedding The coordinated bedding And … Continue reading

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The Shape of ‘The Shape of Water’

Thank God we have people like Nathan Duffy over at Thermidor, who went through the pain of watching The Shape of Water so that the rest of us can be spared: It’s hard to overstate how absurd the SJW messaging … Continue reading

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Tyler Cowen: “No, Fascism Can’t Happen Here”

Tyler Cowen (of Marginal Revolution) has a piece in Politico titled “No, Fascism Can’t Happen Here”, which is adapted from Can It Happen Here? Authoritarianism in America, edited by Cass “Nudge” Sunstein. My argument is pretty simple: American fascism cannot happen … Continue reading

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