Boris Zelkin

About Boris Zelkin

Russian-born Boris Zelkin is an Emmy Award-winning composer who has written the music to countless films, documentaries, television shows and major sporting events, including the Tucker Carlson show, Bill O'Reilly, "Gosnell," “FrackNation,” Citizen United’s “Rediscovering God in America II,” Roger Simon’s “Lies and Whispers,” the America's Cup, the Masters, the World Skating Championships, the U.S. Open, NASCAR, the Stanley Cup Championship, and the theme to ESPN’s NCAA championship coverage. Zelkin received his B.A. from Colgate University and earned his M.A. in religion from the University of Chicago Divinity School. He has written extensively on the culture for various online journals and was a major contributor to the recently released “Bond Forever,” a book about the James Bond franchise. He currently resides in Los Angeles but is always looking for a way out.

Eat Mor Capitulation:
The Chick-fil-A Betrayal

After years of standing by its founding principles in the face of unjust, ugly, and unrelenting criticism from the Jacobin Left, Chick-fil-A abandoned those principles. After years of steadfast support from the cultural Right, Chick-fil-A has betrayed that support. Chick-fil-A on Monday raised the white flag in a battle it was winning by announcing it

By | 2019-11-24T21:05:36-07:00 November 22nd, 2019|Tags: |

Free Speech Suffers as ‘Fortnite’ Reality Rises

As my son’s birthday rolled around last week, my wife and I were unsure about what to buy him. Awash in a sea of easily procured, cheaply available, Chinese-manufactured baubles, our son’s regard for physical objects—toys—seems tepid, at best. As consumer manufacturing pipelines increase and corporations release infinite variables of intellectual properties there are few

By | 2019-11-09T00:41:27-07:00 November 9th, 2019|Tags: |

The Joke’s on Those Demanding a Female ‘Joker’

It’s amazing what a difference success makes. Within a mere few weeks of its release we've gone from revulsion at the idea of the new “Joker” movie to calls for it to be reinterpreted as a female empowerment film. Before it was released, there was tremendous chatter among the scolderati and news personalities (but I

By | 2019-11-03T20:44:52-07:00 November 3rd, 2019|Tags: |

Confirmation Contempt

The spectacular calving of a glacier is not a spontaneous process. What seems, at first, to be a single, instantaneous episode is, in reality, the culmination of years of small fractures, faults, and crevasses forming and degrading the stability of the ice before the calving occurs. Civic institutions work the same way. When they fall,

By | 2019-09-25T12:15:00-07:00 September 24th, 2019|Tags: |

A Monopoly on Our Memory

Nikolai Yezhov was an abominable man and one of the most feared figures in the early days of the Soviet Union. As head of Stalin’s secret police from 1936-1938, Yezhov helped the Communist dictator consolidate power by presiding over the Great Purges, which saw the murder of 950,000 people for political crimes and the arrest

By | 2019-09-01T09:56:09-07:00 August 31st, 2019|Tags: |

No Aid for Censors: The Case for Quitting Twitter

Last night I suspended Twitter indefinitely. This had been building for some time for two primary reasons. First, Twitter, like Facebook (which I had given up a few months ago), is a hate machine. Second, Twitter’s ever-changing terms of service and curiously selective enforcement of said terms via shadow and outright bans made

By | 2018-11-27T22:46:46-07:00 November 28th, 2018|

Politically Correct Pedophilia

It's practically a cliché when an old guy or a conservative complains about declining moral standards. But with the news of a professed pedophile now openly seeking a seat in Congress and placing his pedophilia front and center as part of his platform, I feel fairly secure in passing judgment on our society. Something

By | 2018-06-03T14:10:55-07:00 June 4th, 2018|

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