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Books & Culture
Apart from pandering to the politically correct with a jumbled social justice salad, “Terminator: Dark Fate” offers thin gruel in the way of decent sci-fi action.
Apparently, the desire to appropriate instead of create is more important to contemporary social justice warriors. Or maybe they're just unimaginative and creatively lazy.
The 2019 Nationals seem like a throwback to Washington ball clubs of old—and, in a strange way, to old Washington.
In the spirit of obliging their need for outrage, we propose a rating system, to evaluate your costume’s offensiveness—because in the battle for Hallowe’en, offense is better than defense.
The only thing the deep state likes more than an all controlling bureaucracy is the Washington Nationals with the Washington Capitals as the runner up.
The late literary critic and defender of the Western “canon” fought against the ideologies infecting the humanities.
The still-warm, cadaverous Michel Houellebecq is a modern soothsayer. His latest book, Serotonin, is the novel for our globalized, demoralized times.
NBA’s Steve Kerr, Adam Silver, and Greg Popovich play defense for Beijing's totalitarian regime.
FIFA has a responsibility not only over soccer in Hong Kong, but also over the U.S. Soccer Federation. The U.S. Soccer Federation in turn has a responsibility to make sure the National Women’s Soccer League and Major League Soccer play by the rules.
If “The Dark Knight” proved that regular people can become heroes in response to a bleak and unstable society, then “Joker” proves that regular people can become villains for the same reason.
Anyone who is still celebrating the liberal-capitalist "defeat" of communism needs to reckon with the field of Democratic presidential candidates; subject themselves to scold Greta Thunberg as she calls for Stalinist central planning to “fight” climate change; and must explain why virtually every mainstream media and academic institution is lurching us toward totalitarian darkness.
“Modified” is an object lesson in propaganda, which applies whether the target is fracking, e-cigarettes, nuclear power, or some other disfavored technology or product: When the facts aren’t on your side, tell a story.
More than anything, Camille Paglia’s style and élan vital invites readers to think further about culture and ideas and, in a society dominated by ideology, this is something we need now more than ever.
Robert Curry’s Reclaiming Common Sense is a good antidote for America's current post-truth insanity.
The truth is the critics just don’t want the Joker to be a disenfranchised white guy. If the villain was a woman or belonged to a racial minority, the film would be celebrated.
Whether “Joker” is good art or not, few know at this point. But one thing is sure: whether it’s a flop or it outearns “The Avengers,” it’s still just a movie.
Recognizing not only the inefficiencies and corruption inherent in our political process and government, but also the stupidity to which modern man is prone, we should begin all dealings with human beings by assuming that, either out of their ineptitude or their malice, they are going to get it wrong.
Very few journalists were willing to confront that scandal amid the cacophony of Trump-Russia collusion. Andrew McCarthy was one of them.
If you have children in school, Why Meadow Died is mandatory, hair-raising reading.