Jim Goad

Jim Goad

Jim Goad is the author of four books, including The Redneck Manifesto.<img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=taksmag-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0684838648" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;"He is the former editor of "ANSWER Me!" magazine and currently hosts jimgoad.net. Though many people find him to be beneath contempt, he sincerely claims he doesn't know what the big deal is. At various points he has found employment as a radio host, a country singer, and a cabdriver. He lives in Stone Mountain, Georgia.


Issue of the Century

Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama Is Literally Hitler

Sep 17 2018

Wouldn’t it suck to find out that one of your lifelong heroes such as, say, Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Klansman? What if it

Politics

Jair Bolsonaro

What Doesn’t Stab You to Death Only Makes You Stronger

Sep 10 2018

Last Thursday in the southeastern Brazilian city of Juiz de Fora, Jair Bolsonaro—variously described as “the most misogynistic, hateful elected official in the democratic world”

Cultural Caviar

Generational Astrology for Dummies

Sep 03 2018

As someone who was born at the tail end of the “Baby Boom” (1946-1964), I can say with good faith that I never voted to

All About Me

Asia Argento

The Tart Is Deceitful Above All Things

Aug 27 2018

Just as there’s a tremendous difference between acting ethically and feeling the need to announce to the world that you’re an ethical person, there is

Cultural Caviar

Let’s All Tell More “White People” Jokes!

Aug 20 2018

What’s the deal with white people? [the almost entirely white audience laughs] I mean, right—like, what the hell? [more laughter] Like, I mean, we’ve told

Another Defenestration

Alex Jones

Big Tech Swings the Hate Hammer Again

Aug 13 2018

“There’s a war on for your mind,” Alex Jones has insisted for years. If that’s true, several more shots were fired last week, many of

Cultural Caviar

Sarah Jeong

Rise of the Social Justice Dragon Lady

Aug 06 2018

Last Wednesday The New York Times announced that it had hired 30-year-old Sarah Jeong as their lead technology writer, praising her “verve and erudition” and

Uncategorized

The Magical World of African Journalism

Jul 30 2018

Living as we do in a racist society that acts like white people are the greatest thing since sliced bread—even though everyone knows George Washington

Cultural Caviar

Mamas, Don’t Let Your Theybies Grow Up To Be Cowqueers

Jul 23 2018

In the tiny sheltered pampered enclaves of coastal American cities, some parents are refusing to reveal their children’s biological sex to anyone—including relatives and the

Oy Vey!

London Squalling

Jul 16 2018

The 20-foot balloon depicting a scowling orange Donald Trump in diapers was intended to depict Trump, rather than his critics, as infantile. The “Trump Baby”

Cultural Caviar

Those Poor, Helpless Indian Savages

Jul 09 2018

On July 2, Facebook’s indefatigable legions of Hate Robots censored a post as “hate speech” because it dared to contain a passage from the Declaration

#RESISTANCE

Michael Moore

You Couldn’t Handle a Revolution

Jul 02 2018

You say you want a revolution? That’s funny, because you seem like the type of person who cries over a broken fingernail. Late-stage identity-based leftism

Politics

Much Ado About Caring

Jun 25 2018

Word has it that tiny brown children are screaming at our southern border, but you probably can’t hear them because too many other people—in most

Cultural Caviar

Why Is The World Getting Dumber?

Jun 18 2018

I hate to concede the possibility that Bob Dylan was ever right about anything, but I will not deny that the times they are a-changin’.

Cultural Caviar

Why Is Suicide Becoming So Trendy?

Jun 11 2018

For anyone who takes cheer in the idea that all this “progress” we’ve been making the past generation has led to increased happiness, think again:

Cultural Caviar

Roseanne Barr

Too Much Monkey Business

Jun 04 2018

No matter how many times we, as a society, tell everyone it’s wrong to compare black people to apes, some people simply can’t seem to

Cultural Caviar

In Defense of Degeneracy

May 28 2018

How long have I been asleep that I woke up and suddenly the Alt-Right wants to go full Amish? When did they lose their sense

Crime and Punishment

Please Don’t Call Them Animals

May 21 2018

Last Wednesday the golden-fleeced alpha wizard we call a president ignited yet another round of public pearl-clutching and vapor-sniffing after referring to members of the

Cultural Caviar

Occam’s Condom

May 14 2018

If you’re a black woman living in Los Angeles County—as I’m sure many of our readers are—you are six times more likely than a white

Hate Speech

Does This Article Contain Hate Speech?

May 07 2018

Facebook is a cancer that, for reasons that remain mysterious to me, nearly two billion users worldwide seek to inflict upon themselves. Its owner Mark

Cultural Caviar

The Phallus of Kharhorin

Revolt of the Involuntary Celibates

Apr 30 2018

Early one afternoon last week in Toronto, 25-year-old software developer Alek Minassian allegedly drove his van over nearly a mile-long stretch of city sidewalk, wantonly

Bizarro World

Virtue-Signaling Yourself to Death

Apr 23 2018

At some point in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 14, gay civil-rights lawyer David Buckel’s life went up in a little gay puff

Politics

I Didn’t Vote for Any of This

Apr 16 2018

To chase away the naggingly dispiriting thought that one is nothing more than a pawn, a mere slave to the financial-governmental managerial class, it is

Cultural Caviar

Nasim Aghdam

She Never Hurt One Animal

Apr 09 2018

I have a feeling deep in my innards that if the psycho-looking female Persian self-described “vegan bodybuilder” Nasim Aghdam had simply eaten the occasional cheeseburger,

Cultural Caviar

Being Who You Really Are Shouldn’t Be This Difficult

Apr 02 2018

Of all the things I write and amid the vast expanse of radioactive topics I cover without flinching, only one issue has caused two different

Cultural Caviar

Return of the Warmongering Walrus

Mar 26 2018

One of the many reasons I voted for Trump—beyond his attitude, of course, which will always be the main reason—was that he realized America’s military