Jim Goad

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Jim Goad is the author of four books, including The Redneck Manifesto.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.


Knock Off

The Little Blonde Gypsy Girl

The Little Blonde Gypsy Girl

October 21, 2013

Investigators who’d raided a dilapidated Roma camp in central Greece last

Europe

Something Smells Vichy in France

Something Smells Vichy in France

October 14, 2013

Can anyone point me in the direction of the far right? How far is it, say, from

Human Rights

Softly Putting the Monster to Sleep

Softly Putting the Monster to Sleep

October 07, 2013

At age 44, Nathan Verhelst looked into a mirror and saw a monster staring

Low Life

High Enough to Die

High Enough to Die

September 30, 2013

Ideally, a recreational drug shouldn’t make your flesh fall off your bones.

Deep Thoughts

It’s Hard out Here for a Dudebro

It’s Hard out Here for a Dudebro

September 23, 2013

When I was a kid, a “dude” was a cowboy who worked on a ranch and had an

Semantics

In Defense of Neanderthals

In Defense of Neanderthals

September 16, 2013

The most stubbornly hypocritical glitch in the egalitarian mindset is that

Overseas

Australia: Camp of the Ain’ts

Australia: Camp of the Ain’ts

September 09, 2013

Attention, all you boat people headed Down Under: Australia doesn’t want

PC World

Dangerously Sensitive

Dangerously Sensitive

August 26, 2013

Political correctness, that great misguided ennobler/enabler of disgruntled

Deep Thoughts

Fear of a Clown Planet

Fear of a Clown Planet

August 19, 2013

After all the progress we’ve made as a nation, it’s depressingly obvious that

Women

The Barren Wombs of Smart Women

The Barren Wombs of Smart Women

August 12, 2013

A statistical analysis from England suggests that a woman’s IQ is inversely

Culture Clash

It’s Hard to Be a Homo in Russia

It’s Hard to Be a Homo in Russia

August 05, 2013

A new Cold War is brewing between Russia and the West, but this time it’s

Zeitgeist

The Spooks of Hazzard

The Spooks of Hazzard

July 29, 2013

Only in America can white people organize an event intended to mock poor

Home Front

The Motor City Blows its Pistons

The Motor City Blows its Pistons

July 22, 2013

Detroit, a city once known as “The Paris of the West” and “The Arsenal of

Tragedy

Ballad of a Marked Man

Ballad of a Marked Man

July 15, 2013

George Zimmerman is now a free man. He is free to be stalked, threatened,

Equality

Spaying the Queen’s English

Spaying the Queen’s English

July 08, 2013

There are no fishermen left in Washington State. As of July 1, they are all now

Ideology

The Underbelly of Disbelief

The Underbelly of Disbelief

July 01, 2013

What is thought to be the first public monument to atheism in the United States

Scandal

The Spit-Roasting of Paula Deen

The Spit-Roasting of Paula Deen

June 24, 2013

Deep-battered and Southern-fried celebrity chef Paula Deen is crying tears made

Travel

Scenes From a Nashville Convenience Store

Scenes From a Nashville Convenience Store

June 17, 2013

I didn’t expect to see so many derelicts in Music City USA. I thought the

Panic

Cannibalism Among the Oppressed

Cannibalism Among the Oppressed

June 10, 2013

When big-bootied FLOTUS Michelle Obama was heckled last week by a grizzled

Relationships

The Art of Not Working Yourself to Death

The Art of Not Working Yourself to Death

June 03, 2013

Though it’s medically possible to work oneself to death—especially among

Culture Clash

Institutional Stockholm Syndrome

Institutional Stockholm Syndrome

May 27, 2013

Last week saw prolonged riots in Sweden and a surreal midday beheading in

Cultural Caviar

The Progressive Glossary

The Progressive Glossary

May 20, 2013

I’ve recently been made aware of a strange new tribe who refer to themselves

Scandal

The Bitter Taste of Richwine

The Bitter Taste of Richwine

May 13, 2013

Spring is in the air, which means that it’s time for another insane moral panic

Low Life

The Crying Rape Game

The Crying Rape Game

May 06, 2013

Meg Lanker-Simons, who I’ll presume hyphenates her surname to prove she’s

Zeitgeist

The Tolerance That Is Only Skin Deep

The Tolerance That Is Only Skin Deep

April 29, 2013

Country singer George Jones, who to my ears had the greatest voice ever

Oy Vey!

Let’s Hope the Next Bomber is a Liberal Journalist

Let’s Hope the Next Bomber is a Liberal Journalist

April 22, 2013

Observing the noxious media aftermath following last week’s Boston Marathon

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