Kathy Shaidle

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A blogging pioneer since 2000, Kathy Shaidle runs FiveFeetOfFury.com. She has been called “a purveyor of some of the most offensive racial stereotypes I have ever read” by Bernie Farber of the Canadian Jewish Congress.


Oy Vey!

Mel Brooks Isn’t Funny

Mel Brooks Isn’t Funny

July 28, 2015

I call “false advertising” on the Washingtonian. Its July 24 piece by

Modern Weapons

Shame or Something Like It

Shame or Something Like It

July 21, 2015

Meet Stephanie Guthrie. (Serious question: Why DO they all look alike?) In

Looking Back

Was the Civil Rights Movement Really Necessary?

Was the Civil Rights Movement Really Necessary?

July 14, 2015

“But then there’d be no story.” That was my mother’s singsong refrain

Zeitgeist

Shock Value

Shock Value

July 07, 2015

Courtney Love was right, and she was robbed. Thirty years ago, while still an

Zeitgeist

The Orations of Monica Lewinsky

The Orations of Monica Lewinsky

June 30, 2015

That Monica Lewinsky got a standing ovation after giving a speech isn’t the

Vile Bodies

A Probing Question

A Probing Question

June 23, 2015

What I don’t know about sex can fill a book. (Literally!) But somehow,

Huh

Moral and Comedic Anorexia

Moral and Comedic Anorexia

June 16, 2015

I owe everything I know about British seaside resorts (such as the

Cultural Caviar

No Sign of “No Jews, No Dogs” Signs

No Sign of “No Jews, No Dogs” Signs

June 09, 2015

Thirty-nine years ago this week, New York Magazine printed a slice of

Media

Beta Male Suckiness at National Review

Beta Male Suckiness at National Review

June 02, 2015

Rich Lowry wants you to know that, “No, National Review didn’t endorse gay

Scandal

Humor is Truth

Humor is Truth

May 26, 2015

Writing “It’s been a bad week for white professors” is a lazy, hacky

Oy Vey!

Privacy Hysteria

Privacy Hysteria

May 19, 2015

First, a follow up to last week’s column: Despite being presented with

Conservatives

The Hunt for the Right Wing Snipe

The Hunt for the Right Wing Snipe

May 12, 2015

“I was never a true believer, but the money was good.” When I started

Cultural Caviar

“Authentic Sensibilities”

“Authentic Sensibilities”

May 05, 2015

Everyone’s just gonna have to take my word for this: I started writing this

Hollywood

Battle of Wounded Egos

Battle of Wounded Egos

April 28, 2015

“Blazing Saddles could never get made today.” We all know how virulent

Obit

Günter Grass:Truth and Lies

Günter Grass:Truth and Lies

April 21, 2015

Right after I hit “send” on my second last column – the one about being

Trending

Into the Remainder Bins

Into the Remainder Bins

April 14, 2015

In journalism, “trend pieces” are like the weather: Everyone complains

Injured Parties

America’s Last Remaining Manufacturing Industry

America’s Last Remaining Manufacturing Industry

April 07, 2015

I hate the real phone, so despite my lifetime membership in the Cult of Mac,

Oh Canada!

The Gayest Gay Sweater of All

The Gayest Gay Sweater of All

March 31, 2015

The stink of bullshittery clinging to the so-called “gay sweater” first

Looking Back

Annoying Encumbrances

Annoying Encumbrances

March 24, 2015

Yesterday a young man asked me to recommend a must-read book, the one that

Trending

How “Gary” Lost Its Glitter

How “Gary” Lost Its Glitter

March 17, 2015

Muggeridge’s Law, indeed. The Punch editor (and all around crusty old fart)

Deep Thoughts

Losing Our Heads Over Full-Body Transplants

Losing Our Heads Over Full-Body Transplants

March 10, 2015

International Women’s Day snuck up on me this year like a rapist in a dark

Cultural Caviar

Did You Ever Think You Would Miss the Nazis?

Did You Ever Think You Would Miss the Nazis?

March 03, 2015

I married a WWII buff. That means the “Hitler Channel” logo is seared into

Zeitgeist

Our Cute Little Protestant Friends

Our Cute Little Protestant Friends

February 24, 2015

“Martin Luther toy becomes fastest selling Playmobil figurine of all

Zeitgeist

A Slight Depression in the Liar Market

A Slight Depression in the Liar Market

February 17, 2015

What if most Holocaust victims were balancing their karma from ages before,

Television

Skank Amateurs

Skank Amateurs

February 10, 2015

I’m not sure if it’s connected with the whole “gates of hell” thing,

Huh

Wedding for One

Wedding for One

February 02, 2015

We could try to blame Oprah Winfrey, but for once, that wouldn’t be fair. On

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