Zeitgeist

First They Came for the Bakers

First They Came for the Bakers

All countries are traditions based on religion and genetics, though in irreligious...

Hollywood

Fury Road at the Box Office

Fury Road at the Box Office

The four Mad Max movies are nominally post-apocalyptic, although their...

Revisions

That Ignoble Nightmare

That Ignoble Nightmare

One of the saddest parts of growing old is the realization that some of the best...

Oy Vey!

Privacy Hysteria

Privacy Hysteria

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

Zeitgeist

Land of 1000 Microaggressions

Land of 1000 Microaggressions

If a person of color feels offended by something a well-meaning white person said...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Audacious, Tenacious, and Salacious Headlines CAN AMERICA...

The Untold Story

Someone Must Be Telling Lies

Someone Must Be Telling Lies

A few days ago I received an e-mail from my British bank about my US$ account in...

High Life

The Greatest Movie Never Made

The Greatest Movie Never Made

OK. Magnanimity in victory is a sine qua non among civilized men and women, so let...

Warshington

Our Next Mideast War—Syria

Our Next Mideast War—Syria

Jeb Bush has spent the week debating with himself over whether he would have...

Kids Today

Turn On, Tune In, and Drop Out

Turn On, Tune In, and Drop Out

So, I’m walking along the East River the other day and I see this...

Derbtown

300 Years of Prime Ministers

300 Years of Prime Ministers

All proper congratulations to David Cameron, elected last week as Prime Minister...

British Politics

The Cynosure of Rightwing Hopes

The Cynosure of Rightwing Hopes

Just after 10pm last Thursday, the BBC was allowed to broadcast the results of the...

Cultural Caviar

Moneyball for Real Estate

Moneyball for Real Estate

Where’s the best place to move for your children’s sake? For several years...

Conservatives

The Hunt for the Right Wing Snipe

The Hunt for the Right Wing Snipe

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

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