Deep Thoughts

The Trouble with Santa Claus

The Trouble with Santa Claus

The average American family buys one or two presents for their kids and leaves the...

Scandal

A Rolling Stone Gathers No Rape

A Rolling Stone Gathers No Rape

Despite what basic common sense would dictate, we are repeatedly spoon-fed the...

Hollywood

Pirate Baywatch

Pirate Baywatch

Last week, we learned Sony Pictures had been hacked and millions of people were...

Vile Bodies

Dubious Cures

Dubious Cures

Life is full of little ironies, one of them in my case being that I have more time...

Rude Remarks

Slapstick in the Indie Press

Slapstick in the Indie Press

For novelists who aren’t already famous, self-publishing looks better all the...

Kids Today

Not That Kind of Sexual Predator

Not That Kind of Sexual Predator

I suppose that since I find Lena Dunham to be a disgustingly entitled pig monster,...

Derbtown

Decline of a Great Newspaper

Decline of a Great Newspaper

I maintain some vestigial links to the old country. Among them is the inclusion of...

Scandal

Ghomeshi-quiddick

Ghomeshi-quiddick

Oh, great: another Canadian Muslim on a rampage. Don’t worry, I don’t mean...

Britain

The Stubborn Allure of Simple Ideas

The Stubborn Allure of Simple Ideas

One of the reasons I read the liberal newspapers when I am in Britain—apart from...

Lit Crit

A New Caste Society

A New Caste Society

Last week I looked at the multiple ironies of the young Barack Obama’s...

Rude Remarks

Philistines, Arise!

Philistines, Arise!

Have you heard that big, bad Amazon is destroying the book industry? To be more...

Real Estate

The End of the Rainbow?

The End of the Rainbow?

One evening back in the late 1980s, I returned to my then-apartment on Toronto’s...

Idiocracy

Workers of the World, Goodbye

Workers of the World, Goodbye

There was something pathetically nostalgic at the specter earlier this month of...

Sports

More Stinkin’ Thinkin’ in the NBA

More Stinkin’ Thinkin’ in the NBA

As you’ll recall, NBA team owner Donald Sterling was recently purged for being...

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