Cultural Caviar

The First Rule of White Club

The First Rule of White Club

I have found that, in the African-American oral tradition, if the words are...

Oy Vey!

Mel Brooks Isn’t Funny

Mel Brooks Isn’t Funny

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

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Curious, Furious, and Spurious Headlines DEATH OF A BLACK...

Vile Bodies

Gluttons for Punishment

Gluttons for Punishment

I hate sweet drinks—Coca-Cola et al.—so passionately that I grow angry...

High Life

Once More, the Mysterious Wound

Once More, the Mysterious Wound

I think back to my Greek childhood and longing for the once coziest and most...

Women

In Praise of the Benjamin Button Babes

In Praise of the Benjamin Button Babes

To be clear: The ideal female mate is young. You’re going to want three kids,...

Zeitgeist

Leftist Legal Fictions and the Atheists Who Love Them

Leftist Legal Fictions and the Atheists Who Love Them

I’ve never had much use for smug, arrogant leftist atheists like Bill Maher,...

Modern Weapons

Shame or Something Like It

Shame or Something Like It

Meet Stephanie Guthrie. (Serious question: Why DO they all look alike?) In 2012,...

Injured Parties

When Is Cultural Appropriation Inappropriate?

When Is Cultural Appropriation Inappropriate?

As a humble and dedicated yoga bro in training, my already easily bruised feelings...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Conspicuous, Ubiquitous, and Ridiculous Headlines TO KILL A...

RADIO DERB

Adios, Radio Derb!

Adios, Radio Derb!

Radio Derb has gone off air. Unfortunately we do not have any more information....

Crime and Punishment

Pistols at Dawn?

Pistols at Dawn?

There is an English writer who is going around telling all and sundry that I made...

Cultural Caviar

The Bolshevik Billionaire

The Bolshevik Billionaire

Works of art looted by the Nazis remain a subject of much fascination in the 21st...

Looking Back

Was the Civil Rights Movement Really Necessary?

Was the Civil Rights Movement Really Necessary?

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

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