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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...

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Arabian Fights

Arabian Fights

I have signed an affidavit for a hearing this week in the High Court stating that...

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London Fog

London Fog

Wow, what a week. London may be bad for one’s health, but it sure makes it fun...

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Big Fat Greek Weddings

Big Fat Greek Weddings

Tempus sure fugit, and how. Twenty years ago today, Thursday, July 2, 1995,...

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Absinthe Minded

Absinthe Minded

Last Wednesday, June 24, Pugs held a luncheon in honor of our first member to...

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Something’s Very Wrong Here

Something’s Very Wrong Here

When I founded The American Conservative magazine 13 years ago–the purpose being...

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Hellenic Handbasket

Hellenic Handbasket

There’s nothing to add about the clowns in Brussels and Athens but a Yogi Berra...

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A Vast Ornithology

A Vast Ornithology

The last week in Gotham was exceptional fun. A Broadway play—compliments of the...

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What’s Real and What’s Imagined

What’s Real and What’s Imagined

An operation on my hand after a karate injury has me reading more than usual, and...

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As Good As It Gets

As Good As It Gets

It’s as good as it gets; a light rain is falling on a soft May evening and I’m...

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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...

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The Suppression of Ideas

The Suppression of Ideas

If any of you see Graydon Carter, the editor of Vanity Fair, walking around with a...

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Time Speaketh No Longer

Time Speaketh No Longer

Talk about how the mighty have fallen. Time magazine was for the better part of...

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The Worship of Bigness

The Worship of Bigness

A recent column in the FT had me mad as hell and not about to take it any more....

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