Author Archives: Fabrizio del Wrongo

About Fabrizio del Wrongo

Recovering liberal arts major. Unrepentant movie nut. Aspiring boozehound.

Debating Diversity

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I had a boss once who was an old-time basketball guy. He’d coached tons of kids, black and white, male and female. Sometimes he’d talk about how the old coaching techniques were irrelevant to the modern day … Continue reading

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Linkage

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Pat Buchanan thinks nationalism is the thing of the future. Related. Why hasn’t America gotten the sidewalk cafe right? There was a “campaign” to get the caps lock removed from the standard keyboard? The activist inclinations … Continue reading

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At Action Park

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I was tickled to see some reminiscences of Action Park show up in my Facebook feed this morning. Do any UR readers remember Action Park? You probably need to have grown up in the New York/New Jersey area … Continue reading

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“The Great Beauty”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: A fanciful jaunt through modern-day Rome seen through the eyes of a nearing-the-end-of-the-road libertine, “The Great Beauty” consciously evokes Fellini, though it’s free of Fellini’s attenuation and his lordly high-handedness. Writer-director Paolo Sorrentino has the advertising-soaked sensibility … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Repulsion”

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Naked Lady of the Week: Hayley-Marie Coppin

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Hayley-Marie is a British model who got her start as a Page 3 girl about 11 years ago. She’s gone on to pose for a slew of websites, often working as what Wikipedia describes as a … Continue reading

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Soft Spots

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I have a soft spot for secret passageways, bookshelves that open into silence, staircases that go down into a void, and hidden safes. I even have one myself, but I won’t tell you where. At the … Continue reading

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Linkage

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “In the decades ahead, should we be as white as we are today, we will be relentlessly driven toward mediocrity; or, become a sad shadow of our current self.” Michael Bloomberg, a member of the quasi-atheist … Continue reading

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How “Liberal” Is the Climate on College Campuses?

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Some interesting comments on the PC university from civil liberties lawyer Harvey Silverglate. I’m fond of pointing out how completely the “sticks and stones” rhyme has been replaced by . . . whatever rhyme is employed by … Continue reading

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