Author Archives: Paleo Retiree

About Paleo Retiree

Onetime media flunky and movie buff, formerly Michael Blowhard. Now a rootless parasite on a quest to find the perfectly-crafted artisanal cocktail.

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Paleo Retiree writes: An interesting look at the sugar-baby / sugar-daddy phenomenon as it’s playing out in the Bay Area. Australian male escorts are doing well for themselves. Lloyd Fonveille shares some smart thoughts about Westerns and manhood. “Pulp Fiction”: … Continue reading

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Book Journal 1: Classical Liberalism and Gold

Paleo Retiree writes: “The Law” by Frédéric Bastiat. Alas, I came to this book too late in my poli-sci education. No disrespect meant, let alone any quarrels with its status as a classic of the libertarian tradition, but it didn’t advance any … Continue reading

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Working Out at the Gym in 2014

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A Personal Note

Paleo Retiree writes: I left a mini-memoir-ish comment on a Steve Sailer blogpost about the English writer Julie Burchill and her ex-husband Cosmo Landesman that a few might find interesting. Here it is: A general question that’s come up a … Continue reading

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Two Anti-Feminism Books By Women

Paleo Retiree writes: “The Manipulated Man“ by Esther Vilar. A rant from the early ’70s that has acquired an underground rep as an anti-feminism classic. Short, elegantly organized and composed; bristling with shrewdness and indignation; and far more insightful about women and the shit … Continue reading

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Food-and-Eating Smackdown: Bobby Flay’s Gato vs. Madison Square Eats

Paleo Retiree writes: In one corner: Gato, located in NYC’s NoHo, and the latest creation of celebrity chef Bobby Flay. The Question Lady and I have been eating Flay’s food since the days of his pre-Food Network restaurant Miracle Grill. We … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: They’re taking over. Is the U.S.’s public-health field more concerned with public health or “social justice”? N.Y.C., R.I.P. Yet the food and drink in New York has never been better. Was legendary French thinker/shrink Jacques Lacan an asshole? … Continue reading

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