Monthly Archives: January 2016


Paleo Retiree writes: Matt Ridley looks at the impact of Richard Dawkins’ “The Selfish Gene.” Anthropologist Melvin Konner takes stock of the Paleo movement. Mark Steyn still thinks it’s the demography, stupid. Frank Salter worries that the current migrant crisis will put an end … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: Housework

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Naked Lady of the Week: Sophie Sweet

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The Hungarian Sophie Sweet, also known as Sophie Moone, helped make European nude modeling an internet thing. Her lithe, hairless bod and gummy-toothy smile are, to my mind, emblematic of an aesthetic that characterized internet cheesecake … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Jacques Rivette

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I think we live in a world that happens to be incomprehensible. And you have to try to see that the questions this incomprehensible world poses are [unanswerable]. We know in advance that there are no … Continue reading

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Notes on “Beasts of No Nation”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Writer-director Cary Joji Fukunaga’s “Beasts of No Nation” is the most viscerally affecting war movie in recent memory. Based on a novel by Uzodinma Iweala, which I haven’t read, it focuses on guerrilla warfare in an … Continue reading

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Architecture and Color

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Music for a Political Blizzard

Fenster writes: WUR, the songs you like to hear. If you want real good plain old fashioned blizzard music, Blowhard Esq. is spinning a nice track on his show.  Baby, it’s cold outside.  Here, it’s Politics Saturday and this goes … Continue reading

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Music for a Blizzard

Blowhard, Esq. writes: As this delicate, SoCal-born-and-raised boy endures his first East Coast blizzard, I’ve been forced to retreat to my Happy Place. “Getz/Gilberto,” which lives up to its reputation — the album is sly, seductive, and transporting — can … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Heather Carolin

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Redheads are a consistent theme here, and former Playboy Playmate Heather Carolin must be among the reddest redheads of them all. She’s slimmer than the typical Playmate, and less cushiony, exhibiting a toned litheness that calls … Continue reading

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Public Masturbation–EXPOSED!

Fenster writes: As a blogger I am obliged to take the side of the pajama-clad reporters against the evil mainstream media.  Why, I happen to be in my pajamas at the moment, too, as I write this.  For the most … Continue reading

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