Monthly Archives: September 2017

Notes on Stephen Hicks’s “Explaining Postmodernism”

The Mistaken writes: Explaining Postmodernism is the clearest book I’ve read on postmodern theory and how it fits into our current political climate. Stephen Hicks is a professor of philosophy at Rockford University in Illinois, with a PhD in Philosophy … Continue reading

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“Wonder Woman” (2017)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Wonder Woman has always been a second-tier character for reasons largely having to do with her incoherent, if interesting, origins. Created by psychologist William Marston specifically to be the opposite of too-violent heroes like Batman and Superman, to … Continue reading

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Architecture and Color

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Naked Lady of the Week: Marie Harper

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Marie Harper was a pretty popular internet model during the late ’90s. Consequently, most of her extant photos are formally disappointing. They’re frustratingly tiny things that fail to do justice to her impressively large things. Boobs … Continue reading

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Book Notes: “The Whig Interpretation of History”

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This short essay — which can be easily read in a weekend or even a single sitting — is a useful rejoinder to the idea that there exists a “right side of history.” Butterfield, a Cambridge don, takes … Continue reading

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Architecture and Color

Paleo Retiree writes:  

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Notes on “The True History of the American Revolution”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: If, like me, you’ve always had a hard time squaring the narrative of the American Revolution with the requirements of common sense, you might get something out of Sydney George Fisher’s “The True History of the … Continue reading

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