Monthly Archives: February 2018

Wildness and Savage Majesty Reigned

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Now did the soft breezes of the south steal sweetly over the genial face of nature, tempering the panting heats of summer into genial and prolific warmth; when that miracle of hardihood and chivalric virtue, the … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: A level-headed look at science and equality, boys and girls. Some sense about that transgender-or-not? teen case in Ohio. Steve Sailer wonders how woke Broadway will make the stage version of “Pretty Woman.” In England, a teacher … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Lindsey Marshal

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Lindsey Marshal is a smiley Canadian with light freckles and sea-foam eyes. In 2004 she experienced a brief flash of fame when she was fired by the Toronto Raptors, for whom she was cheerleading, for posing … Continue reading

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Guns Again

Fenster writes: In The Nation, Katha Pollitt suggests that in a new generation the NRA may have finally met its match.  Could be.  A spate of recent polls indicate a spike in support for some kind of action.  If those … Continue reading

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Zero Days and Russian Meddling

Fenster writes: If you haven’t seen Alex Gibney’s excellent 2016 documentary Zero Days you should.  If you have you will recall it recounts good, bad and ugly aspects of cyberwarfare as practiced by America on others, and the risks of … Continue reading

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Wonton Speculation

Fenster writes: Citizenship increasingly resembles a night at the movies.  Better yet, an obscure foreign art film without subtitles.  Better yet, a foreign miniseries with multiple plot lines and seasons, each uncertain climax leading us not to clarity but to … Continue reading

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“Marjorie Prime”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Director Michael Almereyda often uses postmodern prickliness to bring us closer to his subjects. He courts obviousness, underlining his meanings so that we won’t miss them; yet his work has a quicksilver quality that belies its … Continue reading

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