Monthly Archives: December 2019

Michael Malice’s Red Pill Test

Blowhard, Esq. writes: On a recent episode of his podcast, Michael Malice gave the following red pill test to his guest. I don’t agree with all of it, and I think it omits some things, but it’s still pretty good: Do … Continue reading

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The Irishman and Joe Biden

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Friends have noted that in THE IRISHMAN, Scorsese’s biopic of mobster Frank Sheeran, Sheeran comes off as a sort of Forrest Gump-type figure. He killed Hoffa! He ran guns to the guys who killed JFK! Many doubt … Continue reading

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Notes on Carousel/Liliom

Fenster writes: Eddie Pensier, a child of the opera and a co-blogger here, got me going to the Met, and I am thankful for that.  But, still, I have never been much of a fan of Broadway musicals. Music class … Continue reading

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S-t-e-a-m-boat A-Comin’!

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: When I was a boy, there was but one permanent ambition among my comrades in our village on the west bank of the Mississippi River. That was, to be a steamboatman. We had transient ambitions of … Continue reading

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