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.

“Weiner”

Paleo Retiree writes: Thanks to the brouhaha about Anthony Weiner these past couple of weeks, I’ve let myself get fascinated by the case. My verdict on the guy: Anthony Weiner is almost certainly someone who in person would strike me … Continue reading

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Architecture and Color

Paleo Retiree writes: Some views of Jodhpur, India’s famous Blue City. More.

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Alt Right Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Will the Alt Right ever again experience a week like the one just passed, or are its visibility and influence going to continue growing? Whatever the case, it’s certainly been interesting watching the mainstream start to take note. Hey, a … Continue reading

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Architecture and Color

Paleo Retiree writes: Copenhagen

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More Hillary Mouth Wide Open

Paleo Retiree writes: I’ve blogged (here and here) about how prone Hillary Clinton is to opening her mouth wide while in public. What does she intend to convey? How to explain the compulsion? And why haven’t any of her handlers urged her to … Continue reading

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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Matt Taibbi on the way the Dems have forsaken the white working class. A fresh look at “white trash.” The New York Times admits that their coverage of Trump has been wildly biased. Can we blame Paul … Continue reading

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“Barbarian Empires of the Steppes”

Paleo Retiree writes: Along with Blowhard, Esq. and Fabrizio del Wrongo, I’m a big fan of Kenneth Harl, a Tulane professor who has done numerous lecture series about early and medieval history for The Great Courses. He’s smart, he’s fast, … Continue reading

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