Tag Archives: Camille Paglia

All the Fine Pleasures of Life

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I liked Hubert Woroniecki’s documentary on Elite Modeling kingpin John Casablancas, particularly the subject’s reflections on life, beauty, sex, and leisure. It’s based on voice recordings Casablancas made prior to his death, so it’s a bit … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Bring back Glass-Steagall. Economist Michael Hudson, who’s been right about a lot of things, is predicting a “slow crash.” Maybe we shouldn’t be so fast to abandon cash. How important (and effective) was the Paris climate accord … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: James Kunstler: “The Deep State is determined to drive Trump from office.” Thomas E. Patterson, professor of government and media at Harvard: “Trump’s coverage during his first 100 days set a new standard for negativity. Of news … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Will the next religious revival in the West be Islamic? Steve Sailer wonders if Hillary Clinton can survive Patricia Arquette. Why has our government’s diet advice been so bad? Have the benefits of statins been oversold? Does … Continue reading

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Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Is Steve Sailer onto something here? How long before the National Telecommunications and Information Administration is monitoring your online activity? Manly bookplates. What if Sterling had been revealed as The Worst Person Ever two weeks later, … Continue reading

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Duck a la Paglia

Fenster writes: It is awfully easy to make light of dust-ups like the one over Phil Robertson.  Does it matter what a reality show celeb says and whether he stays on the air?  Narrowly speaking, no.  I didn’t know Robertson … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Interesting how much some of these pathetic (if also zany) Brutalist Yugoslavian monuments — shown here in photos by Jan Kempenaers — resemble contemporary chic architecture. Coincidence? An interview with journalist Colin Flaherty, who has been tracking the Knockout … Continue reading

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