Tag Archives: conspiracy theories

People in a Room

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This scene, from THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, is one of the most famous speeches in recent movies: What if — and I know it’s absolutely insane to even suggest such a thing, but bear with me — but … Continue reading

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The “Comfort” of Conspiracy Theories

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A common objection to conspiracy theories is that the worldview that conspiracy theories reflects is more psychologically comforting than the actual reality. The objection goes something like this, “You think that X event was the result of … Continue reading

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Is the Model UN a CIA Propaganda Tool?

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Yes, I’m talking about the high school extracurricular activity but waitasecond, hear me out before you click over to the most recent Naked Lady of the Week. The GF and I were working our way through PARKS … Continue reading

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The Flow Chart “They” Don’t Want You To See

Eddie Pensier writes from a secure undisclosed location: You had a feeling, didn’t you? That all the creepy things in the world were connected in some inexplicable yet sinister way by forces beyond your control? A Texe Marrs version of Blair’s … Continue reading

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“The Shining”: Stephen King v. Stanley Kubrick v. Conspiracy Theorists

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Although I’m not the biggest horror fan, recently I decided to give Stephen King’s The Shining a whirl. And hey, it’s been years since I’ve seen Stanley Kubrick’s movie so why not check it out for a … Continue reading

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Can you secede while still being in charge?

Brundle Guy writes: Mike Lofgren wrote this article for The American Conservative asking if the wealthy elites in America have, for all intents and purposes, seceded from the union and created their own world while still governing and controlling the rest of … Continue reading

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