The recent coronation of Charles III was a bit of a relief for me: He finally made it! The old girl’s gone at last. That being said, it appears that much of the old girl’s Britain is...
Sam T. Francis by Phil Eiger Newmann, 2021
Samuel Todd Francis was born April 29, 1947, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He died February 15, 2005 in the Maryland suburbs of the imperial capital....
Any doubt that there is a concerted wish among influential Jews to guide gentiles into maladaptive behavior can be dispelled by watching the 2008 Mike Leigh film Happy-Go-Lucky. The British...
The Rebel Set
Directed by Gene Fowler, Jr.
Starring Don Sullivan, Gregg Palmer, Kathleen Crowley, Edward Platt, Ned Glass, & John Lupton
Written by Bernard Girard & Louis Vittes
Noddy and the Golliwogs
First they came for the golliwogs . . .
. . . but I was not a golliwog, and said nothing. At first glance this story looks encouraging, as it involves the rare...
Rob Roy (1995) was released the same year as Braveheart and also concerns Scottish history, but is less well-known and has been overshadowed by its more extraverted counterpart. In contrast...
Part 2 of 2 (Part 1 here)
But the stories! What of the stories themselves? Rather than going over the inevitable Death in Venice, the minor “Louisey,” or the pseudo-story...
Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa Benti was the fastest runner in the 2013 Boston Marathon. The fastest woman was a Kenyan who finished 16 minutes behind him. Nobody, however, remembers the victors...
A lot has been said about Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho as well as Mary Harron’s screen adaptation. Many in our sphere love this story for a multitude of reasons, and many more dismiss...
Martin Luther King III
Probably due to some traumatic event in the womb or early childhood, I have chosen an avocation which constantly forces me to expose myself to things that upset...
Monument to George N. Hardinge (1781–1808), 1808
Here we have another Classical piece from St. Paul’s. Very sort of neo-Classical in feel. Idealized....
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
And writing something nasty on the wall.
You nasty boy!
— Stevie Wonder, “I Wish”
[C]ontinual fear, and danger of...
Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, England
Part 1 of 2
The following is a transcript of a video documentary by Jonathan Bowden that can be viewed on The Jonathan Bowden Archive here. The...
Though I am certainly no Emil Cioran scholar, I can write about him from the point of view of having been impacted by him. Would-be Cioran enthusiasts beware, for his influence is not necessarily...
Amid all the censorious, aneurysm-inducing twaddle about “transphobia” and the nauseating, bootlicking treatment of the gender-dysphoric as cultural gods these...
Figure 1. Scenes from They Live depicting subliminal messages on billboards that are only visible with special glasses.
Part 3 of 3 (Part 1 here, Part 2 here)
Andrew Tate embraces conspicuous...
Philippa Jayne Langley ( Sally Hawkins) is an office frump in Edinburgh — and a depressed one. She is passed over for promotion because she isn’t charming enough, which is true. She...
Col. Robert McCormick during the First World War.
Military mid-level management
McCormick’s military career couldn’t be replicated today. In today’s...
By her side, on the little reading-desk, was a survival from the ages of litter — one book. This was the book of the Machine. – E. M. Forster
Welcome, my son.
Welcome to the machine.
Robert R. McCormick in 1925.
The United States has too many ongoing military deployments. There are unnecessary military bases in Syria, Somalia, South Korea, and Niger,...
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