Robert Stacy McCain

Robert Stacy McCain

Veteran journalist Robert Stacy McCain is co-author (with Lynn Vincent) of Donkey Cons: Sex, Crime, and Corruption in the Democratic Party.


Hitler Was a Vegetarian

Considering my deep and enduring antipathy toward "€œCrunchy Cons,"€ I am more than willing to believe that Whole Foods CEO John Mackey is a menace to society. But there's a right way and a wrong way to demonize somebody, and Mackey's enemies ...


Babes in Pornland

What do washed-up celebrity bimbos Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan have in common? Both got their show-biz breaks in the Disney empire, Britney as a pre-teen member of the New Mousketeers and Lindsay in wholesome family films like the 1998 remake ...


Championship Season

“To live for the moment is the prevailing passion—to live for yourself, not for your predecessors or posterity. We are fast losing the sense of historical continuity, the sense of belonging to a succession of generations originating in ...


Question the Timing

My paleo friends must have laughed themselves silly at the sight of Mark Levin and David Frum going at each other like Tybalt and Benvolio in the streets of Verona. Ah, but what of Rod Dreher, who now sides with Frum against Levin? A spanner in the ...


Stacy McCain is a Neoconfederate Lesbian!

...and some other rumors too good to deny.  “Always mystify, mislead, and surprise the enemy, if possible. . . Such tactics will win every time.” ~Lt. Gen. Thomas Jackson My habit of citing such authorities explains a bit about ...


In Search of Right-Wing Gonzo

or Why Culture11 Sucked So Bad. Bob Barr was eating a chocolate-dipped soft-serve ice cream cone from Dairy Queen. I was driving him to Raleigh-Durham International Airport after his appearance at the North Carolina Libertarian Party state ...

Love Life

License to Bitch

Is John Ziegler a misogynist? So says blogger Fireweed, based on the dating-show video I posted a three weeks ago, in which the documentary filmmaker spoke of his "€œdream woman"€ thusly: Someone who is informed and rational, which I realize ...

Love Life

Too Hot For the White House?

Some just-published research suggests that the incontestable hotness of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin hurts her chances of becoming president, which is a sore disappointment to her admirers at Conservatives4Palin, and also to me. Never mind any discussion ...

Love Life

Valentine’s Day Massacres

"€œWe"€™re adding a little something to this month's sales contest. As you all know, first prize is a Cadillac Eldorado. . . . Second prize is a set of steak knives. Third prize is you"€™re fired."€ "€”Blake (Alec Baldwin) in Glengarry ...


The Teen-Sex Race Scandal!

If you want to boost TV ratings, nothing does the trick like teen sex. Just think of poor Chris Hansen, who spent years building a respectable career as a TV newsman but since 2004 has become forever typecast as the guy who busts Internet perverts ...


Do the Rich Have Better Sex?

It’s poetry in motion and now she’s making love to me. The spheres are in commotion, The elements in harmony. She blinded me with science! "€”Thomas Dolby, "€œShe Blinded Me With Science,"€ 1982 It was one of those headlines that ...


First-Night Privileges

. . . That's when she told me a story About free milk and a cow. She said, "€˜No hug-ee, no kiss-ee, Until I get a wedding vow."€™ "€”"€œKeep Your Hands to Yourself,"€ The Georgia Satellites, 1986 Laura Gallier, who runs a Texas-based ...

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