Jim Goad

Jim Goad

Jim Goad is the author of four books, including The Redneck Manifesto.<img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=taksmag-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0684838648" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;"He is the former editor of "ANSWER Me!" magazine and currently hosts jimgoad.net. Though many people find him to be beneath contempt, he sincerely claims he doesn't know what the big deal is. At various points he has found employment as a radio host, a country singer, and a cabdriver. He lives in Stone Mountain, Georgia.


Cultural Caviar

Cam Newton

It’s Because He’s Black, Isn”€™t It?

Feb 01 2016

Superstar NFL quarterback Cam Newton is black, and even though many people loudly insist that shouldn’t matter, it is precisely those people who are always

Cultural Caviar

The Silent Minority

Jan 25 2016

There are more Hispanics in America than blacks. Why aren’t they bitching about this year’s Oscars like blacks are? Don’t misunderstand me, dearest friends"€”I’m glad

Cultural Caviar

David Bowie as the

The Thin White Corpse

Jan 18 2016

Another day, another dead British rock star who famously flirted with fascist symbolism. Two weeks ago it was Lemmy, and now comes word that David

Politics

Smashing Through the Glass Coffin

Jan 11 2016

When it comes to sexual equity in the workplace, the biggest “gender gap” of all is the fact that men suffer around 92% of all

Cultural Caviar

Lemmy Kilmister

Rockin”€™ the Swastika

Jan 04 2016

If the death of Lemmy Kilmister from iconic heavy metal band Motörhead teaches us anything, it’s that society currently considers it far more respectable to

Cultural Caviar

Biting the Hand That Holds Out the Olive Branch

Dec 28 2015

I’ve noticed a trend: The more that white people apologize, the more they get mocked. The more they concede, the more that is demanded of

Cultural Caviar

When Dads Breastfeed Their Kids

Dec 21 2015

No matter what one may think of transvestites trannies transsexuals transgender people, it’s hard to deny that they are tremendous entertainers. Few other allegedly oppressed

Issue of the Century

What’s Worse: Banning Them or Bombing Them?

Dec 14 2015

Lawdy, lawdy was there an eruption of sanctimonious gasping and self-righteous snorting and pearl-clutching and face-fanning and catching the vapors last week when Donald Trump

Modern Weapons

Loretta Lynch

When Your “€œLeaders”€ Are Leading You off a Cliff

Dec 07 2015

This past summer when Dylann Roof killed nine black churchgoers in Charleston, SC, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch"€”a black woman"€”expressed zero concern about protecting neo-Confederates

Politics

Barking Back at Black Lives Matter

Nov 30 2015

The weekend before last, Donald Trump egged on a frenzied crowd of sweaty Alabama rednecks as they beat, kicked, and bludgeoned a peaceful Black Lives

Cultural Caviar

HIV positive blood cell

The Power of HIV-Positive Thinking

Nov 23 2015

Irredeemably dissolute actor Charlie Sheen revealed last week that he tested positive for HIV four years ago. The Mirror alleges that since then, Sheen has

Politics

What’s Wrong With Being Right?

Nov 16 2015

I’ll believe we have an unbiased media the moment they start using the term “far left” as frequently as they use “far right.” But don’t

Injured Parties

Jumping Off A Sinking Ship Just To Beat The Rush

Nov 09 2015

A study published last Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences revealed that between the years 1999 and 2014, white Americans aged

Cultural Caviar

The Fear of Being Called Phobic

Nov 02 2015

A friend of mine recently told me of his pal's ethical struggles during a visit to the formerly English nation of England. Names have been

Cultural Caviar

Mugging Me Softly

Oct 26 2015

Last Tuesday night I was walking down a poorly lit Brooklyn street en route to meet a friend for dinner when suddenly I noticed a

Elections

Bernie Sanders

Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Would I Trust To Change My Tire?

Oct 19 2015

Due to the fact that within my dark soul lies buried a deep vein of self-loathing that has yet to be fully mined, I spent

Issue of the Century

The Great European Rape Migration

Oct 12 2015

Of all the cruel psychological tricks that humans play on one another, gaslighting is among the worst. The term was popularized in the 1944 film

Feminism

Will Feminism’s Next Big “€œWave”€ Finally Be the One That Drowns It?

Oct 05 2015

Just like menstrual cramps and labor contractions, feminism comes in waves. Apparently we’re at the end of the third wave and on the cusp of

Holy See

Is the Pope Catholic?

Sep 28 2015

Karl Marx was not a Catholic, but Pope Francis is lookin’ more like a Marxist every day. This became clear as a little glass bell

Politics

The Diary of Ann Coulter

Sep 21 2015

I’m not even sure what the “Jewish Question” is, but I’m almost certain that the answer is, “You’re an anti-Semite.” At least that’s the stock

Cultural Caviar

Earl Butz

The Ghosts of Earl Butz

Sep 14 2015

Perhaps my favorite mental pastime is studying the long, stupid, twisted arc of how social taboos develop. What’s especially fascinating to me is how what’s

Issue of the Century

Coming to America Only to Bitch About It

Sep 07 2015

Why do so many immigrants come to America only to bitch about it? Well, I mean, apart from the obvious answer, which is that conditions

Cultural Caviar

The Hidden Dangers of Strategically Placed Watermelons

Aug 31 2015

I hope I don’t offend anyone by saying that people are sensitive these days. Like a hypersensitive black gay snail, Vester Flanagan II left behind

Issue of the Century

Where’s the “Safe Space” for Christians?

Aug 24 2015

One of the most annoying terms in the progressive lexicon"€”right up there with “rape culture,” “social construct,” and “problematic”"€”is “safe spaces.” As far as I

Cultural Caviar

The Emperor’s New Stump

Aug 17 2015

While mainstream pop culture and institutional academia busy themselves celebrating and sprinkling glittered confetti upon the “transgendered”"€”a group that mainly seems to consist of men

Elections

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s Menstrual Blood Libel

Aug 10 2015

So was Donald Trump referring to Megyn Kelly’s nose or her vagina? That was the most urgent question in American politics over the weekend. And