Cultural Caviar

Fitness for Execution

In the days when there was still capital punishment in Britain, the prison doctor had to c...

Cultural Caviar

Kevin Williamson’s Hilarious Sophistry

“Things are in the saddle,/And ride mankind.” —Emerson Last week National Review ...

The Untold Story

National Reckoning, My Eye

Okay, sports fans, get your wallets out and start giving. That’s the latest brainstorm f...

News

Julian Assange

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Stingiest, Mingiest, and Whingiest Headlines JULIAN ASSANGE ARRESTED Ma...

Zeitgeist

A Sorry State

During a visit of the Spanish prime minister to Mexico, the president of that country want...

High Life

We’re All Harvey Weinsteins Now

Okay, chaps, keep your hands where people can see them, and don’t touch. And try not to ...

Cultural Caviar

Why Young Americans Are So Unhappy

The general method, or rather hustle, of the Confidence Man Steven Pinker is to use eviden...

Joe Bob's America

Take My Wives, Please

MILWAUKEE—There’s never been a better time to be a polygamist. All over Africa and ...

Equality

Short-Shaming

Why is discrimination against the short considered not only tolerable, but also amusing? I...

Cultural Caviar

Morrissey

A Secret History of Right-Wing Rock Stars

Pop music, like anything showbiz, is hardly as it appears. The gap between a pop star’s ...

Tragedy

When the Rainbow Goes Over the Cliff

From outward appearances, the four little black kids singing a song called “We Are Provi...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Wheezing, Teasing, and Displeasing Headlines AMERICA LOSES ITS RELIGI...

Cultural Caviar

The Importance of a Dog

How is it that one recognizes one’s mistakes only after one has made them? The other day...

High Life

A Tale of Extravagant Greed

I first met the man whose opioid products have supposedly killed 200,000 Americans 51 year...