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Phantoms of Terror

Phantom Terror, by Adam Zamoyski (Basic Books, 2015). Born in America and raised in Brit...

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A New Caste Society

Last week I looked at the multiple ironies of the young Barack Obama's dismissive 1994 rev...

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Twit Planet

In 2005, a microbiologist from Maryland started a humble blog dedicated to his exploits ...

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The Little Cooked Book

Economics can be a misleading subject. When it comes to devising useable theories on boost...

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Reconstructing Race

Denunciatory reviews of Nicholas Wade's book A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and H...

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A Beagle and a Border Collie

Wading in the Zeitgeist

Like apparently everybody who can read, still a probable majority in the U.S., I have just...

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Piketty’s Garden of Envy

Resentment is the one emotion that can last a lifetime and will never let you down. All ot...

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Trevor Blake

The Un-manual to Unman all Manuals: Trevor Blake

At the nexus of Anton LaVey and Robert Anton Wilson lies Trevor Blake. In Confessions of a...

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A New Breed of Breeder

Harris, W. C. Slouching Towards Gaytheism: Christianity and Queer Survival in America. Alb...

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Jack Kerouac

When Kerouac Cracked

With publication of On The Road in 1957, Jack Kerouac became an overnight celebrity"€”no...

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Faking Sincerity

Magill, R. Jay Jr. Sincerity: How a moral ideal born five hundred years ago inspired relig...

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Across the River and Into the Past

Ernest Hemingway’s Across the River and Into the Trees was published in 1950 to terr...

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Paul Gottfried’s Calm Despair

Gottfried, Paul. War and Democracy: Selected Essays 1975-2012. London; Arktos Media, Ltd....

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Patrick Leigh Fermor

A Traveler in Search of Tradition

Cooper, Artemis. Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure. London: John Murray, 2010. On Decemb...