Obit

Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry: Duckwalking Towards Bethlehem

I call them the "€œAckchyuallies"€: the concern trolls who reflexively politicize and...

Obit

Martin McGuinness

A Complicated Eulogy

It would have been a surprise if the obituaries of Martin McGuinness, chief of staff of th...

Obit

The Church of Chick

Jack Chick is dead, alas, and along with him any hope for new additions to his corpus of s...

Obit

Henry Harpending

The Scientist vs. the SPLC

The dumbing down of the establishment left is amusingly illustrated by how the Southern Po...

Obit

David Bowie as the

The Thin White Corpse

Another day, another dead British rock star who famously flirted with fascist symbolism. ...

Obit

Günter Grass

Günter Grass:Truth and Lies

Right after I hit "€œsend"€ on my second last column "€“ the one about being short ...

Obit

Pete Seeger

If I Had a Sickle

After tormenting the rest of us for nigh on a century, last week that unrepentant communis...

Obit

Eddie Ulmann

A Farewell to Bunky

The only man I know who belonged to more gentlemen's clubs than Eddie Ulmann was the late ...

Obit

Dominique Venner

Dancing on a Hero’s Grave

As a college student I would buy copies of The New Yorker to sample the sparkling prose of...

Politics

Hugo Chavez

Remembering Hugo

You will be missed, Hugo Chavez. The world has lost a man who was larger than life, and we...

Obit

Phyllis Diller

5 x 6 Feet Under

The Grim Reaper thinned the herd of baby-boomer entertainment icons this summer. Ernest Bo...

Obit

Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal: Pleased to Leave You

Gore Vidal was as good as it gets where writing is concerned. I can"€™t think of a singl...

Obit

Ray Bradbury

Someone Righteous This Way Went

Ray Bradbury is dead. For the past twenty years I have dreaded writing those words. The ef...

Obit

Andrew Breitbart: 1969-2012

It’s stressful to be hated. It goes against our instincts. We want to be loved. But Andrew Breitbart was different.