Arts

far right comedy

My terrifying journey into the dark heart of far right comedy

June 10, 2019 7:50 am

At a fascist evening, nobody was decent enough to openly express their white supremacy

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Gorbachev’s war and peace

June 9, 2019 1:08 pm

Meeting Gorbachev reviewed

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Dr John, eminence gris-gris

June 7, 2019 8:19 pm

In memory of a piano master

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souvenir

Love is the drug

June 3, 2019 12:25 pm

The Souvenir reviewed

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Morrissey hasn’t turned right: our establishment has turned insane

June 2, 2019 9:46 am

Did the former Smiths frontman ever stop being a provocateur?

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Transgender dogma is naive and incompatible with Freud

May 31, 2019 7:41 pm

Many observers noticed a tension in LGBT+ ideology between social constructivism and (some kind of biological) determinism

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Daenerys did nothing wrong

May 31, 2019 11:15 am

As a social justice warrior, I identify with her

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Quentin Tarantino on how spaghetti westerns shaped modern cinema

May 30, 2019 7:52 am

‘The movie that made me consider filmmaking is Once Upon a Time in the West’

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Laura Loomer’s life after cancelation

May 29, 2019 5:31 am

Dominic Green and Art Tavana discuss the fate of the deplatformed provocateur

aniara

Swedes in space

May 28, 2019 5:30 am

Aniara reviewed

Poems for Memorial Day

May 27, 2019 6:48 am

From a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq

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The blistering bathos of Game of Thrones

May 22, 2019 5:06 pm

Game of Thrones’s climax presents a problem for America’s prestige publications

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Alabama Public Television vs gay marriage 

May 22, 2019 9:26 am

It’s not the state network’s job to censor a legal, public activity

sunset

Good hats – shame about the movie

May 20, 2019 8:07 am

Sunset reviewed

non-fiction

Publish and be damned

May 19, 2019 11:20 am

Non-Fiction reviewed

generation x

Spare me, Generation X: you’re not that special

May 14, 2019 2:28 pm

Marketers hyped millennials up so that advertisers could sell us products

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Why pro wrestling is great Americana

May 14, 2019 1:54 pm

We are fascinated with the conflict between ‘kayfabe’ and real life

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What I learned from Doris Day

May 14, 2019 9:53 am

We’re all Doris; standing around trying to figure out how relationships work

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Was Shakespeare a woman?

May 13, 2019 1:48 pm

Of course he was

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Spotify and the death of discovery

May 11, 2019 11:45 am

The service’s algorithms have shaped a generation of listeners who are defined by attention deficit disorder and a fear of complexity and difficulty

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Trump is Satan

May 10, 2019 5:24 pm

Paradise Lost in Washington, DC