Media

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BuzzFeed, ‘BOOM!’ and the Russiagate bombshell

January 22, 2019 10:29 am

Why it’s always worth waiting a full day before passing judgment

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An open letter to Gillette from Godfrey Elfwick

January 19, 2019 9:29 am

‘In order to get through to the majority of men, you need to really talk down to them’

gillette woke capital

The desperate pursuit of woke capital

January 15, 2019 4:45 pm

Elitist capital, the oft opponent of the progressive left, is now in lockstep with its social agendas

anti-trump media government shutdown

The shutdown hurts the President. Still the anti-Trump media can’t keep off Russia

January 14, 2019 9:19 am

The latest allegations feel thinner than usual — yet still they’ve dominated the airwaves and Twitter feeds of media VIPs

fox news fan art

Inside the strange world of Fox News fan art

January 11, 2019 8:34 pm

May God have mercy on our souls

dawn goldstein

The amazing grace of golden Dawn Goldstein

January 11, 2019 9:43 am

Who is the convert hunting conservative Catholics?

constitutional iq

How high is your constitutional IQ?

January 10, 2019 6:37 pm

Hopefully higher than most of the media’s

bernie beto

The battle of Bernie and Beto

January 8, 2019 6:56 am

Already the press are eager to show that O’Rourke unites where Sanders divides

alexandria ocasio-cortez

My week: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

January 8, 2019 6:15 am

As told to Dominic Green

cocaine

Why I’ve given up cocaine

January 3, 2019 9:09 am

I got away from the drug without doing lasting damage to myself — but I’ll never know what I did to others

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Booze, cigarettes and Auberon Waugh: Remembering The Spectator’s 1970s revival

January 3, 2019 9:02 am

‘The revival of this magazine was wonderful — and it was the time of my life’

mitt romney washington post

New year, new Romney: how significant is the Utah senator-elect’s broadside?

January 2, 2019 10:31 am

For NeverTrumpers, his declaration comes not a moment too soon

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andrew sullivan

Andrew Sullivan’s false gods

December 12, 2018 11:13 am

The revered writer uses pulpit tones in the service of inquisition

bill kristol the weekly standard

Don’t blame Trump for the demise of the Weekly Standard

December 7, 2018 11:49 am

Its value lay in the fact it was an insider magazine

lena dunham

What’s wrong with Lena Dunham?

December 2, 2018 4:24 pm

Let’s stop the orgy of hate towards a clearly damaged young woman

Anti-Trump demonstrators in Portland

What’s the matter with Portland?

November 26, 2018 5:56 am

The prosperous city has become the epicenter of antifa and political violence  

pod save america

Pod Save America’s public firing of Tim Miller is oddly sanctimonious

November 23, 2018 2:39 pm

Have the Pod’s hosts ever taken any money that doesn’t ‘square with the values’ they purport to hold?

piers morgan

The Twitter dominance of Piers Morgan

November 22, 2018 1:03 pm

How the British presenter reigns supreme online

eminem woke

The woke go broke

November 2, 2018 8:16 am

What’s the connection between shrinking profits and being vocally progressive?

jordan peterson helen lewis GQ

At last, a Jordan Peterson vs. feminist debate that isn’t an absolute bloodbath

October 30, 2018 2:46 pm

The Canadian psychologist squares off with Helen Lewis for GQ’s December issue

john r macarthur manners

#MeToo and the death of American manners

October 24, 2018 3:54 pm

It’s come as a rude surprise that polite behaviour seems to have disappeared wholesale from society

jian ghomeshi ian buruma new york review of books

The very public review of the New York Review of Books

September 25, 2018 11:25 am

Surely supposed editorial issues at the NYRB could have been addressed without taking the step of dismissing Buruma

ta-nehisi coates

How Ta-Nehisi Coates saved capitalism

September 25, 2018 5:43 am

The celebrated writer made social activism a lot less dangerous to the ruling class

john r. macarthur journalism snowflakes

The coddling of American journalism

September 22, 2018 6:49 am

The snowflakes aren’t melting as they get older and wiser. They now have jobs in publishing and media and are marching through the institutions they work for