Life

distance trump

We need to verbally distance ourselves from Trump

March 22, 2020 11:55 am

Do NOT insert phrases like ‘China virus’ or ‘Chinese virus’ into your think-pieces

meat-only

The carnivore confessions: I’ve never felt better than on my meat-only diet

March 21, 2020 2:34 pm

Online carno-forums are growing like mushrooms (which I no longer eat)

paris

Epicenes and epicures

March 21, 2020 2:05 pm

While his fellow Germans were rounding up résistants, Jünger was visiting Braque and Picasso

spectator

Why you should subscribe to The Spectator

March 21, 2020 11:59 am

A letter from US editor Freddy Gray

culture

Please, please let COVID-19 kill the culture wars

March 20, 2020 2:46 pm

Is it so much to ask?

video conference

The Spectator’s guide to video conference etiquette

March 20, 2020 1:53 pm

The video call is digital Darwinism: make sure you aren’t the silenced

wuhan

Beijing’s attempts to elude blame for the Wuhan virus will backfire

March 20, 2020 12:58 pm

The Trump administration will vigorously defend itself against the CCP’s smear campaign

homeschooling

My ill-fated foray into homeschooling

March 20, 2020 9:06 am

Those who cannot teach, reach (for a pistol)

quarantine

Will quarantine for travelers become normal again?

March 19, 2020 5:48 pm

My greatest surprise at the coronavirus outbreak is that it has not happened before

dog puppy

Quarantine with our new puppy will send me barking

March 19, 2020 5:28 pm

The fact that her brain is the size of a pea makes her hard to train

hannah arendt

My love affair with Hannah Arendt

March 19, 2020 5:15 pm

Stoned out of our minds on a few puffs, we watched in awed silence, hanging on her every word, every clause, every sentence

Cupcakes tradwives

In quarantine, we’re all tradwives

March 19, 2020 4:18 pm

Homemaking skills come in handy during a pandemic

excitement

The secret excitement that lurks beneath our distress

March 19, 2020 3:43 pm

In the corner of your mind, keep alive the small, flickering flame of suspicion

autarkeia

How to be self-sufficient

March 19, 2020 1:46 pm

For Aristotle, and eventually Plato too, while personal autarkeia was an ideal, only a city-state could deliver it

Miami spring break millenials

Millennials will be the death of us

March 19, 2020 12:42 pm

Theyd rather party on spring break than save grandma

disaster

Americans love living in a disaster movie

March 19, 2020 12:26 pm

People of Earth, are you not entertained?

boomer

OK boomer, but you’re in danger

March 18, 2020 6:06 pm

How stubbornness became the coronavirus’s biggest ally

Ava DuVernay netflix

Netflix sued for defamation over Central Park Five miniseries

March 18, 2020 4:21 pm

Did the filmmakers’ hunger for retribution outweigh their commitment to tell the truth?

george washington

Washington go Brách

March 17, 2020 7:06 pm

America’s first president used St Patrick’s Day as a means to signal and celebrate the birth of a spirit of liberty that would engulf the world

thucydides

The coronavirus is springing the Thucydides trap

March 17, 2020 5:34 pm

War isn’t inevitable, until it is

Andrew and Chris Cuomo

The brothers Cuomo

March 17, 2020 4:34 pm

A live TV debate about who mom loves more

harnden

A final farewell

March 17, 2020 4:06 pm

Some carefully chosen words about what it means to say goodbye

panic

Panic among the pigeons

March 17, 2020 2:32 pm

Moral intoxication, like the physical variety, is regularly followed by a hangover

jewish joy

Joy is the Jewish way of defeating hate

March 17, 2020 11:49 am

Someone once summarized the main Jewish festivals in three sentences. ‘They tried to destroy us. We survived. Let’s eat’