Life & Arts coverage from Spectator USA
If the aim was to elevate places that have been ‘left behind,’ NYC and NOVA would be at the literal bottom of the list
The Marvel editor-in-chief turned the superhero world upside down by introducing ironic detachment and human foibles
If the baby is so cute, she deserves, I’d say, to live. She deserves not to be killed in utero
A Private War reviewed
As World War One ended, a slender 29-year-old German dispatch runner named Adolf Hitler lay in a military hospital in Pomerania
The left in Britain has been reduced to online metal-detectorists searching the internet for material they can pretend to be shocked by
Credit to SNL for inviting the veteran on. Well done also to that troll-doll-with-a-tape-worm, Pete Davidson, who ain't so bad
Difficult politics amid the flames of Ventura County
I suggested that more balance was needed in academic programming. Within hours, my office door and surrounding corridor was vandalized
Finding the words to explain Trump’s language
In the end a judge will finally decide whether the wig-snatcher of North Hollywood was acting on anti-Semitic impulses
The White Album is reissued at 50
A very stupid outrage campaign is underway to stop the philosopher from taking an unpaid British government post
How long do the state authorities think they can get away with it?
What inspired the African American anti-Semite of Brooklyn Heights?
Life & Arts Podcast: Heather Mac Donald on pandering to race and gender, and how it corrupts the university
This week on the Spectator USA Life & Arts podcast, I’m casting the pod with Heather Mac Donald. A scholar at the Manhattan Institute, Heather is the author of The Diversity Delusion: How Race and…
New Mexico is a state like no other
The memory of the Civil War helped make Woodrow Wilson the ambivalent wartime leader he proved to be
Backstage at the Union the individualist’s individualist is readying himself for a possible avalanche of groupthink snowflakery
It feels like a media Democrat’s idea of a shot for the sweet spot and the middle ground
The Other Side of the Wind reviewed
How can tech employers be expected to hunt for female recruits when few women have chosen to acquire relevant qualifications?