Author Archives: Bill Kauffman

Just Deseret

How I learned to love LDS

Rocky’s Drug War

The continuing toll of Nelson Rockefeller’s prison-industrial complex

Ballot of a Thin Man

The Paul campaign calls to mind the rebellious ethos of 1980s punks.

How I Met Eldridge Cleaver

Bill Kauffman reflects on a quarter-century of notable interlocutors

Peckinpah Country

I’m on one of my periodic Sam Peckinpah benders. (“You call that …

Planet of the Japes

This article appears in the February 2012 issue of The American Conservative.

Iowa Votes for Peace

Our daughter will be spending the snowy months rehearsing her role as …

Redford Goes Ron Paul

Even the most dedicated cinephile may have blinked last spring and missed …

The Last Picture Show

Another summer has slipped away, he said in melancholic stupor.  Thank God …

Born to Stay Put

By Bill Kauffman | July 25, 2011 In May 1978 I had …

Wilson’s Picket

By Bill Kauffman | June 9, 2011 Edmund Wilson was so securely …

Southern Comforts

By Bill Kauffman | April 13, 2011 The South, repatriated ex-slave Ned …

California Times Two

By Bill Kauffman These days I care more about the results of …

Meet the Marlboro Man

I recently had lunch with my favorite model. Nah, not Cheryl Tiegs, …

The Other Eisenhowers

Ike’s anti-militarist roots By Bill Kauffman Dwight D. Eisenhower’s mother was a …

The Fighting Bobs

By Bill Kauffman The week that Wisconsin voters threw out Russ Feingold, …

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