Author Archives: Rod Dreher

About Rod Dreher

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in St. Francisville, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written two books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming and Crunchy Cons.

The Story Of Your Life

On turning a contamination story into a redemption story

The Neo-Reactionary Ben Op

How does the Ben Op fit into the neoreactionary worldview?

View From Your Table

Frisco, Texas

Memories Pizza: Where The Trump Revolution Began?

Milo Yiannopoulos theorizes that watching the small-town Indiana restaurant suffer at the hands of an SJW mob shocked Red America’s conscience

Conservative Professor Confesses All

You’ll be surprised by what happened when a closeted academic put himself on the firing line

Nationalism Vs. Conservatism

Did voters in 2016 reject classical liberalism? Not necessarily

Benedict Option & The Spirit Of Pilgrimage

Discipline and purpose in the Christian life, and why being a spiritual tourist is not enough

SJW Vs. NFL Star

Spoiled brat high school girl storms out when football player says men should defend women

Poop Talk With Pope Francis

Dining advice from the say-anything pontiff

Bleg On Behalf Of Journalists

Hey readers, I’ve had two conversations this week with two national journalists …

View From Your Table

Petra, Jordan

Putin, Our Tsar-Protector?

Why some religious conservatives and traditionalists in the West look to the Russians as allies

Globalism & Christianity

The strange (but necessary) ecumenism of anti-modern Christians

Happy Feast Of St. Nicholas

That time the Bishop of Myra slapped the snot out of heretic Arius

Zombie Catholics Of France

They live in parts of the country where the faith has all but died, but its values and habits remain

The Pentagon: Part Of A Broken System

Internal Pentagon study finds $125 billion in Defense Department waste — and Pentagon spikes report

The Wall America Needs

The one between my car and the drivers who would rear-end it


At two concerts, signs of the decline in standards for how to behave in public

Destroying An Institution From Within

Professor: Humanities faculty see their responsibility as destroying Tradition, not passing it on

The Democratic Party’s Tearer Downers

How the persecutorial left drives people into the arms of Donald Trump

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