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.

North Korea’s Trigger Warning

Release The Interview on the Internet. Let’s make Kim Jong Un a planetary laughingstock

Snowflake Campus Banishes Crimethink Prof

At Marquette, a tenured professor is temporarily relieved of his duties for criticizing the thin skin of a pro-gay instructor

Campus Snowflakes & Enabling Masochists

Michigan State’s very special graduation reveals the abdication of universities as loci of authority

Putin, Checkmated?

Russia’s economic free fall and the fate of its leader

Dismal St. Dismas

A true story about a Catholic school that’s ‘not really that Catholic,’ and the culture it serves

Vatican To Radical Nuns: ‘Never Mind’

The latest move in the de-Ratzingerization of the Catholic Church

Jindal for POTUS (Preacher of the US)

The Louisiana governor appears poised to announce his presidential run in connection with a prayer rally

COBs for TAC

Even lefties agree: The American Conservative is anything but tranquilizin’

Sony Gets the Kim Jong-un Treatment

Not feeling entirely sorry for the epically hacked film studio

The Desecration of Chartres

A restoration that makes the cathedral look like ‘a funeral parlor in Little Italy ‘

The Value of an Elizabeth Warren Run

It would give America the debate we need on the Wall Street-Washington power nexus

Harvard’s Crusade for Moorish Dignity

At Harvard, life imitates ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’

Microaggression Trolls

The bizarre psychology of white people desperate to be the purity police

The Jackie Cult

Believing in the alleged UVA rape victim has now become a religion

Defend Your Base on the Independent Right

The American Conservative is the magazine for independent conservatives. Help build our base

A Radical + Traditionalist Bromance

Why the socialist Russell Arben Fox admires the traditionalist Caleb Stegall

Wall Street Über Alles

The big banks are back in business — and the taxpayers will once again be at risk

The Joy of Lüke

Oysters. New Orleans. Christmastime. Bliss.

Torturing God Out of Jihadis

The CIA used religion as a weapon of torture. This is unspeakable

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