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Posts in category “Pop Culture”

That Time I Went To Bed With Rod McKuen

I pulled back the covers, and there he was, lips parted just so…

Posted February 7th, 2016

Aesthetics As Racism

You think Maria Sharapova is prettier than Serena Williams? What kind of bigot are you?

Posted February 4th, 2016

As The Worm Turns

‘Explaining a revolution’ to 3-8 year olds by shaping their moral imagination

Posted February 2nd, 2016

Liquid Parenting

Magical thinking and the disappearance of solidarity — and solid ground — among moms and dads

Posted February 2nd, 2016

Smartphones As Hand Grenades

Children and adolescents do not need to be plugged into social media

Posted February 2nd, 2016

GOP Drops AcidPalin Endorses Trump

The reality show from which America can never wake up

Posted January 19th, 2016

Songs For The Benedict Option

Making a Ben Op mix tape for the New Dark Age

Posted January 13th, 2016

Who Are the Barbarians?

Trump, that Atlantic City Alaric? Or the open-borders, globalist, socially liberal Republican Establishment?

Posted January 1st, 2016

Our Late Antique-ish 2016

Parallels between the end of Rome’s glory and the contemporary West

Posted January 1st, 2016

Star Wars Open Thread

Did you see the movie? What did you think?

Posted December 28th, 2015

‘What Would They Know In Common?’

A Christmas moment on “M*A*S*H” and a culture we have lost

Posted December 23rd, 2015

May the Farce Be With You

Taking ‘Star Wars’ too seriously and Christianity not seriously enough

Posted December 20th, 2015

The Homintern

Commissar denounces Caitlyn Jenner as deviationist

Posted December 16th, 2015

Social Media & ‘Toxic Workers’

How status updates might be laying the groundwork for workplace conflict

Posted December 15th, 2015

Magnolia Thunderpussy, Weimar American Hero

The New York Times transgender cover girl as a condensed symbol of contemporary liberalism

Posted December 15th, 2015

The Next Culture War Front

Chai Feldblum, Jill Soloway, Magnolia Thunderpussy and their allies plan mop-up operation

Posted December 14th, 2015

The ‘Lynch’ Mob

Black students triggered by building named after former college president

Posted December 9th, 2015