Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Pop Culture”

Hitler For The Holidays/I Was Wrong

Update to this post: I was unfair here, and apologize

Posted December 2nd, 2016

BuzzFeed Bullies: Tweeting Torquemadas

Clickbait site’s hit piece on Chip & Joanna Gaines exemplifies why so many people hate the liberal media

Posted December 2nd, 2016

On Time: ‘Arrival’

Is language the key to experiencing eternity? The sci-fi movie poses a philosophical challenge

Posted November 24th, 2016

Life In ‘The Bubble’

SNL imagines a community cleansed of Deplorables

Posted November 20th, 2016

Brokeback Mountain, Hamilton, Art

A lament for the way ideological passion and cultural politics ruin popular art

Posted November 20th, 2016

‘This Land Is Your Land,’ Baby

God bless Sharon Lafaye Jones (1956-2016)

Posted November 19th, 2016

Why The ‘Hamilton’ Dust-Up Matters

Expanding the politicization of the public square makes America worse

Posted November 19th, 2016

‘Hamilton’ & Hate

A display of vulgar self-righteousness and sanctimony from the cast and audience of the Broadway play

Posted November 19th, 2016

We’ve Hit Peak Park Slope

Kids say, ‘Meh’ to Drag Queen Story Hour at Brooklyn Public Library

Posted November 14th, 2016

How Trump Won: Competing Liberal Narratives

Jonathan Pie vs. the Loony Left

Posted November 13th, 2016

Live From Sanctimony Ground Zero, It’s ‘Saturday Night’!

I cannot believe that this was the actual cold open for SNL …

Posted November 13th, 2016

Beck Sings of Seikilos

The oldest song in the world echoes in a contemporary classic

Posted November 7th, 2016

The Moral Blindness of Identity Politics

Progressives can’t embrace identity politics for certain groups without implicitly sanctioning them for others

Posted October 25th, 2016

SNL’s ‘Black Jeopardy’

SNL sketch offers some of the smartest political commentary of the year. No, really

Posted October 24th, 2016

Election-Related Public Health Alert

CDC warns that sexually transmitted disease are at a record high — and we might know why

Posted October 19th, 2016

Men Without Chests Alert

MIddle-class dad confesses that he’s scared to raise sons. What’s happening to us?

Posted October 18th, 2016

Miley Cyrus > Donald Trump

Society can survive the gropey, short-fingered vulgarian. It cannot survive embracing what ‘pansexual’ nitwit symbolizes

Posted October 15th, 2016