Author Archives: Micah Mattix
About Micah Mattix
Micah Mattix manages and writes for Prufrock at The American Conservative and is an assistant professor of literature at Houston Baptist University. He writes regularly on poetry for The Wall Street Journal and on books and arts for The Weekly Standard, National Review, The New Criterion, The American Spectator, First Things, Books & Culture, and many other publications. Follow him on Twitter.
Also: Paul McCartney’s musical adaptation of It’s a Wonderful Life, and more.
Also: The Scopes publicity stunt, and more.
Also: The pyramid of Sneferu opens to the public, and more.
Also: Trigger warnings don’t work.
Also: The sounds of a seven-foot gong, and more.
Also: David Mamet remembers Ricky Jay, and more.
Also: Matt Labash goes fishing, and more.
Also: Why have there been so many home runs this season?
Also: The meaning of medieval beasts, and more.
Also: Documenting the blues, in praise of “Period Piece,” and more.
Also: Anthony Madrid on ancient Greek epitaphs, and more.
Also: Lillian Ross’s inventive hatred, and more.
Also: A clear-eyed book about teaching in the public school system, and more.
The Problem with Authenticity, Why American High School Students Don’t Learn Anything, and Hypersonic Missiles
Also: Joe Frazer gets his due, and more.
Also: Tintoretto’s influence on modern art, and more.
Also: Mass surveillance is coming to a city near you, and more.
Also: On friendship, and more.
Also: Is Welsh becoming cool?
How the Alliance of American Football Failed, Malaysian’s Missing Flight, and the Pursuit of Happiness Rightly Understood
Also: Overrated Ivo van Hove, and more.
Also: Why do people play the lottery?← Older posts
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