Monthly Archives: April 2021

When novels still mattered (4-17-21)

Bellow: A Biography by James Atlas: https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=138437 Where Do Journalists Come From? https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=137084 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seymour_Krim The American Novel Made Us https://www.cwanderson.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Tom-Wolfe-Gives-an-Eyewitness-Report-of-the-Birth-of-The-New-Journalism-New-York-Magazine.pdf

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American Insurrection (4-16-21)

00:00 PBS Frontline: American Insurrection, https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/american-insurrection/ 03:00 Dooovid joins 05:00 Why did Tucker Carlson talk about Israeli immigration policy? What you need to know about the white supremacist ‘open borders for Israel’ meme. https://www.jta.org/2021/04/16/united-states/why-did-tucker-carlson-talk-about-israeli-immigration-policy-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-white-supremacist-open-borders-for-israel-meme 15:00 Tucker Carlson: The truth about … Continue reading

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A Former Alt-Right YouTuber Explains His Methods (4-15-21)

00:00 Caolan Robertson: Walking Away from Extremism, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FU7k91OxRFw 02:00 Feeding Hate With Video: A Former Alt-Right YouTuber Explains His Methods, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/15/technology/alt-right-youtube-algorithm.html 33:00 Victor Davis Hanson: Lots of us are tired of the virtue-signaling 38:00 Philip Roth Was His Own Favorite … Continue reading

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The Power Of Flannery O’Connor

Frederick Crews writes: O’Connor had no cause to disprize university writing programs, for she herself, despite the marked individuality of her work, was the first prominent American author to have been significantly shaped by one. Scholars who examine her early … Continue reading

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The Rorschach Test

Frederick Crews wrote in 2004: Both dreams and Rorschach responses can be “explored” with disastrous effect; think of the role played by dream analysis in recovered memory therapy, and think of Robert Lindner’s suggestion that shock treatment may be indicated … Continue reading

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