Daily Archives: April 23, 2021

The Dissident (2020)

I watched this silly 2020 documentary: “When Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappears after entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, his fiancée and dissidents around the world are left to piece together the clues to a brutal murder and expose … Continue reading

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Appreciating Tom Wolfe (1930-2018)

Carol Iannone writes: Tom Wolfe the novelist arrived as modern fiction was going bankrupt. Modernism, the revolution in the arts that took place in the early decades of the twentieth century, had delivered all it had to deliver, and was … Continue reading

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Why Are Conservatives In Despair?

00:00 Dave Rubin vs Nick Fuentes 01:00 Tom Wolfe on American politics 02:00 Good People Must Be Dangerous People, https://amgreatness.com/2021/04/12/good-people-must-be-dangerous-people/ 12:40 John Mearsheimer & Vishnu Som on “Why Leaders Lie”: Jaipur Literature Festival 2021, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9URFBibUMPg 15:40 JM says Trump is … Continue reading

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Tom Wolfe’s Status Update

Michael Lewis writes: Eighteen months! That’s what it took for Wolfe, once he’d found his voice, to go from worrying about whether or not to go on the dole to a cult figure. By early 1965, literary agents are writing … Continue reading

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