Rooster is sick and we’re not sure if he knows what year it is.
Srebrenica isn’t the only place in Bosnia where remains of victims have been found.
The late fashion icon is done justice in a new movie about his life. B
It’s a jukebox musical, but so what? B+
Waiting tables isn’t a lark.
It’s hard admitting to an addiction.
Not much concern for bare plot mechanics. C
It’s time to quiet the dialogue of tribalism and bipartisanship.
Ottessa Moshfegh’s new novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, is surprisingly pedestrian and predictable.
Born in Bay Ridge and keeps returning.
Pre-millennialist evangelicals once took their end times prophecies to the masses. The Late Great Planet Earth was their chosen apostle.
A new movement embraces radical downsizing.
A short visit to a small state.
Paleocon Diary (#128)
The new leftism often obsesses over trivia.
It’s important for people to be aware of who’s coming up on the bench.
Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One.
The Declaration of Independence incidentally clarified George Washington’s personal status.
From U2 to UN to U.S., the same song.
Several recurring characters continue searching for a plot, and a legendary hoops star talks about why he doesn’t like practice.
People care more about how you talk than how you act. The media still doesn’t get it.
I won't choose sides or vote for the lesser of two evils.
Contra Damon Linker, it's not just Trump.
Paleocon Diary (#127)
Treason, collusion and disappearing soccer balls.
Noah Lennox, aka Panda Bear, turns 40 today. Here's one of his best and most overlooked songs.
I’m an old cowhand.
The directorial debut from Boots Riley.
George Will is cancelled.
A wonderful album of deranged pop songs which would be quite comfortable in a playlist with Black Dice or Michael Jackson.
Bowling like slap-happy amateurs.
Any discussion of cut up noise in the United States that does not include Andrea Pensado is a conversation that is seriously missing the point.
Baby Boomer guilt, especially among the wealthy, doesn’t wash.
A new album from the Saint Augustine, FL musician.
I’ve never seen a Star Wars movie. So what?
A new solo album of paranoid pastoral and radar rock.