August 19, 2017
Dunkirk
Hollywood

Dunkirk: A contrary view about a movie everyone else loves

August 6, 2017 Bookworm 0

Dunkirk doesn’t fail because it’s insufficiently diverse. It fails because, like the Left itself, it ignores individualism and opts for nameless masses. Don’t worry. This is not going to be a review decrying Dunkirk because of its failure to include women, people of color, homosexuals, or differently gendered in its [Read More]

Just Plain Funny

Student Grammatical Train Wrecks, Final Edition

August 6, 2017 mcdanielm 1

This is the third edition of student funnies for 2017: If the first two editions–available here and here–of my all-time favorite comic student writings weren’t enough, I present this, the final edition (for now). Kids love music, and after listening to and discussing several famous Christmas songs, including Mel Torme’s [Read More]

Culture

Into the Penalty Box for Subverting the Narrative?

August 1, 2017 Patrick O'Hannigan 1

Careful observers of politics and culture usually learn how to spot the dominant narrative, which is a set of presumptions influencing how most of the top-tier actors in the “infotainment” complex see the world (not coincidentally, professional influencers expect the rest of us to share their presumptions, because they sleep [Read More]

Movies

Dunkirk: A Movie Review, Sort Of

August 1, 2017 Proof Positive 2

In Spring, a young man’s fancy turns to not getting shot, not getting blown up, not drowning and just possibly, making it home alive. Late Spring, anyway. May of 1940. The coast of France. The beaches of Dunkirk. Director Christopher Nolan is described by IMDB as “Best known for his [Read More]

Hollywood

Spider-Man Homecoming: A Movie Review, Sort Of

July 30, 2017 Proof Positive 0

First, a synopsis from IMDB: Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges. You remember that commercial where one [Read More]

Just Plain Funny

Student Grammatical Train Wrecks

July 30, 2017 mcdanielm 0

By: Mike McDaniel   My students, regularly, in their fierce struggles with the English language, say more, less, or something entirely different than they intended. It’s tempting to see these bite-sized bits of mirth as evidence of the supposed deterioration of education, but I’ve found that the worst students, particularly those [Read More]

Young Conservatives Sargon of Akkad YouTube screenshot
Politics

The next generation of young conservatives is on YouTube

July 21, 2017 Bookworm 0

Yes, there are young conservatives, but they’re not at college or watching TV. Instead, they’re working hard and watching conservative YouTube videos. There’s a young man I’ve known and admired for many years. I met him through one of my children’s activities and quickly sized him up as extremely bright [Read More]

Just Plain Funny

(Cartoon) Poor Democrats…Milking A Dead Cow!

July 2, 2017 JoshuaPundit 2

By the very talented Gary Varvel…see more of his work at Gary Varvel.com Ah, the plight of the poor Democrats,still hoping to get milk from a dead cow. All the lies, faux indignation and insults as well as the time and money spent have resulted in…absolutely nothing. Except an increased [Read More]

Government

Remy: People Will Die! (video)

June 28, 2017 Puma ByDesign 0

Remy from Reason.tv’s latest parody, i.e., channeling Progressive hyperbole. Published on Jun 28, 2017 by ReasonTV Remy channels his inner Elizabeth Warren to vilify the other side.

Elections

Mark Steyn Weighs In On Special Election Outcomes…

June 21, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

The one and only Mark Steyn had a few things to say about the special elections in his own inimitable style: I’m still laughing at Mark Steyn’s characterization of the bogus ‘Russia’ scandal – “Deep State Dinner Theater!”   I liked this tweet as well: Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump [Read More]

Movies

Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 2

June 20, 2017 mcdanielm 1

By: Mike McDaniel    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Director: James Gunn Writers: James Gunn, Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning Cast: Chris Pratt: Peter Quill/Starlord Zoe Saldana: Gamora Dave Bautista: Drax Vin Diesel: Voice of Baby Groot Bradley Cooper: Voice of Rocket Michael Rooker: Yondu Karen Gillan: Nebula Pom [Read More]

Culture

How Cats Used Humans to Conquer the World

June 19, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

An amusing and informative piece from the Atlantic on how ancient DNA tells the story of cats, their dispersal worldwide and ummm, dominance! By Sarah Zhang Sometime around the invention of agriculture, the cats came crawling. It was mice and rats, probably, that attracted the wild felines. The rats came [Read More]

Wonder Woman
Hollywood

Movie Review: Wonder Woman

June 9, 2017 Bookworm 0

“Wonder Woman” By The Closet Conservative Critic There was Superman : The Movie, with Christopher Reeve, in 1978, and then there was and have been dozens of comic book stories that have been developed into motion pictures. Superman (1978) set the modern standard and it has become a lofty goal [Read More]

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