Daily Archive: September 13, 2009

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Seriously?

Paul Bettany’s best role to date was as a 19th century naturalist. Now he’s playing Charles Darwin in Creation, which can’t find a US distributor because – wait for it – the Theory of...

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from the archives

Not to pick old wounds, but I was digging around and found this interview with Jonah Goldberg from Salon. I think it’s the best refutation of Liberal Fascism, as it’s both eminently fair, subject...

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Sunday Poem Series

Nefarious War by Li Po Translated from the Chinese by Shigeyoshi Obata Last year we fought by the head-stream of the So-Kan, This year we are fighting on the Tsung-ho road. We have washed...

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more anthropology

I could go on a harangue about this, but really, the thing that kept popping into my head again and again was, “this is the soft bigotry of low expectations.”  Sometimes, an inaccurate compliment...