Month: October 27, 2009

Oct 27,2009

Fashionable racism?

Yesterday, I was flipping through the Brooks Brothers fall catalogue. The catalog tells a story, in which all the models are part of one multi-generational (super-rich, super-WASPy) family. Except for...

Oct 27,2009

Michael Goldfarb’s war on J Street

Michael Goldfarb is not interested in constructive criticism of J Street. What Mike wants is to expose J Street as a fringe, left-wing activist group that only pretends to be...

Oct 27,2009

Get that man a Slate column!

A comment over at Pajiba: Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows is one of my favorite modern horror films. Why? It’s very meta. It’s a film about people making a...

Oct 27,2009

Seeing the light

Well, kind of. Matt Yglesias* realizes that, hey, some of these people supporting J Street (the liberal counterpart to AIPAC) are, in fact, not fans of the state of Israel...

Oct 23,2009

Police “brutality”

I’m always amused at what the nuttier portions of the left define as “brutality.” Take this video, for instance, which was posted over at Feministing. I’m having a little trouble...

Oct 21,2009

“The Unit”

I find CBS’s “The Unit” to be one of the more interesting post-9/11 cultural artifacts. Created by Shawn Ryan (who also created “The Shield,” arguably the best television series of...