Author: James Poulos

May 27,2009

The Sex Vote

These days, one is hard-pressed not to sound like an idiot when talking about sex and what Anthony Trollope called “The Way We Live Now”—especially if one wants to be...

Aug 28,2008

Culture11

Well, the cat is out of the bag. Along with fellow Doublethink alum Peter Suderman, I’ve joined forces with several more superexcellent friends to create Culture11, your new destination for...

Aug 26,2008

Independence for Abkhazia and South Ossetia?

A reliable source sends me a flash message at this early hour: the Russians have recognized them. Quite a silly think to do for a rampaging imperial power that could...

Aug 25,2008

'An Alfresco Oral Sex Contest'

The Bad News Britons are taking their binge-and-vomit tour on the road, debasing themselves and threatening the public decency wherever they go. So says Sarah Lyall in the NYT: They...

Aug 25,2008

Yushchenko Weighs In

At The Washington Post. It’s remarkable — though understandable — how sober and controlled the language of the Ukrainian president appears beside that of the US’s most nominally pro-Ukrainian commentators....