Irving Kristol, 1920-2009

The Weekly Standard is reporting that Irving Kristol has died. Very sad. Still his best one-liner: “A neoconservative is a liberal who has been mugged by reality.” Wrapped up in

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Pony rides

Pony rides

Matt Labash, a/k/a America’s Greatest National Treasure, on why modern women love Mad Men: Remember the episode from Season 1, in which Roger rides one of those redheaded twins around

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The Beatles: “Meh”

I’m 100% behind Paul Shirley in his appraisal of Beatles-lovers. They were a very influential band whose music is so over-praised it’s maddening. His journey basically reflects mine: As I

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John Pontolillo: American Hero

Hopkins undergraduate John Pontolillo used a samurai sword to kill an intruder in his off-campus residence at the 300 block of E. University Parkway early Tuesday morning. … Pontolillo, more

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Taking a blowtorch to Walt

As I mentioned on Twitter (Twitter! Blogging for people with extreme ADD), Jeffrey Goldberg and David Rothkopf blow up Stephen “The Israel Lobby” Walt. It’s pretty great. Goldberg in particularly

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