Another favorite Absolut ad. For my musings on mummies, go here.


Here’s another favorite Absolut ad. I wrote on Dracula here and vampires here.


Absolut DC

July 11, 2014

In honor of my friend Vic Matus’s new book on vodka, here is one of my favorite Absolute ads.

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July 8, 2014

Adam Bellow includes me and The First Assassin on a list of “21 Conservative Writers to Read at the Beach”: The First Assassin is a fast-paced and impeccably researched debut thriller set in Washington, D.C., by National Review contributor John J. Miller. In 1861, as the nation teeters on the brink of civil war, Col. Charles P. Rook [...]

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Gov. Snyder

July 7, 2014

My article on Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan is in the new National Review. What’s the most unexpected thing Snyder has had to learn? The governor answers immediately, with a laugh: “I had to study legislation on the appropriate age for petting bear cubs.” The matter arose last year, in a dispute over the practices [...]

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Summer Reading 2014

July 5, 2014

NR has just published its annual symposium on summer reading. My contribution mentions the old-time SF author E.E. “Doc” Smith, Icelandic crime novelist Arnaldur Indridason, classic horror writer Henry S. Whitehead, and the forthcoming set of new Dungeons & Dragons rulebooks. That should keep you busy.

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