Gifted

by John J. Miller on July 26, 2014 · 0 comments

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My article on The Giver–the book behind the forthcoming film–is in the new issue of National Review. The editors headlined it “A Gift for Freedom,” which I guess is a reference to my book, A Gift for Freedom. You got that immediately, right? Anyway, read the article, then see the movie!

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

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Absolut Stoker

July 14, 2014

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

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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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Beached

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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