Blog Posts

Behold: Macbeth

September 12, 2017

I have a new show with National Review: the Great Books podcast. These will be weekly, 30-minute conversations with scholars. The first episode is on Macbeth with my Adam Carrington, my colleague at Hillsdale College.

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Summer Reading 2017

August 1, 2017

My picks for National Review‘s 2017 summer reading symposium are: The Lost City of the Monkey God, by Douglas Preston; The Night Ocean, by Paul La Farge; and Thomas Hart Benton: An American Original, by Henry Adams. Click the link to read why.

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Spy Guy

July 27, 2017

My article on best-selling author Daniel Silva is in the new National Review.

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Pod People

July 20, 2017

Here are a few of my recent podcast victims: Carl Cannon, Peter Kirsanow, George Melloan, Henry Olsen, and Brad Thor.

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Show Me

June 22, 2017

My profile of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is in the new National Review.

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Flagging

June 21, 2017

Several state flags are excellent. A bunch are awful. Here’s my latest article in National Review.

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