November 1, 2016

My book review in last weekend’s Wall Street Journal isn’t the first time I’ve written on Lovecraft. Not even in the Journal. Here’s a piece in the Journal from 2005. And here’s a long one in the Claremont Review of Books from two years ago.

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Tentacles Watch

October 29, 2016

My book review of In the Mountains of Madness: The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of H.P. Lovecraft, by W. Scott Poole, is in the Wall Street Journal.

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Sage of Baltimore

October 25, 2016

Meet H.L. Mencken, the agnostic proto-libertarian, in my podcast with D.H. Hart, the author of a new biography of the acclaimed 20th-century journalist.

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WFB Was Here

October 11, 2016

My latest podcast is with James Rosen of Fox News, on his collection of eulogies by the late, great William F. Buckley, Jr.

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Conrad’s Secret Agent

September 28, 2016

Joseph Conrad wrote what may be the first novel of global terrorism with The Secret Agent, and the BBC has just turned it into a new show. Here’s my appreciation of them in National Review.

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Exit Right

September 26, 2016

The new issue of National Review carries my profile of Michael Grebe, who recently retired as head of the Bradley Foundation: “I’m worried that we’re losing the war of ideas,” says Grebe. “A year ago, I couldn’t have imagined saying that right now.”

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