Saintly patronage can be a funny thing. By a series of medieval confusions, St. Balthasar became the patron saint of card players, and now by extension blackjack dealers. And St.…
Page after page, Gaius Valerius Catullus’s all-too-human love is all too familiar to the contemporary reader. As modern as Shakespeare’s or Camoes’s sixteenth-century sonnets feel, Catullus’s poems from sixteen centuries earlier do not feel a day older.
Comedy Central is betting that Stewart plus Trump will equal ratings, but his old fans have loftier ambitions for him. They hope that Stewart will provide the kind of opposition to Donald Trump that neither Kamala Harris nor Joe Biden can. But will the 60-year-old comedian play along? Or will his conscience get the better of him?
From bullfighting to Olympic basketball, from vapes to Georgian orange wine, here is the definitive but definitely not serious list of what’s in and what’s out for 2024
If our society can’t draw a principled distinction between benign expressions of religious pluralism and the literal embodiment of evil, then we might as well pack it up.
Each entry is an honest reaction to something that soothed, stroked, or smacked the palate, as the occasion demanded. Some would have been extraordinary under any circumstances, while others were (as true delights usually are) a matter of the right time and place.
Unlike in Ireland, the government's online harms legislation appears to be stuck—and that's a good thing
The Liberal government has so far failed to follow through on its own promise to introduce a law restricting online speech in Canada. It appears to be stuck, and long may it remain so.
We know what Hamas means by 'resistance.' So why are progressives so eager to parrot terrorist talking points?
The elevation of victimhood to the highest good makes it inconceivable to many students that the side of might could be in the right, or that weakness can corrupt every bit as much as power.
October 7th showed that it is not enough to contain the threat posed by Hamas, it must be eliminated. Whatever that takes is proportional, in the broad sense, to the legitimate goal of ensuring Israelis are safe in their homes.
Perhaps the live-streaming of a 21st century pogrom will make our leaders and our media think twice before blithely tossing around words like “racist” and “hate” to describe merely disapproved beliefs.