New Culture Vultures
by | Sep 5, 2019

Pygmies walk the streets of Hollywood where giants once trod. Take Eric McCormack, the bland Canadian actor who in 1998 lucked into the popular sitcom Will & Grace. Rather than appreciate the hard work of the hundreds who enabled his lucrative…

by | Jul 13, 2019

As a relatively frequent traveler on vacation and business, I think I know how to behave in most international settings. I can usually be relied upon not to choke on the buns at breakfast and to massage the egos of…

by | Jul 2, 2019

Sneakerheads woke up this morning to the news that the corporate war on America’s social ills has claimed a new victim: flag-emblazoned shoes.  The Wall Street Journal reports that Nike has pulled sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July….

by | Jun 28, 2019

“I think most people think of rape as being sexy,” E. Jean Carroll oddly asserted during her interview with CNN on June 24. Carroll, journalist and advice columnist, is the latest woman accusing President Trump of sexual misconduct. A stunned…

by | Jun 25, 2019

Leftists are at war with the freedom of conscience … again. Pop star Taylor Swift released the music video for her new single “You Need To Calm Down” on June 17. The video features many prominent celebrities in the LGBT community,…

by | Jun 15, 2019

Jordan Peterson, New York Times best-selling author and vocal advocate of free speech, says he will be launching a new social media platform that is free of restrictive censorship. With a terms of service predicated on free-speech policies, ThinkSpot (sign…

by | Jun 11, 2019

In recent months, conservative intellectuals in D.C. and elsewhere have gathered to discuss where conservatism stands in the Age of Trump and where it will be after he leaves office. (See here, here, and here for examples.) As those deliberations evolve…

by | May 30, 2019

Gillette, the personal care brand that made the news earlier this year thanks to a viral advertising campaign lecturing its audience about “toxic masculinity,” has returned with a sequel. The minute-long ad, titled “First Shave,” was released on the Gillette Facebook…

by | May 22, 2019

When all men get painted as the enemy, it shouldn’t surprise women that all men hear the message and act accordingly. Like many a swinging pendulum, it seems the #MeToo swing has over swung. The wrecking ball is turning out…

by | May 15, 2019

Washington The Virtue Patrol is prowling around on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. It hunts down racists, xenophobes, anti-feminists, homophobes, and almost every kind of bigot except for bigots within its own ranks. Those bigots are exempt. If the…

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