by | Nov 7, 2019

On the desk of L. E. Edwardson, a city editor at the Chicago Herald and Examiner in the early 20th century, sat a framed note saying, “Whatever a patron desires to get published is advertising; whatever he wants to keep out…

by | Oct 18, 2019

One of my favorite scenes in Gone With the Wind is when Rhett Butler scandalizes Atlanta society by bidding $150 in gold for a dance with Scarlett O’Hara. As she has been recently widowed — Mrs. Charles Hamilton is supposed…

by | Oct 16, 2019

My goodness, these people are boring. What a snoozefest. What was most interesting, though, is what wasn’t talked about. No Biden corruption. No China. No answer from Elizabeth Warren, the ostensible front-runner, about where the money comes from for her…

by | Oct 16, 2019

Wow. In a stunning story that James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas is now releasing this week, a series of CNN president Jeff Zucker’s morning staff meetings were secretly recorded — by a CNN staffer (who, for sure, has quickly been fired.)…

by | Sep 17, 2019

The New York Times has gone on the offensive against Brett Kavanaugh nearly a year after he was confirmed as a Supreme Court justice. It may want its readers to believe it is protecting the interest of an alleged sexual assault…

by | Sep 7, 2019

CNN hosted a climate change town hall event Wednesday night long enough to make eyes glaze over — in one case, with blood. The network placed dead last among the three major cable news channels in the ratings with an…

by | Aug 15, 2019

The headline made news, this one from ABC:  Corey Lewandowski ‘seriously considering’ Senate run in 2020 The August 14 story, one of many, said this: President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said Thursday he was “seriously considering” running…

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 27, 2019

Jeff Lord has finally finished the book that loyal Spectatorians have been waiting for ever since he was abruptly fired from his job at CNN. Its title is Swamp Wars: Donald Trump and The New American Populism vs. The Old…

by | May 14, 2019

Emile Durkheim, a French sociologist, famously discussed something called collective effervescence. Durkheim argued that the universal religious dichotomy of sacrilegious and sacred results form the way in which we live of our lives. Unfortunately, most of us spend too many hours performing…

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