by | Mar 17, 2020

Until watching The Hunt last weekend, I hadn’t gone to an exploitation film since I stopped writing them in the early 2000s. They used to be fun, male-driven, action-filled rather than violent, and sexy. My first credit, Electra (1996), starred ex-Playboy…

by | Jan 24, 2020

The slogan for this year’s March for Life in Washington, D.C. is “Pro-Life is Pro-Woman.” It’s an appropriate label, as anyone who is part of the pro-life movement knows. The movement is dominated and largely run by women, many of…

by | Jan 4, 2020

Politics is often said to be a sport — indeed, a bloodsport. But what if it were an actual sport, you know, with teams and coaches and players? Or, more specifically, what if it were football? In such a world…

by | Dec 22, 2019

’Tis the season to celebrate great writing. The year-end books special is a long-standing tradition at The American Spectator — and it’s our gift to you. Enjoy, and let us know what books are at the top of your wish list…

by | Nov 14, 2019

In his iconic first novel, The Time Machine, H. G. Wells sends his Victorian protagonist 800,805 years into the future to a parasitic civilization that contributes nothing to knowledge, art, or culture. He could have cut the journey short by…

by | Nov 10, 2019

There’s a war going on — and a very strange one. It’s a war between identity groups in which feminists and their “allies” are arrayed against transgenders and their allies. Ten years ago the very idea of such an event…

by | Oct 31, 2019

The marriage between feminism and the sexual revolution has been akin to a prude marrying a playboy. Its offspring were bound to be screwed up. One of its dysfunctional children is the MeToo movement, which continues to devour its friends,…

by | Sep 24, 2019

The past few years have often felt like an unending stand-up comedy routine. From the ’50s. “Women are so dumb,” the comic begins, “that we need to create a ‘Women’s March’ to tell them what to think.” The fact that…

by | Sep 17, 2019

People take the game Monopoly™ seriously. How seriously? Back in 1991, in Pennsylvania, Michael J. Klucznik and Marc J. P. Cienkowski got together with some friends to drink a bit and play the game in Cienkowski’s basement rec room. The…

by | Aug 27, 2019

If you want to know why Donald Trump is president, you might begin by examining the career of Marcie Bianco. An alumna of Harvard University (Class of 2002) with a Ph.D. from Rutgers, Dr. Bianco is an atheist, a feminist,…

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