Articles of Note

"What would Hitchens say?" The question is asked when a new crisis emerges. But it's the wrong question. Better to think for yourself... more »

New Books

Boiling in your own pot; torture via a long, flaming knife; being impaled on a fiery spit — The Penguin Book of Hell is an anthology of sadistic fantasies... more »

Essays & Opinions

The Weekly Standard is dead. Let us now praise that witty, quixotic, hectoring, charming, maddening, and smart magazine... more »