Bret Easton Ellis, British Labour in the Wilderness, and Barszcz Czysty Czerwony (Polish Beet Soup)

by Daniel A. Kaufman ___ Terrific interview with Tom Stoppard, one of our greatest living playwrights. https://www.spectator.co.uk/2019/12/i-aspire-to-write-for-posterity-an-interview-with-tom-stoppard/ A pretty fascinating dialogue between Bret Easton Ellis and Eric Weinstein on Los Angeles and Generation X. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkAWAJyX0fM Matthew Goodwin, Professor of Politics at the University of Kent, offers an excellent analysis of Labour’s historic loss in the... Continue Reading →

When Tennis Ruled the World, Cardiacs, Shawarma, and More

by Daniel A. Kaufman An amazing documentary on the era in which “Tennis Ruled the World.”  Watching it explains everything about why the sport has become so dull and has lost so much of its public impact. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssuwOH-HWjc An almost inhuman one-man performance of Genesis songs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-V7Dqf-FQL4&t=0s&list=FLQzxHWvrODrO9oA35PHXsIQ&index=22 A treasure-trove of papers for free download, by... Continue Reading →

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