Tag Archives: Pop Culture

The New Criterion: William F. Buckley- ‘Who’s He: A Review of Snobbery The American Version’

Source:The New Democrat  “Joseph Epstein’s new book about snobbery1 ends up being a book about Joseph Epstein, which is perfectly okay—provided one is Joseph Epstein. Another’s book about snobbery, displaying the author’s biography, his likes and dislikes, suspicions, affections, affectations, … Continue reading

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Commentary Magazine: Abe Greenwald- ‘Our Socialist Socialites’

Source:The New Democrat Source:Commentary Magazine: Abe Greenwald- Socialist Socialites It’s not everyday that I agree with anything that is written by Commentary Magazine, except when they’re critiquing both the Far-Left and Far-Right in America which is what they do along … Continue reading

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The Newman Group: ‘Think Before You Speak Because You Can’t Hit Rewind, Mr. Trump’

Source: The New Democrat I don’t want to make this too much about Donald Trump. God knows ( if there is one ) that this blog has written about President Trump a lot the last couple of weeks ( not … Continue reading

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Inside Edition: Ali Rosen- Legendary Chef and Traveler Anthony Bourdain Dies At 61: The Man Who Saw and Lived The World

Source: The New Democrat When I first heard about Anthony Bourdain’s show Parts Unknown coming to CNN in 2013 or 14, I thought this was another one of those so-called reality TV shows where the lead character is some loudmouth … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Will Storr- How Millennials Became The Selfie Generation

Source: The New Democrat Just on a personal I note: I’m really glad I went to and graduated high school in the early and mid 1990s and not today with the personality I have then and now. Going to high … Continue reading

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The Economist: Lane Green- Why Do We Swear?

Source: The New Democrat Warning: this piece could offend a lot of people who are very religious and have a PG-13 mentality. Before I explain why I believe we (meaning Americans, as if there is anyone else ) swear, first we … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Opinion- Olga Khazan: The Social Benefits of Swearing

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I’m going to give you an answer to why Americans swear so much at least now in public but also in private as well that is a lot less scientific … Continue reading

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