Clay Waters

The Federalist

After 50 Years, Kenneth Clark’s ‘Civilisation’ Still Asks Trenchant Questions

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of “Civilisation,” British art historian Kenneth Clark’s masterful television survey spanning the genius of artists, architects, writers, and philosophers from…

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From ‘The Gift of Information’ to ‘Dubious Judgment’ Post-Trump

NB Blog Feed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had spent the last seven years holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, evading the authorities before…

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Bonnie and Clyde Film ‘The Highwaymen’ ‘Vengeful, Murderous, Politically Terrifying’

NB Blog Feed A new Netflix offering, The Highwaymen, is the story of the murderous 1930’s bank-robber duo of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, i.e.…

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NY Times Again Fights Conservative ‘Trolls’ in Service of Billion-Dollar Movie Industry

NB Blog Feed It pays to have the right “troll” enemies: The New York Times has three times of late come to the rescue of…

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The Federalist

‘Golden State’ Depicts A World When Telling The Truth Becomes A Crime

Facts: The novel Golden State was published in January 2019 by Mulholland Books. It is 336 pages in length. Its dimensions are 6.5 x 1.2 x 9.6 inches. Speculations: After reading Golden…

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Stacey Abrams the ‘Policy Wonk’ Trekkie!

NB Blog Feed The New York Times’ front page on Saturday featured political reporter Sydney Ember in Iowa, savoring all the wonderful Democratic candidates primed…

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‘How to Raise a Child Without Imposing Gender’

NB Blog Feed The New York Times again took on basic biology and sex traits in the….paper’s special Design section (!), which devoted a full…

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Unfortunate Rep. Omar ‘Stung Again’ By Anti-Semitic Remark (That She Made)

NB Blog Feed The trouble started at the top, with the headline under Karen Zraick’s story in Saturday’s New York Times on Rep. Ilhan Omar’s…

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NY Times Front Page: 'Green Book' Racially 'Retrograde,' 'Borderline Bigoted'

NB Blog Feed New York Times Hollywood reporter Brooks Barnes made Tuesday’s front page with a petulant look at the Academy Awards and the Oscar-winning…

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NY Times Puts Red Retreads on Front Page, Promotes UK Kids ‘Giving Up on Capitalism’

NB Blog Feed Today’s front-page story: 19 year-old hates job, rejects capitalism! That was indeed the big feature on the front of Monday’s New York…

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