Monthly Archives: December 2015

Do I Think Patrick Henry was Bizarre?

Mr. Wright accused me of dodging the answer to this question. So here it is. The answer is yes, of course I do, assuming he meant liberty from the very concept of being subject to a monarch. I have no … Continue reading

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Monarchies, Republic, and John C. Wright

Once again, I have gotten into something of a scuffle in Mr. Wright’s place. I said that I think it is extreme, indeed, wrong, to say that you’d rather die than doff your hat to a monarch. My position is … Continue reading

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Just Finished: “Pendragon”, by Stephen Lawhead

So this is going to go here. I promised I wouldn’t write any more “Pendragon Cycle” reviews until I finished the series. I’ve taken Lawhead’s advice, and am reading “Pendragon” and “Grail” before part three of “Arthur”. This, I think, … Continue reading

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New Superversive SF Post: “Understand what you’re Asking For”

I think this post may be the best thing I’ve ever written for the site. Here I analyze the first issue of “Daredevil” and contrast it to the Netflix version of the character. To sum up: As it turns out, … Continue reading

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The End of the Long Defeat

Alas, I am no Tom Simon, who I consider perhaps our greatest living essayist, and no John C. Wright, who is perhaps our greatest living prose stylist (at least, he’s high up) But I do think I can occasionally coin … Continue reading

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Perhaps This is the Difference

From some SJW I’ve never heard of but apparently has a large-ish Twitter following: Me watching Jessica Jones; “WTF ALL CHARACTERS ARE WOMEN, THE MEN ARE EITHER BAD OR EYE CANohh. Okay. Ah. So that’s what that feels like.” Never … Continue reading

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