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All the Fun of the Fair

All the Fun of the Fair by Bill Hartley ‘Joint Working’ is a concept that is prevalent throughout government and the civil service. The idea is that where responsibilities lie in close proximity, an inter departmental committee might better manage … Continue reading

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America, Man Up!

America, Man Up! by Ilana Mercer Emasculated America has been on display in all her undignified inauthenticity, in the crybabies of Congress and in the loud and proud quitting at the 2020 Olympics. In Menstrual America, medals go to congressmen and … Continue reading

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Society, Poisoned by Imageries

Society, Poisoned by Imageries by Mark Wegierski Late modern societies – especially America and Canada – have become increasingly subjected to dark and disorienting imageries, notably in the various subgenres of the fantastic. Among the most prominent and absorbing of these … Continue reading

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Shimshock Redemption

Shimshock Redemption Ilana Mercer meets boy wonder What are our conservative “kids” thinking? I went in search of one such elusive creature and found Rob Shimshock, DC-based editor. In May, he published his first book,“Nightmare Crescendo: Breaking the Chokehold of … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, AUGUST 2021

ENDNOTES, August 2021 In this edition: Bruckner’s Sixth Symphony; Froberger’s Suites for Harpsichord; The King’s Alchemist, by Sally Beamish; Professor John Kersey defends the music of the West, reviewed by Stuart Millson Where is the Bruckner of my youth? The 1980s saw … Continue reading

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South Africa, United Against Criminality

South Africa, United against Criminality by Ilana Mercer Against the backdrop of conflagration in South Africa, I offer positive commentary about the country of my birth. Do I need to provide a disclaimer before saying positive things about South Africa … Continue reading

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Virgilian Legends and More

Virgilian Legends and More Nicholas Horsfall, Fifty Years at the Sybyl’s Heels: Selected Papers on Virgil and Rome. Oxford University Press, 2020. Pp. i-xv; 1-522, reviewed by Darrell Sutton Technical studies of Virgil’s texts exist in abundance. Periodicals do not … Continue reading

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Maxwell, in the Flesh

Maxwell, in the Flesh Fall: the Mystery of Robert Maxwell, John Preston, Viking/Penguin Books, 2021, 323 pp, hb, £18.99, reviewed by Leslie Jones In her memoir A Mind of My Own, Betty Maxwell characterised her late husband as “the Greek … Continue reading

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Death by Des Grieux, Encore

Death by Des Grieux, Encore An emotionally powerful Manon Lescaut from the Grange Festival, reviewed by David Truslove It is a brave individual who updates Puccini. So it was of considerable interest to see the veteran director Stephen Lawless wrench … Continue reading

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Me Too Movement Ensnared Cosby

Me Too Movement Ensnared Cosby by Ilana Mercer “The matriarchy is merciless, and it has thoroughly feminized and twisted US law,” this writer wrote, in April of 2018, upon the sentencing and jailing of comedian Bill Cosby. Cosby had been … Continue reading

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