No longer feeling connected to the modern world, we instead see ourselves currently living in the future—so far into the future that we ask the past to catch up to it. Since the future cannot be racist, sexist, or...
I used to love stand up comedy and when I say that I loved it, I mean I was obsessed with it.  I listened to every stand up I could and I listened to the good ones over and...
I hate to become the stereotype of a small-c conservative but one of the most important books I have ever read is Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead. Although published seventy-five years ago, it is worryingly relevant and prescient. The conflict...
A few months ago, I wrote a piece about when America was, as Donald Trump would say, great, and why it isn’t as great anymore. Perhaps I’m just gorging on South Park’s “member berries,” but I do feel as...
Getting around London without a map or a GPS device is hard. The streets go off in all kinds of directions because the city grew organically with little central planning. Paris is more ordered, because of Haussmann's monumental re-engineering...
Sweden decided to enhance the "boring and oppressive" native Swedish tradition of St. Lucy's day that dates back to the 4th century by making it  more "multicultural" at the annual celebration in 2012. The government owned channel decided to...
From October 12th until October 17th, I travelled to New Zealand's capital city, Wellington, to attend the first Annual General Meeting of the recently-formed Young New Zealand First. I enjoyed the experience immensely; I was able to fit in some...

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