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Opinion: Shakespeare A Top Target For P.C. ‘Disruption’

In an old joke, a repertory company prepares to stage “Hamlet” when the lead actor dies just before the first performance. The company frantically appeals to the packed audience for someone who knows Hamlet’s part. A volunteer steps forward, an egotistical fourth-rate actor, and it is immediately clear he is terrible. So bad that when

Movies

On the Debased State of Popular Culture

Have you noticed that pop culture has been steadily deteriorating and regressing? Have you observed that Hollywood movies, TV shows, and the entertainment industry, in general, have been stagnant for ages, with only box office goals and sociopolitical agendas powering the creative process? Have you felt that creativity has died, and that the same generic,

Opinion

Llewellyn King: Editing and Sanitizing History Is Vandalism

History is fragile. It needs to be handled with care. The trouble is that it is inevitably viewed through the prism of today, which can cast the good as bad and the bad as good. That is why those who would edit it, sanitize it or obscure it are, for the most part, vandals. It

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