Hello, Obligatory shilling. I wrote for The Critic about the uses and abuses of nostalgia, for UnHerd about right-wing humour and for my Substack…
Believe me, I’d rather be talking about Albert Camus than Renaud Camus. The Plague? What a book. The Fall? Genius. His living namesake’s most important…
Hello, Obligatory shilling. I wrote for The Critic about the ACLU and overcoming O’Sullivan’s Law. I interviewed Ed West in the debut of my new series…
I meet Ed West on a ludicrously sunny afternoon, in an Italian restaurant nestled somewhere between Hillingdon and Havery. The author of such books as…
Hello, Obligatory shilling. I had fun with Dave Rubin’s miserably lazy book Don’t Burn This Country for the Spectator World. For my paying subscribers…
Notes on events and perspective
Reflections on disease
Hello, Obligatory shilling. I wrote for The Critic about the potential outcomes of Elon Musk buying Twitter. I wrote on Substack about the oddest night…
Have you ever had an experience so odd you wonder if it really happened? You were there, but as time passes you wonder if the real and the imaginary…
A story from my book
Hello, Obligatory shilling. For my paying subscribers, I reviewed a bizarre transgender themed revenge fantasy novel and reflected on fear and…
Right-wing attitudes, many claim, are built on fear. For example, Dr Bobby Azarian, writing for Psychology Today, comments: Peer-reviewed research shows…