Hey! Help Support Chesterton Academy and Get More Bang for the Buck!

More rubble for the ruble! More punch for the pound!! More heroes for the Euro!!! More alliterative cleverness for the monetary denomination!!!! Here’s how: The amazingly generous Andrew Redleaf really thinks the Chesterton Academy is the Bee’s Knees. How much does he think that? He thinks that $125,000 worth, that’s how much. And so he [Read More...]

Hey Baton Rouge, LA! I’m on your radio today!

I will be on Karen Hornsby’s program Beautiful Minds today, June 6, 10:30am central time – on 1380AM.  For those of you who want to listen in on the web, you can sream the show at www.catholiccommunityradio.org . Karen highlights writers past and present who bring us ‘the good the true and the beautiful’.  By some unaccountable [Read More...]

The News

It’s bad for you and it makes you dumb. Except, of course, for the only real news there has been in 2000 years, and it affords me an excuse for posting Chesterton’s summary of it: In the land lit by that neighbouring star, whose blaze is the broad daylight, there are many and very various [Read More...]

Hey Bay Area Chestertonians!

The Bay Area Chestertonians write: The Bay Area Chesterton Society continues to stagger along.  J  We have a blog: http://bayareachesterton.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/may-meeting-orthodoxy/ and a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BayAreaChestertonSociety We are diving into Orthodoxy this month, if you’d be kind enough to spread the word… Greetings, Bay Area Chestertonians! We will meet up on the first Wednesday of the [Read More...]

Hey Western Washington!

Dear Chestertonians, We are happy to announce our final event of this season, this coming Thursday, May 2, at 7:30 PM at the UW Newman Center.  Dr. Steve Duncan of Bellevue College will be joining us to discuss “Having Faith in Reason.” Please see below for full details, as well as the Events Calendar at our website. [Read More...]

England: The Matrix has Had You for Five Centuries

The English Reformation was not a religious breakthrough but a cultural calamity, covered up by lickspittle propaganda and a civilizational brainwash job unparalleled in history.  It was a revolt by the rich against the poor and its victims were classic examples of Stockholm Syndrome. And it marches on in the post-Protestant secular press of the [Read More...]

Kevin O’Brien reflects…

…on Chesterton’s remark that, “The one hell which  imagination must conceive as most hellish is to be eternally acting a play without even the narrowest and dirtiest greenroom in which to be human.” [Read more...]

Pope Francis: Chestertonian

Sean Dailey informs me: “The new pope is an honorary board member of the Argentinean Chesterton Society.” Seals the deal for me. [Read more...]

Nationalism vs. Patriotism

…is under discussion over at the Register, wherein we discover the strange secret affinity between Michelle Obama and Rush Limbaugh and learn from Chesterton the secret of loving our country vs. using it as a kind of armored tank to trick out and enhance our sinful pride and will to power. [Read more...]

Chestertonians: Making the World a Better and More Fun Place

A reader writes: My Dad, sister and I had the pleasure of meeting you in Reno at the Chesterton conference. We came up with THE POPE-U-LATOR and thought you might find this small app amusing/want to share it with your readers. The app lets you calculate which candidate is best given a set of criteria [Read More...]