How the Chronically Dumb Lena Dunham was Packaged and Marketed by Our Manufacturers of Culture

A really terrific takedown of this embarrassing cultural phenom from James Wolcott at the New Republic: Such is the critical protection racket for the Lena Dunham legend that even Daum’s comparison of her subject to Woody Allen and J. D. Salinger was found not flattering, but mildly deflating. “Comparing Lena Dunham to Woody Allen Is Unfair—To [Read More…]

Devastatingly Accurate

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The Lord’s Spiritual

How the press acts as Court Prophets, not “watchdogs”, to the cult of Caesar (and Mammon, by the way). And not just the press, of course. Our Manufacturers of Culture love to play at bravely facing the applause as they “courageously” imagine that, for instance, the Inquisition is just about to burn Katy Perry at [Read More…]

No Fault Divorce Was the Bullet to the Brain of Marriage

Gay “marriage” is just kicking the corpse. G.E.M. Anscombe was perfectly right that when you separate reproduction from sex, all forms of polymorphous perversity are on the table. Next up from our manufacturers of Culture in the media: pedophilia as a legitimate “sexual orientation”. Mark my words: the day is coming when the Church will [Read More…]

Oh. So. True.

A. Barton Hnkle on the art of Manufacturing Consent: Let’s face it: The Other Side is held hostage by a radical, failed ideology. I have been doing some research on the Internet, and I have learned this ideology was developed by a very obscure but nonetheless profoundly influential writer with a strange-sounding name who enjoyed [Read More…]