COSMO – Bram Stoker’s Dracula as a Celebration of Courage

“The world seems full of good men—even if there are monsters in it.” Count Dracula needs no introduction. As a villain of the Western Cannon, his reputation proceeds him. He was famously portrayed by the great Bella Lugosi in Dracula (1931), the venerable Christopher Lee in Dracula (1958); Gary Oldman in Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992);Continue reading “COSMO – Bram Stoker’s Dracula as a Celebration of Courage”

Russell Kirk and the Cause for Hope: Western Optimism in Light of the BlackPill

Towards the end of his life, conservative intellectual, Russell Kirk gave a series of lectures in 1987 titled The Wise Men Know What Wicked Things Are Written on the Sky. GK Chesterton aficionados will know that line as from his poem The Ballad of the White Horse which takes place in the time of AlfredContinue reading “Russell Kirk and the Cause for Hope: Western Optimism in Light of the BlackPill”

COSMO – Blackpilled or Bust: What does the Disillusioned Right Do Now?

I have nothing to say on the Patriot’s March that took place in Washington D.C on January 6th, 2021 that hasn’t already been said. I don’t care that Antifa agitators were involved; I don’t care about the optics. The ship is sailed. The curtain is down. A Patriot who served her country in unless warsContinue reading “COSMO – Blackpilled or Bust: What does the Disillusioned Right Do Now?”

COSMO – “Political Violence Rocks Boston Harbor!”

December 1773: Boston, Massachusetts Colony Authorities are left shocked and appalled by the egregious act of political violence undertaken last month. A rabble of violent thugs burst onto Griffin’s Wharf in Boston Harbor on the night of December 16th. Dressed in ridiculous garb, they boarded several docks ships, and dumped approximately 342 chests of importedContinue reading “COSMO – “Political Violence Rocks Boston Harbor!””

Lovecraft for Christmas: ‘The Hound’ and Holiday Comfort Reading

In my tortured ears there sounds unceasingly a nightmare whirring and flapping, and a faint, distant baying as of some gigantic hound. It is not a dream—it is not, I fear, even madness—for too much has already happened to give me these merciful doubts. St. John is a mangled corpse; I alone know why, andContinue reading “Lovecraft for Christmas: ‘The Hound’ and Holiday Comfort Reading”

A Right Winger’s Introduction to Boethius’ the Consolation of Philosophy

Perhaps no man has influenced the great medieval writers quite as much as Saint Boethius. His great work of philosophy, the Consolation of Philosophy, inspired the likes of Dante and Chaucer. Dante himself went so far as to place Boethius within the Circle of the Sun and considered the Consolation to be a great sourceContinue reading “A Right Winger’s Introduction to Boethius’ the Consolation of Philosophy”

Broadside: Thanksgiving – George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclaimation

By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor– and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint CommitteeContinue reading “Broadside: Thanksgiving – George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclaimation”

Chesterton’s Fence and The First Tuesday in November: In Defense of In-Person Voting

With each passing day it becomes clear that this election is a verifiable mess, a chaotic repudiation of the very system of universal suffrage itself. Now, as it stands, we are left beleaguer, stymied by the depths of chicanery never seen before. Only one thing remains certain, it’s going to get worse. But in thisContinue reading “Chesterton’s Fence and The First Tuesday in November: In Defense of In-Person Voting”

8 Books to Introduce You to Medieval History

If you’re still calling the Middle Ages the “dark ages,” I’ve got some bad news for you. You’ve been lied too. The Western medieval period was a time a flourishing art, literature, and thought. It was given then term “dark ages” by Enlightenment era thinkers to help contrast their age from others. Now there isContinue reading “8 Books to Introduce You to Medieval History”

Ignorance is Virtue: How Do You Do, Fellow Rednecks?

On Oct. 31st, Lady Gaga tweeted a video of herself dressed in camo, standing by a lifted truck, and “drinking” a beer. In the video she promotes voting Biden and tells her fans she’ll be in her home state of PA, presumably to campaign for Joe. Upon seeing it I laughed out loud. The clipContinue reading “Ignorance is Virtue: How Do You Do, Fellow Rednecks?”