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Bolshevism and Anarchy: Is “The Street” H. P. Lovecraft’s Most Relevant Story?
By Simon Maass In 1919, legendary horror writer Howard Phillips Lovecraft penned “The Street,” a short story perhaps more pertinent to the current political moment – from a conservative perspective, of course – than any of his other writings. Just over a century later, this is also one of his lesser-known creations, and connoisseurs whoContinue reading “Bolshevism and Anarchy: Is “The Street” H. P. Lovecraft’s Most Relevant Story?”
COSMO – Building an UN-woke Children’s Library
If 2020 has taught me anything, its that the best way to ensure I raise happy, healthy, independent, resilient children is to commit to homeschooling. There are advantages and disadvantages to this commitment, which I won’t be going into detail here. I recognize it as an all-consuming task; in order to be successful, it willContinue reading “COSMO – Building an UN-woke Children’s Library”
GUG Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Bible
What is the role of religion in a secular society? How do we (should we) reconcile science and religion? These are questions that have haunted intellectuals for centuries. As we see in one of Thomas Jefferson’s most secretive personal projects, such questions have never been easy to resolve. In 1820, he infamously carved copies ofContinue reading “GUG Book Review: Thomas Jefferson’s Bible”
GUG Book Review: Beowulf
My classics series over at Geeks Under Grace continues to chug along at full speed! Once a month, I’ve been submitting long-form reviews of classic novels and poems including The Illiad and The Space Trilogy. At the moment, I’m in the preliminary research stage for reviews about Thomas Jefferson’s Bible, The Odyssey, Le Morte D’Arthur,Continue reading “GUG Book Review: Beowulf”
PODCAST – Reviewing Jordan Peterson’s Beyond Order with Haryan Gláeddyv
A month back, Jordan Peterson’s third book Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life was finally released! The 400 page book took a while for me to get through but proved to be yet another reflective and fascinating work of psychological and mythological analysis! Fellow YouTuber Haryan Gláeddyv joined the show for an hour toContinue reading “PODCAST – Reviewing Jordan Peterson’s Beyond Order with Haryan Gláeddyv”
Art as Pornography: What Do We Get Out of Stories?
I ask myself a simple question a lot nowadays: What do we get out of art? That’s a tough question. Everyone seems to have a different answer but the general consensus when you ask people is “I just want good stories”. It’s a relatable sentiment but even the most basic epistemological questioning of the premiseContinue reading “Art as Pornography: What Do We Get Out of Stories?”
PODCAST – Steve Donoghue, BookTube and Book Reviewing
Our newest podcast is live! In light of the overly serious tone of the show in recent weeks (months…), were endeavoring to scale things back and do some more lighthearted interviews and entertainment discussions. Next week we’re scheduled to interview Jacob Airey to discuss HBO Max’s release of the SnyderCut and the following week weContinue reading “PODCAST – Steve Donoghue, BookTube and Book Reviewing”
PODCAST – John J. Miller Discusses Literature and Education
This week on the podcast, we were joined by one of my favorite guests yet! Professor John Miller is a teacher at Hinsdale College and the host of The Great Books Podcast and Bookmongerer for National Review Online! He was kind enough to join the show for forty minutes to discuss his love of classicalContinue reading “PODCAST – John J. Miller Discusses Literature and Education”
PODCAST – Ian Kirkpatrick Talks Writing, Radicalism and Serial Murder
This week on the AntiSocial Network, fellow YouTuber Ian Kirkpattie joined the hangout to discuss some of her interests and focuses! Kirkpattie has several focused on YouTube. She’s primarily a writing channel that teaches novel writing and collaboration on fiction but she’s done coverage on drama in the writing community, political radicalism and the psychologyContinue reading “PODCAST – Ian Kirkpatrick Talks Writing, Radicalism and Serial Murder”