Kirks Folly

24 Apr 19
Variety

Lea Michele, Darren Criss, Seth MacFarlane and acclaimed actress and playwright Dominique Morrisseau (“Ain’t Too Proud”) were among the performers who stole the show at Monday night’s “A Grand Night” fundraising gala for Center Theatre Group held at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. The song-filled event, which drew some 600 attendees and was […]

22 Apr 19
Archy Worldys

The finish line is in sight. In less than 100 hours, the Cardinals take on Kyler Murray with the first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. Or they will not do it. And this is what the story looks like for each of the four quarterbacks at this year's class – there are a variety […]

21 Apr 19
The Russell Kirk Center

Fr. James V. Schall, in his final ‘On Letters and Essays’ column for The Bookman, returns to the great Rambler essays of Samuel Johnson.

17 Apr 19
Disciple

  Kirk Franklin “Pray For Me”   I believe that most of you know what  I mean when I say the Prayer of Jabez. But I read it again and I believe we have missed something terribly important. Jabez called upon the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that you would bless me and enlarge my […]

13 Apr 19
Exist Ants

The sequence began with everything in the room being out of focus. The usual relics so familiar about the room barely distinguishable in a haze while strains of a snippet of the Doobie Brother’s song lyric from ‘Black Water’ recycling over and over again in the head. Gray morning light adding to the muddiness of […]

13 Apr 19
The Graylog

My review of the stellar new Star Wars Ep. 9 trailer. More of an analysis of general themes than scene-by-scene commentary.

12 Apr 19
USS Mantis Starlog

At the end of the video, Margaret says that space exploration was controversial in the 1970s and 1980s. People wondered why the government was spending time and money exploring the solar system when critical problems existed here on Earth. What do you think? Should the government resolve Earthly issues before exploring space? Or is a scientific investigation […]

07 Apr 19
archynewsy.com

5.46pm BST17:46 87 min: This has been brilliant entertainment. John Ruddy, looking unsteady but showing bravery, comes out to flap and then claim to cross. There is relief in the round for Wolves when he has it in his hands. 5.43pm BST17:43 85 min: Wolves try to slow things down after temporarily riding out at […]

27 Mar 19
xenagoguevicene

“Veni, Vidi, Vici,” boasted Julius Caesar, one of history’s great military captains. “I came, I saw, I conquered.” Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton echoed that famed saying when summing up the Obama administration’s military intervention in Libya in 2011 — with a small alteration. “We came, we saw, he died,” she said with a laugh about the killing of Muammar […]

27 Mar 19
Russia News Now

“Veni, Vidi, Vici,” boasted Julius Caesar, one of history’s great military captains. “I came, I saw, I conquered.” Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton echoed that famed saying when summing up the Obama administration’s military intervention in Libya in 2011 — with a small alteration. “We came, we saw, he died,” she said with a laugh about the killing of Muammar […]

24 Mar 19
Stephen Poppitt's Blog-o-Sphere

This [episode] isn’t as aggressively bad as “And The Children Shall Lead” or as exceedingly stupid as “Spock’s Brain” — it’s just … dumb, sadly typical for much of the third season. — Harvey, 29 May 2016 The story is lame and implausible, but … as a kid watching this I thought it was pretty […]

23 Mar 19
STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

Have American military leaders learned anything after decades of failed interventions? From William Astore at tomdispatch.com: America’s Senior Generals Find No Exits From Endless War “Veni, Vidi, Vici,” boasted Julius Caesar, one of history’s great military captains. “I came, I saw, I conquered.” Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton echoed that famed saying when summing up […]

21 Mar 19
Radio Free

America’s senior generals find no exits from endless war, writes William J. Astore for TomDispatch. By William J. Astore TomDispatch.com “Veni, Vidi, Vici,” boasted Julius Caesar, one of history’s great military captains. “I came, I saw, I conquered.” Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton echoed that famed saying when summing up the Obama administration’s military intervention […]

21 Mar 19
NATION AND STATE

Authored by William Astore via TomDispatch.com, The senior officials responsible for our military failures are guiding us to more of the same. “Veni, Vidi, Vici,” boasted Julius Caesar, one of history’s great military captains. “I came, I saw, I conquered.” Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton echoed that famed saying when summing up the Obama administration’s […]

21 Mar 19
WEATHER INTERNAL

Authored by William Astore via TomDispatch.com,

The senior officials responsible for our military failures are guiding us to more of the same.

“Veni, Vidi, Vici,” boasted Julius Caesar, one of history’s great military captains. “I came, I saw, I co…