Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Jeffrey White


Thursday, November 13 2008

Quantum of Solace by Ian Fleming

The best of Ian Fleming’s work inspired a generation of espionage writers, but sadly, not these stories.

Monday, September 1 2008

Life and Death in the Third Reich by Peter Fritzsche

Fritzsche shows the systematic breakdown and reshaping of a society, which in part paved the way for the Holocaust.

Wednesday, July 16 2008


This tries to capitalize on the topicality of European illegal immigration, but ends up a pedestrian effort at putting a face on the multitudes that wash up on the continent’s shores each year.

Monday, June 16 2008

Ghettostadt by Gordon J. Horwitz

The book is exhaustively researched and while that’s admirable, it's done at the expense of a narrative momentum for an important story that might otherwise appeal to the layperson.

Sunday, May 18 2008

AK47 by Michael Hodges

A tour across decades and through some of the planet’s worst hellholes to chronicle the impact of the AK47.

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