How Does the Mind of the Political Reactionary Work?

How Does the Mind of the Political Reactionary Work?

By Hans Rollman

Mark Lilla notes in The Shipwrecked Mind, “Apocalyptic historiography never goes out of style.” 29 Aug 2016 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

Arab Strap's version of romance might well be scarred and battered, but it's a romance that's real and breathtakingly recognisable.

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Two tenors (one doubling alto clarinet) not outclassed by Jason Marsalis on drums, and a marvellous bassist. Many of the good things of jazz, only quiet, but amazing!

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21 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Tail Dragger: My Head Is Bald

Oh, Tail Dragger is an authentic blues man, all right; he studied with Howlin' Wolf, he's been playing in Chi forever, he's authentic as hell.

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The Society of Rockets: Where the Grass Grows Black

The Society of Rockets' progression since its debut album Sunset Homes is impressive and, honestly, more than a little scary.

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The progressive folk music band once put out an album only heard in Canada. Now that they have gathered a bigger audience, the disc has been re-released for the rest of us.

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21 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Jeff Hanson is a lovely record that will not disappoint fans of his debut and can only serve to increase the popularity of this talented singer/songwriter.

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Guillermo Scott Herren’s new “mini-album” sounds to be entirely a reaction to his previous album, and a solid one at that. Even so, the two share a single damning trait...

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Grand National: Kicking the National Habit

It's an ‘80s summer album made 2000s-style, without the slightest regard for the aggressively jaunty dance-rock popularized by the slew of Brit indies hanging around.

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	Various Artists: Live From Da Crib [DVD]

Rappers shout, crowd members fight, and through it all Teddy T hosts like a man possessed... this is like Christmas in February.

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20 Feb 2006 // 3:00 PM

The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends

While he never developed a singular performing presence, Cavett is a skilled comic technician whose sense of timing and punchline set-ups pays off in playing straight man to his guests.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Further Explorations of the Zero

// Moving Pixels

"We continue our discussion of the early episodes of Kentucky Route Zero by focusing on its third act.

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