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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Various Artists: Palace Lounge Presents Cafe D’Afrique

Let's not forget slow jazz is for elevators, or trying-too-hard- to-be-romantic restaurants -- not for those who take their medication nasally, on some sunny Mediterranean island

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Peaches: Impeach My Bush

Peaches adds politics to the sex talk on Impeach My Bush.

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26 Jul 2006 // 4:00 PM

Sunset Rubdown

I swore I wouldn't do it. I wouldn't make lazy, obvious comparisons. But, I can't help thinking of... Avril Lavigne?!?

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26 Jul 2006 // 4:00 PM

The Pretenders

The phrases 'punk' and 'oldies' mix about as well as chocolate cake and mayonnaise. Maybe that's why Chrissie Hynde won't stand still.

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The Big Valley: Season One

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Aleuchatistas: What You Will

Instrumental post-jazz-whatever rockers offer riffs and revolution.

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Cheers: The Complete Eighth Season

The classic Woody one-liner doesn't further a plot, but it does reaffirm his earnest oddness.

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26 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Even as Sheryl and Grandpa try to soothe little Olive, her father's "refuse to lose" credo creates a mountain of expectation.

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26 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Garden (2005)

Forget Sisyphus endlessly pushing that rock up the hill. Imagine having to listen to a gravel-voice Devil read from his own copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul until the end of time.

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26 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

Cthulhu Tales #1

Cthulhu: H.P. Lovecraft's ideas -- and his fears -- captured.

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//Mixed media
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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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