El Cid

Giorgia Meloni

Covid Regime Takes a Mortal Blow Where It Began: Italy

The election of Giorgia Meloni as the Prime Minister of Italy is sending shockwaves across both the Left and the Right as an opponent of the globalist Elite enjoys widespread support.

Al Sayyid: The Crusading Valor of Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar

It has long been fashionable to disparage the notion that one can derive historical insight from medieval poems; an exception to this tendency can be found in the Castilian martial epic Poema del mio Cid, which displays a surprising fidelity to the documented facts of its hero’s life.   Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, known to history [...]

Music, Right Through the Bone

Here I am, staggering under a load of great new recordings, with no relief in sight. I can only hope it gets worse, which it promises to do: Enterprising CD labels are reissuing classic recordings and exploring new repertory at almost exponential rates. I must resort to staccato-style reviews to plow ahead.   First, a [...]

Outside “Catholic”

I recently watched a strange movie recommended on InsideCatholic. Ushpizin, or The Holy Guests, is about a middle-aged Chasidic couple whose faith is tested by longstanding infertility. The plot is archetypally Jewish, a charming spin on the story of Abraham and Sarah. There's nothing strange there. What's really odd is that it turns out that [...]

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