Kathy Shaidle

Andrew Breitbart

Andrew Breitbart Was Wrong?

Politics is downstream from culture. You have heard it plenty of times. Andrew Breitbart coined it, and many conservatives have adopted it as a truism, almost as gospel. But is it true? Sure, it’s true. It makes perfect sense. The country’s political views grow from a cultural soil that has been prepared. Brown v. Board [...]

Our Culture’s Sacred Stories

I can't help but like Kathy Shaidle, the scrappy author of a Canadian blog called Five Feet of Fury. I've always had a weakness for people who tell you exactly what they think and never bother to mince words, and Shaidle is all that. One of the most forthright critics of Canada's Tyranny of Nice [...]

Grace Is the Hardest Pillow

Lobotomy Magnificat Kathy Shaidle, Oberon Press (1998), 104 pages Because the Fall warped all things in our world, even our language, in order to recover the truth about that world we must warp our language even further. T. S. Eliot did this, hitting the English language and Western culture until it shattered. In Lobotomy Magnificat, [...]

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