Monthly Archives: February 2018

Political Heroics

There are cultural norms. Muhammad Ali upended those by calling himself The Greatest – over and over – with a smile. No one knew what to make of that. The greatest don’t say that. They don’t have to say that, but … Continue reading

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Our Rough Beast

Let’s get literary. Let’s get political. In the Los Angeles Times, Mark Athitakis does both with a book from fifty years ago: Compared to the rest of his oeuvre, Gore Vidal’s 1968 novel seems misbegotten… His reputation was built on … Continue reading

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