As regular readers might know, I am a little finicky when it comes to consumer goods, ranging from food to clothes. Owing to my tactile hypersensitivity, I have problems when it comes to wearing certain types of material, most of them synthetic or unnaturally smooth, or perhaps even too rough. Since synthetic materials are legion in the modern world, even in self-proclaimed high-end fashion, I find myself more often than not raiding vintage clothes stores, searching for garments of bygone eras which do not irritate my delicate skin. (more…)
October 18, 2022 Nicholas R. Jeelvy 9 comments
The Art of Saying No
January 24, 2022 Margot Metroland 13 comments
The Yuppie Handbook, 40 Years On
The Yuppie Handbook‘s cover illustration is brimming with nostalgia. The tawdry insides are brimming with dreck.
Has it really been 40 years since The Yuppie Handbook? No, its copyright page says it came out January 1, 1984. But the book was so drenched in early-‘80s sensibility that it was already looking dated on its publication date.
Coming back to it today, one gets a pungent whiff of nostalgia and wonderment. (more…)
February 29, 2016 Julius Evola 17 comments
The Enjoyment of Vulgarity
Trans. G. A. Malvicini
One of the most indicative signs of the influence of the regressive processes that we have described in the preceding pages of this book [L’Arco e la Clava] with regard to customs and tastes, is the enjoyment of vulgarity, with its more or less subconscious undercurrent of pleasure taken in degradation and self-contamination. Related to it are the various expressions of a tendency towards deformation and a taste for the ugly and the base. A few observations with regard to this matter will perhaps not be devoid of interest.
January 19, 2016 Irmin Vinson 11 comments
A Reminder of a Lost Time
The woman in the center of the photograph, which was taken in the 1950s, is Ashraf Pahlavi, an Iranian princess who died recently in Monte Carlo. She was 96.
The attractive women beside her are also members of the Iranian royal family. (more…)
September 11, 2015 Margot Metroland 3 comments
The Ordeal of Superficiality
James J. O’Meara
End of an Era: Mad Men and the Ordeal of Civility
San Francisco: Counter-Currents Publishing, 2015
Doing your Christmas shopping early? Here’s a great stocking-stuffer for you: James J. O’Meara’s End of an Era: Mad Men and the Ordeal of Civility. There are other books aimed at Mad Men fans, of course, but it’s a pretty safe bet that your friends and relatives haven’t seen anything that analyzes the Mad Men series at quite this cockeyed angle.
November 26, 2014 James J. O'Meara 8 comments
There’s Something about a Man in Uniform
Reflections on Sartorial Fascism
“I like killing guys when I’m wearing a tux. Makes me feel like James Bond.” — Brock Samson, The Venture Bros.
Joel: You can bet that anybody seriously interested in world domination is going to end up looking like a real snickerdoodle. (more…)
September 6, 2013 Alex Kurtagić
Κύριοι του Σύμπαντος
March 19, 2013 James J. O'Meara 2 comments
From Ultrasuede to Limelight:
Aryan Entrepreneurs in the Dark Age, Part 1: Halston
Part 1 of 2
Ultrasuede: In Search of Halston (2010) Director: Whitney Sudler-Smith
Limelight (2011) Director: Billy Corben
November 27, 2012 Counter-Currents Radio 32 comments
The Stark Truth
Robert Stark Interviews James J. O’Meara
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Robert Stark interviews James J. O’Meara about his new Counter-Currents title The Homo and the Negro: Masculinist Meditations on Politics and Popular Culture. (more…)
September 20, 2012 James J. O'Meara 25 comments
Wild Boys vs. “Hard Men”
The following text is excerpted from chapter 5 of James J. O’Meara’s book The Homo and the Negro: Masculinist Meditations on Politics and Popular Culture, forthcoming from Counter-Currents.
Many of today’s “alternative” Rightists aspire to a pre-modern, even Traditional worldview that they hope will return us to the vital sources of our civilization. (more…)
Reviewers of the new Batman movie on various alt-Right sites have been reasonably led to ask why comic books — excuse me, “graphic novels” — have come to dominate Hollywood. Since both industries were founded by and are dominated by You Know Who, the answer seems easy — ethnic networking — why pay royalties to the goyim?
November 29, 2011 Amanda Bradley
Guerre nazies de la mode :
La révolte évolienne contre l’aphroditisme dans le Troisième Reich
English original here
« Nous aimerions que les femmes restent des femmes dans leur nature, dans la totalité de leur vie, dans le but et l’accomplissement de cette vie, de même que nous souhaitons également que les hommes restent des hommes dans leur nature et dans le but et l’accomplissement de leur nature et de leurs buts. » — Adolf Hitler (more…)