Part 2 of 2
The Noël Coward Reader
Ed. Barry Day
New York: Knopf, 2010
The Letters of Noel Coward
Ed. Barry Day
New York: Knopf, 2007
Part 1 of 2
“The only thing that really saddens me over my demise is that I shall not be here to read the nonsense that will be written about me and my works and my motives. . . . There will be lists of apocryphal jokes I never made and gleeful misquotations of words I never said. What a pity I shan’t be here to enjoy them “—The Noël Coward Diaries, March 19, 1955. (more…)
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In a 1923 newspaper interview Lawrence is quoted as saying “If men were left to themselves, they would rush off . . . into destruction. But women keep life back at its own center. They pull the men back. Women have enormous passive strength, the strength of inertia.” Here Lawrence uses an image he was very fond of: women are at the center, the hub. This is because they are closer to “the source” than men are.
French translation here
The following ended up on the cutting room floor as I prepared “Birth of a Nation,” my review of Harold Covington’s Northwest Quartet, for publication. I decided to cut it for lack of space, and also because I thought that even serious criticisms seemed petty when considered alongside the Quartet’s towering virtues. (more…)
Jack Malebranche (Jack Donovan)
Androphilia: A Manifesto
Baltimore, Md.: Scapegoat Publishing, 2006
Near the end of Androphilia, Jack Donovan writes “It has always seemed like some profoundly ironic cosmic joke to me that the culture of men who love men is a culture that deifies women and celebrates effeminacy. Wouldn’t it make more sense if the culture of men who are sexually fascinated by men actually idolized men and celebrated masculinity?” (p. 115). (more…)
Many racially conscious whites of my personal acquaintance have no hope at all of their race regaining any real influence—much less control—of any aspect of American life: political, legal, religious, social, cultural. Some believe we can never even aspire to a seat at the table of power along with the Negroes, Hispanics, Asians, Indians, feminists, labor unions, corporate plunderers, Jews, Muslims, illegal aliens, socialists, pornographers, “free-traders,” environmentalist fanatics, animal-loving lunatics, (more…)
Oliver Stone’s Alexander is, well, great. It isn’t perfect, but neither was Alexander. It is definitely worth seeing. But there is a subtle and sinister thread of anti-White propaganda running through the movie, and I would not recommend it to anyone without warning him first.
There are many reasons why I enjoyed Alexander. Chief among them is Alexander himself. Alexander the Great was surely one of the most gifted men in history. (more…)