Jonathan Bowden was born 60 years ago today, on April 12, 1962. He died on March 29, 2012, just short of his 50th birthday. Jonathan was a painter, novelist, essayist, playwright, actor, and orator. He was also a friend. His ideas and personality have had a real and permanent impact on my approach to New Right metapolitics. I wonder what Jonathan would have written in the last ten years. I wonder what he would have made of Donald Trump, the Alt Right, BLM, and other developments. We would have gained much from his insights and guidance. (more…)
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April 11, 2022 Counter-Currents Radio
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 432 Interview with Fenek Solère
Host Greg Johnson was joined by novelist and essayist Fenek Solère on the last broadcast of Counter-Currents Radio to talk about his novels, current events, and your questions, and it is now available for download and online listening.
Topics discussed include:
03:23 Introduction to Fenek
05:23 Main themes of The Partisan
11:26 On depicting “intellectual revolutionary bohemia” (more…)
April 2, 2022 Margot Metroland 4 comments
The Search for a Usable Past
Standardbearers: British Roots of the New Right
Edited by Jonathan Bowden, Eddy Butler, and Adrian Davies.
With a Foreword by Professor Antony Flew
Beckenham, Kent: The Bloomsbury Forum, 1999
Somewhere between the “hug-a-hoodie” Toryism of David Cameron’s Conservatives, and those far-right parties considered beyond the pale, is believed to lie a broad “respectable” middle ground of British nationalist politics. (more…)
March 30, 2022 Greg Johnson 3 comments
Jonathan Bowden Memorial Special: Donate Now Through April 12th to Receive a Copy of Reactionary Modernism!
Yesterday, March 29th, 2022, was the tenth anniversary of Jonathan Bowden’s untimely death. To commemorate this brilliant orator, artist, and man of the right, we hosted a memorial livestream (replay available here).
To honor his contributions to White Nationalism, we are offering these incentives to give in Bowden’s memory.
Any gift of $120 or above will receive: (more…)
March 30, 2022 Counter-Currents Radio 6 comments
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 429 The Jonathan Bowden Memorial Livestream
Jonathan Bowden died on March 29, 2012. Greg Johnson spoke to some of Jonathan’s friends and comrades — Adrian Davies, Eddy Butler, and Matt Tait — to talk about his life and legacy, and it is now available for download and online listening. (more…)
March 28, 2022 Greg Johnson 6 comments
Tomorrow on Counter-Currents Radio!The Jonathan Bowden Memorial Livestream
On Tuesday, March 29th, at 11 am Pacific, 2 pm Eastern, 7 pm UK, and 8 pm CET, Greg Johnson will host a two-hour livestream on Jonathan Bowden to commemorate the tenth anniversary of his untimely death. The guest list is secret at present, but it will feature many of Jonathan’s friends and comrades sharing their favorite memories of Jonathan and their thoughts on his accomplishments and legacy. So please join us (more…)
March 24, 2022 Counter-Currents Radio 2 comments
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 427 Impromptu “Frenly Chat” Hosted by Gaddius Maximus with Greg Johnson and Fróði Midjord
Greg Johnson participated in an impromptu “Frenly Chat” on Gaddius Maximus’ show yesterday along with Fróði Midjord to discuss this weekend’s upcoming debate between Greg and E. Michael Jones on the War in Ukraine, as well as next week’s Jonathan Bowden Memorial Stream and what else Counter-Currents has in store this year, and it is now available for download and online listening. (more…)
November 16, 2021 James J. O'Meara 5 comments
Your Faith Is Your Future: For Neville, Bowden, & Prince Harry!
All those who place their faith in fire
In fire their fate shall be repaid
“The New Monarchy: Wokeness as a Survival Strategy” is another great essay by Gregory Hood, which should be read by all. Being a total narcissist, I was struck by a couple of points that seemed to tie in with some of my own thinking, which I’d like to expand on here. (more…)
October 1, 2021 Greg Johnson
Pour faire l’éloge des extrémistes
English original here
Ce bref discours a été prononcé à Londres le vendredi 26 mai 2017 au premier Dîner Jonathan Bowden annuel.
Je suis actuellement en train de préparer un nouveau recueil des écrits de Jonathan Bowden intitulée Les extrémistes : études en métapolitique . J’ai préparé de nombreuses heures de transcriptions des discours de Jonathan, et maintenant quand je lis n’importe lequel de ses discours, j’entends sa voix dans ma tête. (more…)
April 12, 2021 Jonathan Bowden
Forthcoming from Counter-Currents:
Jonathan Bowden’s Reactionary Modernism
Edited by Greg Johnson
San-Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2021
Jonathan Bowden’s next collection of essays and speeches, Reactionary Modernism, will be released in September by Counter-Currents in hardcover, paperback, and ebook versions. We will begin taking orders once an official release date is set.
About Reactionary Modernism:
“Let us return to tradition to go forwards with modernity in a different direction.”—Jonathan Bowden
Since the Second World War, “modernism” in the arts has been overwhelmingly associated with the cultural and political Left. But before the War, there was vigorous debate between modernists of the Right and the Left. (more…)
Jonathan David Anthony Bowden was born on April 12, 1962. He died on March 29, 2012, just short of his 50th birthday. Jonathan was a painter, novelist, essayist, playwright, actor, and orator. He was also a friend. His ideas and personality have had a real and permanent impact on my approach to New Right metapolitics. He will be missed, but he will also be remembered and honored. (more…)
January 14, 2021 Counter-Currents Radio 2 comments
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 314 Imperium Press