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Dr. Bennett Is In

I didn’t intend to record a series, but it has turned out that way. First, Dr. (Charles) Murray was in. ( Here.) Then Dr. (Charles) Krauthammer was in. ( Here.) Now we have Bill Bennett, Dr. William J. Bennett, in a new Q&A. I regard him as one of America’s great teachers. Show More Summary

Dr. Krauthammer Is In

This is a week of two Charleses. On Tuesday, I told you about a Q&A podcast with Charles Murray. Now, we have Charles Krauthammer. One of the things I ask him about, strangely enough, is the pronunciation of his name: How does he say the second syllable of his last name? Ham or hahm? (Ham.) We also talk about baseball and food. Show More Summary

Dr. Murray Is In

One of the more pleasurable things in life is to have a probing conversation with Charles Murray. I did this today, for Q&A. Have a listen. Murray, as you know, is the famous public-policy analyst who has long perched at the American Enterprise Institute. Show More Summary

Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton go to Kabul in WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT!

Another hijinks-in-the-middle-east comedy. Read the full article on AICN Along with Bill Murray in ROCK THE KASBAH and the upcoming Nicolas Cage/Larry Charles comedy ARMY OF ONE (which I’ve heard is bizarre and hilarious), we got another...Show More Summary

Andy Murray will attend Sports Personality of the Year after missing BBC event when he won it in 2013

CHARLES SALE: Davis Cup hero Andy Murray has decided to break his strict training schedule to attend BBC’s flagship Sports Personality of the Year show in Belfast on Sunday.

22 Fun Facts About Scrooged

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

The Charles Dickens story A Christmas Carol has been adapted in many different ways. In 1988, it was made into a comedy! The characters were brought into the modern world, and the plot centered around Bill Murray. However, his character’s...Show More Summary

22 Fun Facts About ‘Scrooged’

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Of the many adaptations of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol,' only Richard Donner's big-screen version has got Bill Murray.

Brandon Marshall calls Chris Ivory the best running back in the NFL

Jets receiver Brandon Marshall says the NFL’s best running back isn’t Adrian Peterson, or Le’Veon Bell, or Marshawn Lynch, or DeMarco Murray, or Jamaal Charles, or Matt Forte, or Devonta Freeman, or Chris Johnson. No, the best running back in the NFL is someone who has never been to a Pro Bowl, and never had…

Fred Smith reviews Charles Murray

(September 17, 2015 07:12 AM, by Alberto Mingardi) Fred Smith, the founder and former President of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, has an interesting review of Charles Murray's "By the People: Rebuilding Liberty without Permission" at CapX. It is a thoughtful and interesting article (also recommended is this review... (0 COMMENTS)

Big Government is young. Let's not forget it

(September 15, 2015 07:33 AM, by Alberto Mingardi) I am reading Charles Murray's "By the People. Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission". By the way, It is quite an engaging read. Right at the beginning of the book, Murray struggles to give some measure of the extent of increase in... (0 COMMENTS)

"No, America Isn't Moving Left"

Politico Magazine is out with its annual list of “thinkers, doers and visionaries.” Several friends of this publication are on it, including Oren Cass, Veronique de Rugy, Charles Murray, my wife, and me. Politico asked me to write an...Show More Summary

Fantasy Football's Polarizing Players: Latavius Murray

5 months agoSports : Vice: Sports

Latavius Murray Has Eddie George Size And Jamaal Charles Speed (Editor's Note: From Now Until The Start Of The Season, VICE Sports will Look At Some Of Fantasy Football's Most Polarizing Players.) Imagine I Told You There's A 6'3", 225 Pound 25-year-old Running Back Who Ran A 4.38 40 At His Pro Day. Show More Summary

Charles Murray's Surprising Views on 2016 Elections

Dr. Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute is one of the most popular of public intellectuals among libertarians today. Furthermore, he is one of the more popular guests I have on my program. He never disappoints as he brings unique perspectives to every public policy and even political discussion. Show More Summary

Lotta Angry People Out There

Alleged movie theater shooter left long trail of extreme rightwing views and race hate. Also big fan of Charles Murray, it seems.

Letters: ‘Revolutionary Roads’

Readers respond to recent reviews of books by Chris Hedges, Charles Murray and others.

Charles Murray: Civil Disobedience and Oppressive Regulation

He is quick to add that he is perfectly fine with a wide range of sensible regulations, and that only a narrow subset of regulations ought to be disobeyed, offering this rule of thumb: if the matter in question were to become a news story in the mass media, the vast majority of Americans would side with the rule-breaker. Show More Summary

Sunday Book Review: Collective Discontent

7 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

This week, George Packer writes about new books by Charles Murray and Chris Hedges on the revolutions that never come in America; plus reviews of Mark Vanhoenacker, Joshua Cohen, essays by William Styron, and more.

There’re times to obey the rules and there are times to strangle the last politician with the intestines of the last bureaucrat

Presented without any further comment than that headline: Charles Murray is quick to add that he is perfectly fine with a wide range of sensible regulations, and that only a narrow subset of regulations ought to be disobeyed, offering this rule of thumb: if the matter in question were to become a news story in […]

Great moments in alcohol enforcement

7 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic: [Charles Murray, author of the newly published By the People: Rebuilding Liberty without Permission] is quick to add that he is perfectly fine with a wide range of sensible regulations, and that only...Show More Summary

'The Solution I Propose Is Massive Civil Disobedience'

Scholar Charles Murray wants “to make large chunks of the regulatory code unenforceable.” How? “I want to put sugar in the government's gas tank.”

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