For the New Republic, Ken Chen takes a close look at poet, novelist, and MacArthur–winner Ben Lerner’s FSG meditation, The Hatred of Poetry. Although far from a disavowal, Lerner argues in this expanded version of his 2015 London Review of Books essay, that we expect far more from poetry than it can really truly deliver. […]
ROGER SIMON TALKS MORAL NARCISSISM ON THE POWER LINE/RICOCHET PODCAST. Roger’s new book, which hit the streets (and Amazon’s Kindle servers) last week is I Know Best: How Moral Narcissism Is Destroying Our Republic, If It Hasn’t Already. In addition to his ongoing promotional tour, Roger will be discussing his new book in person this […]
More peppy-but-dark electro-rock bangers are soon to come from New York duo Phantogram, who have announced the September 16 release of their third studio album. Titled simply Three and out via Republic Records, the album will include...Show More Summary
Thanks to a load of long-term debt and flagging sales, Barnes & Noble's days on this planet may be numbered. But Alex Shephard writes for the New Republic that although there may be a temptation to "gloat, the death of Barnes & Noble would be catastrophic—not just for publishing...
The warrior (two Bronze Stars), veterans advocate, and author of the acclaimed new book, In the Arena: Good Citizens, a Great Republic, and How One Speech Can Reinvigorate America, will be discussing its themes next Tuesday, June 28, at...Show More Summary
On Monday, the People’s Republic of China revealed a new supercomputer, complete with 10.65 million computer cores made exclusively by Chinese-built microprocessors.
French Montana and Drake played like kings while they put in work on French's new music video... and here's the oceanside palace to prove it. The rappers spent 3 nights at Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic, shooting the "No Shopping"…
TORONTO, ON - A University of Toronto-led team has reported the discovery of a new lizard in the middle of the most- visited island in the Caribbean, strengthening a long-held theory that communities of lizards can evolve almost identically...Show More Summary
Jeet Heer, New Republic: Imagine an autopsy that concludes the cause of death was a drug overdose. After the funeral, distraught family members assemble to talk about how they could have prevented such a senseless tragedy. Then, after brief reflection, they all decide to start mainlining heroin. Show More Summary
Saint-Étienne (France) (AFP) – Croatian fans who hurled flares on the pitch to halt their country’s Euro 2016 match against Czech Republic were branded “sports terrorists” as the showcase tournament suffered new troubles. UEFA said an...Show More Summary
by Dan Savage Moira Weigel is a journalist and an academic and — until very recently — whose writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, The New Republic, and other publications. She's also someone who used to go on dates. (Weigel...Show More Summary
Biologists have reported the discovery of a new lizard in the Dominican Republic, strengthening a long-held theory that communities of lizards can evolve almost identically on separate islands. The chameleon-like lizard -- a GreaterShow More Summary
ROGER SIMON: They call Trump a narcissist, but his enemies are worse. Roger’s new book, which hit the streets (and Amazon’s Kindle servers) earlier this week is I Know Best: How Moral Narcissism Is Destroying Our Republic, If It Hasn’t Already. In addition to his ongoing promotional tour, Roger will be discussing his new book in person […]
French Montana and Drake hit the links in the Dominican Republic Thursday in the name of new music. They are staying at Casa de Campo and took over the city of La Romana to shoot their video for "No Shopping"... the next single off French's…
Phantogram recently released a new single, “You Don't Get Me High Anymore.” It's the first from their upcoming album Three, which is out September 16 via Republic Records. Last night, they played the song live on “The Tonight Show Starring...Show More Summary
This story was originally published by New Republic and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On March 31, Hillary Clinton held a rally at SUNY Purchase College, just north of New York City. As she worked theShow More Summary
The song will feature on French's new album MC4.
S&T Motiv, the successor to Korean defense company Daewoo Precision Industries, was showing off a new variant of their K2 rifle that equips the Republic of Korea Armed Forces, alongside the M16A1 which remains in use with second-line units. Show More Summary
AT SEA IN THE SWAMP OF MORAL NARCISSISM: Michael Walsh reviews Roger Simon’s new book I Know Best: How Moral Narcissism Is Destroying Our Republic, If It Hasn’t Already: Simon concludes I Know Best by outing himself as a “libertarian neocon,” a believer in smaller government and a more muscular foreign policy. “Those who wish […]
The New Republic has a fascinating discussion up today that they’ve titled The Split: 19 Reasons the Democrats Will Remain Divided—and What it Means for the Party’s Future. They’ve collected the thoughts of 23 leading historians, political scientists, pollsters, artists, and activists on the topic. I was initially a bit disappointed that the editors showed their... Read more »