I don’t think I’ve ever seen it put better—The Onion has managed to corner the truth about rap music in a way that no one else has. I’ve never understood why rap music gets a pass while pushing misogynist language and celebrating violence against women, but for some reason, we’ve never gotten around to realizing…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Donald Trump is, for many political observers, the candidate who came out of nowhere. A bloviating fat cat tycoon with a string of expensive properties, bankruptcies, and a reality show, most were not even aware that he had any “Republican leanings” until he announced that he’d be running for president as…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The bare-knuckle brawling of public intellectuals has always been a common phenomenon. Usually, those intellectuals have had a healthy respect for one another, if not admiration. The playwright George Bernard Shaw was one of the first to write a letter of condolences and offer help to G.K. Chesterton’s widow. The left-wing…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren “The vast mass of humanity, with their vast mass of idle books and idle words,” GK Chesterton once wrote, “have never doubted and never will doubt that courage is splendid, that fidelity is noble, that distressed ladies should be rescued, and vanquished enemies spared. There are a large number of cultivated…Details
In the fifth installment of our series on Operation Rescue, Jonathon Van Maren speaks with two Rescue veterans, Jeff White and Cheryl Conrad.
By Jonathon Van Maren It’s been an interesting year in the world of Canadian journalism, from the ongoing saga of Q’s Jian Ghomeshi to the abrupt firing of Evan Solomon of Power and Politics. But no story has attracted more attention in so-con circles as the reinvention of Michael Coren from condescending conservative to bloviating…Details
Wendy Shalit is a columnist and author whose brilliant book A Return to Modesty just came out in a 15nth Anniversary Edition. She joined Jonathon to talk about sex education, Crop Top Day, and how our culture should move forward.
In 2005, Terri Schiavo’s tube was removed by court order in Florida after a long legal battle between her husband Michael and her family. Over the next two weeks, she starved to death slowly in a gruesome fashion. Bobby Schindler, Terri’s brother, joins Jonathon to talk about his sister’s story–and how to protect others like…Details
The Bridgehead continues a one-hour special on modern sex education, featuring British author and journalist Peter Hitchens and Dr. Scott Masson of the Ezra Institute. With Ontario’s new sex ed curriculum sparking protests across the province, Hitchens and Masson take a look at the history of modern sex education, and it’s original intent. Dr. Masson…Details
The Bridgehead presents a one-hour special on modern sex education, featuring British author and journalist Peter Hitchens and Dr. Scott Masson of the Ezra Institute. With Ontario’s new sex ed curriculum sparking protests across the province, Hitchens and Masson take a look at the history of modern sex education, and it’s original intent. Dr. Masson…Details