Jonathon Van Maren joins Andrew on the Andrew Lawton Show to discuss his new book, The Culture War.
By Jonathon Van Maren The day before the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as 45th president of the United States, I headed to Virginia to stay with my friend Andy Moore and his family. The drive took longer than expected: I had to drive around Washington, DC, as the entire city was on lockdown. Threats…Details
Dr. Jordan Peterson began a firestorm when he recorded several videos in September explaining his opposition to transgender pronouns and political correctness. He joined Jonathon to explain why he won’t back down, and why he believes that this is how totalitarianism begins.
By Jonathon Van Maren My final update from Africa.. **** The Saturday before we left Zimbabwe, we ended up at a little café in Bulawayo to do some work and a giant bearded Aussie came over to chat with us. He owned a restaurant, he told us, and then began to complain about Robert Mugabe.…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Once again, the dawning of the New Year has brought with it PornHub’s annual bragfest about the numbers of unfortunate men, women and children who feed from their buffet of poison. As summarized by Fight the New Drug: People spent nearly 4.6 billion hours on Pornhub last year, which breaks down…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren I was asked recently by a conservative journalist what my opinion on some television show’s decision to include storylines about abortion was—all, of course, being sympathetic, if not enthusiastic. I’d never watched the show (or even heard of it), so I couldn’t supply any insight. But what I do find interesting…Details
For years, people have assumed that pornography is exclusively a male problem. That is not true. Jessica Harris of Beggar’s Daughter is one of the first female voices speaking out on the reality that hundreds of thousands of women and girls struggle with porn, as well. She joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss the problem–and…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren With the constantly shifting political and international landscape leaving many of us trying to figure out what is going on, I thought I’d write a short post explaining which writers I go to when I’m trying to make sense of things. Here are the top five—I hope they help you navigate…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren More from on the road in Africa… Traveling from place to place in Africa has been interesting. The airport in Zanzibar, for example, is perhaps the most ramshackle and rundown aviation establishment I have ever seen, and I’ve been in some pretty sketchy airports. In the bathroom, only one of the…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The overt religiosity here in Tanzania sometimes crosses the line into the absurd. I’m not just talking about many of the names, which take the form of prayers: Praygod, Godlisten, Godbless, Amina (Amen)—but the names of some of the local establishments. In the village of Usa, for example, I spotted “The…Details