Injured Spectator

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What the deuce is going on at The Spectator? England’s most elegantly written weekly (as they say at www.spectator.co.uk), home base to Toby Young, Paul Johnson, Taki and others, has suddenly gone all touchy-feely and politically correct. Well, not completely–the writers just mentioned, as well as Mark Steyn and Theodore Dalrymple, continue to entertain and [&hellip
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Christopher Hitchens Fends Off Charges of Apartheid Complicity

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It’s getting to the point where you can’t call a premier American statesman a war criminal without taking flak of your own. Christopher Hitchens, possibly the world’s greatest gadfly, learned this lesson last week at the Union Square Barnes & Noble as he made the case for indicting Henry Kissinger. Encouraging questions from the audience [&hellip
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PERFORMANCE ART BROTHER Multimedia show pres. "songs your mother …

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Multimedia show pres. "songs your mother never taught you;" P.S. 122, 150 1st Ave. (E. 9th St.) 212-477-5288 or ps122.org, Thurs.-Tues. at 8:30, $20.   FAKESHOP: CAPSULE HOTEL Inspired by a Tokyo hotel room, this combination movie, audio installation & digital image gallery attempts to convey isolation & interconnectivity–the website is pretty disturbing at www.fakeshop.com/capsule_hotel/; [&hellip
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The New Republic’s Curious Political Puddle; Just as Confused as Tom Daschle; Next Stop: A Federal Holiday on Crazy Horse’s Birthday

Written by Russ Smith on . Posted in Miscellaneous, Posts

Granted, Master Peter Beinart‘s place-holder editorship of The New Republic has produced a pale version of the provocative magazine two of his predecessors, Michael Kelly and Andrew Sullivan, oversaw during the 1990s, but it has a herky-jerky quality that’s not altogether boring. The May 21 issue is an apt example: The cover, which shows an [&hellip
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Rich Sport

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Last weekend I had to skip Rufus Albemarle’s wedding in Havana Vieja in favor of a cold boardroom in Geneva. Although an unforgiving foe of Fidel’s and everything he stands for, I was actually looking forward to visiting Havana, if only for the fact that the nearest McDonald’s is 90 miles away. Lord Albemarle is [&hellip
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CABARET ARCI’S PLACE 450 Park Ave. S. …

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450 Park Ave. S. (betw. 30th & 31st Sts.), 212-532-4370, www.arcisplace.com Shows $25-$50 & $15-$25 min. WEDS & THURS: Philip Officer," 9. FRI & SAT: Philip Officer," 8:30 & 11. SUN: Bobby Belfry, 8; Philip Officer, 3. MON: Herb Strauss, 8. TUES: Philip Officer, 9.   DANNY’S SKYLIGHT ROOM 346 W. 46th St. (betw. 8th [&hellip
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