President West

July 6, 2020 Brian Niemeier 0

This July 4th weekend brought a number of surprises, and the most unexpected came courtesy of rapper Kanye West: Now, I understand the temptation to dismiss Kanye’s announcement as a joke. But there is evidence […]


Low Strangeness

July 2, 2020 Brian Niemeier 0

Sometimes the most fascinating curiosities aren’t to be found in the skies above our heads, or even in the dark woods beyond our doorstep. Sometimes they’re right under our feet. A reader passed along this […]


Doom Garden

July 1, 2020 Brian Niemeier 0

Have you ever wondered what would happen if Doom Guy retired from demon slaying and took a part-time job at a magic school? Ben Wheeler and Ken Dickason give us a glimpse. Find this and […]


Another Definition of Civilization

June 30, 2020 Brian Niemeier 0

You’ve heard civilization defined as old men planting trees in whose shade they’ll never recline. I submit another definition: Chances are you’ve come across that quote somewhere. it’s attributed to George Mallory, the legendary English […]


Martyrdom Is Coming

June 29, 2020 Brian Niemeier 0

The next time some Fox News viewer tries to tell you that the current chaos is a result of conflicting 19th century economic theories, show him this video: Republican candidate for local office and professed […]


Another Triumph

June 26, 2020 Brian Niemeier 0

The crowdfunder for Combat Frame XSeed: S concluded yesterday on Indiegogo. Here’s the final tally: A few relevant metrics: We set a new funding record. That record is higher than the total amount raised from […]


Expulsion from Paradise

June 25, 2020 Brian Niemeier 0

Loyal readers know that a key mission of this blog is shedding light on Hollywood’s hatred of their audience. Much as A Bridge Too Far proves Pigman’s Caine-Hackman hypothesis, the1998 movie Pleasantville epitomizes Hollywood Death Cultism. YouTuber […]


The Paradox of Tolerance

June 24, 2020 Brian Niemeier 0

A favorite pseudo-dialectical tactic of the Left when it comes to defending cancel culture is the paradox of tolerance. As explained by philosopher Karl Popper, the argument goes that a total commitment to tolerance would […]


Generational Memory Hole

June 23, 2020 Brian Niemeier 0

If you frequent social media and counterculture blogs, it’s hard to escape the phenomenon of people wising up to generational differences. Much is made of Strauss-Howe generational theory. Some claim they can predict where the […]