Things are looking sketchy for Russia on both ends of the front. Lyman: In front of the mayor’s office in Lyman lay a heap of Russian propaganda posters, apparently freshly torn down and partially b
Just a few things not specifically related to Putin’s speech or to the annexations: Gotta be careful about evaluating polling in authoritarian countries, even when the methodology is sound. On R
I have probably enjoyed House of the Dragon a touch more than I’ve enjoyed Rings of Power thus far, largely because I think that the former has a better sense of where it’s going than the
Clemson holds on at Wake Forest, unfortunately. Let this serve as an open thread for the second half of the CFB gameday.
Loomis and I may have some differences on the position of Tolkien in the Western literary canon. Anyway, I was asked to write up my thoughts on Rings of Power for 1945 and those thoughts are… mi
Last week Scott and I had the opportunity to interview Jesse Taylor, founder of the late lamented Pandagon. We talked about the early history of Pandagon, about how Jesse and Ezra Klein schemed out ea
I’ve organized some of my thoughts on the successful offensive in Kharkiv Oblast: The offensive is a massive political victory for Ukraine, which had struggled to demonstrate to domestic and int
Damn shame about Campos but the man said what he said It’s a pretty good column: Supporters of Ukraine’s fight may be trying to shame Western powers into providing more aid, while “realists,