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Ben Sixsmith is a Spectator contributing writer based in Poland. He is the author of Noughties: Eleven Echoes of a Dismal Decade.
For all the chaos on Jackass, there were no obvious consequences
By Ben Sixsmith
Long before Sohrab Ahmari, Bozell argued for a political Catholicism
Why the Jeffrey Epstein case has something for everyone
He just doesn’t seem too well-suited to the world of political consultancy
Gwyneth Paltrow has a book curator – now you can too!
The Smallest Minority: Independent Thinking in the Age of Mob Politics by Kevin D. Williamson reviewed
David Berman used language as an instrument and as a tool, abhorring his father’s use of it as a weapon
Life inside the rapper’s low-income housing units
Are we too antsy about the meat we eat?
A$AP Rocky needs help, so of course the celebrity-addicted president is stepping in
If her killer is exceptional, it is in his pathetic keenness to make this a point of pride
Higher education has been massively devalued over the past decade
Attention campaign staffers
What kind of influences are child drag queens being exposed to?
We are fascinated with the conflict between ‘kayfabe’ and real life
Fear and adrenochrome
The sad irony of celebrity pastors
What is the Great Reset?
‘Chris Chan’ and the grotesque online attention sideshow
A guide to conservative commentators
Gabby Petito and the pitfalls of online sleuthing
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.