Irish Film Maker Has Second Thoughts About Strict Allegiance to Palestinian Cause

“I used to hate Israel. I used to think the Left was always right. Not any more. Now I loathe Palestinian terrorists.”

Tundra Tabloids Vlad Tepes 3/12/2012

Forty Shades of Grey (trailer) from Nicky Larkin on Vimeo.

Couple the clampdown on free speech in which only the views from one side of […]

Koch Derangement Syndrome: The New York Times’s Stalinesque Attacks on the Koch Brothers

Dan Riehl Big Journalism 1/10/2012

The New York Times recently endorsed having children boycott a Christmas performance of “The Nutcracker” merely because there was money from the Kochs involved in supporting it. Additionally, it would seem that art is no longer purely for art’s sake. According to the Times, it’s only worth can be to […]

A Christmas night tradition: ‘Messiah’

Share my Christmas Tradition: Handel’s Messiah on Christmas Night

Jimmie The Sundries Shack 12/25/2011

One of my personal Christmas traditions (and I have a few) involves a little quiet, a pair of headphones, and a superlative recording of Messiah by Georg Frederich Handel. I do not believe a greater work of exultation and worship has […]

A ‘Hallelujah!’ Chorus Goes Viral

Common American Journal welcomes readers from Indian Country Today Media Network. Reading their article convinced us to repost this great video from last Christmas.

ICTMN Staff 12/21/2011

The 19 students in Jim Barthelman’s fifth grade class at Kuinerrarmiut Elitnaurviat, in the Alaska village of Quinhagak, weren’t expecting more than 200 to view the video they […]

Communist Art Depicting Che and Fidel Graces Halls of Library of Congress…

Zip Weasel Zippers 3/2/2011

How lovely.

(Weekly Standard) — While the debate about curbing government spending continues, allow me to propose a modest but important cut: the Library of Congress’s Employee Art show. Or can we at least cut out artwork that praises communist revolutionaries?

I was strolling through the halls of the Library’s […]

RIP Kodachrome

Scott Johnson Power Line 12/29/2010

Bill Katz is the proprietor of Urgent Agenda and our occasional contributor. Paul Simon having given us the definitive tribute to Kodachrome, today Bill offers the definitive eulogy:

An era now ends. No, no, I’m not referring to the closing of 2010. That’s routine stuff. It’s a more important era […]