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“Inside”: Bo Burnham can’t think of reasons not to kill himself

Andrew Klavan on the new Bo Burnham’s Netflix special “Inside”

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A Christmas Carol: Best Opening Lines

Charles Dickens’ iconic festive book has one of the best opening lines in literary history.

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Whit Stillman On Adapting Jane Austen

One of the greatest film writers of our time talks about the flowering of films and TV mini-series based on Austen’s works.

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Andrew Klavan On Avatar

It’s not that I hate it, it’s just that it’s bad.

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Young Klavan On Marcus Aurelius’s “Meditations”

Spencer Klavan examines Aurelius’s Stoic belief system as articulated in his famous “Meditations,” which have made him an enduring model of manly self-control for all the ages.

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Seduction Is Not Harassment: Klavan On “Pepé Le Pew”, “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

“The Left sees rape culture and we see this kind of dance. This beautiful dance of male & female”

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Greg Gutfeld & Armond White on the Best Films of 2020

Dragged Across Concrete, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, etc.

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“Brideshead Revisited” with Joseph Pearce

Acclaimed author and professor at Ave Maria University, Joseph Pearce talks about Brideshead Revisited, a novel by Evelyn Waugh.

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REVIEW: “Fate: The Winx Saga” Needs to be Rewritten

The Authentic Observer: “this show is very very terrible if I’m honest. I do not like it.”

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Klavan On The Stoic Life

Philosophy isn’t an abstract academic subject: it’s a way of life. After lots of requests, Spencer Klavan sits down in this episode of “Young Heretics” to talk through the Hellenistic philosophical schools of ancient Athens,…

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Pageau On “Sir Gawain and The Green Knight” – pt.1

We explore the symbolic structure of the first part of the the story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight as he encounters the Knight. We look at the cosmological and ontological structure set up…

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Klavan On Why The Left Is Wrong For Trashing John Wayne

The left has been attacking John Wayne for a while now, and it’s time to set them straight.