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COMMENTARY readers in the New York area are welcomed to participate in an impassioned live debate next Tuesday (April 13) in Manhattan. The topic of...

I know it's not a good idea to invest too much in the political statements of celebrities, but the Scottish actor Alan Cumming said something...

So says Adam McKay, the writer and director of Will Ferrell movies both good (Anchorman) and dreadful (Talladega Nights). The sophistication, erudition, and depth of...

The web of "spiritual" gobbledygook around the Oprah Winfrey phenomenon is as thick and tacky as the fake eye-lashes she cried off her face during...

Charles Krauthammer identifies the nub of the energy matter: the Democrats have no logical rationale for opposing drilling along with other measures. He writes: This is...

Last week was the annual "Netroots Nation" conference, formerly known as "Yearly Kos," where hundreds of liberal bloggers meet to discuss "how to be more...

This very amusing, somewhat insightful but vastly overdrawn column on women overlooks a more interesting question than whether women have lost their rational minds. Rather...

If you ever find yourself confronting 9-11 Truthers, it's best to emulate David Frum. One should also be immediately wary of people from groups with...

Is the new Rambo an argument for American intervention? Matt Zoller Seitz, who says that he "can't think of another blockbuster action franchise that has...

Sylvester Stallone has made a fourth Rambo movie, which will be released later this month, in which Rambo helps Burmese rebels. This would be a...

"The Last Fanatic" is now climbing the charts at YouTube. Probably one of the cleverest fake movie trailers ever made. See it here....

For victory in the American Bar Association's best law blog contest, that is. Walter Olson, of the Manhattan Institute, started overlawyered as a way of...