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Just Askin’: How Terrible Is It to Live in DeRay McKesson’s World?

Just Askin’: How Terrible Is It to Live in DeRay McKesson’s World?

Lately, when he isn’t forcing Katy Perry to confess her worst sins (that Obama dress back in the...

Must See TV: A Daash Drama?

Must See TV: A Daash Drama?

Tired of your usual Netflix lineup of murder documentaries, and Housewives of Gibraltar? Well,...

Vacation Like a Nazi

Vacation Like a Nazi

Supposing the fashion adage of what is old is new carries over to travel, why not vacation like a...

The Cheaper Way to Blot Out

The Cheaper Way to Blot Out

Egypt might be trying to blot out their last two revolutions from high school history books, but...

Tatted? No Hot Springs For You

Tatted? No Hot Springs For You

Those in the FDA are not the only ones that want you to think twice before you tattoo.

June’s Book: All the Trouble in the World

Truth.As available in audiobook form.Our staff promised you the perfect beach read for June and don’t worry, we didn’t welch on that.

P.J. O’Rourke’s All the Trouble in the World: The Lighter Side of Overpopulation, Famine, Ecological Disaster, Ethnic Hatred, Plague, and Poverty has a lot to offer.

You might be thinking, “Oh great. Famine and plague are in the title, another uplifting pick from the PD Book Club,” but give us some credit, it isn’t nearly as depressing as it sounds.

Memory Lane Monday: Bernie’s Man---and Woman

Free to a point.The socialist sweat machine.In order to prevent a Jeb Bush, “I could drop my pants, moon the whole crowd. Everybody would be aghast, except the press guys would never notice,” moment from Bernie Sanders’ for this week’s Memory Lane Monday we will go back to his 1972 Vermont Freeman article Man---and Woman.

May’s Book: The New Totalitarians

The Brave New World.The history of a doomed State.Are you ready for a completely obscure (even for us) PD Book Club pick for May? Okay, we warned you.

April’s Book: The Aquariums of Pyongyang

Published in 2005.We promise to bring you a happier title for May.Our PD Book Club has covered the depravity of tyranny seen through the eyes of a child a few times already with First They Killed My Father and Escape From Camp 14, but with Rodong Sinmun recently writing about citizens of the DPRK needing to prepare to, “Chew the roots of plants,” we feel that it would be a disservice to our PDers to not recommend Kang Chol-Hwan’s autobiography, The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag.

March’s Book: The Tyranny of Silence

Twitter censureship ready.The Tyranny of Silence.Last month, our pick Fahrenheit 451 looked at a world without books.

This month, with Flemming Rose’s The Tyranny of Silence we look at world without free speech, and unfortunately, that world doesn’t seem all that different from today given the strangle hold of political correctness (now joined by Twitter) already fused to our throat.

February’s Book: Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury on his writing.When the Government tells you to strike the match, will you?With Russia back to burning books, our staff couldn’t find a better pick for February than Ray Bradbury’s classic, Fahrenheit 451.


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