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Where Weird Came From

The cover of Room to Dream features a black-and-white photo of a little boy sitting on the front porch of an old house. It'd be cute except for the title above his head, scrawled in a font that belongs on a horror-movie poster. Suddenly the colorless photograph doesn't arouse nostalgia, it creates a sense of unease, as though there might be something lurking in the shadows behind the smiling child. Fitting for the autobiography—of sorts—of David Lynch, a man who has dedicated his career to presenting bourgeois life as a veneered rotting corpse. The post Where Weird Came From appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 15, 2018

Blasting Bibi

Biographers typically have an affection for their subjects. Sometimes so much so that they descend into hagiography. No danger of this from Haaretz writer Anshel Pfeffer, an extreme example of the debunking biographer. Typical of his snarky style: Netanyahu "had given up on Israeli journalists being honest enough to present him as the country's only true leader." The post Blasting Bibi appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 14, 2018

Demographic Anxiety

Sometime between 2013 and 2016, the majority of children born in the United States ceased to be what the Census..Read more The post Demographic Anxiety appeared first on Break Point. ... [...]

July 12, 2018

Business Insider Pulls Conservative Column Defending Scarlett Johansson for Playing Trans Man in Upcoming Movie

Business Insider pulled a conservative columnist's article after staff complained internally about the piece defending actress Scarlett Johansson from what she thought was unfair criticism for being cast as a transgender man in an upcoming movie. The post Business Insider Pulls Conservative Column Defending Scarlett Johansson for Playing Trans Man in Upcoming Movie appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 11, 2018

Radical Inaction at the Families Belong Together March

NEW YORK CITY—When I pop out of the subway in Foley Square, an angry crowd throws its message on me—and it feels oddly familiar. The post Radical Inaction at the Families Belong Together March appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 7, 2018

Happy Independence Day!

The Washington Free Beacon staff wishes its readers a happy Fourth of July! The post Happy Independence Day! appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 4, 2018

Michigan Locals Annoyed by Michael Moore Rewarding Jane Fonda

Michael Moore plans on presenting actress and anti-war activist Jane Fonda with a lifetime achievement award at the Traverse City Film Festival this year, a move with which some locals are not thrilled. The post Michigan Locals Annoyed by Michael Moore Rewarding Jane Fonda appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 3, 2018

Gunman Kills at Least Five, Injures Others in Maryland Newsroom

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Reuters) - A man brandishing a long gun walked into the office of a small newspaper in Maryland on Thursday and killed at least five people in an attack that led police to beef up security at media outlets in other cities as a precaution, authorities said. The post Gunman Kills at Least Five, Injures Others in Maryland Newsroom appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

June 29, 2018

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