Reinhard Kuhn (the author of The Demon of Noontide: Ennui in Western Literature) defined ennui as “the state of emptiness that the soul feels when it is deprived of …
Earthy Catholic commentary: Google and Gulag
What is a "Johnson Rod"?
Gay Boogaloo Boys and Talkin' Secession at Parler
How gardening helps us live happily in a world we don't understand
Remembering St. Antony on his feast day: St. Macarius fought the devils. Holden Caulfield fled them.
Is Jack Dorsey a leftist libertarian who doesn't like Twitter's hegemony?
The Left goes left, Taibbi, investments
Drinking Matters: Drinking with the Saints, Regnery Publishing, Russell Kirk, and That Old Bookseller in Niles, Michigan
Revisiting a 1938 classic about the art of writing. It's a bit artsy, but edifying and even spiritual.
The whole thing was orchestrated, but the radicals fell for it. One, says Gary Morson, “had his hair turn white; a second went mad and never recovered his sanity; …
Getting to know Chuang-Tzu, Lin-Chi, and Dogen's kitchen-worker friend. . . with Catholic asides.