Denis Boyles

Dennis Boyles is a writer, editor, former university lecturer, and the author/editor of several books of poetry, travel, history, criticism, and practical advice, including Superior, Nebraska (2008), Design Poetics (1975), ...

Dennis Boyles is a writer, editor, former university lecturer, and the author/editor of several books of poetry, travel, history, criticism, and practical advice, including Superior, Nebraska (2008), Design Poetics (1975), The Modern Man’s Guide to Life (1986), African Lives (1989), Man Eaters Motel (1991), A Man’s Life: The Complete Instructions (1996), The Pocket Professor (2001), and Vile France (2005). He has written commentary on the European press for National Review and is a frequent guest on radio and television programs.

Re: By His Own Standard

Jason makes an interesting point when he mentions sharing Mark’s “alarm over the manner in which political correctness restricts the bounds of discourse and thought.” Of course, it does more ...

Stand-off in Toulouse

The stand-off in Toulouse between the police and an Islamic jihadist who attacked and killed kids at a Jewish school continues, though probably not for much longer. The man says ...

Kansas and Points South

Santorum’s win in Kansas a few days ago, followed by the victories in Mississippi and Alabama yesterday, suggests the Republican party may finally have found a candidate capable of generating ...

Another European Fantasy Abandoned

Alaska’s gone for Romney. Now you can rest, take a break from all the primary news, and turn instead to something decidedly secondary: political correctness in the E.U. According to ...

Re When Wikipedia Goes Dark

So I took Jonah’s advice and tried to find a “reference book” on Google. The first link was to Wikipedia. We may be doomed for a day, but the legislation that ...

Doughty Little Europe Goes It Alone

Think you had a rough night? David Cameron’s press conference announcing Britain’s refusal to go along with the French-German euro-rescue scramble was held just after 6:00 a.m. in Brussels. In ...

Whose Europe Indeed?

Walter Russell Mead has an interesting piece, called “The Culture War Over Europe’s Money,” in today’s WSJ. The title is not apparently ironic, but he does come to a very ...