Louis Wittig

Louis Wittig is a writer and editor in New York City. He writes regularly on media (mostly the frivolous types) for National Review Online and the Weekly Standard Online.

Louis Wittig is a writer and editor in New York City. He writes regularly on media (mostly the frivolous types) for National Review Online and the Weekly Standard Online.

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Politics & Policy

Shame and Change

“It has to go either one way or the other,” said Mohammed Naqvi as he described the Pakistani legal system’s treatment of rape: an approach that’s half British common law, ...
Politics & Policy

Bug House

Watched without preconception, William Friedkin’s Bug would be a flawlessly frantic hour and a half. Living in the end room of a mythically run-down motel eons from anywhere, Agnes (Ashley ...

Running with the Devil

NBC released the tapes and photos Cho sent them, and who’s not just a little uncomfortable with their decision? Here’s how they made it: Package Forced NBC to Make Tough ...

Terry Moran is a Journalist, Right?

Yesterday, ABC Reporter Terry Moran posted on his blog that we shouldn’t feel too bad for the wrongly accused Duke lacrosse players because they were louts anyway, and the real ...
Politics & Policy

Something to Watch

In the beginning, television wasn’t so great. Quality flickered match-like in an endless void. Then in 1999 God said “Let there be Tony Soprano.” And for the first time in ...
Politics & Policy

It Takes a Family…

I read Jhumpa Lahiri’s first book, Interpreter of Maladies: a collection of narrative portraits of Indian immigrants to America. Good writing. I consciously avoided her subsequent novel, The Namesake, about ...