Mark Steyn

Mark Steyn is an international bestselling author, a Top 41 recording artist, and a leading Canadian human-rights activist. That’s to say, his latest book, After America (2011), is a top-five bestseller in ...

Mark Steyn is an international bestselling author, a Top 41 recording artist, and a leading Canadian human-rights activist. That’s to say, his latest book, After America (2011), is a top-five bestseller in the U.S. and a number-one bestseller in Canada; “A Marshmallow World,” his Christmas single with Jessica Martin, reached number seven on Amazon’s easy-listening bestsellers, and number 41 on Amazon’s main pop chart; and, as for being a leading Canadian human-rights activist, he is actively trying to destroy the Canadian “Human Rights” Commission, for reasons he explains in his book Lights Out: Islam, Free Speech And The Twilight Of The West. Mark is also a visiting fellow of Hillsdale Collegeand is a popular guest host of America’s number-one radio show, The Rush Limbaugh Program, and America’s number-two cable show,Hannity. In addition, his writing on politics, arts, and culture can be read each week throughout much of the English-speaking world.

In the United States, he serves as National Review’s Happy Warrior. In Canada, he is a contributing editor to Maclean’s, the Dominion’s oldest and biggest-selling news weekly. Mark also chips in at The Corner, writes a syndicated column, and appears each week on the Hugh Hewitt radio show.

Mark’s other books include America Alone: The End Of The World As We Know It, a New York Times bestseller in the U.S. and a number-one bestseller in Canada, A Song For the SeasonMark Steyn’s Passing ParadeMark Steyn From Head to Toe, and The Face of the Tiger. His personal view of musical theatre, Broadway Babies Say Goodnight, was published to critical acclaim in London, and to somewhat sniffier notices in New York.

The Latest

Happy Warrior

Where the Action Is

People keep asking me whom I favor for the 2016 Republican nomination. I politely demur — and not just because it’s almost three years till Election Day, and at this ...
Happy Warrior

Yes, We Can (Say That)

I’ve always been in favor of freedom of expression, but lately I’ve become a free-speech absolutist. It takes all sorts to make a world and I’ve met a lot of ...
Happy Warrior

In to Win

America is a land of acronyms, and, useful as they are, acronyms can quickly curdle into jargon. SLAPP stands for “strategic lawsuit against public participation” — i.e., using legal action ...
Happy Warrior

Deny This

Handing out his awards for “sustainability” at Buckingham Palace the other day, the Prince of Wales made a few remarks about “climate change” and attacked “powerful groups of deniers” as ...

Mumbo-Jumbo for Beginners

A propos the big campaign here to fight off Michael Mann’s assault on free speech, several readers have asked me directly and also inquired in comments on NR’s fundraising post ...

Re-Education Camp

Having leaned on A&E to suspend their biggest star, GLAAD has now moved on to Stage Two: “We believe the next step is to use this as an opportunity for Phil ...
Politics & Policy

The Age of Intolerance

Last week, following the public apology of an English comedian and the arrest of a fellow British subject both for making somewhat feeble Mandela gags, I noted that supposedly free ...
Happy Warrior

Heading South

Whether or not Nelson Mandela was emblematic of the new South Africa, his memorial service certainly was. Thamsanqa Jantjie, the lovable laugh-a-minute sign-language fraud who stood alongside President Obama gesticulating ...

A Useful Chap in a Foxhole

The lads at Mother Jones have noticed we’re having a bit of a fundraising drive over the legal bills from fraudulent Nobel laureate Michael Mann’s lawsuit against us. Kevin Drum ...

Government by Mere Mortals

Not everyone at the Mandela jamboree was doing selfies with the Danish pastry. One reader passed along this photograph: No sign of Barack buddy David Cameron, but here are three ...