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D&D Watch

My latest Bookmonger podcast is with Michael Witwer, author of Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons. Because isn’t it about time this guy had his own biography? If you ever visited the Keep on the Borderlands or know what a kobold is, then you’re going to want to listen. Bonus: We learn that politically, Gygax leaned right.

John J. Miller — John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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Demagoguery Is Not Leadership

The government of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in New Zealand has, with the support of the opposition, decided to enact fundamental changes in the nation’s firearms laws less than a week after the massacre at two Christchurch mosques. This is the opposite of leadership. It is also an example of why ... Read More
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Political Theatrics

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter, the G-File. Subscribe here to get the G-File delivered to your inbox on Fridays. Dear Reader (Including all you whippersnappers under the age of 50), I’m writing this from somewhere over the Atlantic. At least I hope that’s ... Read More