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Episode 6: The Shape of Things Past

Ross and Kyle explain how a social-justice monster-erotica movie called The Shape of Water came to be this year's Oscar frontrunner, then dial back the clock to consider what movies should ...

Episode 5: The Best Movies of the Year

On Episode 5, Ross and Kyle weigh their picks for the best movies of the year against the Oscar nominees, then talk about that time Paul Newman made a movie ...

Episode 4: The Golden Globes

Ross and Kyle argue about the winners at the Golden Globes, the strange vibe of the ceremony, and the meaning of that spectacular Oprah speech, then measure the real Winston ...

Episode 3: The Last Jedi

In episode 3, Ross and Kyle dissect Star Wars: The Last Jedi in obsessive detail, Ross reveals that he once read 10 or 12 “Star Wars” extended universe novels and the ...

Episode 2: Lady Bird

In episode two, Ross and Kyle discuss Lady Bird, the award-winning coming-of-age comedy about a Catholic high school student, the dark revenge comedy Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and why ...

Episode 1: Justice League

On the debut episode, Ross and Kyle hash out where Justice League went wrong, discuss how to think about talented filmmakers who do horrible things in their personal lives, and ...

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Two Truth-Tellers, Brave as Hell

Yesterday, the Human Rights Foundation hosted an event they called “PutinCon” -- a conference devoted to the Russian “president,” Vladimir Putin: his rise and his deeds, both at home and abroad. Participating were both Russians and well-wishing foreigners. It was, above all, a day of truth-telling -- a ... Read More
Economy & Business

The Swamp: Navarro Nucor Edition

The Wall Street Journal has a story today about the ties between President Trump's trade adviser, Peter Navarro, and the biggest steel company in the U.S. -- Nucor Corp. It is particularly interesting in light of the stiff steel tariffs successfully pushed by Navarro, which he championed ever since he joined the ... Read More


EMPIRICAL   As I can fathom neither endlessness nor the miracle work of deities, I hypothesize, assume, and guess.   The fact that I love you and you love me is all I can prove and proves me. — This poem appears in the April 2 print issue of National Review. Read More
Politics & Policy

Rolling Back Dodd-Frank

The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would roll back parts of Dodd-Frank. The vote was 67–31, with 17 members of the Democratic caucus breaking party lines. If the legislation passes the House and is signed, it will be the largest change to the controversial financial-reform package since it became law in ... Read More

Dictators and Their Jitters

Today, the Human Rights Foundation is holding its “PutinCon” in New York. This is a one-day conference devoted to the Russian “president”: his origins, his rise, his deeds (both at home and abroad). Serving as chairman of PutinCon is Garry Kasparov, once the world’s chess champion, now a ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Samantha Power Regrets

‘I’ve had a lot of bad ideas in my life,” former U.N. ambassador Samantha Power tells Politico. “Though none as immortalized as that one.” Wow. It’s a major concession. And what might “that one” be? Not standing idly by in the White House while Iranians protested a fixed election in 2009, then ... Read More