Blake Seitz

New York Times Gives Valuable Publicity to White Nationalism

Paper has published two-dozen articles about tiny band of racists since election

alt-rightThe New York Times has published more than two-dozen articles about the "alt-right" and white nationalist movements since the November elections, an invaluable signal boost for the tiny coalition of racists.

Progressive Rock

Review: Michael Tomasky, Matt Duss, and the Faithless Electors, opening for A Sound of Thunder at FireFlies Restaurant & Bar

I was not the logical person from the Washington Free Beacon to cover a Beatles jam session. That would have been Matthew Walther, who has written at length about the Fab Four and looks like its lost fifth member from the Sergeant Pepper phase. I look more like—if I may say—a Beach Boy at his most wholesome.

The Queen of Comedy

Feature: What I saw at the 'I’m With Her' Comedy Show

I'm With Her Comedy ShowBALTIMORE, Md.—It was a brisk two miles from Baltimore’s Penn Station to Zissimo’s, the neighborhood bar hosting a two-hour comedy special in honor of Hillary Clinton. Google informed me that a taxi would cover the distance in seven minutes, putting me at the bar at 7:35 p.m. or so, with plenty of time to stand awkwardly before curtain, whereas walking would take 45 minutes, putting me at the bar a few minutes after the performance started at 8 p.m. I struck out into the wild on foot, having convinced myself a brisk walk would do a world of good—put color into the old cheeks, and revive body and spirit with the healthful fall air of downtown Baltimore.