Matthew Walther is associate editor of the Washington Free Beacon. He was previously assistant editor of the American Spectator. His work has also appeared in the Spectator of London, First Things, the Weekly Standard, National Review, the Daily Beast, and other publications. He lives with his wife, Lydia, and their two daughters in Alexandria, Virginia. His Twitter handle is @matthewwalther.
A Trillion Mindless Robots Dancing
Review: Daniel C. Dennett, 'From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds'
Everything You Need to Know About Pink Floyd
Pop Life: Pink Floyd went way, way downhill starting with ‘Wish You Were Here’
Sing a Song for Neil Gorsuch
Feature: Matthew Walther's Supreme Court Diary
The Prospero of Theologians
Review: David Bentley Hart, 'The Dream-Child's Progress and Other Essays'
Big Data Comes to the Bookstore
Review: Ben Blatt, 'Nabokov's Favorite Word is Mauve: What the Numbers Reveal About the Classics, Bestsellers, and Our Own Writing'
My Wife Decided to Join the Womens Strike—Here’s What Happened Next
Feature: Matthew Walther's Womens Strike Diary
Obama's 'Greatest' Speeches Have Been Collected in One Book. Here's a Brutally Honest Assessment
Review: E.J. Dionne, Jr., and Joy-Ann Reid, 'We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama'
I Watched Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders Debate Obamacare
Feature: And I want my money back
Bernie for DNC Chair
Feature: What I saw at the Democratic National Committee candidate forum
A Thousand Nights of Trump
Feature: Matthew Walther’s last inauguration diary; Plus: the mean young pope; a wizard; the real purpose of ‘p—y hats’; mimosas; Clefairy and Jigglypuff; violence; and the beauty of sisterhood