Free Beacon Matthew Walther

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.

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A Trillion Mindless Robots Dancing

Review: Daniel C. Dennett, 'From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds'

April 7, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Pink Floyd

Pop Life: Pink Floyd went way, way downhill starting with ‘Wish You Were Here’

April 2, 2017

Sing a Song for Neil Gorsuch

Feature: Matthew Walther's Supreme Court Diary

March 30, 2017

The Prospero of Theologians

Review: David Bentley Hart, 'The Dream-Child's Progress and Other Essays'

March 24, 2017

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'

March 17, 2017

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'

March 3, 2017

Bernie for DNC Chair

Feature: What I saw at the Democratic National Committee candidate forum

January 24, 2017

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

January 22, 2017