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Christopher Buckley

5 Hot Books: Simon Winchester on the Pacific Ocean, Oliver Sachs on Gratitude, and a Fun History of Jewelry

The National Book Review | Posted 12.15.2016 | Home
The National Book Review

Winchester is an eloquent tour guide with capacious interests, ranging from the rise of North Korea and concerns about the Great Barrier Reef to Steve Job and Gidget.

KENTPRESENTS Provocative Topics
Summer School Vacation

Sharon Hoge | Posted 09.16.2016 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Normally the Kent School campus bustles with students of high school age but for two and a half days this summer the students were adults spending "vacation" days studying "What Comes Next" at the KentPresents ideas forum wrangling with subjects from cybersecurity to cancer to criminal justice.

Week to Week News Quiz for 4/10/15

John Zipperer | Posted 06.10.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

It's finally here. You-know-who is going to do you-know what. You don't know? Take our latest Week to Week news quiz and find out. Here are some rand...

Caregiving 101

Yvonna Russell | Posted 01.13.2015 | Home
Yvonna Russell

November is National Family Caregivers month. I want to share two great books that I found informative and comforting. When I moved my Mom who had...

Rejected Covers: See How 'They Eat Puppies, Don't They?' Might Have Looked

Posted 05.04.2012 | Home

Rejected Covers is part of an ongoing series on rejected book cover designs, in which we invite cover artists to reveal some of the rejected ideas and...

Keep Going, Republicans! You're Doing Great!

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

If recent polling is any indication, people don't want to be associated with the party that elevates the self-satirical wackaloons. Especially when they refuse to be honest about who they are.

"Our Weapon Is Fear"

Tom Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Sullivan

Conservatives have resurrected "socialist" to smear anyone to the left of Genghis Khan as anti-American or a heretic.

Basic Truths in Hoh Resignation Letter Were True When He Took His Job

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Quigg

The basic grim truths that Matthew Hoh wrote about in his much-quoted resignation letter were all basically true when he took his job a few months ago.

Short Stories for $3.99: the Atlantic/Kindle Deal is Not So New

Wednesday Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wednesday Martin

As of December 7, short stories by Christopher Buckley, Edna O'Brien (and by January Curtis Sittenfeld, and presumably many others) are available on Kindle, courtesy of a deal with the Atlantic Monthly.

Charlize Theron To Star In Film Version Of Buckley's Satirical 'Florence Of Arabia'

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Charlize Theron's Denver and Delilah Films has acquired screen rights to Christopher Buckley's satirical novel "Florence of Arabia." Theron will produ...

Christopher Buckley: Joe Scarborough "The New Face Of The Republican Party"

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So we Republicans have a Face Gap with the Democrats, who--let's face it--have the best one of all in Mr. Obama. Well, I think I've found the new f...

William F. Buckley Considered Suicide In Final Months: Son

New York Post, W | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conservative icon, National Review founder, and devout Catholic William F. Buckley, who died in February 2008 while battling emphysema, reportedly con...

Christopher Buckley Publishing Book About Parents, William F. And Pat Buckley

Vanity Fair | Bob Colacello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dead or alive, the Buckleys continue to command attention. The BBC has a William F. Buckley documentary in production, and two biographies are on the ...

Bill Kristol, Pete Hamill Fight Over Images Of War Dead At IFC Media Panel (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

IFC hosted a panel on the state of the news media Tuesday afternoon at New York's Michael's restaurant. The panel, moderated by Arianna Huffington, f...

National Review In Disarray, David Frum Leaving Magazine To Start Web Site

New York Times | Tim Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a span of 252 days, the National Review lost two Buckleys -- one to death, another to resignation -- and an election. Now, thanks to the coarsen...

Liberal Media to Blame? Not This Time: Apostate Conservatives Nail Coffin Shut

Brian Normoyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

Nearly two years of presidential politics are finally coming to an end and it appears John McCain--out of "gimmicks du jour"--has decided to spend muc...

T'Aint "Elitist" to Be Anti-Palin

Danielle Crittenden Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Crittenden Frum

I love the idea of Sarah Palin. She conforms to an early American ideal of womanhood: rifle on one hip, baby on the other. The problem is that the the idea of Sarah Palin does not match the reality of Sarah Palin.

The Fall of the Right

Holly Regan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Regan

The moderates McCain once appealed to have been scared away by dirty politics and a vice presidential candidate who can't even hold her own against Katie Couric.

Strange Bedfellows: What to Do When No One Has a Clue

Stephanie Pierson and Barbara Harrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Pierson and Barbara Harrison

What does it say about America that Tina Fey is more credible as Sarah Palin than Sarah Palin is as herself?

Christopher Buckley Reaffirms Obama-Love On The Daily Show

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night former National Review back-page columnist Christopher Buckley was on The Daily Show to promote his new book, Supreme Courtship, and talk a...

Conservative Columnist Praises Buckley, Slams National Review

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Christopher Buckley's endorsement of Barack Obama -- followed by his abrupt departure from the back page of the magazine his father founded, National ...

The Beat (It) Goes On: A Conservative Stampede

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jerry Weissman

The McCain-Palin ticket has had a severe impact on the writers of the right and sent them running for the hills. Witness the crescendo of the stampede.

Jason Linkins

Christopher Buckley Resigns From National Review After Obama Endorsement | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Buckley's momentary wander off the reservation brought the same sort of hailstorm of oppobrium earned by Kathleen Parker when she criticized GOP vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin.

Four Cheers for Christopher Buckley, Son of William F.

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Thomas de Zengotita

Respect for intelligence and character has always been the best thing about authentic conservatism. Christopher is just being true to his values.

Judge Judy for the Supreme Court? - An Audio Book Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

TITLE: "Supreme Courtship" AUTHOR: Christopher Buckley ("Boomsday," "Florence of Arabia," "Thank You For Not Smoking") ...