Monday, August 26th, 2019

Political pundits often make political predictions and are never held accountable for them. My predictions are often no better than anyone else’s predictions and they’re often made tongue-in-cheek. However, every year I review the previous year’s predictions because physical self-mortification in public is frowned upon while in it’s written form it is considered entertainment. At […]

People who buy the Apple Watch probably have dolphin paintings by Wyland on their walls. — John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) March 9, 2015 Print this entry

As I was polishing the family heirloom martini shaker, a genie appeared. “Master of the Martini, listen to me. You have freed me from the curse that trapped me in here lo these many millennia.” To which I replied, “I didn’t think they had stainless steel thousands of years ago.” “SILENCE! While I have been […]

“So I’d argue that what has befallen the New Republic is, in some ways, what has befallen liberalism writ large. It became unserious, and is about to become more unserious still, because that it what has happened to liberalism as a governing philosophy.” – John Podhoretz, You’ll Never Guess What Happened to This Magazine! Click […]

Perhaps Ira Glass believed that line about Shakespeare being better in the original Klingon. Same thing with the great Mark Rylance shows this yr: fantastic acting, surprisingly funny, but Shakespeare is not relatable, unemotional. — Ira Glass (@iraglass) July 28, 2014 @dpecs that maybe Shakespeare sucks — Ira Glass (@iraglass) July 28, 2014 John Podhoretz, […]

BREAKING: Heritage Action converts to Islam so that it can put a fatwa on Paul Ryan — John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) December 10, 2013 Obamacare? Record low popularity for the president? Forget it. We can have more fun destroying ourselves. Let the conservative self-immolation begin! Print this entry

If I write a column saying some Tea Partiers are overly emotional re politics and you email me damning me to hell you’re making my point. — John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) November 7, 2013 Print this entry

I spent much of my life watching baseball. then I realized I was rooting for a logo, not a team, and stopped. – John Podhoretz Print this entry

Somehow our family avoided the whole Hannah Montana craze, just as we avoided the Justin Bieber craze. But apparently Miley Cyrus’s performance last night was the biggest upset of a performer’s fan base since Ricky Nelson played a Rolling Stones song onstage. Cyrus was “twerking,” according to the Twitter faithful. (John Podhoretz had the best […]

Russell Simmons says karmic law will punish George Zimmerman if he's acquitted. If there were karmic law, Russell Simmons would be poor. — John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) July 10, 2013 Print this entry