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Books for the Summer of Our Discontent

July 1, 2020 George Weigel 8

These past few months, I expect many folks have found themselves resorting to the page and the lamp more often; may that literary trend continue long after our public health circumstances change! Since plague time […]

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Yelling “Shark!” 45 years after Jaws

June 29, 2020 Sean Fitzpatrick 2

It’s all psychological. You yell, “Barracuda,” everyone says, “Huh? What?” You yell, “Shark,” …we’ve got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July. As America fearfully reopens this summer and people cautiously creep […]