David Bowie and the Decade Science Fiction Took Off

David Bowie and the Decade Science Fiction Took Off

Strange Stars: How Science Fiction and Fantasy Transformed Popular Music by Jason Heller. Melville House, 2018. Hardcover, 272 pages, $27. Reviewed by Mark Judge In 1980, musician David Bowie released a new album, Scary Monsters. On the record was a song called “Ashes...
Why Movies are Prayers

Why Movies are Prayers

Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings by Josh Larsen. IVP Books, 2017. Paperback, 208 pages, $16. Reviewed by Mark Judge Film critic Josh Larsen has written a beautiful and grace-filled book. Movies Are Prayers got strong reviews in the Christian...

Conservative Fictions, Fictional Conservatism?

A conversation with Adam Bellow. A full transcript is below, and the unedited audio of this interview may be played or downloaded here (MP3, 27 MB, 27 minutes). Interviewed by MARK JUDGE Mark Judge: I am speaking with Adam Bellow, who is a well-known editor. He’s done...

Norman Mailer and the End of Journalism

Would Norman Mailer have fallen for the UVA rape hoax? The answer, of course, is no. Journalist Sabrina’s Erdely’s “expose” of a gang rape at the University of Virginia, an expose that was published in Rolling Stone magazine to great fanfare in December 2014, was...

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