Weekend Links

“Today, conservatism is soiled by scowling primitives whose irritable gestures lack mental ingredients.”

NASA plans to launch a probe next year to ‘touch the sun’

Why are Americans gripped by nostalgia?

Two good responses to Dennis Prager’s idiotic column about Never Trump conservatives

Bad idea

“Maybe you lead a more virtuous life. Maybe you just lead a smaller one.

Why you should go to a performance of Bach’s St. John Passion and not just listen to a recording

The history and appeal of the French Foreign Legion

What makes Canadian food unique? Moose.

The women of Bauhaus

Unseen Sylvia Plath letters claim domestic abuse by Ted Hughes

Stolen Norman Rockwell painting returned to owners after 40 years

W.H. Auden, detective

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