Our Culture and Christ: A Klavan on The Culture Christmas Blog

All art — all storytelling, picture-making, music — is an attempt to record and communicate the experience of being human. There are no words for this experience. Only metaphor and imagery and music will do. All…

My Strange Day

William Faulkner was once asked how he wanted his obituary to read. His answer: “He wrote the books and died.” Meaning no comparison to Faulkner’s greatness, this was how I always approached my own career. I…

What A Rush!

  It isn’t often that a four-year-old op-ed puts me in the news, but this was the week. While discussing the new Batman film The Dark Knight Rises, the mighty Rush Limbaugh was kind enough to…

Values And Capitalism Interview

  Here’s an interview I did with RJ Moeller for the Values and Capitalism project of the American  Enterprise Institute.  RJ and I covered a lot of territory, including the joys and sorrows of working in…

So Long, Kid

My Wall Street Journal op-ed saluting baseball great Gary Carter now seems to be out from behind the paywall. I wish I had written it while he was still alive, but I just couldn’t bring myself to do…

Travel Week

Back at home after a week of zipping around the country.  I was in Nashville on Monday and Tuesday to meet with my friends and publishers at Thomas Nelson.  They were having a sales conference and…

PJTV’s Klavan on the Culture Suspended

If you look at the news section over there somewhere, you’ll see the happy news that I’m going to be appearing on Glenn Beck’s new online TV station GBTV. I’m contracted to do four satirical commentaries a…

Homelanders in the Hollywood Reporter

This article in last week’s Hollywood Reporter laid out the team that will be tackling the Homelanders movie: Miles Chapman has been hired to pen Summit’s adaptation of Homelanders, a young-adult book series by Andrew Klavan….

Me on Steyn

Here’s a short piece I did for City Journal on the admirable Mark Steyn: Back in the nineties, when I was living in London, I stumbled on a minor columnist of major brilliance. Now and again,…

Movie: Bridesmaids

[Possible spoiler - though I think everything here is in the trailer.] So regarding Bridesmaids:  reality check me here.  A bride and her bridesmaids go to a high-class dress shop.  They all get food poisoning and…