The Beholden State is Published

The Beholden State: California’s Lost Promise and How to Recapture It is now officially published and available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble and all the rest.  This is a collection of writings on California’s troubles…

Andrew’s Film Essay in New Anthology

A new anthology of essays entitled The Beholden State: California’s Lost Promise – And How to Recapture It will include a long piece by Andrew.  The essay, The Lost Art of War, originally appeared in the Winter 2008 issue…

Buy My Book or America Will Fall!

Okay, I’m joking. But as I wrote in City Journal this week, if we want to reclaim the culture for what is good and true, we need to start putting financial and intellectual resources into three…

My Post-Debate Thoughts in City Journal

My friends at the terrific City Journal website seem to have caused a bit of a stir by posting my reflections after the first presidential debate: Even before his inauguration, Barack Obama was an imaginary man,…

Andrew’s Favorite Joke Revealed!

An essay by Andrew entitled “No Joke” will appear in the next issue of City Journal, and should be available online, appropriately enough, early in April.  The article tells Andrew’s favorite joke and explains why many…

Andrew to Make Vids for MI

Andrew and his Klavan on the Culture partner in video crime Justin Folk have agreed to produce a series of videos for the Manhattan Institute think tank.  The videos will take a humorous look at some…

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,…

More on bin Laden

Last night, as I was still watching the news, my friends at City Journal called to request a short piece for a symposium on the killing of bin Laden.  I basically wrote down what was in…

Justice with a Bullet

Originally had a post here about the racism of the left, but I think we can take a day off to unify in celebration over the death of Osama bin Laden.   Here are a few “ancillary…

More on the Narrative

Last week, my City Journal piece on the left’s distasteful and dishonest attempt to capitalize on the murders in Tucson made the rounds, a bullet in the hail of new media return fire that forced the…