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Category Archives: Celebrities

Mr. Bean Objects to Britain’s Hate Speech Law

  ROWAN ATKINSON, the British actor, spoke out recently against Britain’s draconian hate speech law, which has led to hundreds of arrests for those who have violated liberal rules of etiquette, such as the man who called a police horse “gay.” The “right to insult and offend” is basic to British tradition, Atkinson said. He stated: […]

An Actress in Babylon

  WHAT happens to a woman as lovely, talented and patrician as Helena Bonham Carter when she embraces modern Hollywood? She becomes a raging nihilist. See Kidist Paulos Asrat’s post on Bonham Carter’s latest role as Miss Havisham in a remake of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Forty horses couldn’t drag me to see this movie. […]

Must-Have Accessories for Beautiful Movie Stars

CHARLIZE THERON, who is single, appears with a stunning designer handbag and her adopted son, Jackson. Imagine these two walking together in an airport 16 years from now. Will they even be speaking to each other by then?

Is this the Twilight of Feminine Self-Hatred?

    ERIC writes: Your post on the women reclaiming lost identities as Southern Belles was a fine counterpoint to the stories about the untimely death of singer Amy Winehouse. I have a hunch that Winehouse’s unhappy life and wretched death are a watershed of sorts, a point at which the tide begins to recede.

Neither Tiger nor Man

  Lawrence Auster says this about Tiger Woods, whose wife is now reportedly preparing for divorce: His excessively toned and shaped physique–a body-builder’s physique which by the way does not fit the aesthetic of golf–adds to the negative impression I’ve always had of him as a kind of machine, a walking corporation and product endorsement, […]