Grace & Steel Ep. 73 03/13/17

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TOPIC: A conversation with P. T. Carlo. Co-host Kevin Michael Grace speaks with editor and founder of Thermidor Magazine about New Media and the AltRight, and whether America is a liberal foundation.

Here are some links to stories and items mentioned in the podcast;

NOTE: Cover art is the avatar used by P. T. Carlo, a still from the film Apocalyspe Now! of the character ‘civilian’ Jerry, played by Jerry Ziesmer, who speaks the infamous line “…terminate with extreme prejudice.”
Youtube, Movieclips, Mar. 15, 2012: Terminate With Extreme Prejudice – Apocalypse Now (2/8) Movie CLIP (1979) HD

Thermidor Magazine

P. T. Carlo’s page at Thermidor

Social Matter

Daily Caller

Infogalactic: Aleksandr Dugin

The Economist, Nov. 20, 2016: Russian anti-liberals love Donald Trump but it may not be entirely mutual–On the differences between Alexander Dugin and Stephen Bannon

QUOTE: Justice Kennedy in Planned Parenthood v. Casey case (1992), “At the heart of liberty is the right to define one’s own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life.”
Cornell University Law School: Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey

Infogalactic: Richard John Neuhaus

First Things

P. T. Carlo in Thermidor, Feb. 12, 2017: The Submission Of Ross Douthat

New York Times, Opinion Pages: Ross Douthat

Infogalactic: Encyclical letter of Pope Leo XIII, Jan. 22, 1899–Testem benevolentiae nostrae

Infogalactic: John Courtney Murray

The Independent, Oct. 21, 1995: Modern art was CIA ‘weapon’–Revealed: how the spy agency used unwitting artists such as Pollock and de Kooning in a cultural Cold War

Infogalactic: Oswald Spengler The Decline of the West (Oxford Paperbacks) 1st Edition by Oswald Spengler

Infogalatic: T. S. Eliot The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot

NOTE: Found the quote “Are you a religious man?” says one alumnus. “Certainly not. I’m an Episcopalian.” in this old review of John Hughes’ “Class Reunion”
Pittsburgh Press, Oct. 29, 1982: This ‘Class Reunion’ is Worth Skipping

IMDb: Class Reunion (1982) America’s Founding Spiritual Seeker–Ralph Waldo Emerson’s journey From Christianity to Transcendentalism

The Literature Network: George Gissing

David Jeremiah in Christianity Today, Mar. 6, 2012: Prosperity Theology–Jesus’ gospel is a far cry from health and wealth.

Infogalactic: Joel Osteen

Infogalactic: David Gelernter Americanism:The Fourth Great Western Religion, 2007 by David Gelernter

P. T. Carlo in Thermidor, Mar. 1, 2017: David Brooks: Pundit Of The Last Men

Infogalactic: Peter Kreeft

Commentary Magazine

Breitbart, Sep. 24, 2016: HuffPo Compares Milo To Gay Nazi Ernst Röhm — Milo Responds, ‘Only In The Bedroom’

The American Spectator

Council on Foreign Relations: Experts–Max Boot

Mencius Moldbug’s blog Unqualified Reservations–Reactionary Enlightenment

Infogalactic: Curtis Yarvin (aka Mencius Moldbug)

IMDb: The Matri…zzzzzzzzzzzzzz

CBS, Jul. 4, 2011: Last heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire dies

Infogalactic: Nick Land

Vladimir Tismaneanu in Frontpage, Aug. 6, 2015: Robert Conquest, RIP–A farewell and tribute to one of the leading chroniclers of the horrors of Soviet communism

Bloomberg: Articles by Tyler Cowen

Samuel Hux in The New Criterion, Jun. 2014: Madman or saint?–A review of Living on Fire: The Life of L. Brent Bozell Jr. by Daniel Kelly, Neal B. Freeman

Weekly Standard, Feb. 2, 2017: The Anonymous Pro-Trump ‘Decius’ Now Works Inside The White House–Michael Anton is a senior national-security official for President Trump

Publius Decius Mus in the Claremont Review of Books, Sep. 5, 2016: The Flight 93 Election

David Leonhardt in The New York Times, Feb. 3, 2017: The Unmasking of a Trumpist

QUOTE: “The most successful of his novels, at least in terms of sales, have been a series of reconstructed autobiographies or biographies of Roman political figures, including Augustus, Tiberius, Mark Antony, Caesar, Caligula and Nero’s Heirs.”
Infogalactic: Allan Massie Caligula, 2004 by Allan Massie

Wall Street Journal via Market Watch, Mar. 12, 2017: ‘Vault 7’ document dump by WikiLeaks contains no ‘smoking gun’ showing CIA masquerading as other state actors

David B. Rivkin Jr., Lee A. Casey in the LA Times, Feb. 15, 2016: Justice Scalia kept constitutional originalism in the conversation — no small legacy

Radix Journal

Rosie Gray in The Atlantic, Jan. 12, 2017: A ‘One-Stop Shop’ for the Alt-Right–The white nationalist leader Richard Spencer is setting up a headquarters in the Washington area.

My Posting Career forum, Aug. 23, 2016: Richard Spencer is NOT the leader of the alt-right–Trickle-down media whores and their hatred of doing any homework The End of History and the Last Man Reissue Edition by Francis Fukuyama

Aljazzera, Dec. 17, 2013: Timeline: Arab Spring

Washington Times, Mar. 6, 2017: Sweet Cakes by Melissa, Christian bakers from Oregon, appeal $135K fine in gay wedding case

AP via Valley Morning Star, Feb. 16, 2017: Washington court rules against florist in gay wedding case

The Week, Authors: Michael Brendan Dougherty

BBC Blogs, Adam Curtis

Infogalactic: Edmund Burke

Infogalactic: Russell Kirk

Matthew Richer in The Unz Review, Mar. 3, 2016: Up from Buckleyism–Will Trump’s Victory Spell National Review’s Demise?

Rod Dreher Twitter

The American Conservative, Rod Dreher Archive

Akinokure’s Face to Face blog


Talking Points Memo, Dec. 18, 2017: The Conservative Media Arms Race Coming To An Internet Near You

Playing us out
Youtube, Jul. 24, 2010: Nana Mouskouri – Le temps des cerises