Grace & Steel Ep. 66 01/01/17

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TOPIC – 2017: Moby Dick or Beached Whale? Using superstar mermaid Lena Dunham as our metaphor for the cultural left, we ponder whether the losers can regroup in the new year and become a formidable force, or remain a beached whale.

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

People, Dec. 25, 2016: Lena Dunham Goes Topless in Mermaid Tail for Her ‘Holiday Wish’

Time, Jan. 8, 2016: Lena Dunham Takes Over Hillary Clinton’s Instagram

Breitbart, Nov. 3, 2016: Lena Dunham Posts Video Celebrating the ‘Extinction of White Men’ on Twitter

Heat Street, Nov. 16, 2016: Anguished by Trump, Lena Dunham Flees to Posh Arizona Resort, Asks Rocks for ‘Guidance’

Daily Mail, Dec. 20, 2016: Outrage as Lena Dunham says she ‘wishes’ she had an abortion

IMDb: Tiny Furniture (2010)

Time, Sep. 24, 2014: Lena Dunham: A Generation’s Gutsy, Ambitious Voice

IMDb: Girls (TV Series)

Kyle Smith in the New York Post, Dec. 24, 2016: When did epic self-absorption become an admirable trait?

Jezebel, Dec. 27, 2016: Gloria Steinem, Planned Parenthood and Harry Belafonte Will Join the Women’s March on Washington

Grace & Steel Tweet, Dec. 28, 2016: “Belafonte, 89. Steinem, 83. Jan. 21 is shaping up to be Washington’s Day of Walkers and Wheelchairs.”

The Huffington Post, Nov. 3, 2014: Lena Dunham Slams ‘Disgusting’ Allegations She Molested Her Little Sister

Breitbart, Apr. 27, 2016: After Falsely Accusing an Innocent Man, Lena Dunham Is Celebrated as a Rape Role Model

Dialy Caller, Dec. 22, 2016: Ivanka Trump Berated, Harassed By Man On JetBlue Flight

Dialy Caller, Dec. 27, 2016: ‘F**K YOU. GO TO HELL’: Georgetown Prof Loses It On Muslim Trump Voter

Fox News, Dec. 26, 2016: Drexel professor draws ire after posting ‘White Genocide’ tweet on Christmas

Daily Mail, Dec. 24, 2016: How Democrats ate their feelings after Hillary lost – meal delivery site reported massive upticks in cheesecake, ice cream and dessert orders the days after Clinton lost

Terry Milewski in CBC, Dec. 27, 2016: Goodbye and good riddance to a ghastly year

Information Liberation, Dec. 2, 2016: Canadian State TV Hails ‘Beige Horizon’ With No White People

Youtube, Dec. 19, 2016: MTV 2017 New Years Resolutions for White Males

Josh Gelernter in National Review, Dec. 17, 2016: A Conservative Defense of Transgender Rights

Infogalactic: George Soros

George Soros, Dec. 30, 2016: Open Society Needs Defending

Nassim Nicholas Taleb in, Dec. 28, 2016: Inequality and Skin in the Game

Higgens News Network, Dec. 24, 2016: British Govt-Funded Outlet Offered Journalist $17,000 a Month to Produce Propaganda for Syrian Rebels

Ismailimail, Feb. 7, 2016: Aga Khan Foundation and Canadian Association of Journalists announce Fellowships for International Development Reporting

CBC, Feb. 27, 2014: Canada ‘exemplary leader’ in unity and pluralism, Aga Khan says

New York Times, Dec. 19, 2016: Book Deal for Pantsuit Nation, Facebook Page Supporting Hillary Clinton

IMDb: Breaking Bad (TV series)

IMDb: Spartan (2004)

IMDb: Hidden Figures (2016)

IMDb: Splash (1984)

Youtube, May 14, 2016: What is Cultural Marxism?

Breitbart, Dec. 27, 2016: Obama Added $7.917 Trillion to the National Debt, 68 Percent Spike The Managerial Revolution: What is Happening in the World by James Burnham

Anti-gnostic, Nov. 25, 2016: SCALE

MIC, Sep. 26, 2016: Hillary Clinton’s net worth 2016: Here’s a look inside the candidate’s personal finances Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con: A Reader by Andrew Sullivan

New Zealand Herald, Dec. 27, 2016: George Michael’s long battle with health and drug issues

CBC’s The Current, Mar. 26, 2015: Monogamy can be damaging. Dan Savage prefers being ‘monogamish’ Endangered American Dream by Edwark Luttwak

Hollywood Life, Oct. 18, 2016: Kim Kardashian Had Butt Implants Or Other Butt Plastic Surgery — Docs

IMDb: 6 and Pregnant (TV series)

IMDb: Jersey Shore (TV Series)

IMDb: Party Down South (TV Series)

Ace Showbiz, Dec. 31, 2016: Kanye West Confronts Kim Kardashian Over Her Cheating Scandal – Will He Leave Her for Good?

IMDb: Shahs of Sunset (TV Series)

IMDb: The Only Way Is Essex (TV Series)