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Nathan Duffy

Nathan is an Orthodox Christian and reactionary. Follow him on Twitter @theillegit.

Harvey's Hollywood

Allegations and revelations continue to roll out surrounding the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Audio of a reptilian Weinstein attempting to seduce a young model against her will was just released. Gwenyth Paltrow accused him of aggressively attempting a pass when she was a young actress, which she refused, and which her then-boyfriend Brad Pitt later confronted him about. Rose McGowan has alleged both that he sexually harassed her and today called out Ben Affleck—who was in the process of denouncing

Augusto Del Noce and Our Crisis

The subject of modernity is a well-worn saw among traditionalists and right-wingers. Modernity is the second greatest villain in the trad panoply of baddies after only Satan himself. And not without reason. Once the periodization scheme of antiquity, medieval, and modernity—with the latter being inaugurated by the Protestant Reformation and Enlightenment—is delineated, it's fairly natural and obvious that it would be seen as the bane of traditionalists. While the broad strokes of the historical

California's Changing Face: On The Effects Of Mass Immigration

Running through the undeveloped lot across the street from my home, a hurled dirt clod crumbles as it strikes my back. After our makeshift war is complete, we stay out until sunset riding bikes and exploring the nearby reservoir. A few days later we visit my grandparents' home on Foothill boulevard—Route 66 that is—across the street from a car repair shop. There are no other buildings for miles. That undeveloped lot across the street from my house in southern California back in the 1980s has s

Twin Peaks: The Return

Here be S P O I L E R S: Returning after a 25 year hiatus—a span of time explicitly referred to in the season two finale of Twin Peaks—Twin Peaks: The Return has concluded with a finale as audacious and enigmatic as the one we were left with 25 years back. While the finale could be analyzed as a legitimate cinematic unit unto itself, I will use it as the jumping off point for my reflections on the entire new season. The Return presents a collision of worlds. Times have changed. Lynch has evolved

Technological Submission: Nature Conquers Modern Man

It's almost a ubiquitous assumption today that man, especially since the dawn of the Age of Science, is in the steady process of conquering nature. As our technological proficiency expands, nature submits to our whims. Rather than being exposed to nature's harsh elements, we built shelters; rather than succumbing to rampant disease and early death, improvements in sanitation and medicine lengthened our lifespans; instead of being isolated in whichever small corner of the planet we happen to find

CNN, Memes, and Blackmail

The internet is in an uproar over the reprehensible Andrew Kaczynski of CNN extracting a confession of guilt and threatening to dox the anonymous reddit poster who created the meme of Trump beating up a CNN avatar, back in his WWE days: CNN is not publishing "HanA**holeSolo's" name because he is a private citizen who has issued an extensive statement of apology, showed his remorse by saying he has taken down all his offending posts, and because he said he is not going to repeat this ugly behav

American Pride

As 'pride month' comes to a close one thing has become increasingly clear: social conservatives and traditionalists were right, not just about homosexuality, but in correctly identifying the issue as the frontline in the culture war. "What do you care what two consenting adults do in the privacy of their own homes?": what was once (wrongly) seen as a devastating critique of right-wing opposition to homosexuality has become a laughably absurd question on its face. Not only have the courts (again

The Enlightenment Roots of Evergreen College's Frankenstein Monster

In the latest, and perhaps most insane, instance of campus madness, a student group at Evergreen State in Washington held a 'white day of absence' event where whites were not supposed to attend classes (as students or professors). When one professor and Jewish progressive, Bret Weinstein, vocally objected and declined to participate, this triggered an assortment of rabid protests. Student mobs confronted Weinstein and occupied parts of campus, blockading faculty and attempting to intimidate them