The first woman I was ever in love with was Vera Ellen. It was love at some distance, sad to say. She was a Hollywood star, and I was a 9-year-old English schoolboy from an obscure and rustic English town. It was the real thing, though: I pined, I yearned. She was so b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l. I... Read More
LITTLE ROCK (AP) 9/1/06 — The $246 billion deal with the movie companies won near-unanimous support Friday as a deadline passed for states to accept the proposal aimed at resolving remaining state claims for the cost of dealing with personal and social problems caused by movie violence. Massachusetts and Maryland, which had been considered potential... Read More
John Derbyshire writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. His most recent book, published by VDARE.com com is FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle).His writings are archived at JohnDerbyshire.com.