Mabanckou bestowed the Freedom of Expression Courage award to Charlie Hebdo’s editor-in-chief Gerard Biard to a standing ovation 48 hours after Islamic terrorists assaulted a Texas cartoon competition.
The attempt to smear winners of this year’s nominations for Academy Awards with “racism” is actually racism itself.
Harmless fantasy has its place, but a life of fantasy creates a multitude of problems.
Paul Hamm’s quest for gold is an example of what makes a human being human: the ability to apply ones’ mind in concentrated physical effort over an extended period of time to achieve a long-range goal in the face of obstacles
What is the best English-language novel of the 20th century? Clearly, one of these novels is a stylistic masterpiece, and the other is trash. The fighting is over which is which.