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Drive

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Drive, the 2011 award-winning art-house crime thriller, is a modern retelling of the story of the knight in shining armor who saves a damsel in distress from the clutches of evil. Being modern, however, this is not a fairy tale that ends with “. . . happily ever after,” for the modern world cannot offer happiness for the heroic.

The film opens with a handsome young Nordic man (Ryan Gosling) driving through the dark streets of Los Angeles, alone in his 1973 Chevy Malibu. Read more …

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Thoughts on the European New Right, Part 4

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Stag at Sharkeys by George Bellows

George Bellows, Stag at Sharkey’s, 1909

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The Battle to the Death for Pure Honor

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In the eyes of the New Right, unlike continental Europeans, Anglo-Saxon peoples fail to perceive the importance of organic community Read more …

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You Can Take the Man Out of Texas, but You Cannot Take Texas Out of the Man

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Mark Finn
Blood and Thunder: The Life and Art of Robert E. Howard
Austin, Texas: Monkeybrain Books, 2006

When Mark Finn read the initial biography of Robert Ervin Howard (Dark Valley Destiny: The Life of Robert E. Howard by L. Sprague de Camp), he was enraged by what he found. Thus, his Blood and Thunder, published some 30 years after de Camp’s, was meant as a corrective: Read more …

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Robert E. Howard & the Heroic

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Editor’s Note:

The following text is a transcript by John Morgan of a lecture by Jonathan Bowden, “Robert Erwin Howard: Pulpster Extraordinaire,” given at the 26th New Right meeting in London on Saturday, April 17, 2010. The audio is available on YouTube.

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Jonathan Bowden’s Last Interview, Part 2: Transcript

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Jonathan Bowden, in the moment

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Transcript by V. S. and S. F.

Greg Johnson: You are an author as well as a reader of comics and graphic novels.  Read more …

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Pulp Fascism

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The following text is a transcription by V. S. of a lecture entitled “Léon Degrelle and the Real Tintin,” delivered at the 21st meeting of the New Right, London, June 13, 2009. The lecture can be viewed on YouTube here. (Please post any corrections as comments below.)

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The Heroes Who Failed 
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Gangster Squad is a missed opportunity. It has the trappings of a potentially great film, and it’s no surprise many had high expectations. Read more …

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The Comic Book as Linear Energy

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Modesty Blaise

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Edited by Alex Kurtagić 

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The following is excerpted from a book called Scum, written in 1992. Read more …

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Yukio Mishima, Yojuro Yasuda, & Fascism, Part 2

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Translated by Riki Rei

Translations: Czech, Greek

6. Mishima’s Literature of Action

Let’s try searching for similarities between Mishima’s literature and fascism viewed from a literary perspective. If we use one word to describe Mishima’s literature, it is a literature of action. Read more …

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Jonathan Bowden’s Last Interview, Part 2

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Part 2 of 2

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