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Remembering Jonathan Bowden:
April 12, 1962–March 29, 2012

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Jonathan David Anthony Bowden was born on April 12, 1962. He died on March 29, 2012, just short of his 50th birthday. Jonathan was a painter, novelist, essayist, playwright, actor, and orator. He was also a friend. His ideas and personality have had a real and permanent impact on my approach to New Right metapolitics. He will be missed, but he will also be remembered and honored.

Jonathan wrote 35 original articles and reviews for Counter-Currents, both under his own name and under the pen name of John Michael McCloughlin. Since his death, we have also published a number of his lectures, lecture transcripts, interviews, and book excerpts. But the best place to begin reading Jonathan is his lecture “Credo: A Nietzschean Testament.”


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  1. Kratos
    Posted April 12, 2016 at 1:02 pm | Permalink

    Seeing one of Jonathan Bowden’s speeches on Youtube was what led me to these circles. I can’t remember which video it was but I could immediately tell this man was an artist and a genius. Seeing him talk, I knew I had finally found the intellectual framing for the things I knew to be true already. It was a life changing moment and I’m sad I’ll never get to meet him.

    • Ike
      Posted April 12, 2016 at 4:02 pm | Permalink

      I agree. The first speech of his I listened to and I knew I was home.

      • Kudzu Bob
        Posted April 12, 2016 at 10:54 pm | Permalink

        Likewise. My journey rightward had been slow but steady, from Republican to paleocon race realist, but listening to my first Bowden speech was like being hit by lighting. I have never viewed existence the same way since then.

  2. Paul
    Posted April 12, 2016 at 12:45 pm | Permalink

    What’s happening with Alex Kurtagic these days? Not seen anything from him in a good while.

    • Blood
      Posted April 12, 2016 at 3:30 pm | Permalink

      Kurtagic just released a new Bowden book, “Blood.”

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