Gentle Readers, Dr. J. has received a pair of missives related to his recent post on Dolores Umbridge as the fictional figurehead of the Progressive Movement. The Czar sent this interoffice memo via owl: To: Dr. J. From: The Czar …Continue reading →
The Harry Potter series was largely an allegory of the early to mid-20th century European conflicts personified in World War I and II. In crude terms the Voldemort and the Death Eaters were Germany and Hogwarts and the Order of …Continue reading →
GorT and family saw the final Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, on Sunday morning. We decided to see it at a 3D IMAX screen. In full disclosure, GorT enjoys the Potter series. I think the …Continue reading →
Guilty confession: I’m a fan of the Harry Potter series. I’m an avid reader and Rowling’s Potter series was no different. They aren’t earthshaking in either literary quality or character development but they have proven to be very enjoyable to …Continue reading →
Offended by the Volgi’s comments about the low standards of discourse in much of the Muslim world? My bad: Another installment in my “why not let these people have a nuclear weapon, what can possibly go wrong” series. “The Zionists …Continue reading →
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