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Cabin Fever 2018: Bits & Pieces

If, in the not too distant future, someone needs vivid illustrations of the decline of American culture, they can simply juxtapose an image of Donald Trump frothing at the mouth over some peeve du jour with one of a teenager bubbling over with Tide. […]

Kremlingate: The Visuals (2)

You have visualized that scene of Donald Trump in the Moscow hotel room with urinating hookers. Don’t deny it. Yes, I mean you, right there, right now, reading this: You have imagined it, in some detail. Because we have all been imagining it, ever since Buzzfeed leaked the Steele dossier in January 2017. […]

Kremlingate: The Visuals (1)

This book has already done, and will continue to do, irreparable damage to the image of the Trump Gang, individually and collectively. The image of Trump and his enablers and co-conspirators as a reckless, witless Gang That Couldn’t Think Straight bumbling their way into treason, deftly limned here by Michael Wolff, will endure. […]

Alternate History: Robert Capa on D-Day (37)

Silloray’s work thus becomes the first book published since our research project began to reflect an awareness of the fruits of our labor. If our efforts can have that effect on a book intended for the general public, the demolition of the Capa D-Day myth has begun, and more serious, scholarly works will surely follow suit. […]

Autumn Leaves: Bits and Pieces

I rarely find myself returning to a news photograph for its nuances. But Saul Loeb’s image of Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, and Jared Kushner from a Cabinet Meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 16, 2017, proves an exception. […]