Tag Archives: Steve Sailer

West Virginian Poverty and African Diversity

Mark Sadd writing an opinion column in the Charleston (WVa) Gazette-Mail opens with this quote from Evelyn Waugh: “Ah, well,” wrote Evelyn Waugh, “to the journalist every country is rich.” And to the media, one can add, every West Virginian … Continue reading

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Ethiopia Explicated: Waugh and Wakanda

In an article posted on the news website Taki’s Magazine, journalist and blogger Steve Sailer offers what seems a good summary history of Ethiopia. Perhaps central to his explanation of why an ancient Christian civilization and monarchy survived in the … Continue reading

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Waugh Cited in Reports of Barcelona Incident

Several papers have reported that the Spanish terrorist cell responsible for the recent mayhem in Barcelona intended to use their explosives to attack the Holy Family Church, another of that city’s popular tourist sites. These reports have spread across the press spectrum … Continue reading

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Billy Wilder, Sunset Blvd, and The Loved One

An article posted on the MyInform.com news blog reviews the history of the classic 1950 Hollywood film Sunset Boulevard, written and directed by Billy Wilder. The author of the article, which appears to be generally well written and researched, is identified … Continue reading

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Sunset Boulevard’s debt to The Loved One

Thanks to Steve Sailer for drawing to our attention his article in Taki’s Magazine about how much Billy Wilder’s classic 1950 movie Sunset Boulevard is derived from Waugh’s The Loved One, which Wilder had tried to get the movie studio … Continue reading

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