Hey! We’re back! It’s been a while but Washington Babylon is back up and running. We’re going to slim down and streamline the site into a newsletter-styled format, which seems to be the very popular method for writers these days. Stay tuned as […]
As a longtime sci-fi cult classic, Frank Herbert’s 1965 space opera Dune is ranked with The Lord of the Rings as a cornerstone of its genre. The size and scope of the two are similar and led many to believe that they were […]
Glenn Greenwald took to his Substack yesterday to denounce Pierre Omidyar, the longtime donor to The Intercept, where Greenwald toiled until recently. Omidyar, Greenwald wrote, is a “major financial supporter of Facebook ‘whistleblower’ Frances Haugen’s sprawling P.R. and legal network.” Omidyar’s “central role” […]
The eulogies for former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell, who died October 18, 2021 at 84, are so over-sweetened I am going into diabetic shock reading the headlines. The man was rotten to the core, a cover-up artist drenched in the blood […]
Yahoo News has a great story this morning about how Daoud Wardak, originally from Afghanistan, owns a $5.2 million Miami condo and has now bought a $20.9 million mansion in Beverly Hills. The story called Wardak a “semi-mysterious businessman.” Mysterious indeed as there’s […]
In a yet another demonstration of how insanely revanchist the ruling class of Russia has become, St. Petersburg hosted the absurd spectacle of a Romanov wedding last week. In a B-movie rendition of similar circuses staged by his British cousins, Grand Duke George […]
It was the first day of July and our mutual friend/comrade Paul Buhle inadvertently tipped me off. “My pal Lou, Harvey [Pekar’s] pal Lou, has had some very serious health problems and is, now, not holding back.” Over the course of the next […]
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