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Mark Steyn

Death and Transfiguration

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Welcome to Part Eight of our audio adaptation of Mark Steyn's Passing Parade. On this weekend of the Duke of Edinburgh's Covid-constrained funeral, we look back to an ostensibly far more convulsive Royal death which, at least for a few weeks, caused the crown to lie uneasy. It was easy to get caught up in the madness that swept London in the aftermath of the Princess of Wales's fatal car crash. And, as I say in today's instalment, I was not immune to that: I began to have second thoughts about the Princess almost immediately after that assessment. And, as it turned out, I was too pessimistic about the Royal Family's post-Di prospects. The Queen is a wily old survivor. And by the time the Queen Mother died in 2002 and the people turned out ...

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Mark at the Movies

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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Don Siegel died thirty years ago - April 20th 1991- and millions of folks who care not a jot or tittle about the names of movie directors surely know at least one Siegel scene. Here is Clint Eastwood five decades ago in Dirty Harry, with one of the most quoted lines of cinematic dialogue of the last half-century: Such a scene would be unthinkable today - if only because a contemporary audience wouldn't be rooting for the cop. The whole thing would be caught on a hundred cellphones, and the punk would be George Floyd and the policeman discharging the empty Magnum into him would be Dirty Derek Chauvin, and in the next scene he'd be fired from the force and charged with attempted homicide, etc. Even more than other popular media, movies ...

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Clubland Q&A

To the Manor Burn

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An hour-plus of Mark's answers to Steyn Club members on multiple topics from packing the US Supreme Court to the Afghan withdrawal via wokeism as class marker...

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Clubland Q&A

Live Around the Planet: Thursday April 15th

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Mark answers questions from Steyn Club members around the world

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Laura's Links

My Tuchus is Infrastructure

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Laura Rosen Cohen on the great reawokening, racist fonts, and how anything and everything is infrastructure in Biden's America...

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Steyn on Culture

The Perversion of Public Discourse

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The ADL disgraces itself

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Politics & Current Affairs

Vigil, Lockdown and Courage

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Steyn on the Duke of Edinburgh, the shifting goalposts of lockdown, and the squishiness of America's rock-ribbed conservatives

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Steyn on Fox

Republican Virtue and Neo-Monarchical Privilege

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Friday's Fox News Primetime began with some reflections by Mark on the difficulties of "keeping it"...

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Steyn on Fox

Rights and Replacements

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Biden on guns, Tucker on immigration, and much more

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Steyn on Fox

Fake News, Late Corrections, and Domestic Terrorists

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Mark on the official lies of January 6th, plus: is it too late to stop China supplanting America?

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Steyn on Fox

Victims of the Biden-Cartel Alliance

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On Tuesday's Fox News Primetime, we began with Mark's take on the dissolution of the southern border...

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Steyn on Fox

The Moral Preening of Corporate Woke

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Mark and his guests on corporate wokeness, the Permanent Emergency, and coppers busting up Easter

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The Mark Steyn Show

Digging the Holes

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Boots on the ground, polls and politics, sales tax for policemen, China's checkmate, and more. There's also John Donne eschewing the far horizon, and the unsung songbook...

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The War on Free Speech

Michael E Mann, Loser (Again)

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A couple of developments on the global warm-monger front

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Mann vs Steyn

Football and Hockey

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The Corner post that launched a lawsuit...

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A Clubman's Notes

The Thirteenth Hour

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Welcome along to our forty-fifth audio adventure in Tales for Our Time. This one has been requested on and off over the years, and I resisted. But cometh the hour, cometh the dystopian novel...

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The Mark Steyn Show

"Do You Think That's a Problem?"

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Welcome to the weekend edition of The Mark Steyn Show, with California's New Racism (no whites need apply), segregated funerals, northern guns, the unreal estate market, plus William McGonagall, D H Lawrence, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and another episode of The Hundred Years Ago Show - all with a strange Anglo-German regal thread running through the show. Click above to listen. Over the weekend we shall have another instalment from Mark Steyn's Passing Parade, and a brand new Tale for Our Time. If you're a Mark Steyn Club member and you'd like to submit a question for Mark to address on his next show, please leave it in the comments below. Do stay on topic - and no URLS, please, as they wreak havoc with our page formatting. For Steyn Club ...

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Steyn's Song of the Week

Weiss Man Say Only Fools Rush In...

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From Sinatra and the Andrews Sisters to Whitesnake and the Stylistics: the remarkable catalogue of George David Weiss

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The Mark Steyn Weekend Show

Tenderest Fancies of a Desolate Planet

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Welcome to a brand new entry to our Mark Steyn Club anthology of video poetry. Because, as Mark always says, video poetry is where the big bucks are. This week's poem is The Last of the Books by Alfred Noyes...

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Jumping to Concussions

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In this week's episode of Mark Steyn's Passing Parade, Mark celebrates two Americans who, in different ways, were incredibly reckless and partial to wild flying leaps - motorcycle stunt maestro Evel Knievel and Tonight Show host Jack Paar

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Duking It Out

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Steyn on a memorable dinner with the Duke of Edinburgh

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Jiggle TV and Non-Jiggled Radio

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Welcome to Part Six of our latest audio entertainment - my new serialization of a favorite book among Steyn readers: Mark Steyn's Passing Parade

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The Mark Steyn Show

The Hundred Years Ago Show

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In Mark's world news update from a century back, French and Belgian troops invade Germany to enforce war reparations...

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Comedy, Inc.

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In Part Five of our audio adaptation of Mark Steyn's Passing Parade Mark considers a comedy colossus

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Turning Points

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Part Four of our audio adaptation of Mark Steyn's Passing Parade, in which Mark considers General Galtieri, Otto von Habsburg and the currents of history...

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This Ole House

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Welcome to a brand new audio adaptation of Mark Steyn's Passing Parade: We start with Mark's musings on the art of the obit, followed by some thoughts at Calvin Coolidge's grave site, and then the story of Stuart Hamblen...

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A Clubman's Notes

The Elphbergs - with a Word on the Rassendylls

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Mark's contemporary inversion of Anthony Hope's classic The Prisoner of Zenda: The Prisoner of Windsor...

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