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A Se'nnight of Steyn: January 22-28

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It was a busy seven days at SteynOnline. In case you missed it, here's how the last week looked:

~ On Sunday Tal Bachman continued his series on the release of "New Year's Day" by U2 forty years ago this month.

~In our Monday Notebook, we remembered Diamond of Diamond & Silk and remarked on the recent participation of Ofcom at Davos and free speech.

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Rick's Flicks

Love in a Time of Plenty: Judy Holliday and The Solid Gold Cadillac

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When The Solid Gold Cadillac came out in 1956 the top five companies on the Fortune 500 list were, in descending order, General Motors, Exxon Mobil (then known as Jersey Standard or Standard Oil or Esso), Ford Motor, U.S. Steel and Chrysler. I doubt if this is a surprise to anyone then or now, though it was only the second year that Fortune had compiled the list, which would become a benchmark of global capitalism for decades afterward, not to mention a wildly successful branding exercise for the magazine. Browsing the top 100 is an exercise in nostalgia. Some major players remain today (AT&T, Boeing, Monsanto). Several have merged (DuPont and Dow, General Foods and Kraft, Douglas Aircraft and Boeing, Jersey Standard and Mobil). But many ...

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A Clubman's Notes

The Mark Steyn Cruise Is Back!

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SteynOnline is back in the cruise biz, with Snerdley, Eva, Leilani and more...

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The Mark Steyn Audio Show

"Controlled Evolution"

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Laura Rosen Cohen answers questions from Steyn Clubbers across the globe...

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Clubland Q&A

Live Around the Planet: Friday January 27th

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It's Friday again, which means it's time for another Clubland Q&A live around the planet...

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Laura's Links

The Afghanistanization of the West

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Laura Rosen Cohen on creeping totalitarianism, bepenised women, and being arrested for praying...

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Topical Take

The Setting Sun

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It has taken almost two decades, but the Government of Japan has finally caught up with Steyn...

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Politics & Current Affairs

The Deafening Silence

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As many of you know, Mark continues to recuperate from his brace of heart attacks. Diamond of Diamond & Silk was not so fortunate...

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The Bachman Beat

Tal Bachman: New Year's Day, part three

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Tal Bachman on the song that catapulted U2 into the big leagues...

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The Mark Steyn Audio Show

Life in the Fast and Loose Lane

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If you missed today's Clubland Q&A live around the planet, here's the action replay. Steyn took questions on a variety of topics, big and small, and also took the time to thank all those who've sent best wishes after his brace of heart attacks...

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Politics & Current Affairs

Remembering Kathy

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Two years ago today - January 9th 2021, just before six o'clock in the morning at Mississauga Hospital in Ontario - our dear friend Kathy Shaidle departed this world far too soon...

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Seasons of Steyn

Happy Australia Day!

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An Antipodean Steyn sampler for a fast-shrinking national holiday...

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Steyn's Song of the Week

The Man Who Invented Elvis

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Mark on the centenary of Sam Phillips, and the dawn of rock'n'roll...

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Steyn's Song of the Week

It Was a Very Good Year

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Life and love as a well-stocked wine cellar...

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The Mark Steyn Audio Show

You Gotta Have Heart!

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Mark takes questions on a variety of topics, big and small, and tips his hat to a fallen hero...

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The Mark Steyn Weekend Show

So Little Is Thy Form Declined...

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Today's entry to Mark's anthology of video poetry is a special birthday entry, in honor of SteynOnline turning twenty this coming week...

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The Hundred Years Ago Show

Pharoahs, Caliphs and Emperors

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November 1922 continues with a new Caliph in Constantinople, an old Pharoah in Luxor, an absent Emperor in the bridal suite, and a lot of dead prime ministers in Greece...

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The Mark Steyn Weekend Show

Against the Great Reset

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We're pleased to welcome back to The Mark Steyn Show bestselling author Michael Walsh in a special edition for Mark Steyn Club members...

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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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Ave atque vale

Ball's Bearing

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Steyn remembers Tim Ball, hounded into penury and death by the deadbeat Michael Mann...

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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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