In case you missed it, here's how the last seven days looked to Mark:
~The week began with Steyn's Song of the Week and a haunting, klezmerized version of his favorite Leonard Cohen number.
~On Tuesday's edition of The Mark Steyn Show, Mark considered the "women's march" in Washington and hosted Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer, authors of a brand new book on the biggest serial killer Americans have never heard of. (Ann also joined him on America's Number One radio show two days later.)
Mark also addressed the performance of the American media in the Trump era: having got the pre-election period entirely wrong, they're now determined to get the post-election period even wronger.
~On Wednesday a distinguished but dissident climate scientist, Dr Judith Curry, filed an important amicus brief in the long-running suit brought by hockey-stick huckster Michael E Mann against Steyn and others. As longtime readers know, the case is a major threat to free speech in America. Dr Curry's blistering brief exposes the appalling double standards and unscientific behavior of Mann. As she puts it:
Mann wants a legal guarantee that he can dish it out, but he doesn't have to take it.
Shame on the DC courts for entertaining such a proposition. You can read the full brief by one of climate science's bravest practitioners here. Mark remains grateful to readers and viewers around the world who've supported him in this interminable, time-consuming battle against the Big Climate enforcers, and especially those who've bought his climatological bestseller on Mann's damage to science.
~Thursday brought a double dose of Steyn on the airwaves. First, he guest-hosted for Rush on America's Number One radio show, addressing such topics as EPA employees sobbing their way to work in the new Trump terror. Later, on Thursday's edition of The Mark Steyn Show, apropos of the new president's pledge to "fight fire with fire", he conducted an in-depth interview with the man who waterboarded 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other A-list terrorists, Dr James Mitchell.
~On Friday Mark was dismayed to find that a sarcastic Steyn aside has apparently been adopted as official government policy by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull: We're gonna need a lot more bollards.
~On the weekend edition of The Mark Steyn Show, Mark looked at the new Michael Keaton film about the man who made McDonald's a global brand. He also welcomed the great Patsy Gallant to perform a trio of Édith Piaf songs, revealed his ties to MI6, and tipped his hat to the late Mary Tyler Moore.
A new se'nnight of Steyn begins tonight with our Song of the Week - and stay tuned for this week's episodes of The Mark Steyn Show, on which his guests will include a triple Oscar winner, and a beleaguered university professor pushing back against identity-politics totalitarianism. In February he'll be bringing the show live to the annual Manning Conference in Ottawa. For more details on The Mark Steyn Show, see here.