“50 Cent” ain’t got no dime to his name

Curtis James Jackson III, the rapper better known as 50 Cent, filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday. In court papers filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Hartford, Conn., Mr. Jackson reported assets and debts each in the range of $10 million to $50...

Creeping intellectual darkness

From a Terry Teachout column about playwright Tom Stoppard, who complains that audiences have become more ignorant over the decades. Just the other day, the Washington Post published a rant by Dana Dusbiber, who teaches English at an inner-city school in Sacramento,...

The Gender Fluidity clown show

Jonah Goldberg, from Friday’s G-File. …I think the whole Gender Fluidity Industry is for the most part a clown show. I’d call it a campus circle jerk, but that’s too base for this refined epistle, so let’s call it an oval of onanism. (Also, the word “jerk”...

The story behind “Night Moves”

For Bob Seger fans, this story in the WSJ about the creation of his most popular song will be a lot of fun. …I had kind of a tough childhood growing up, but after my dad left, things kind of calmed down. It was just my brother and my mother and myself, and we...