“Kick-Ass” a Libertarian Film? Sort of, I Guess


Over at Big Hollywood Leigh Scott has a piece weighing in on what he sees as the political themes in last week’s superhero satire “Kick-Ass”:
The individual is king in “Kick-Ass.” Each character makes their own decisions and lives by the consequences of their actions. They do not wait for others to [...]

The Joy of Capitalism in Los Angeles Apartment Hunting


Some of NRB’s most loyal readers might have observed that I’ve been absent from the publication’s goings-on this week. Assistant managing editor Michael van der Galien and Nichole Hungerford, our great new intern, have capably handled navigating the ship.
The reason for my absence: my wife April and I have been in Los Angeles finding a [...]