Homo Automatis: the Lesson of the NPC

In 1739, a creative Frenchman played a rather ingenious parlour trick on the public with the introduction of an automaton in the form of a duck which could eat, process, and eliminate corn kernals. Vaucanson’s defecating duck was a vulgar fascination that for a moment threw France into a fit of philistine excitement so great…

Chasing Yockey: A Review

Bolton, Kerry. Yockey: A Fascist Odyssey. London: Akrtos, 2018. Political dissent, particularly the reactionary brand that has become increasingly pervasive since the political poles began to shift in the late 18th century, suffers by necessity from division and self-defeating contests for control. Looking upon the ruins of a sensible reality, the remnant population, like those…

Dugin vs. Dugin & the Post-Western West

The Fourth Political Theory Alexander Dugin, Arktos, 2012. 211pp. Ethnos and Society Alexander Dugin, Arktos, 2018. 236pp. The mainline of academic thought regard Alexander Dugin, if they regard him at all, as regressive – a political academic, and worse, a Russian academic, which is to say not an academic at all, but one of these…

Looking Backward to the Future of the Dissident Right

‚ÄčArcheofuturism: European Visions of the Post-catastrophic Age Guillaume Faye, trans. Sergio Knipe. Arktos, 2010. 249 pp. It has been 20 years since Guillaume Faye’s visionary Archaeofuturisme first appeared, and just under a decade since it has been circulating in English from the Arktos publishing house. In that time, Faye has become one of the giants…

People Unite & Landlords Subdue: Lessons in Failed Dissent

The spear is an ancient and terrible weapon. The front line of the heroic armies who died before the walls of Ilion, the trophy the Persians bought at high price from the Spartans at Thermopylae, and later still would spears be tree-trunks in the gory forest of Turks and traitors around the Castle Dracula. The…

The Curious Case of Harry M. Caudill, Esq.

As the dawn faded into a hazy mid- morning of post-War America, millions fled the cities to the suburbs in an early experiment in Dreherite retreat. The mood, however, was still hopeful: their parishes shattered, their old neighbourhoods surrendered to the sons of ne’erdowell day traders who couldn’t hack it as sharecroppers, they had still…