March Miscellany

My twitter account was suspended for violation of their rules. The specific violations were that I was threatening to post personal information about someone and that I was contemplating suicide. Neither of those things are true, but that does not matter in these issues. What I think happened is some anti-Semites, who support the deranged loon Paul Nehlen, took issue with me saying Nehlen is a nut. Soon after, a lunatic started spamming me on Twitter and then my account was permanently suspended by the twitter police.

I’m not all that upset about it. I have been thinking about cutting out social media from my internet life. I was never into Facebook. I never saw the point of it. I’m not that interesting and neither are my friends. If I need to see cat videos, I have a cat at home. I never really liked twitter all that much, but I figured it was a good way to promote the site. It was mostly just a time waster. The increase in traffic from my activity was pretty much zero. My readers know where to find me, so twitter added nothing and just took away.

I’m still up on Gab, but I’m done posting there. Frankly, I’m tired of “white nationalist” types that have made Gab their home. I probably have muted two times the number of people I follow. It’s a free country and I think those people have a right to speak their mind on-line, but I just don’t want to hear it or see it. I’ve reached my limit on that stuff. It’s like being chained to a lunatic. No matter how hard you try to ignore it, you can’t help but notice the lunatic. The solution is to divorce myself from the whole scene. Goodbye lunatics…

Speaking of Nehlen, I take some pride in having spotted him as a nut early on. There are some men, who lack internal restraint, and need social prohibition to keep them from rocketing off into lunacy. Once Nehlen found he could say naughty things on-line and get applause, he quickly went from boring suburban guy to crazy rage head. The same thing happened to Chris Cantwell, who went from libertarian crazy to Nazi crazy. Taboos are the leash to keep the lunatics from running wild in the streets…

I went to opening day of the local sportsball team here in Lagos. I’m not a fan of the local team, but I like baseball. Camden Yards is one of the nicer ballparks in the country. If the weather is nice, it is one of the best things to do in the city. The funny thing about Oriole games is that the crowd is at least 90% white and maybe higher. The city is 70% black, but the ball teams rely on the suburban population to fill seats. It’s one of those things that everyone knows, but no one says. Baltimore is an urban reservation with a tourist area…

I’ve been thinking about the alt-right a bit over the last month. They have a real problem and they seem to know it. They have allowed themselves to be linked with too many crazies and losers. When they were mostly internet personalities, they had the image of being smart white boys who embraced biological reality and were in dissent from the orthodoxy. Now, after a year of bad decisions, they look more like the freak show that is the libertarian party. They are on the cusp of becoming a punchline now.

Spencer seems to get that at some level. The TRS guys, well, I’m not sure where they are going as a thing. Read their forums and it is pretty much just the young version of Stormfront. Maybe that’s the future, but I’m skeptical. Some of the others have splintered off into their own hives. Maybe this is just an adjustment period for them, but it could simply be that they shot their load and this is the end phase. This summer will be the proofing for them. Elections are when a movement can flex its muscles, if it has them…

I’m thinking about doing something different with the blog. Traffic has leveled off, which I expected, but I’m also feeling a bit stale. I started going through old posts, looking for the good ones to put on a greatest hits page, and I found a lot of topics I’d like to expand upon. That got me thinking about shifting gears from a daily short post, to maybe a couple long posts per week. That will free up some time for my other projects, but allow for some writing on more complicated topics. A change of pace is good for the soul…

Speaking of good for the soul, in addition to changing the frequency and length of posts, I’m going to start taking some time off. I’m super black pilled about everything and I’m finding my productivity is at all-time lows. I’m thinking about killing the podcast or perhaps just going once a month through the summer. The audience has slowly ticked up, but I’m not sure I’m cut out for being a media personality. I have not settled on anything, but if the podcast goes away, you’ll know why. I need some time off at the very minimum…

Because sites like this are getting blocked by corporate firewalls and shadow-banned by Google, it’s harder for people to read their favorite heretic. I’ve had many reports that this site is blocked at people’s work or at airports and public WiFi spots. One solution is to make posts here available by newsletter. There’s a plugin for it and it is just a matter of formatting to make it work. I’m looking into it now. That way, if you want to read the site at work, you can subscribe via e-mail and get around the thought police…

One of the things I accept is that the world does not change very much, but my perception of it does change. People often make the mistake of thinking that whatever they’re into is what the world is into. I was at the ballpark and it occurred to me that I’m no longer a sports fan. I have no passion for it. I watched the game, not caring who won or lost, mostly a bit baffled by the excitement of the fans. I still follow the Red Sox and I’ll watch other sports if they are on TV and I have nothing better to so. Otherwise, I have no interest.

I’m not sure why that happened. I used to enjoy college football and college basketball on weekends. I’d go to games and talk about the results with friends. Something happened in the last decade and my interest has collapsed. I mostly follow sports through the stat sheets and much of that is just for old times’ sake. The weird thing is that I don’t remember why I cared about sports in the first place. I was never a fanatic, but I got into the games when my team was playing. Now, I’m indifferent and I can’t remember why I cared…

According to Google, it is Aunt Jemima’s birthday…

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You may be forgetting about sports – because you have other things to do. Most people in “today’s society” – have absolutely no idea of how much time they waste on a daily basis. And there’s nothing in their lives that forces them to come to this realization. A good many of them – will get really really upset if something crops up in their lives to take them away from their diversions. Going on 15 years ago now – I decided to take on the project of adding a second floor to my house – pretty much by myself… Read more »

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We are increasingly a “work to play” society where your play is periodically interrupted by the need to get a little bit of productive work done. As George Carlin once noticed, employers pay people just enough to keep them from quitting, and people work just hard enough to not get fired.

That equilibrium – most of the jobs in this country really aren’t all that hard, and technology has sped up the pace at which those jobs can get done – has allowed the balance to shift in favor of liesure time.

Toddy Cat
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Toddy Cat

With regard to sports, I’ve found the same thing happening to me as I get older. I still like the mechanics of baseball and hockey, and horse racing is still a fun way to spend an afternoon, but as for actual fandom, like in my 20’s and 30’s – not so much. I noticed the same thing happening to my Dad years ago, as he got older.

Maybe we just lose our zest for life as we get older – or maybe, finally, we learn to put away childish things…

Ivan
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Ivan

Sport is not childish. It is how man practices for war in times of peace and gives men a way to put to measure all the shit-talking so that hierarchy and respect have a substrate to exist upon in local communities. Americans are confused because they were brainwashed to believe that tall-man hoopball and handoval were proper competitions for this ancient practice. Apparently the last play of the superbowl was technically an illegal play. And there have been at least three rule changes since then. That should tell you something about the purpose of that sport. Baseball might be iconically… Read more »

calsdad
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calsdad

Sitting in front of a screen watching grown overpaid men play children’s games does not prepare men for war.

ACTUAL sport might do that – but in modern day America that’s not what we’re talking about.

IMHO probably the only sport played in modern America that prepares it’s players for war – is lacrosse. A true “American” game if ever there was one.

A.B. Prosper
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A.B. Prosper

Martial Arts are a real sport as is tactical shooting and a lot of people do those things

Heck paintball is very popular and with good training a tolerable way to teach rudimentary tactics and teamwork

Football, Basketball and Baseball have none of these advantages and frankly little remaining civic value.

Bill
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Bill

I feel the same about sports. Lost interest. In my case I think its that I no longer find any of the players (drivers in racing) likable. They are arrogant, uppity and not anyone I would like to hangout with or even meet. Just a thought.

Toddy Cat
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Toddy Cat

Unfortunately, lots of truth to that.

Andy Texan
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TV sports were very important until I became ‘woke’ to the progressive hive and the alien invasion. After that I eliminated TV sports entirely from my life.

Karl McHungus
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Karl McHungus

Maybe instead of forcing yourself to find material for the podcasts, just accumulate segments as you come across interesting/weird/crazy stories. Then put out a podcast when you have a handful of accumulated segments. I am all in favor of the switch to fewer — but longer — posts! The alt-right are not ever going to be more than they are now. But the herd is moving again, and it is away from the progs, so things will get better on their own. My interest in sports has followed a similar trajectory to your own. For me it is the over… Read more »

Ryan
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Ryan

Are you tcjfs? Because his account went “poof” yesterday too.

Rev.Hoagie
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Rev.Hoagie

Tell me that’s not Winnie Mandela at Google.

BillH
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BillH

According to Google Search it’s Maya Angelou, and it’s even an animated .gif of one of her poems, if your into that.

LFMayor
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LFMayor

A little splash of 89, some matches and an old bald snow tire and progress will be had! They thought they had a bad day yesterday at YouTube, well they ain’t seen shit until Winnie and crew showed up at google hq

That or it’s The acclaimed Maya Angelou. She wrote the famous “man from Nantucket” poem that I’m sure you’ve all read

Drake
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Drake

Is the alt-right supposed to replace the Republican party with some new actually conservative party? Or get them to nominate decent candidates and drop the Rinos? Either way, I don’t have much hope.

DeBeers Diamonds
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DeBeers Diamonds

The Alt-Right can’t even manage to set up a physical establishment like Orania or the New Hampshire Free State Project.

Ivar
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Ivar

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Yes, I feel like having pancakes today. Sports is something that a decent size segment lose their exuberance for, at least as a fan as they age. Of course the professionals are doing their best to push us away and I don’t just mean the political stuff. My god it’s awful to sit in the stands between innings with the kissing cams, animated donut racing, and quizzes for prizes. Z, I do cringe when you use the term anti-semites. It’s like being called racist nowadays when all it means is that you are a bad white. Of course,I have read… Read more »

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ronhan

I am approximately the same age, going through approximately the same issues. I have no kids. could this be a common feature.

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The unmarried and/or unmarried & no kids is a big discriminator. I went through Z’s “culling of the trivialities” in college. My major was so tough I could not afford sports fandom, time-wise.

But now I watch more sports than I ever did. Mostly, my kids’ games, but also pro/college/etc. My kids are mild fans and interested in watching masters at their craft (to learn from). So I watch, too, when I can afford the time.

Karl McHungus
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Karl McHungus

Would very much like to read some posts/essays on other historical times and places.

Kodos
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Kodos

I’ve been noticing that lots of alt-rightish personalities on YouTube have been doing less and less stuff. The whole bloodsports thing seems to be waning, too. I think a lot of people are just sitting around wondering what to do now. I turn off a lot of videos after a couple of minutes once I realize I’m not going to learn anything new. I’ve been pretty black-pilled myself. If there’s a future for the dissident right (or whatever label) it isn’t going to be the TRS guys cutting out the N-word and rebranding themselves. It’s going to have to be… Read more »

LineInTheSand
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LineInTheSand

Here’s a different take on the same experiences: the Alt-Right tried to extend its success in the online world to the real world and discovered that we literally do not have the right to assemble and petition. Instead, the governments and police conspire to get us assaulted. That’s some harsh reality to absorb, but we’ve still got more truth-per-capita than any other movement. That same Aryan creativity is searching for a path forward on a constricted and dangerous chessboard.

Kodos
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Kodos

I agree that the alt-right has truth on its side. The problem is getting things done in a “democratic” society with a distracted and emotional populace that is afraid of a lot of those truths. And so we have to play around with all the Sarah Palin/Trump populist stuff of MAGA hats to get the voters out, and this is just to tread water while looking for something better. Still, beats the alternative.

Issac
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Issac

The people saying “they’re going to call you that anyway,” were bad actors and still are. The hopelessly antagonistic anti-anti-white shtick never worked and always galvanized the left. Taylor and others have spent much time learning how to be pro-white in public. People should learn those lessons and apply them.

Harvey
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Harvey

Change is good. Try some different approaches. Keep what works and throw away the rest. Life’s too short to do otherwise.

Alex
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Alex

I’ve thought about this too as my tolerance for the MSM bullshit has dropped inversely to the length of Trump’s presidency. I think my definition of a Prog Loon is someone who has the endurance for the non-stop shit stream that is modern culture, and someone who actually thrives in it.
It all just gives me a headache. I hope you don’t go anywhere too son. I really enjoy reading you and the different people/concepts you’ve introduced to me have helped me think about things in better ways.

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I’ve noticed the same thing at Camden Yards. Baseball is white. I think the loss of interest in sportsball is natural as one ages, but I think the times also come into it. We live in highly political times, and it feels like there is a lot riding on what direction USG takes in the next few years. Will it be mass immigration and Brazilification? Or can some sort of populist reaction hold the line on immigration? With such high stakes, whether the Orioles or Red Sox get a home run seems unimportant. One other factor worth mentioning is the… Read more »

DeBeers Diamonds
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DeBeers Diamonds

Athletes stopped commenting on politics after the Nixon-era backlash to the black militants. Michael Jordan once said “Republicans buy shoes, too”.

Those days are long gone. Marketers only care about the 18-34 group, as they presume brand loyalty is fixed after that. That demographic is full of people that hate conservatives.

The Boomers of Germany are what kept Angela Merkel in power, because of muh pension. Our Boomers are keeping MegaCorpSocJus in power.

Troy Denver
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Troy Denver

You got old

Happens to everyone

Also, the alt right can never be a thing because it lacks diversity

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Hi Tiny.

Drake
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Drake

I am having exactly the same experience with sports. I used to care a lot, not so much any more. After years of sitting in a crappy stadium watching a crappy team, I had my ultimate sports moment when the Patriots won the Superbowl in 2002. While I was pissed when the lost a couple months ago it was because the coach threw the game for petty vindictive reasons rather than they didn’t get another trophy. I find myself more interested in college sports and my son’s high school sports – even the ones he doesn’t play. Watching them play… Read more »

LineInTheSand
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LineInTheSand

Z Man, if this is where it ends, I want to say thanks. I enjoyed your content and personality, learned a lot, and had a blast in discussion with your knowledgeable commenters. I hope to meet you at AmRen.

Bunny
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Bunny

The older one gets, the less one cares about trivialities; paradoxically, the more one’s time is occupied with the trivial activities of daily life. We’re either marking time or trying to outrun it. Age is for contemplation and your blog has produced a lot to contemplate, so thank you for that. The daily dose of The Z Blog will be missed.

Shrugger
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Shrugger

Z, post whenever you want to–once or twice a week would be fine, though I bet a lot of us have gotten used to our daily dose of Z-pinions. When I see the name Nehlen, I think Negan, the arch-antagonist from The Walking Dead. The only sports team I ever cared about was the GB Packers, because I grew up there in the ’60’s and it was the thing to do. I pretty much can’t watch any other sportball for more than a few minutes. I can get into a Packer game, but I think it is more a function… Read more »

ChanChanRight--ActivePooter
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the real question is what percentage of those doing the applauding (the anti-semite Nazis) are actually paid shills or liberals….I have engaged many of them, and their arguments are very similar to each other…and they all target new rightwing vloggers and try to get them to spout anti-semite/nazi ideas…

this is an organized campaign that has been going on at least 2 years now..

others have said much the same thing that I am saying here (ramzpaul, styxhexenhammer, jared taylor, etc)
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the question is whether their strategy is paying off–more and more are leaving the alt-right…

Wilbur Hassenfus
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Wilbur Hassenfus

That’s DOCTOR Aunt Jemima, according to the mouseover.

That’s good news. We’re moving toward a future where all black people are doctors.

DLS
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DLS

Becoming a “doctor” is pretty impressive for someone who never went to college.

Toddy Cat
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Toddy Cat

Aunt Jemima is a holdover from the time when American Blacks could at least make good food, and produce good music, not small accomplishments considering what we have before us today. Today, of course, “Dr.” Jemima would be a lesbian, be unable to boil water without burning it, and be busily stamping out free speech on whatever campus was unfortunate enough to hire her. That’s progress, I guess.

Fishlaw
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Fishlaw

I hope you keep posting the Zman material, even if only a couple times a week. You are by far the best writer on the blogs. I am amazed at the quality you are able to produce day after day. You put a lot of thought into your writing. Keep up the good work.

George Orwell
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George Orwell

Endorsed.

Lucas Temple
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Looks like you are reaching a point of exhaustion with the “sphere”. You need a break and perhaps something that offer solutions, rather then just merely justified critiques. It’s why things feel stale. (To be fair, solutions are much harder – and take much more time to evaluate.) Ponder just a moment… What irritates us about the leftist SJW types is not just their ideology, but that they are miserable people to be around in real life. The constant stream of negativity is exhausting. The Alt-Right and some of the Dissident Right has this problem. Besides the infighting and the… Read more »

DeBeers Diamonds
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DeBeers Diamonds

The movement must develop an internal discipline structure. We need hierarchy, not anarchy.

Tamaqua
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Tamaqua

Baseball is still a white sport, including the on field culture. Even the black guys who play baseball sound normal in clubhouse interviews, with no mumbling ghetto speak like the feetsball afletes are wont to spout between moronic dancing bouts in the end zone. Opening Day ceremonies, not one kneel, not one foreign born player mouthing off about his host country. That’s MLB defining their boundaries. And I love it. There’s something to be said about the continuity of baseball that retains my interest unlike the other sports. If you could bring Ty Cobb or Babe Ruth or Sandy Koufax… Read more »

Ripple947
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Ripple947

Sandy Koufax is still alive at age 82.

Tamaqua
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Tamaqua

Sorry, my bad. Amend to “dead or really really old.” I am a Pirates fan, not a Dodgers one.

Dr. Mabuse
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That’s what I like about golf. Foreigners can play, but they follow the rules and etiquette established those who created the game: white men. It’s an oasis of civility.

Issac
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Issac

The alt-right should be ignored. It’s a toxic brand, shot through with known bad actors, and has no redeemable curb appeal to salvage. Alt Social media echo chambers are pointless. If you can’t connect to normal people and be pro-white you’re no use to anyone.

Dutch
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Dutch

Things always change, nothing stays the same. My daily on-line readings are completely different ones than those I read a few years ago. Some were the authors (LGF anyone? Still miss den Beste), and some were just me, moving around a bit. Things out there in the world will never be as you want them to be, and are almost always not as bad as you are afraid they might be. Look for progress in the right direction, not solutions. Progress in the right direction is as good as it gets. Sounds like you are doing the American thing, Z.… Read more »

Wolf Barney
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Wolf Barney

Zman, you’re a sensible voice. I listen to your podcast every Friday and it would be missed. We’re facing a fierce battle with the globalist/leftist loons and I hate to see some of our best go into hiding. Which reminds me, does anyone know what happened to Bumbling American from MPC and twitter? He’s completely disappeared. All his posts at MPC have been scrubbed, including his twitter account. I’ve also noticed Kevin Michael Grace has been quiet on twitter since Feb. I miss Grace’s podcast, “Grace and Steel” and his presence on twitter. Zman, these are perilous times we’re in,… Read more »

Kodos
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Kodos

KM Grace disappears from Twitter for periods of time. No idea why, but he’s done it before. For a while he teased about a new podcast, but it never came about unfortunately. A shame because he can be pretty funny.

Sir Lord Baltimore
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Sir Lord Baltimore

The hellish Friday commute home has been softened by the Z-cast. There have been a few times where I have had to pull over because I laugh so much. The ultimate podcast would be Grace and Z….hint hint.

Zman I don’t know who you are. Just want to thank you for helping me preserve my tenuous sanity in these insane times. The writing and the podcast have meant a great deal to both myself and many others in my circle

Karl
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Karl

Bumbling American got a threatened dox on twitter from someone named Dave Itzkoff and has disappeared from the internet entirely.

CAPT S
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CAPT S

Sir – thanks for doing what you do … for having done what you’ve done. I only happened upon your work a month or so back. You’ve done weill in speaking truth-truth, but true-truth is exhausting work. My unsolicited advice – take the summer off & plant a big garden, particularly if you feel starved for fresh ideas. Play Chopin’s Nocturnes whilst weeding your garden … you’ll be amazed at the new insights that come (ever so naturally) from having your hands in the dirt. Myself (and others I expect) come to your blog/podcast to enjoy a well-articulated fellow traveler… Read more »

bcraig1
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bcraig1

“For God’s sake, let us sit upon the ground, and tell sad stories of the death of kings.” Zman, should you choose to leave the sphere, you’ll be sorely missed. Steve Sailer, John Derbyshire, and the Zman are the best the interwebs have to offer, in my humble opinion. The white nationalism (and related relentless antisemitism) on Gab is depressing; I sometimes wonder if it isn’t just Facebook opposition trying to kill off a competing platform. Regardless, it’s become so distasteful I wonder what possible advantage there is to being a part of it. Zman, you’re a thinker and a… Read more »

George Orwell
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George Orwell

I sincerely hope Zman can find fresh inspiration to continue. He’s at the top of my daily reading list. We would all be poorer should he go silent, as apparently Porter has done at Kakistocracy, or if he simply goes underground like Ryan Landry.

Holiday Inn
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Holiday Inn

I understand why you’re doing this, and hope you’ll still post even if your traffic goes down. You’re one of the rare writers who combine clear thinking with memorable language. Kurt Schlichter is another.

Dutch
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Dutch

You don’t need to go away forever. Uncle Remus at the Woodpile Report went away for a while, and he came back (thank goodness). He also posts reliably, once a week, on Tuesday morning. Perhaps once a week for you (I’ll take what I can get). You are a distinctive part of our little odd slice of the culture. You would be missed. It also means the breakup of our little daily round table of regular commenters, which is a huge loss. The give and take of comments here is more thoughtful and informative than anything I have seen anywhere,… Read more »

Outdoorspro (former)
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Outdoorspro (former)

Being roughly the same age as you, I was reminded of a conversation I have occasionally with folks half my age. I have some young guy ask me why I won’t listen to classic rock, when so much of that music is so great and so much better than what’s put out today. My response is always that it may be great to you, who have only heard it a few dozen times, but I have heard it THOUSANDS of times and I’m quite bored by it. That happens so frequently these days that it’s just more satisfying to tune… Read more »

armenia4ever
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Thanks for that shout out for Uncle Remus from the Woodpile Report. Just found a great little corner of posts and linkage from him.

wjkathman
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wjkathman

Hope you cheer up, Z Man. I’m fairly black-pilled myself these days. All of Western civilization can seem like one colossal lost cause at times. Guess I should try to focus more on what brings meaning and joy to my own life, rather than fretting about things over which I have no control. Peace.

thud
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I enjoy most of your output and will continue to follow your particular take on issues wherever and whenever you pop up.Football here in my home city of Liverpool is still pretty much the preserve of us white working class blokes and seat prices aside I reckon it will do.

TimH
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TimH

I enjoyed your posts which recommended certain books on specific topics.

Beansie
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Beansie

I’d just like to second this. Those posts were excellent and I still refer back to them when I’m looking for some gaping hole in my knowledge to fill. They even got me reading some poetry again which I thought I’d never do after leaving it behind in school. Would love to see some new ones on other areas you’re familiar with. I found your blog quite late –hat tip to the much missed 2Kevins– but I’m enjoying flicking through your archives.

James_Cooperman
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James_Cooperman

DJT’s election was an opportunity for a group white skinned, red pilled people to come together with a common goal. That goal was achieved and that same loose group started looking for more sport. Unfortunately, they were too new and had only been trained as online posters and didn’t know how to act as a team, so they do what men do naturally when there is no structure. They fight. On the other hand, since most of that group is relatively high IQ, I predict that they will learn. So take heart and buck up, Z. What you are going… Read more »

DeBeers Diamonds
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DeBeers Diamonds

If you ever venture into mainstream sites, you might catch the hitherto-rare sight of a pro-TPP post. The GOP is doomed, see the Wisconsin results from yesterday.

Voting won’t solve the problem, but violence will only make it worse until we get our hands on state power. Economic disengagement is the best arrow in the quiver.

Sam L.
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Sam L.

Could be you’ve just grown out of it. Or, you’re now officially OLD.
My guess is the former.

JAG
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JAG

RE: Deep State Call me crazy (and paranoid) but I think the “Deep State” is going to take out and ostracize Social Media in a big way from now on. The success of the election of DJT cannot ever be tolerated again. Going around the media narrative and directly to the citizens cannot be tolerated by those in power. To say that, what at the time was, a free and open Social Media was so successful and instrumental in electing Trump is the understatement of the last 50 years. Sure, one could say that HRC was flat outworked is a… Read more »

DeBeers Diamonds
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DeBeers Diamonds

Facebook and Google almost certainly have data that shows who owns guns and who doesn’t. When the time is ripe, they will hand that data over.

We must boycott the Big 5 tech oligopoly to whatever extent is possible. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube should be outright nationalized.

Karl McHungus
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Karl McHungus

You talk like the deep state is monolithic. Should be clear by now that Trump represents one faction, that is taking down another faction (with Obama and Clintons in that one). He isn’t doing all this on his own. Check out Anoncons posts about “Q”; super interesting.

Karmageddon
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Karmageddon

Who is Anoncon?

Karl McHungus
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Karl McHungus

Anonymous Conservative, here http://www.anonymousconservative.com/blog/

Karmageddon
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Karmageddon

Right, of course.

That’s in the top 5 of blogs, this one also.

Din C. Nuffin
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Din C. Nuffin

Professional sports have never held my interest, but I can relate to your dawning apathy, in my case with motion pictures and television programming. The social aspects of playing golf are still worthwhile, but watching someone else play? I’ll miss a daily Z fix but appreciate your motives. If you had asked for advice, I would have said “Move away from Baltimore”.

bad guest
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bad guest

You can’t be seriously thinking of giving up on sports. Why, the Rams (how appropriately named) will have male cheerleaders this fall!

http://dailycaller.com/2018/03/29/nfl-male-cheerleaders/

Toddy Cat
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Toddy Cat

I’ll pass, there are some things that you can’t un-see…

Karl McHungus
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Karl McHungus

too late, we’ve had a president (recently) who was a cheerleader in college.

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Well, the Orioles’ roster demonstrates what has been a trend for quite awhile: Hispanic players playing games in black neighborhoods for white fans. The Orioles’ are whiter than most, but still about half Hispanic based on the surnames. I’ve been a Phillies fan since birth, and the thing that has changed most is that most of the players barely speak English. The Phillies broadcasters often talked about how the coaches needed interpreters to talk to their players, and that players who are bi-lingual are very important to the team if they’re decent players. You can’t really listen to the post-game… Read more »

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opening day roster for the Detroit Tigers was 7 out of 9 hispanic. Just not much interested, that being one of the reasons.

Alzaebo
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Alzaebo

Thank gosh. Maybe now I can go back to my delusions of adequacy. Get something done beyond wasting time biting ankles.

Zman, your take on things is so original and wide-ranging, it takes a few days for us slow types to catch up. Please don’t stop entirely.

Roulf
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Roulf

6 years ago Obama and his cronies had completely stepped out of the shadows and were in open war on white America. Over that time I grew frustrated and pushed away many old friends and family members who were oblivious to what was happening and turned off all sports, movies and most other entertainment. In the process I started reading a lot and came upon Taylor, Darbyshire and others. But reading Zman the past year really opened my eyes and expanded my worldview. It also revealed something unexpected. I didn’t realize just how angry I have become and if I’m… Read more »

Tim Newman
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Will be a shame if the podcast goes or the posts dry up, I enjoy both, particularly the podcast. I was never into them before but tried yours and liked it, so found some others. I can understand wanting time off, though.

Allen
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Allen

The thing I’ve noticed is more people have the whole conspiracy thing going on. They try to play it down but sooner or later it just comes out and any meaningful, or enjoyable, conversation is doomed. Just the other day I ran into an acquaintance who I thought was fairly level-headed, nope, something set him off and he was off to the races. Damndest stuff, at least now I know who not to be seen with.

Mark Stoval
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Mark Stoval

A-Man, I lost interest in sports as I finished up my 40s and was looking at a society that was falling apart. Sports just stopped being something that mattered. It never did really, but I just noticed that more and more. As to your posting dilemma, I don’t pretend to have THE answer. Age and lack of time made me stop posting myself. I will say that Vox Day posts a lot, and much of it is a quote from some news item or from some blog post and then he gives a short opinion on the quote and that… Read more »

akajhon
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akajhon

not a reply,,,but try “Q” anon,,will lift your spirits.

Brock Barker
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Brock Barker

You sound a bit overwhelmed. If so, taking a break is a good start. I’ve often wondered how you managed to keep a balance between fitness, work, blogging, podcasting, reading, and maintaining a social life. It seems a pretty remarkable pace keep. I live/work in NOVA (Vienna). I’d love to buy you dinner or your favorite beverage to pick your brain and just say thanks for all you’ve done. It has been inspiring to me. Consider the offer permanently open.

Bud Keegan
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Bud Keegan

Z Man, we are the same vintage and I’ve enjoyed your daily take (and weekly podcast) for a couple years now– ever since I discovered you. You are one of my few daily ‘go tos’ and I find your perspective very, very valuable. Your maturity tempers all and you tend to avoid the hijinks too many other younger Dissent dudes indulge in. I hope you re-consider leaving the field for too long. Aside from my selfish reasons, as a cultural observer, your take is simply irreplaceable. You’ve staked out a ‘Wise Man’ niche that suits you well and whatever comes… Read more »