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Celebrate Groucho Marx’s 130th Birthday

October 2 at 4: OOPM PT, the 130th anniversary of the birth of comic book legend Groucho Marx will be marked on Facebook Live by host actor / director Frank Ferrante with phone interviews with a range of family members , friends and experts of Groucho. The two-hour event will be visible on Ferrante’s “An […]

Karl Marx and Marxism: Conservatives mus...

Karl Marx (Public domain / via Wikimedia) In The Devil and Karl Marx, I tried to do just that. Wchicken I read Cameron Hilditch’s review on my new book, The Devil and Karl Marx, I sighed and thought to myself: “This is why our side is losing.” Consider: I wrote a 461-page book documenting the […]

Miss Marx Review – Venice 2020

Susanna Nicchiarelli’s latest film opens with a neo-punk song and the title credits flash in Alexander McQueen-style prints on screen. NS ! Looks like we’re ready for a punk-rock roller coaster ride in the life of Karl Marx’s daughter, Eleanor (Romola Garai); a film as radical as the woman, perhaps. Unfortunately, the opening opposite does […]