Ayn Rand's Capitalist Paradise Is Now a Greedy Land-Grabbing Shitstorm

Adam Weinstein · 08/28/14 11:56AM

Atlas Shrugged readers remember Galt's Gulch as the rural refuge where Ayn Rand's Real Men of Genius spurned American socialism for their own anti-leftist paradise. Some inspired libertarians have set up a real-life Galt's Gulch in Chile. Unregulated capitalism, though, is presenting some problems!

Hip Hop: All Bad

Hamilton Nolan · 06/12/08 08:38AM

Are you one of the apologist types who argues that not all hip hop music is ignorant, antisocial filth? Please excuse New York Sun columnist and bizarre racial thinker John McWhorter as he shakes his head in exasperation at your foolish "fallacy." Did you know that the urban black demographic has problems with crime and education? Let's hear you defend your precious "conscious" rap now! How does the irredeemable evil of all rap music ever recorded logically follow from the existence of social problems? John McWhorter will tell you how: with some terrifying lyrics from The Roots, proving that hip hop will be our generation's downfall:

Kanye West Will Book You A Rental Car

Hamilton Nolan · 04/02/08 10:37AM

Going on a trip any time soon? Why not ask Kanye West? What? Why of course he has his own travel website! It's called, and it just launched after a year of preparation. Why the fuck does Kanye West have a travel website, why would anybody use such a thing, and how in the world could it take a year to set it up? There are so many questions in this crazy world! [Ad Age]