Robert Maley

Robert Maley has worked in publishing, banking and – as incongruent as it may seem – the theatrical world. After many years of living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, he now resides in the more pastoral setting of Virginia. A playwright with an MFA from Columbia University, he has had several plays produced off-off-Broadway. Presently, he is a critic of the Cultural Marxism to which he once allied, especially as it pertains to the arts, faith and academia.

The Brutal Grace of Flannery O'Connor
By Robert Maley On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

The Brutal Grace of Flannery O’Connor

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the death of Southern writer, Flannery O’Connor. Below is a recording of her reading her short story, A Good Man Is Hard To Find. “I am tired of reading reviews that More...

Obama Fundraisier-in-Chief
By Robert Maley On Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Obama: Fundraiser-in-Chief

As Russian shells rain down on Eastern Ukraine and a new Intifada brews in the Middle East, President Obama is engaged in his favorite pastimes; fundraising and playing golf. And while ISIS overruns much of Iraq More...

Jimi Hendrix Experience
By Robert Maley On Friday, July 25th, 2014

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – 1968

Ever wonder why Jimi Hendrix is still considered the greatest rock guitarist ever? Newly unearthed footage of The Jimi Hendrix Experience performing “Foxey Lady” at the 1968 Miami Pop Festival should More...

Lenin Lives!
By Robert Maley On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Soviet Spring

In a rare display of Russian nationalism and Communist nostalgia, the Kremlin yesterday staged its first May Day Celebration in Red Square since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. With red flags waving, More...

Antisemitism in Europe
By Robert Maley On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

The Plight of European Jews

In the wake of the recent shootings of innocent Jewish schoolchildren by a Muslim gunman in the French city of Toulouse, Der Spiegel is reporting that a record number of French Jews are emigrating to Israel. An More...

The Scarlet Letter
By Robert Maley On Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Mozilla: The Scarlet Letter of Silicon Valley

It should be clear from the recent resignation of Mozilla co-founder, Brendan Eich, that the debate over same-sex marriage will not not end at the altar, but will proceed to the boardroom and beyond. After being More...

By Robert Maley On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Mad Men: Truth in Advertising

Watching the first season of Mad Men was like flipping through a dozen John Cheever short stories: three martini lunches, chasing the secretary around the desk and then home to the wife and kids in the suburbs. More...

By Robert Maley On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

French Socialists Defeated

The French Socialist Party took heavy losses in local elections yesterday with national implications for its leader, President Francois Hollande. Only two years into his much ballyhooed presidency, Hollande’s More...

By Robert Maley On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Academia’s Gated Community

Long have the charges of insularity and liberal bias been lodged at academia only to be swatted away with the retort; “Where’s the proof?” Partial evidence can be found in A Crisis of Competence: The Corrupting More...

By Robert Maley On Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Groupies: A Love Story

“Do you have the clap?” This charming pickup line is slurred by English musician, Luther Grovesnor, to an overeager groupie named Lixie in the notorious 1970 documentary, Groupies. “Yes,” she admits over More...