Author Archives: seanv2

About seanv2

Scholar, gentleman, jock. I run the website Milo and the Calf. There you will find the Boston Qualifier Questionnaire where runners share their stories of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. You'll also find my thoughts on endurance sports, ancient history, Judaism, and hundreds of book reviews.

The BQ(Q) – Stephen

Name Stephen Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 30 Height: 5’6″ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 135 lbs At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Indy monumental Tell us a little about the … Continue reading

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My Idiosyncratic Guide to Books on Postwar Fascism

I’m a little puzzled myself at how many books on post-war fascism I’ve read. What’s the allure? Perhaps its a fear that these ideas, which never went away, would one day resurface into the mainstream? Perhaps its trying to grapple … Continue reading

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Adolf Hitler, magic yoga spaceman

  So here’s a first (but hopefully not last!) guest piece from good friend, and great writer, V. Charm.  Black Sun: Aryan Cults, Esoteric Nazism and the Politics of Identity, by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, New York University Press (2002). Few things … Continue reading

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Ridgeway’s Blood In The Face

Blood In The Face: Ku Klux Klan, Aryan Nations, Nazi Skinheads and the Rise of New White Culture James Ridgeway Published in 1995 (the year of the Oklahoma City Bombing), Ridgeway’s Blood in the Face was, was the first serious … Continue reading

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Coogan’s Dreamer of the Day: Francis Parker Yockey and the Postwar Fascist International

Dreamer of the Day: Francis Parker Yockey and the Postwar Fascist International  Kevin Coogan When this book came out, I reviewed it for Maximum RockNRoll. I wish I could find that review now, but alas, it seems to have been … Continue reading

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Leonard and Gallagher’s Heavy Radicals

Heavy Radicals: The FBI’s Secret War on America’s Maoists Revolutionary Union / Revolutionary Communist Party 1968-1980 Aaron J. Leonard In the late sixties and early seventies, many young American leftists began drifting away from the amorphous politics of the mainstream … Continue reading

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Review: Elbaum’s Revolution in the Air

Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che Max Elbaum In the late 1960s and early 1970s, when Students for a Democratic Society dissolved, some young leftists took the path of nihilistic armed struggled and joining … Continue reading

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