Back from DARC Casey interviews Jack Donovan. Our apologies for being a little spotty the last few weeks with the Episodes and TWIG News segments, we are caught up and back on line after some computer and other technical difficulties. Thanks for your continued support and patience!!
Jack Donovan’s Background
Jack Donovan moonlights as an advocate for the resurgence of tribalism and manly virtue. He has contributed articles to Alternative Right, The Spearhead, The Hall of Manly Excellence, Counter-Currents, In Mala Fide, and Amerika.
Donovan has appeared on television and radio to discuss the topic of manhood, and in 2010 spoke to a group of students at a private high school about “Masculinity in the 21st Century.”
Jack Donovan is originally from rural Pennsylvania. He has lived and worked in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and currently resides in Portland, Oregon.
Violence is Golden Article. Well worth the read!
Handling the question of Masculinity (90% negative)
- Anti-Violence are either ignorant, hypocritical, or lying.
- End of the day the state is sponsored violence
The Way of Men
- The Way of Men is The Way of The Gang
- Manliness is easy to perceive, but hard to define
- “Manliness” not necessarily good or moral
- Masculinity is about what men want from each other
- Based on characteristics vital for survival
Virtues of Masculinity
- Strength – physical strength/ endurance
- Courage – wiliness to take risk
- Mastery – appreciation of excellence
- Old fashioned type
- “I have to hit you back or you will keep hitting me”
Responding to Reviews & Critics
- “A Mad Max View of Manliness”
- “Right Wing Propaganda!”
- “Donovan’s take on masculinity is retroactive, fascistic and reactionary.”
Buy/Download his book – The Way of Men
Look for Jack’s upcoming Book of Essays soon!
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