Ethan Epstein

Associate Editor
Salman Rushdie.

The PEN Center Is Mightier . . .

. . . than Teju Cole, Peter Carey, and four other writers.

10:29 AM, Apr 27, 2015 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN



A Bad Day For Abe

Congress should reschedule the Japanese leader's address.

10:04 AM, Apr 21, 2015


Obama Mangles Emerson

His copy of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations must be missing a page.

8:48 AM, Apr 14, 2015


Marijuana Plants Soak Up Billions of Gallons of Water in California

High times are dry times.

7:01 AM, Apr 9, 2015

Patton Oswalt

Patton's Progress

4:32 PM, Apr 2, 2015


O'Keefe Misses the Mark

Do university administrators really support ISIS?

9:29 AM, Mar 31, 2015


This Bud's For Brooklyn

A blow against Budweiser Derangement Syndrome.

8:22 AM, Mar 19, 2015

Bill Clinton at memorial service for William J. Crowe 10-31-07 071031-N-0696M-119 0Y0ZF

First, Clintons, Do No Harm

12:40 PM, Mar 12, 2015

Wendy Sherman

Wendy Sherman vs. South Korea

A top U.S. diplomat needlessly insults an ally.

1:37 PM, Mar 4, 2015

Obama in Cairo

Obama: We're 'Obligated' To Condemn Religious Insults

He isn't Charlie.

4:40 PM, Feb 19, 2015


Europe’s Jewish Population Continues to Plummet

A mere 0.2 percent of Europeans are Jewish.

9:01 AM, Feb 10, 2015

‹‹ More Recent Articles


Ethan Epstein is an associate editor at The Weekly Standard. He's also written for the Wall Street Journal, National Journal, SlateCity Journal, and other publications. He holds a BA in history from Reed College.

The Weekly Standard Archives

Browse 19 Years of the Weekly Standard

Old covers

Recent Blog Posts