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Words, R.I.P.

Matt Labash, reluctant emoter

Nov 7, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 08

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Eyewitness to History!

Hanging out with Spooky the anarchist, Amy the gender-bender, Sid the Nazi, and other occupiers of Wall Street.

Oct 17, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 05

Jumping Image

The Kids Are Alright

Matt Labash, rough-and-tumble dad

Aug 29, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 46

Richard Gonzalez and tattoos

Semper Fly

With wounded warriors in quiet waters

Jun 20, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 38

Born to Run

Weekend Reading Assignments: Superhuman Runners, Vexing Virtues and the Civil War

Book recommendations from the staff of THE WEEKLY STANDARD.

2:30 PM, May 28, 2011

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Mayoral candidate Luther Campbell, not as nasty as he used to be.

May 9, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 32

‘The Mad Dog of the Middle East’

‘The Mad Dog of the Middle East’

Reagan was right about Qaddafi

Mar 7, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 24

Memento Mori

Memento Mori

Matt Labash, nostalgic.

Jan 24, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 18

R U Lovin’ Sarah’s Alaska?

R U Lovin’ Sarah’s Alaska?

From governor to TV star.

Nov 29, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 11

Democracy in America

Democracy in America

Matt Labash, backs a winner.

Nov 15, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 09

Gone to Pot

Gone to Pot

The medical marijuana charade.

Oct 11, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 04

Living Like A Liberal

Living Like A Liberal

It’s hard work, politicizing your whole life.

Jul 19, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 41

The Birds and the Beatitudes

The Birds and the Beatitudes

Matt Labash, sex educator.

May 17, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 33

Slideshow: Love Among the Ruins

Slideshow: Love Among the Ruins

Caring for orphans, ransoming hostages, burying the dead—it’s all in a day’s work for Father Rick Frechette.

12:00 AM, Feb 24, 2010

Love Among the Ruins

Love Among the Ruins

Caring for orphans, ransoming hostages, burying the dead—it’s all in a day’s work for Father Rick Frechette.

Mar 1, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 23

Father Time

Father Time

Jan 18, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 17

To the Shores of Tripoli

Dec 14, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 13

The Adventures of Low Impact Man

One week that will turn you from a conspicuously consumptive carbon monster into a person fully able to lecture the less virtuous about how they're destroying the planet.

Nov 30, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 11

A Rake's Progress

Marion Barry bares (almost) all.

Sep 7, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 47

Every Day is Man Day

Matt Labash is a man.

Jun 29, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 39

BIOGRAPHY

Matt Labash is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard. His collection Fly Fishing with Darth Vader: And Other Adventures with Evangelical Wrestlers, Political Hitmen, and Jewish Cowboys was published in 2010 by Simon and Schuster. He lives in Owings, Maryland, with his wife, his sons Luke and Dean, and his dog, Moses.

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