Richard Starr

Richard Starr has been an editor at The Weekly Standard since the magazine’s launch in August 1995. He previously worked as an editor at a variety of publications, including the Washington Times, the National Interest, the Public Interest, Insight, and the American Spectator, and as an editor and policy analyst for the Hudson Institute. He has a BA from Indiana University and lives with his wife and son in Arlington, Virginia.

Stories by Richard Starr

The Manifesto Behind the Horror in Norway

12:55 AM, Jul 24, 2011
The Norwegian terrorist seems to have penned a long Unabomber-style manifesto, "2083: A European Declaration of Indpendence," which can be downloaded, for now at least, at this link . The author is listed as "Andrew Berwick," which seems to be an anglicized pen name for Anders Breivik. But... Read more

Phoebe Snow, 1950-2011

06:44 PM, Apr 28, 2011
Readers of a certain age may remember Phoebe Snow as a fabulously talented singer whose quirky hit "Poetry Man" topped the charts briefly in the spring of 1975.  If she was less well known than she deserved to be, that is because, later that same year, she put her career on hold to... Read more