God Save Us From the Sexy Catholics

A woman in a veil praying with a rosary. Hip!
“If I just keep my head down and look like I’m praying, maybe that Red Scare girl will leave me alone.” Photo by Isabella and Zsa Fischer on Unsplash

Is conservatism cool now? This question, posed by countless tattooed youth pastors and/or episodes of Family Ties, is one we never tire of asking. The latest example, smeared all over my Twitter dashboard, is an article in the New York Times — somehow not the only article of its kind, or even the only article in the Times itself — about how the…

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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.