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Kyle Smith (Twitter: @rkylesmith) is a film critic for The New York Post and the author of the novels Love Monkey and A Christmas Caroline. Type a title in the box above to locate a review.

Buy Love Monkey for $4! "Hilarious"--Maslin, NY Times. "Exceedingly readable and wickedly funny romantic comedy"--S.F. Chronicle. "Loud and brash, a helluva lot of fun"--Entertainment Weekly. "Engaging romp, laugh-out-loud funny"-CNN. "Shrewd, self-deprecating, oh-so-witty. Smith's ruthless humor knows no bounds"--NPR

Buy A Christmas Caroline for $10! "for those who prefer their sentimentality seasoned with a dash of cynical wit. A quick, enjoyable read...straight out of Devil Wears Prada"--The Wall Street Journal

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  • Has-Been Hillary

    By Kyle | June 7, 2017

    It’s hilarious that she won’t go away. She’s basically Bruce Willis in The Sixth Sense at this point. More here.

    Topics: Politics | 4 Comments »

    Kathy Griffin’s Excuse-Making is Pure Hillary Clinton

    By Kyle | June 7, 2017

    When in trouble, blame misogyny. More in a column.

    Topics: Politics | 1 Comment »

    Why Did the New York Times Fire Its Watchdog?

    By Kyle | June 7, 2017

    The answer seems obvious: She was trying to be fair to the Other Side and the left wouldn’t have that. More in a column.

    Topics: Politics | 1 Comment »

    The Terrorist Heading the Puerto Rican Day Parade

    By Kyle | May 19, 2017

    In the week since I shamed sponsors of the Puerto Rican Day parade for backing the terrorist who is being honored at the head of it, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Corona Beer, the New York Yankees and The Daily News have withdrawn their sponsorship. Yet Bill de Blasio says he will march behind the despicable 1970s terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera. More in a column.

    Topics: Politics | No Comments »

    Chelsea Manning Is Not a Whistleblower

    By Kyle | May 18, 2017

    Let’s take an honest look at what Pvt. Manning did. It isn’t nice. More in a column.

    Topics: Politics | No Comments »

    Her Royal Chelseaness

    By Kyle | May 8, 2017

    My first feature in the print edition of National Review since I joined the staff is a profile of Chelsea Clinton that is now available to non-subscribers.

    Topics: Politics | 7 Comments »

    Trump Isn’t a Nazi. He’s More of a Witch.

    By Kyle | May 8, 2017

    He can cause weight gain, or weight loss. You can blame him for your TV series flopping, or for just about anything, really. More in a column.

    Topics: Politics | No Comments »

    Who’s Afraid of Bret Stephens?

    By Kyle | May 4, 2017

    In a column I have a bit of fun with climate alarmists who freaked out over the debut of conservative Bret Stephens’s op-ed column in the Times.

    Topics: Politics | 10 Comments »

    How Trump Can Get Back on Track

    By Kyle | March 27, 2017

    He should be able to rack up some victories despite last week’s debacle. My Sunday column.

    Topics: Politics | No Comments »

    Trump Isn’t a Fascist

    By Kyle | March 20, 2017

    This week the media turned from “Trump’s a fascist” to “Trump can’t even get the simplest stuff done.” The latter is closer to the truth, at least so far. My Sunday column.

    Topics: Politics | 3 Comments »

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