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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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  • Boycotts Don’t Work

    By Kyle | February 14, 2017

    In my Sunday column, a look at the cavalcade of Trump-related boycotts and why they’re mostly doomed.

    Topics: Politics | 3 Comments »

    Hollywood’s Trump Obsesssion

    By Kyle | January 23, 2017

    Why do Hollywood types treat rapist Roman Polanski to adulation but Nicole Kidman gets ostracized for saying, “Let’s support our president?” More in a Sunday column.

    Topics: Politics | 6 Comments »

    Ivy League Colleges Become PC Nightmares

    By Kyle | December 5, 2016

    Incidents at Columbia and Harvard confirm that absurd overreaction remains the name of the game when it comes to derogatory speech. My Sunday column.

    Topics: Politics | 6 Comments »

    How Trump Borrows From Obama’s Playbook

    By Kyle | November 27, 2016

    President-elect Trump’s behavior toward the media is much like President Obama’s. More in a Sunday column.

    Topics: Politics | 5 Comments »

    Stop Normalizing Late-Night Comics as Political Commentators

    By Kyle | November 22, 2016

    In which I take yet another swipe at Jon Stewart, et al. These guys know nothing. Why keep consulting them as political commentators when all that interests them is cheap shots? A column.

    Topics: Politics | 3 Comments »

    Trump’s Tough Talk and His New Job

    By Kyle | November 14, 2016

    Trump should put aside the divisive rhetoric now that he is the president-elect, I argue in my Sunday column, but making our enemies abroad fear us isn’t a bad idea.

    Topics: Politics | 2 Comments »

    Trump Is Pure Punk

    By Kyle | November 9, 2016

    Donny Rotten has won by breaking all the rules. My column.

    Topics: Politics | 4 Comments »

    Chill Out About the Halloween Costumes

    By Kyle | November 1, 2016

    In a seasonally-appropriate piece, I have a little fun with the cultural-appropriation spastics who get huffy over non-PC costumes. My column.

    Topics: Politics | 2 Comments »

    Obama’s Long History of Lying

    By Kyle | October 31, 2016

    Last week we learned that the president of course knew that Hillary was using off-the-books email and even corresponded with her at her unauthorized domain. This isn’t nearly the first time President Obama has lied to us, as I say in a Sunday column.

    Topics: Politics | 6 Comments »

    Not Dead, Just Resting

    By Kyle | October 24, 2016

    Many of my colleagues on the right (not to mention the left) see a civil war looming for the GOP, or possibly underway already. I beg to differ in my Sunday column.

    Topics: Politics | 8 Comments »

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