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Kyle Smith (Twitter: @rkylesmith) is critic-at-large for National Review, theater critic for The New Criterion 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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    The Truth About Fracking

    By Kyle | January 13, 2013

    In my Sunday column, I explore the claims and counterclaims about fracking in light of the three fracking films now available for inspection. Conclusion: Fracking and natural gas are as good as it gets when it comes to large-scale energy production.

    Topics: Politics | 2 Comments »

    2 Responses to “The Truth About Fracking”

    1. kishke Says:
      January 15th, 2013 at 11:57 pm

      This is completely off-topic, but I’ve been meaning to ask you if you’ve read Richard Russo’s “Elsewhere.” If you haven’t, I urge you to. It is an excellent read, and it sheds light on so much of his fiction, which, it turns out, is his life.

    2. EAPS Says:
      January 29th, 2013 at 12:43 pm

      Interesting piece, a comrade of Armond!