National Post Columns from 2009

Robert Fulford's columns appeared regularly in the National Post from 1999 to 2019.
His most recent columns are available on the National Post website.

The topicality of the list; How these records and tabulations are the 'origins of culture' 1 December 2009
This is your brain on capitalism 28 November 2009
Law & marriage; The Good Wife amends the Spitzer case to make great television 24 November 2009
Canada's angriest 'moderate'; Mansur has no time for genteel politics. He feels it's his duty to name names 21 November 2009
Snide and prejudice; Jane Austen: moralist or vicious gossip? 17 November 2009
'A cult of misery and death' 14 November 2009
The geniuses who created Stratford 10 October 2009
The purpose driven life; Ayn Rand's story gets two new tellings 10 November 2009
Communism's great con game; The truth would set them free, and it finally did 7 November 2009
A playlist of our times; How podcasts aid those in search of deep discussion 3 November 2009
The Jewish James Bond 31 October 2009
A bird of many colours; Canada has never produced a talent quite like Robert Lepage 27 October 2009
500 channels of heartbreak 24 October 2009
The teenage-ification of manhood 17 October 2009
Thief lives in thrall to books; Dream of great personal library fuels mania 13 October 2009
The fool on the pedestal; Trafalgar's plinth an ambitious and messy experiment in popular art 6 October 2009
How crazy is he? 3 October 2009
The Original Starchitect; Many of the city's landmarks came to be because John M. Lyle seized an opportunity 30 May 2009
Viewing a TV death in four acts; The end is near, and it's quite clear to see why 26 May 2009
Degeneration in all but reputation; Why do we habitually and foolishly believe whatever the UN tells us? 23 May 2009
Nothing shy about this guy; Sherman Alexie likes to challenge image of Indians 19 May 2009
Taking tolerance too far 16 May 2009
You'll want to dilly Dali; The AGO's Surreal Things is captivating 12 May 2009
Cleverness and cruelty; Christopher Buckley's parents were brilliant and glittering--but often drunken and distant 9 May 2009
Dr. Seuss meets Charles Darwin; Evolutionary history's rhyme and reason 5 May 2009
Newspapers And Me: A Brief History 2 May 2009
Finding kitsch's inner beauty; Garden gnomes and Elvis busts be damned! 28 April 2009
Best Buddies; For half a century, Canadian prime ministers have cozied up to Fidel--mostly (but not exclusively) to annoy Washington 25 April 2009
Shaking the family tree for Liberals 21 April 2009
Our friends, the ants; A salute to everybody's favourite six-legged picnic crashers 21 April 2009
A museum director fights back; The best place for 'looted' artifacts? Right where they are 18 April 2009
Building film's frame; Mack Sennett set the foundation for Hollywood 14 April 2009
The darkest brand of 'honour' 11 April 2009
A rational film board; The NFB's forays into new media show how a cultural institution can remain relevant at the age of 70 7 April 2009
Meet Robert Fulford 2.0 4 April 2009
A home where the buffalo jumped; Why just hunt your food when you can smash its head in? 31 March 2009
Things (still) fall apart 28 March 2009
Trying to be Zen about Life's fate; An uncertain future awaits this fine procedural 24 March 2009
What we don't know can't hurt us; Our museums depend on incomplete expertise 17 March 2009
Blaming 'the Israel Lobby' 14 March 2009
Mr. Nice Eye; David Hockney's amiable personality coexists with a highly developed sense of visual sophistication 10 March 2009
Islam and the sacred word; In the year 1000, the Islamic world was far superior to Europe in science and the arts. What happened? 7 March 2009
Down & out on the language of London; Were Orwell's views on English clouded by class prejudice? 3 March 2009
Smart people behaving badly; A new memoir details the sexual impropriety of a literary couple 24 February 2009
Lessons learned, history remade; Pre-Raphaelites sought to clean up the art world 17 February 2009
The future of the newspaper 14 February 2009
Evolution 2.0: From Darwin to dot-com 9 February 2009
Closing down the Daschle racket 7 February 2009
One man's character is another's disorder 3 February 2009
How France sold its soul 31 January 2009
A rich run remembered; John Updike was an ingenious novelist, an impressive poet, a brilliant reviewer, a talented sports writer, a persuasive art critic and much more 28 January 2009
This American treasure; Ira Glass's show on NPR has reinvented radio 27 January 2009
York's enemies of higher education 24 January 2009
She speaks in the language of history; A poet finds the right words for an unprecedented inauguration 20 January 2009
A sense of 'proportion' 17 January 2009
Why is it that dark ages so well?; A new history of the colour black spares no detail 13 January 2009
Growing up with Emily Post 10 January 2009
There's power in the here and now; Eckhart Tolle strives to create a new world 6 January 2009
Israel vs. Hamas: Civilization vs. terror 3 January 2009

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