News Roundup: October 9, 2013

Toby Westerman reports for Tradition in Action that communism may be making a comeback in Russia.

What happens when a mother of four young boys shares her everyday experiences in a parody of a country song?  This charming video.

Even with the overwhelming preponderance of electronic devices, many men still dream of a home library solidly stocked with weighty books, wrapped in leather.  W. Winston Elliott III adopts Will Durant's bookish lovesong in "An Ode to Great Books and a Beautiful Library" for The Imaginative Conservative.

Writing for Criterion, Kevin D. Williamson critiques a New York production of Romeo and Juliet that has "all the passion and excitement of a middle-age romance."  Hint:  He thinks Orlando Bloom needs a dose of "Geritol for Romeo".

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