Author Archives: Dalrock

LARPing Lancelot

When researching my recent posts I came across a 2013 blog post by “Word Warrior” Barry Jacobsen titled CHIVALRY IS DEAD, LADIES: AND IT’S (PARTIALLY) YOUR FAULT! Jacobsen took the sinking of the Concordia as an opportunity to position himself … Continue reading

Posted in Cartoonish Chivalry, Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Courtly Love, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Miserliness, The only real man in the room, Turning a blind eye, You can't make this stuff up | 22 Comments

An eyewitness account of WACF.

By way of Encyclopedia Titanica, the words of Titanic survivor Mrs. Emil Taussig as reported by the New York Times on April 22nd 1912: “Only twenty women were near the boat, and these were put in. My daughter Ruth was … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love | 40 Comments

Lancelot and the gruesome demand for the Full Titanic Experience.

Five years ago this January the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground at 11:45 PM with 4,252 souls on board.  The engine compartments were quickly flooded, and the ship eventually capsized and sank.  Miraculously, all but 32 of the souls … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Courtly Love, National Review, Traditional Conservatives | 108 Comments

Turning on moderation later today.

I’ve been swamped all week and will be even more so over the next few days. I’ll be turning on moderation in a few hours, and probably won’t turn it back off until early next week. In the meantime, if … Continue reading

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Is Gen. 29 a modern love story?

Note:  This began as a discussion in the comments section of Riding to Lancelot’s rescue, but it seems worthy of making into a quick post. Commenter Kevin asks: I agree that the obsession with romantic love is absurd. But I … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, Marriage, Romantic Love | 132 Comments