Standaert is author of Skipping Toward Armageddon: The Politics and Propaganda of the Left Behind Novels and the LaHaye Empire (Soft Skull Press 2005). He is affiliated to the Brussels-based Euro-correspondent.com organisation he helped establish in 2002.
[ opinion | bookreviews ]
How does the 'Christian' publishing industry get away with representing the figure of 'Christ' as perhaps as destructive as his polar opposite, the Antichrist?
[ politics - june 06 ]
The anti-Semitism of the Left Behind novels.
[ politics - november 05 ]
Is it possible that the contracts had been handed out and signed a month before Congress passed the Iraq War Resolution?
[ politics - october 05 ]
There are striking similarities between what is depicted in 'Protocols of the Elders of Zion' and 'The Turner Diaries', and what is insinuated in the 'Left Behind' books.
[ poetry - may 05 ]
[ fiction - february 04 ]
"Out here a man could make himself something that he had always wanted to be. This was the land of the rugged individualist he had often heard of yet never seen. This was the land of changing shape at will."
[ opinion - november 03 ]
"In early 14th century Europe, the danse macabre, or the 'dance of death', developed as a literary and pictorial device representing a procession of the living and the dead, from emperor to child, from bishop to hermit, as a reflection on this impartiality and inevitability of death."
[ opinion - october 03 ]
"During the 'Military Phase' of the Iraq Liberation, a cultural phenomenon poked its mole chewed face from the subterranean depths of American television media: Bash a Celebrity Hour."