Mytheos Holt
Mytheos Holt

Mytheos Holt is senior fellow in the Freedom to Innovate at the Institute for Liberty, and a 2019 Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute. He has held positions at the R Street Institute, Mair Strategies, TheBlaze, and National Review. He also worked as a speechwriter for U.S. Sen. John Barrasso. His writing on video games has been featured at TheBlaze, Gamesided, the Escapist, and The Federalist. He hails originally from Big Sur, California, but currently lives in New York. Yes, Mytheos is his real name.

The Intellectual Case For Trump III: Yes, Virginia, Trump Is Conservative

Donald Trump is conservative—but not in the way most Americans, and many modern conservatives, think of that word.

The Intellectual Case For Trump II: Trump Is The Culture Warrior We Need

Donald Trump represents the first candidate for whom success could only come after a culture war apocalypse.

The Intellectual Case For Trump I: Why The White Nationalist Support?

The cowardice of the Republican Party and its allies has embittered people who love America’s heritage and see it as necessary for preserving free government. They see Trump as a champion.

The First Order Are The (Anti)-Heroes Of ‘The Force Awakens’

On the one side, we have state-sponsored terrorists. On the other, we have the First Order.

How Wesleyan’s Attempt To Stamp Out Words Inflames Them

Black Lives Matter sympathizers proposed burning Wesleyan University newspapers that contain a mildly conservative viewpoint. But this will expand that viewpoint’s reach.

Anita Sarkeesian Wants Women To Have Their Cake And Eat Men, Too

The video game critic doesn’t promote feminism, but ‘a sucker born every minute’ con artistry transformed into a moral vision.

‘Born This Way’ Is No Excuse For Pedophiles

One of the worst legacies of the gay rights movement has been to popularize the ‘born this way’ meme. It shouldn’t give pedophiles cover.

The Contradiction Of Claiming Samus Aran Is Trans

Brianna Wu’s insistence that video-game character Samus Aran is trans comes from nothing more than a victim complex he wishes everyone to reinforce.

Expel People Who Demand Trigger Warnings

If you need trigger warnings in order to learn, then the only warning anyone should hear is a warning against letting you in the classroom.

The Hugo Awards: Why The #WaronNerds Is A War on Art

The utter destruction of the Hugo Awards is a warning not just to nerds, but to Western Civilization that social justice cannot be tolerated.

Donald Trump: A Moderate’s Secret Best Friend

Be careful what you wish for; you just might get it.

Free Speech And The ‘Chilling’ Laura Kipnis Allegation

The case of Professor Laura Kipnis sheds light on the Left’s hypocritical grasp of free speech, which threatens to shut down debate for us all.

GamerGate’s Anniversary and the Rise of the VideoCons

GamerGate’s champions these days seem to come almost exclusively from the Right.

Donald Trump Was Inevitable

If there was ever a man who was suited for a national moment because of his flaws rather than his virtues, it’s Donald Trump.

The Left Versus The Internet

The Right has enthusiastically embraced Internet culture, even if the defenders of that culture are sometimes leery of the Right.

Why I Am Not A Men’s Rights Activist

A bunch of people who do nothing but invade the comments sections on blogs and YouTube will never become a political force to be reckoned with. Sorry, men’s rights crusaders.

Rachel Dolezal Is a Lose-Lose For The Left

Conservatives who are tired of the Left’s incoherent race baiting owe Rachel Dolezal a debt of gratitude.

Why The Left Hates Video Games

Video games like the new ‘Doom’ show the dark side of human nature, which the Left doesn’t want to believe exists.

Millennials Hate Josh Duggar Because They Don’t Believe In Forgiveness

For belonging, millennials turn not to churches but to social networks like Twitter, which are great at shaming but terrible at forgiveness.

‘Hatred’: Gaming’s ‘Springtime For Hitler’

The mass-murderer protagonist of ‘Hatred’ rebukes political correctness…but not the way you think.