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From demagogues like Tucker Carlson to highbrow thinkers like Notre Dame’s Patrick Deneen, the emerging right-wing line is that America’s core institutions have become captured by the left and must be seized if the country is to be saved.The intellectual right’s war on America’s institutions|Zack Beauchamp|November 19, 2021|Vox
Perelman is certainly a benevolent angel in that collision between lowbrow and highbrow.S.J. Perelman was a master of comedy. Nearly a century later, his work still delivers laughs.|Donald Liebenson|August 25, 2021|Washington Post
Ben Affleck was someone you were supposed to take seriously, someone whose work you were supposed to engage with sincerely, as highbrow art.The Jennifer Lopez-Ben Affleck recoupling is the greatest gossip story we’ve had in years|Constance Grady|August 24, 2021|Vox
It doesn’t really bother me that My Unorthodox Life isn’t as serious or highbrow as many of its predecessors in ultra-Orthodox entertainment.Netflix’s My Unorthodox Life Is More Bravo Docusoap Than Real-Life Unorthodox|Judy Berman|July 14, 2021|Time
For better or worse, we’re watching a genre step off its highbrow pedestal—one that supported it through the making of many classic and literally world-changing films, but also helped to limit its audience.How Docu-Mania Took Streaming by Storm, From Tiger King to WeWork|Judy Berman|April 1, 2021|Time
Plato argued that true learning must be more than what Deresiewicz calls “highbrow entertainment for the moneyed class.”The Ivy League Provides the Best Trade Schools Around|Nick Romeo|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Turns out highbrow culture can be found in the sunshine state.
It's no longer the highbrow mecca of fashion it once was, after all.Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Finally Cover 'Vogue' and the Twitterati Hate It|Marlow Stern|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For highbrow patrons who are more familiar with Tolstoy than Ivan Drago, head to the Russian Tea Room.Where to Celebrate the Olympics by Drinking Russian Style|William O’Connor|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's where you rub shoulders with the big boys and enjoy highbrow ambiance.
"They recently let me join a highbrow mountain club; but when I start for the rocks I hesitate," Deering resumed.
They reckon they're highbrow frontier cavalry and I guess the trooper won't allow a girl held him up.
Weren't there to be any cakes and ale in New York simply because a highbrow happened to be mayor?By Advice of Counsel|Arthur Train
She had met him at some highbrow affair—it was a reception or some such social maelstrom—and, yes, his name was Bowles!Bat Wing Bowles|Dane Coolidge
Well, symphony—more of the highbrow stuff, I guess you would say.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy