Kelly Jane Torrance

Assistant Managing Editor

The Trudeau Restoration

Canada veers left.

Nov 2, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 08 • By KELLY JANE TORRANCE



Charles Murray

Back to Basics

The right way, and the wrong way, to begin the journey.

Jun 16, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 38


A Different Kind of Gas Shortage

The politics of helium

May 5, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 32

sue anne tay

Alexandros Petersen, 1984-2014

Kelly Jane Torrance on The Most Interesting Man in D.C.

Feb 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 20


Keystone Kops

Sep 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 04

Ariel makes her appearance

‘Tempest’ for Moderns

Sandy was not the only storm to arrive in Manhattan.

Nov 12, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 09

Iranian Hostages

Letting the Rabble Off Easy

The Iranian Revolution, according to Ben Affleck.

Oct 29, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 07


Insight Hollywood

Won’t Back Down’s Lance Reddick has something to say, on- and off-screen.

Oct 15, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 05

Peter Lougheed in 1975

Freedom Fighter

Peter Lougheed, 1928-2012.

Oct 1, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 03

An unappealing prospect

Desperate Democrats

Sep 10, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 48

There's No Such Thing as a Free Massage

Certainly not at the RNC.

4:24 PM, Aug 29, 2012

Jon Lord

Music Man

Kelly Jane Torrance praises the Lord.

Aug 20, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 45


Beware of the Media

3:45 PM, Jun 15, 2012

sarah jessica parker

A Mutually Beneficial Relationship

This White House and the fashion industry seem to have a symbiotic relationship – one in which each raises money for the other.

6:30 PM, Jun 14, 2012

Criminalizing Dear Abby

10:32 AM, May 31, 2012

Two Theories of Invention

The great man vs. the beneficent government bureaucracy

10:33 AM, May 23, 2012

The Sendak-Singer Connection

2:18 PM, May 14, 2012


Portland Pounces On Groupon

Oregon city stopping citizens from saving money in tough times.

3:40 PM, Apr 26, 2012


How Canada's Tea Party Fared at the Polls

Short answer: badly.

6:14 PM, Apr 24, 2012

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Kelly Jane Torrance is assistant managing editor at The Weekly Standard. She is also film critic of The Washington Examiner. Her work has also been published in, among other venues, the Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Diego Union-Tribune, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, New York Sun, and New Criterion. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of British Columbia.

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