Culture

August 28, 2014

Why Aren't Women Advancing At Work? Ask a Transgender Person.
Having experienced the workplace from both perspectives, they hold the key to its biases.
12:00 AM

As a population that has experienced the workplace from both perspectives, they hold the key to its biases.

August 27, 2014

In 12 Years, China Built More Houses Than There Are In All of the U.K.
The megacity boom is creating mega-ghost towns

Is the convergence of central planning, capitalism, and construction getting out of hand?

Horrifying Photos of China's Dog-Eating Festival—and the Activists Who Are Trying to Stop It
11:43 AM

Warning: Some of these photos are upsetting. But some of them are inspiring, too.

Virginia Woolf's Intellectual Call to Arms for Women
10:58 AM

“I will not cease from mental fight,” Blake wrote. Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it.

ESPN's Report on Michael Sam's Shower Habits Was Delinquent Journalism
How he's accepted is a legitimate story, but the network is fumbling it
10:04 AM

There's a real story about his acceptance in the NFL, and they're screwing it up.

Short Men Make Better Boyfriends and Husbands
They're less likely to divorce and they do an extra hour of housework each week
9:33 AM

Thousands upon thousands of men rejoice, feel redeemed. 

August 26, 2014

I Hated English Class, Until We Read Nabokov
The novelist taught me how to leave room for magic

For years, I hid my book-loving self from my classmates. 

TV Still Has An Inferiority Complex
4:55 PM

So here’s my advice for next year: 2015 Emmy host Jon Hamm. 

The Real-Life Piper from "Orange Is the New Black" Talks Courtroom Fashion
12:00 AM

The inspiration behind 'Orange Is The New Black' talks about a piece of clothing she's never forget.

August 25, 2014

When Are Metafictional Games a Mask For Laziness?
The complex style of Ben Lerner
10:00 PM

The complex literary stylings of Ben Lerner are as stunning as ever.

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