Culture

April 08, 2015

VIDA Wants Writers to Create "Important" Female Characters. Bad Advice.

Stick to improving the number of female bylines and reviewed authors.

What Happened to the Weird 'Louie' of Last Season?
7:09 AM

If the first four episodes of the new season of “Louie” are any indication, C.K. has lost his appetite for controversy.

April 07, 2015

The Columbia Report on Rolling Stone's Rape Story Is Bad for Journalism
10:17 AM

Rolling Stone abdicated their commitment to the profession of journalism.

The New Republic to Host “The Next Frontier of Climate Change: State and Local Action in Chicago”
9:45 AM

Check out “The Next Frontier of Climate Change: State and Local Action in Chicago” on Friday, April 10.

April 06, 2015

Textspeak Is Modernizing the Egnlish Language (*English)
12:07 PM

The way we type now is more complex than you might think.

Your Sense of Humor Doesn't Have to Match Your Politics

It’s possible to laugh and squirm—or to laugh and disapprove—at the same time.

April 05, 2015

I Used to Think Being Anti-Porn Meant Being Pro-Censorship. I Was Wrong.
10:00 PM

Porn is hijacking our sexuality, but that doesn't mean we should censor it. 

April 04, 2015

Paying College Players Would Ruin What Makes March Madness Great
12:01 AM

Let's pour one out for all the underdogs. 

April 03, 2015

The New York Times' "Men's Style" Section Is a Win for Women in Journalism

Finally, men are treated as having frivolous concerns, too.

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