Culture

February 18, 2014

Woody Allen, Quentin Tarantino, and the New Liberal Critique of Hollywood
7:08 PM

The Oscars are less than two weeks away, and Hollywood has been in the news even more than usual. If this is partly because of the controversy surrounding Woody Allen, it is also the result of the terrific year of cinema that just ended.

Is Claire on 'House of Cards' a "Feminist Warrior"? Jezebel Wrongly Thinks So.
12:26 PM

How can someone be a feminist if she terminates health care for a pregnant woman?

Pussy Riot's Arrest in Sochi May All Have Been a Piece of Performance Art
12:00 PM

5 women, including 2 former members of the band, emerged singing from the police station. 

The Plus Side of Hosting the Olympics: Tripling Your Medal Count
11:35 AM

Hosting the Olympics can be a drag—but if there’s one thing a host country can count on, it’s a boost in their medal count.

Why Isn't China Dominating Sochi?
10:45 AM

Team China won its first medal at the Sochi Olympics last week, when skater Han Tianyu took the silver in the mens's short-track 1500 meters. China's medal count has since climbed to six, with three golds, two silvers, and one bronze.

Fear of a White Genre
10:36 AM

More Macklemores doesn't mean the genre is doomed.

February 17, 2014

Sexual Assault at God's Harvard
7:45 PM

Patrick Henry College was supposed to be a safe place. For these young women, it wasn't.

Why the Miami Dolphins Bullying Scandal Indicts The Whole NFL
2:53 PM

A blockbuster report details how horrifically a Miami Dolphin lineman was bullied by his teammate. What does it say about the league?

The Wall Street Journal Wages War on Sochi, Russia
2:34 PM

The paper's coverage has been overwhelmingly condescending.

The Russians Think I'm a Russophobe? They're Right.
2:10 PM

This weekend, the American and Russian hockey teams squared off against each other at the Sochi Olympics and, even if, like me, you're not a fan of the sport, it was an undeniably gripping match, one that ended only after a white-knuckle shootout.

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