July 19, 2015

Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley Failed Their #BlackLivesMatter Test
5:49 PM

Neither Democratic candidate measured up after being interrupted at Netroots Nation on Saturday.

July 17, 2015

Structural Racism Needs to Be a Presidential Campaign Issue
4:33 PM

After the year we've endured since Eric Garner's death, every candidate should have a plan.

Did Gawker Decide to Stop Being Gawker?
3:51 PM

Tabloid journalism has more complicated roots than the simple pursuit of viral content.

The Black Comedy of India's Justice System

Court, director Chaitanya Tamhane's debut film, takes on the absurdity of the Indian judicial system. 

July 16, 2015

Amy Schumer's Old-Fashioned Family Values
5:39 PM

People who go into Trainwreck looking for a subversive truth-teller or feminist role model will be disappointed. Their loss.

What's the Next 'Go Set a Watchman'?
3:40 PM

The lost works of Joan Didion, Marilynne Robinson, and other great writers.

Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman' Should Not Have Been Published
3:25 PM

There's a reason a lot of early work goes unpublished.

An Evening with the Real Scout Finch
11:35 AM

Worlds collide when Mary Badham, who played Scout Finch in the 1962 film "To Kill A Mockingbird," reads "Go Set a Watchman."

Stop Making Superhero Movies Just for Grown-Ups
10:41 AM

'Batman v Superman' and 'Suicide Squad' are everything that's wrong with the genre today.

Reddit Will Always Be a Home for Hatred and Harassment
9:10 AM

Absolute freedom breeds toxic communities.