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February 21, 2015

Why 'Selma' Didn't Win Best Picture
9:00 PM

No, it had nothing to do with the acting or script.

February 20, 2015

Obama Loves America, But Not the One Giuliani Does
6:15 PM

The former mayor's softer brand of birtherism.

Both "Birdman" and "Boyhood" Are Stunts. Only One Works.
3:59 PM

Your Best Picture choice might depend on whether you prefer toolbox or toybox moviemaking. 

Don't Worry, Julianne Moore's Marriage Is Safe. The Oscar Curse Is a Myth.
1:57 PM

Women are actually less likely to get divorced after winning an Oscar.

This Scruffy Animated Short About a Blue-Collar Pig Should Win the Oscar
6:43 AM

You could have made every Best Picture winner of the past six years for the cost of any one of the Best Animated Feature winners in that time.

February 19, 2015

The Rise of Feelings Journalism

A condescending article about Jessica Williams is part of an unfortunate media trend.

What It's Like to Raise Your Children Speaking Esperanto
1:24 PM

Two-year-old Gabriel Nacu is beginning to string together full sentences in the made-up language of Esperanto.

The Worst Way to Address Campus Rape
11:40 AM

Two ideas that are so bad, they're dangerous.

February 17, 2015

Death to the "Public Intellectual"
10:43 PM

It's time to democratize the title.

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