Culture

February 12, 2015

Falling in Love Is Easy. Here's What to Do When You Need to Fall Out of It.
10:38 AM

Plus: to increase your pick-up rate, approach the opposite sex on a dangerous bridge.

February 11, 2015

I Spent Four Years Trying to Get My Book Optioned for a Movie. All I Got Were Two Belgian Waffles.

The first thing the producer said to me: “We’re gonna get you out of that studio apartment.”

'50 Shades' Is Just 'Beauty and the Beast' with Handcuffs and Sex Toys
6:00 PM

Just don't tell that to all the dissertation-writing grad students who are hailing the mainstreaming of BDSM.

Brian Williams Is Being Punished for Something Every Human Does
12:43 PM

Unreliable memory is a feature, not a bug, of the human brain.

February 10, 2015

This Adorable Monkey Was Eaten by Otters. Stop Blaming the Zoo!

Accidents happen. Can we create zoos without them?

Iggy Azalea Gets Away With Reverse Minstrelsy Because There's a Market for It
3:30 PM

What Iggy doesn't understand about trying too hard to keep it real.

Male Professors Are "Genius." Female Professors Are "Nice."
3:25 PM

Here's one way gender discrimination shows up in academia.

February 09, 2015

Oscar-Nominated 'Timbuktu' Shows the Terrors of Life Under Islamist Extremism
10:00 PM

For the characters of "Timbuktu," religious extremism isn't a news segment, but everyday life.

Meet the Black _________
8:55 PM

The problem with racial equivalencies.

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