Culture

March 05, 2015

How Purim, Judaism's Boozy Rejoinder to Halloween, Shook My Faith
4:31 PM

Costumes, comedy, mass slaughter, and heresy. For me, it's a profound holiday.

The Martha Stewart of Silicon Valley Thinks Women Are Tech Illiterate
12:17 PM

A guide for recent Stanford grads or aliens who have never been to earth: instructions on boiling eggs and cutting onions, illustrated lists of what one needs to furnish a living room.

Models of the World, Unite!
The fashion industry pays them in dresses. It's time they unionize.
12:00 AM

How the fashion industry rips off its most visible employees.

March 04, 2015

Not Too Black to Fail
Historically black colleges and universities that struggle can't be sacrosanct

President Obama said historically black colleges and universities that can't improve should go away. He's correct.

The Exhibitionist
Daryl Richardson built a jungle in the heart of Dallas and filled it with exotic creatures. No one asked any questions—until he set his sights on the world’s rarest sloth.
8:00 PM

Daryl Richardson built a jungle in the heart of Dallas and filled it with exotic creatures. No one asked any questions—until he set his sights on the world’s rarest sloth.

Authoritarian Outfitters
German neo-Nazis’ favorite clothing brand is expanding throughout Europe
8:00 PM

German neo-Nazis’ favorite clothing brand is expanding throughout Europe.

You, Too, Can Prevent Police Brutality
The DOJ's Ferguson probe shows why we need to get proactive
6:48 PM

The DOJ's report on Ferguson shows why we need to prevent, not just punish, law enforcement abuses.

'House of Cards' Should Stop Trying to Be 'The West Wing'
12:02 PM

This has always been a show, first and foremost, about a marriage.

March 03, 2015

Immortal Beloved
Why writers want fans who last forever
9:00 PM

Why writers want fans who last forever.

PERCEPTION MANAGEMENT
An abridged list of operations
8:00 PM

An abridged list of operations.

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