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Erick Erickson, Meet My Wife
What Fox gets wrong about female breadwinners
May 30, 2013

The truth about female breadwinners.

The Case for One
Why having just one kid is better than you think
May 30, 2013

Don't worry about having just one kid. It probably doesn't matter.

LGBT PC
Being against marriage equality doesn’t make you a monster
May 17, 2013

Being against marriage equality doesn’t make you a monster.

In Gosnell Verdict, Both Sides Claim Victory
Pro-life and pro-choice groups talk past each other, even when they're celebrating
May 14, 2013

Pro-life and pro-choice groups talk past each other, even when they're celebrating.

What’s Not Wrong With Network TV
Three critics find the bright spots in a medium in transition
May 14, 2013

Three critics find the bright spots in a medium in transition.

Angelina Jolie's Mastectomy Was the Right Decision for Her, But Not for Everyone
May 13, 2013

I don’t have a whole lot in common with Angelina Jolie, but we do share a terrifying family history of breast cancer. Like Jolie, I lost my mother to cancer—mine at 49, Jolie’s at 56.

How to Make a Hidden-Camera Movie of an Abortion Clinic
Analyzing the pro-life movement's dominant form of self-expression
May 10, 2013

The anti-abortion movement's defining medium used to be the poster, typically featuring a misleading photo of a stillborn fetus much older than most states' abortion laws allowed. These days, it's probably the undercover video.

Not That Kind of Girl
Liz Meriwether is the anti-Lena Dunham
May 10, 2013

While everyone was fawning over Lena Dunham, Liz Meriwether made a show that's funnier and more true to life. 

Flapper Jane
May 08, 2013

Jane’s a flapper. That is a quaint, old-fashioned term, but I hope you remember its meaning. As you can tell by her appellation, Jane is 19. She urgently denies that she is a member of the younger generation.

The Onion's Chris Brown Send-Up Was Bad. But Not Writing It Would Be Worse.
May 08, 2013

On Tuesday, The Onion published a piece jarringly titled, “Heartbroken Chris Brown Always Thought Rihanna Was Woman He’d Beat To Death.” It’s a riff on "the one that got away" truism—only instead of wistfully saying that he always thought he’d have k

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