Violence

Tipper Gore Was Right, Violent Video Games Are Bad For You
Especially those ones that play with your sense of self ...
August 05, 2014

Especially those ones that play with your sense of self.

The Japanese Literature Trend That's Half Cupcake, Half Decapitation
August 05, 2014

A new novel shows the darker side of cute.

Finally, a TV Show That Truly Takes Religion Seriously
August 05, 2014

Would it take the Rapture for Americans to turn back to faith?

Guatemalans Aren't Just Fleeing Gangs
The media narrative misses what life there is really like
July 13, 2014

The media narrative misses what life in that part of Central America is really like.

The Immigration Case Backlog Just Hit an All-Time High
July 10, 2014

An already terrible problem just got a whole lot worse.

Why Is it So Appealing to Play as a Terrorist in Video Games?
June 06, 2014

In real life, we abhor terrorism and everything associated with it. So why do so many games manage to convince us that playing at it is fun?

Let's Call the Isla Vista Killings What They Were: Misogynist Extremism
May 27, 2014

For too long, misogynist extremism has been excused as an aberration.

Northern Ireland's Troubles Are Over. But That Doesn't Mean I Am at Peace.
Gerry Adams's arrest awakens a journalist's awful childhood memories
May 08, 2014

Gerry Adams's arrest awakens a journalist's awful childhood memories.

Playing Video Games Can Improve Your Dreams
April 08, 2014

Insomniacs are counseled to avoid electronics at night, but research suggests that playing video games before going to bed raises the chances of "lucid dreaming."

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