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
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.
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?
For too long, misogynist extremism has been excused as an aberration.
Gerry Adams's arrest awakens a journalist's awful childhood memories.
The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities adds not a single piece of significant new evidence to the Duke Lacrosse scandal.
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."
Ethnic Cleansing Just Went From Bad to Worse in Burma
January 24, 2014
The ethnic cleansing in Burma's northwest has followed a jerky rhythm, coming in fits and starts since the first Buddhist-on-Muslim attacks in the middle of 2012.
Downton Abbey's Cheap Embrace of Rape as a Plot Device
January 12, 2014
After three years of forgotten plot twists and casually discarded characters, “Downton Abbey” has lost my trust in its ability to treat a storyline like this with anything approaching nuance.