12 March 2015

Feminism has a crucial role to play in modern life, but I sometimes wish it would leave our fairy tales alone. The results of its revisionist meddling are too often unconvincing and unsatisfying.

Remember last year’s ...

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20 February 2021

To America

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The idea of The Exercise – cooperation between the country’s two major political parties, on purpose, and why – is fiction, not fact.

Before any fact ever becomes a...

Two women talking
31 December 2020

Don’t let the door hit you in the ass. That’s the way most of us feel about 2020.

In Yearly Departed, the hated year gets a funnier and slightly more thoughtful sendoff. A group of female comics deliver a series of “...

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21 December 2020

Following Donald Trump’s triumph in the 2016 election, Ohio writer Jef Benedetti asked a disturbing but not impossible question: What if the two major political parties were colluding to keep power at the top while keeping the rest of...

Two women in intense conversation
30 November 2020

HBO is starting to air a subtly powerful film that’s even more relevant now than when it was first released earlier this year. 

Never Rarely Sometimes Always is the story of Autumn (...

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27 November 2020

Things you can do to help me, world peace, and your friends:

Encourage people to sign up for one of these lists:

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