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Here are our favorite stories, podcasts, and videos from around the Web for the week of July 6.
- Future Tense research associate Jacob Brogan likes …
“Dorothy Arzner, Hidden Star Maker of Hollywood’s Golden Age” by Ella Morton, Atlas Obscura
“This lovely profile of Dorthy Arzner makes the forgotten director sound like a Beebo Brinker character."
- Slate writer Mark Joseph Stern likes …
“Why Does Marriage Equality Have To Do With Dred Scott?” by Amy Davidson, New Yorker
“Wow. This piece on why Roberts’ Obergefell dissent actually CONTINUES the legacy of Dred Scott is amazing.”
- Slate political columnist John Dickerson likes …
“Astronomical sleuth reveals the timing of the iconic 1945 ‘Kiss’” by Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times
“That iconic WW II kiss photo wasn't taken after the official announcement that the war had ended.”
- Columnist Reiham Salam likes …
“Argentina’s Economic Collapse Hints at What Might Be in Store for Greece” by Michael Hendrix, National Review
“What Greece can learn from Argentina.”
- Staff writer Jamelle Bouie likes …
“Why the ‘Future of Women in Comics’ Thinks It Helps to Be Terrifying” by Laura A. Parker, Vanity Fair
“I really love this profile of Kelly Sue DeConnick.”