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A Letter to a Bernie-or-Bust Voter

I get it. I was just like you once.

The Do Not Call List Used to Be Magical. Why Are Robocalls Now Out of Control?

Why Female Celebrities Endure the Quiet Violence of the Unwanted Kiss

Neo-Nazis Consider Taylor Swift Their “Aryan Goddess”

The Canon Is Sexist, Racist, Colonialist, and Totally Gross. Yes, You Have to Read It Anyway.

Family

My Phone Is a Time Machine

I use it to escape the present and go back to when my husband was still alive.

Culturebox

The Spin Doctor

How one casting director made Dancing With the Stars the leader in celebrity image rehabilitation.

How One Casting Director Made Dancing With the Stars the Leader in Celebrity Image Rehab

The U.S. Senate Just Took a Big Step for Rape Survivors

How Brilliant Is That New Nigerian Tactic for Winning Scrabble, Really?

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