Internet

knee

Just-one-knee syndrome

June 30, 2020 11:37 am

They took a knee, as it were, when what they should have done was throw themselves to the ground

parler

Parler is not going to replace Twitter

June 29, 2020 4:08 pm

The conservative app is not a driver of news and events

madison cawthorn

In North Carolina, Chad beats Karen

June 26, 2020 5:09 pm

Madison Cawthorn is headed for Congress, and he has better abs than you

joy reid homophobia

The Pride of Joy Reid

June 25, 2020 5:21 pm

Will MSNBC give her the Chris Matthews slot during LGBT Pride Month?

nervous

Our collective nervous breakdown

June 24, 2020 11:40 am

When did guilt become so comforting?

The New York Times private

The death of the private citizen

June 23, 2020 5:28 pm

Why do news outlets keep seeking to out people who’ve done nothing wrong?

karen justice

Viral justice and the demented war on Karens

June 23, 2020 1:37 pm

In practice, calling someone a Karen is just an excuse to abuse a middle-aged woman

uncle ben’s

Farewell, Uncle Ben

June 20, 2020 8:56 am

The culture war gets granular

online bullying

The age of online bullying is back

June 19, 2020 4:50 pm

When did the Washington Post become a high school burn-book?

canceled cancel culture

Conservatives talk about cancel culture too much

June 19, 2020 1:29 pm

The right has never managed to adapt to not being the establishment

fatwa twitter

The fatwa artists

June 18, 2020 12:44 pm

Twitter mobs are making journalism and literature more boring

office

Will COVID kill off the office?

June 18, 2020 12:05 am

To almost everyone’s surprise, working from home works

nbc news

Another fine media mess

June 16, 2020 6:28 pm

The Federalist, Google and the travails of the NBC News Verification Unit

lockdown drinking

In defense of drinking in the street

June 15, 2020 5:07 pm

It’s the only good thing to come out of lockdown

ivy league

Anonymous Instagram account accuses Ivy Leaguers of racism

June 15, 2020 3:19 pm

The lust for cancel culture is infecting America’s top colleges

girlboss

Slayed queens: the girlboss, dethroned

June 12, 2020 4:37 pm

Intersectionality comes for all

stupid-smart

The modern art of stupid-smart

June 12, 2020 3:10 pm

We’ve always had bogus public intellectuals, but never before have they been quite so bogus

j.k. rowling

Speak up for J.K. Rowling

June 12, 2020 11:57 am

We must stand up for women who dare to tell the truth

incel goethe

The art of the incel

June 11, 2020 5:25 pm

The roots of incel subculture — and its magnificent memes — stretch back to Goethe’s Werther and beyond

i take responsibility

It’s OK everyone, actors are ‘taking responsibility’

June 11, 2020 1:55 pm

Let’s all be grateful to these very rich, very famous people

metoo deja vu

#MeToo déjà vu

June 9, 2020 8:05 pm

The hysteria behind the anti-racism protests seems eerily familiar

alison roman

Leave Alison Roman alone

June 9, 2020 2:57 pm

Time to be Frank about the much criticized celebrity chef

tech

Don’t tell your friends to quit their ‘problematic’ tech jobs

June 8, 2020 6:06 pm

There’s never been a better time for encouraging tech companies’ rank-and-file to speak up

rowling

J.K. Rowling and the road to terfdom

June 8, 2020 7:21 am

If you’re going to shout about the views of J.K. Rowling and her wickedness, you’re going to have to come up with an explanation for that wickedness

media

The snowflakes turn to ice

June 6, 2020 1:27 pm

The hyper-woke generation has grown up. But they aren’t like other grown-ups