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Comic Con Job

Comic Con Job

My version of Proverbs 30:18–19 goes: There are three things that I do not...

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Rape Quilt, Rape Guilt

Rape Quilt, Rape Guilt

So there’s a frickin’ rape quilt now. Remember the AIDS quilt? Back in the 1980s,...

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A Reparations Plan That Makes Sense

A Reparations Plan That Makes Sense

Writing in The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates—you can thank his Black Panther dad for...

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Six Hours With a Hasid

Six Hours With a Hasid

Though Malaysia Airlines flights have a tendency to get lost, American Airlines is...

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The Anonymous Misogynist Online Army

The Anonymous Misogynist Online Army

Male readers who live and work in estrogen-rich environments may beg to differ, but it...

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Organs of State

Organs of State

As Marx famously noted, “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.”...

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Memo to Merkel: Tell Obama to Take a Hike

Memo to Merkel: Tell Obama to Take a Hike

Chutzpah. I believe that’s the word for it. Just days after learning the Americans...

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Stranger in a WASP Land

Stranger in a WASP Land

The Graduate, the December 1967 box-office smash starring newcomer Dustin Hoffman as...

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The Last Gay Youth Club on the Left

The Last Gay Youth Club on the Left

I’ve heard it all my life: “If some pervert ever laid a hand on my kid, I’d kill...

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Weiner the Wanker

Weiner the Wanker

I despise Anthony Weiner, and not just because he is protected by pals at The New York...

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10 Weird and Wonderful Things About Living Among Hasidic Jews

10 Weird and Wonderful Things About Living Among Hasidic Jews

Unite the Beards is a new and remarkably naïve organization that wants to bring...

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Let’s Hope the Next Bomber is a Liberal Journalist

Let’s Hope the Next Bomber is a Liberal Journalist

Observing the noxious media aftermath following last week’s Boston Marathon bombings,...

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The Big Rotten Apple

The Big Rotten Apple

Examining New York politics is like dipping a ladle into the sewer: Any random sampling...

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The Depo-Provera Shot Heard ’round the World

The Depo-Provera Shot Heard ’round the World

President Obama pointedly requested Yityish Aynaw’s presence at this week’s banquet...

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