Why Activists Should Think Before They Tweet

It probably won’t surprise you to hear that there are social justice feminists waging battles against slights that don’t actually exist. It might surprise you, however, to discover that people are actually pushing back against such ridiculousness. It all started last week, when Katie Hinde (known on twitter as @mammals_suck, a nod to her day … Continued

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Why the Unlikely Duo of Adam Carolla and Dennis Prager are Making a Movie

When I was young, I began listening to two distinct voices on my radio (and eventually on my iPhone): One was a foul-mouthed, non-religious carpenter-turned-comedian from North Hollywood, CA, named Adam Carolla, who hosted programs like Love Line and The Man Show. The other was a Yeshiva-trained, Ivy League-educated, Jewish intellectual from Brooklyn, NY, named … Continued

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The Importance of Fathers in an Age of GirlPower

Granted, Father’s Day is a silly holiday—a commercialized, homogenized Hallmark-fest of grills, BBQ, and “Best Dad Ever” coffee mugs. If it’s good for anything though, it’s good for reminding us how important fathers are in an era obsessed with whether or not feminism will finally smash the patriarchy. While not all fathers do a bang-up … Continued

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What Liberal Students Could Learn from Conservatives: Politeness

It’s college graduation season, when students put childhood behind them and commence their adult lives, the lives for which college was supposed to prepare them. As we know, however, college is increasingly infantilizing students, insulating them from other viewpoints and making them less prepared to take on adulthood, at least on many liberal campuses. Conservative … Continued

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Was Kathy Griffin’s Anti-Trump Photo ‘Art?’

Artists (whether you like them or not) push boundaries. Sometimes this goes unnoticed, and other times it creates such a stir that a tidal wave of reaction hits as a result. Kathy Griffin learned the hard way that art can provoke in a way that comes with consequences. On Tuesday, Griffin posted a photo of … Continued

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Political Ignorance is not a Virtue

If, like many Americans, you get most of your news from social media, please stop. Despite Mark Zuckerberg’s claims to the contrary, Facebook is not a company that wants to save the world from its own ignorance. In fact, like most big technology companies, it’s all too happy to let ignorance flourish online and on … Continued

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Why The Rock Shouldn’t Run for President

Dwayne Johnson is riding about as high as one could get these days. The Artist Formerly Known as The Rock is the highest-paid actor in Hollywood, People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive, and the NAACP’s Entertainer of the Year. His current film, The Fate of the Furious, set the record for the highest-grossing opening of all … Continued

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