Politics & Policy

Wild Things

Where the Wild Things Are isn’t a kids’ movie, it’s “a movie about childhood.” That’s how director Spike Jonze describes his full-length screen adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic 1963 children’s ...
Politics & Policy

Real Girl Power

It would be easy to say that girlhood is dead. Beyonce’s children’s line runs clothing ads encouraging us to upgrade our daughters’ “Boyfriend Out of Town” T-shirts to skimpy jean ...
Politics & Policy

Sexy Education

A girl whose boyfriend assured her sex was “like doing the dishes.” A vengeful college student who coldly deserts her ex-boyfriend the morning after with, “I got what I came ...

Fire in the Senate?

David Freddoso just called in to the Washington office to say that they are evacuating the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Staffers are spilling out onto the street, and four ...
Politics & Policy

Uncle Tom’s Harem

In 1852, Uncle Tom’s Cabin gnawed into the hearts and consciences of the American people. More than just an exciting tale of fugitive slaves, family ties, and spiritual awakenings, the ...

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