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Retrospective Review: CBS’s The Man Upstairs (1992)

The Man Upstairs

An eccentric woman with moralistic values befriends a man who has found himself on the wrong side of the law…

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Why We Need to Fight for Women’s Access to Healthcare

Women's Health Signs

Republican alternatives to the ACA pose threats to women, the elderly, the disabled, and young people looking for health care access.

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Big Ideas – Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant

Covenant does a bit more than just lay out intertextual reference to spice up a familiar narrative.

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Everyday Noir: Old Stone

Old Stone Johnny Ma

For all the faults of his screenplay, Johnny Ma has a strong hand for visual storytelling.

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Why We Need to Be Paying Attention to Title IX More than Ever

Title IX

Many are worried that regulations aimed to protect marginalized populations may fall by the wayside.

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One Motherfucker of a Narrative

No Pasaran

Understandably, many people are distraught and distracted by the tawdry reality television nightmare emanating from Washington.

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Tower: A Blind Eye Towards Evil

Tower film poster

Tower glows with the kind of heroism that represents the best qualities of humanity in spite of its worst.

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A Nightmare in Tune with the American Dream: The Founder

The Founder movie

Somewhere near its core, underneath the corporate-friendly narrative and the neon-tinged nostalgia, The Founder is a nightmare to the tune of the American Dream.

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Make America Read Again

The True Flag book

Sadly, the news cycle has been laden with reports and opinings relating to the nightmare Bedlamite regime that hastens over the American Empire.

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How The Light Gets In

Gordon Parks I Am You

The times are about to get darker—which calls for resistance and well-conceived dissidence.

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Allow Me To Introduce Myself

The Man Who Loved Dogs

Skillful and tasteful aggregation has great utility in this overabundance.

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Outstanding Musical Releases of 2016

James Blake The Colour in Anything

Musical artists softened the blow of a rough year by turning out some of the best releases of the decade so far.

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What Would Jesus Do?

Jesus and Trump Protesters

“I think Christians took a big stand this time and said we’re going to stand up for our faith [by electing Trump].”

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Why Trump is Attacking the “Failed” New York Times

NY Times: Spiro Agnew Resigns

You might think Anderson Cooper will save you. Listen closely: Anderson Cooper isn’t going to save you.

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Letters to Trump’s American Muslim Registry

Just discovered Schopenhauer. Blew my mind. Taking a break from Islam. Will call back in an hour w/ update.

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