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A reporter being on the Supreme Court’s press list fuels inane right-wing conspiracy he leaked abortion ruling

'If I received a leaked draft of Dobbs, why would I give it to Politico?'

On Sep 1, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Guy who can’t spoon for a year decides spooning is wrong

If spooning is wrong, who wants to be right?

On Nov 4, 2015 by David Britton

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‘Serial’ fans, here’s how to get your between-episode fix

How to quell the madness?

On Nov 14, 2014 by Nayomi Reghay

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The 5 types of ‘Gone Girl’ essays you never need to read

We've had quite enough of these, thanks.

On Oct 10, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Everything you’ve heard about BDSM on the Internet is 50 shades of wrong

The debate rages: Is BDSM a sexual orientation?

On Aug 20, 2014 by S.E. Smith

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The Internet has a content diversity problem

The problem is with a palpable lack of creativity—and perhaps even effort.

On Jun 11, 2014 by [email protected]

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The conversation on fat-shaming is bigger than Louis C.K.

Louis C.K. starts an important conversation about fat-shaming, but men aren'tthe ones doing the real work on the issue.

On May 14, 2014 by [email protected]

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Rumors of the think-piece’s death have been greatly exaggerated

If the think-piece name is tarred beyond repair, the concept shouldn’t be.

On May 12, 2014 by [email protected]

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Here’s how much it would really hurt Walmart to pay a living wage

Hint: Not that much.

On Apr 5, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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How ‘True Detective’ fandom is changing the way we watch TV

HBO's True Detective gained a massive cult following on the Internet. But how are those fan communities shaping the way we interact with TV?

On Mar 14, 2014 by [email protected]

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‘Schindler’s List,’ atrocity chips, and the danger of Netflix parties

A Slate writer ate "atrocity chips" while she watched Schindler's List with her friends—and taught us all a unfortunate lesson about empathy.

On Mar 3, 2014 by [email protected]

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How U.S. copyright law is holding back tech researchers

The DMCA's tight restrictions on circumventing copyright protection are keeping tech researchers from doing their jobs.

On Apr 2, 2013 by Aja Romano

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Gay marriage passes and the Internet rejoices

"Traditional" marriage found few followers.

On Nov 7, 2012 by Jordan Valinsky