The Fake Feminism Of The #MeToo

The Fake Feminism Of The #MeToo Backlash

The #MeToo backlash ― much predicted, fitfully rehearsed ― arrived in earnest this week, disguised as feminism. The pretext: a messily written story published on Saturday on Babe.net, about a woman's...
20/01/2018 10:23 AM IST
60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

As 2018 approaches, there's a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, "The Bachelor: Winter Games," 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a cl...
27/12/2017 8:42 AM IST
Why A New Yorker Short Story About Bad Sex Went

Why A New Yorker Short Story About Bad Sex Went Viral

We've developed a pretty clear idea, by the Year of Our Lord 2017, of what should go viral on social media. Body-positive clapbacks. Video clips of hamsters eating tiny burritos. Bizarre optical illus...
12/12/2017 8:02 AM IST
A Feminist Dystopia For The #MeToo

A Feminist Dystopia For The #MeToo Moment

This is how the patriarchy dies, not with a whimper but with a cataclysmic bang. One day, women wake up with a new power; their power is unprecedented and incomprehensible, exhilarating and frightenin...
02/12/2017 9:39 AM IST
We Talk About Fonts All Wrong. Here's A Better

We Talk About Fonts All Wrong. Here's A Better Way.

The average person today has access to seemingly unlimited fonts ― and with such great power comes great responsibility. One can use Curlz MT on a resume or Brush Script for a party invitation, but sh...
21/10/2017 4:24 PM IST
How 'Harry Potter' Saved Young Adult

How 'Harry Potter' Saved Young Adult Fiction

What would the children's book world look like if "Harry Potter"had never popped into J.K. Rowling's head, as she's described it, fully formed? Hypotheticals are never easy, but a "Harry Potter"-less...
27/06/2017 8:54 PM IST