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Another Kind of 'Girl': The Carrie Diaries

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Sheila Moeschen

The girls of The Carrie Diaries are loyalists to each other even as they struggle with their own sense of burgeoning identity and the choices (and consequences) that arise as they grapple with the awareness of their feminine power.

Saddam's Social Network Not So Foreign

Bradley W. Bloch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bradley W. Bloch

If social network analysis is so powerful, why isn't it used more often--in intelligence and elsewhere?

Moral Hazard in Iceland

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

What is especially disheartening in Iceland is that, not only did the bankers retain their compensation; they continue to draw salaries in their new positions of authority in the new banks and in the government.

The Super Bowl Slippery Slope: Advertising and Free Speech

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

I have to start off with an admission. I haven't watched the Super Bowl in over twenty years. Bone crushing violence does nothing for me. I prefer...

A Review of The Cleveland Show: Hancock's Previous Episodes

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Catie Lazarus

The pop-psychology de rigueur depiction of familial dysfunction where members act as arm chair psychologists and solve each others' problems is America's cheapest form of mental health care.

District 9

Will Menaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Will Menaker

Soderbergh's The Girlfriend Experience may have been the smartest movie I've seen this year, but Neill Blomkamp's District 9 is definitely the most fun.

From 'Birthers' To Death Panels: Blame It On August

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Does life seem weirder and crazier than normal these days? Do you feel like you've fallen down a rabbit hole or gotten sucked into the twilight zone?...

What Is Addiction?

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Addiction is a nasty business which enslaves people. But if you're going to target that practice, then you'd better come and take all the coffee and Diet Coke the office.

Leave Barack Alone! (VIDEO)

Slate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What if Britney Spears' most notoriously emotional defender was a fan of Barack Obama too? Thanks to Slate (with voiceover by Christopher Beam), now ...