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Teenage girls experience a much higher rate of depression compared with boys. There are several reasons for this disparity.
The new edition of Jane Austen's unfinished novel "Sanditon" is decidedly un-Austen like, unnecessarily sexed up, and just poor quality across the board.
Gollum is more like Ebenezer Scrooge than one might think, and his story teaches us an important Christmas lesson as well.
People can’t take a joke anymore. Will Larson’s humor still be appreciated, or will he unintentionally poke at the sacred cows of political correctness and mortally offend the nation?
Are those suffering from social media trolls just "not mentally strong"? Or is there more to surviving a stream of Twitter abuse?
Three players signed contracts for a total of $814 million recently. If they'd signed those contracts for different teams, they'd be taking home a lot more.
Why is it that attitudes, after the laissez faire ones of the sixties and onward, now may be changing?
Educating includes how we shape our children's reading choices.
Just last week, the citizens of Los Angeles awoke to find these posters plastered on bus stops and public benches.
The fact that Rolling Stone attempts to cite science to justify porn and villainize self-control shows our lack of consensus on virtue.
Why is it that so many people leave their TV running when guests come over? What kind of message does that send?
Kanye and Obama have something in common.
Melania Trump is a model first lady. We can learn a lot from her humility.
IVF porn is one of those sordid things that everyone knows about but no one has the stomach to talk about.
Does material luxury remove immaterial problems?
South Park, the NBA, and Blizzard show us that Americans still value freedom.
Is it an affront to society's ability to meaningfully assess female sport performance when biological men begin to compete?
The Olympic attitude towards Hitler's rise parallels LeBron's attitude towards China's abuses.
It's not by walking away.
It's more than shooting webs or super strength.
We tolerate adult pornography, but not child sexual abuse imagery. Why?
Salary transparency might not be as fair as we might be led to think.
Downton Abbey stunned the film industry this month by pulling in over $31 million at the box office opening weekend
A few people still know how to laugh at themselves and others.
Jane Eyre is a perennial novel for me. Yes, I teach it every year, but more importantly, I reread it every time. Not just a skim. A full read. And this is why.
Our moral outrage about Dave Chappelle speaks volumes.
Critiques of modern art, or anything, are perhaps done best with a healthy dose of good-natured humor.
What remains of 1969? One might recall some of Fonda’s last words in Easy Rider, “We blew it,” and think of them as an epitaph for an era as well as a film.