In a decision with potentially large ramifications, New York Federal Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall won't dismiss a libel suit against "Shitty Media Men" creator Moira Donegan.
Explaining, the judge says it is possible that Donegan created the entry herself. The judge believes that Elliott should be able to explore whether the entry was fabricated. Accordingly, discovery proceeds, which will now put pressure on Google to respond to broad subpoena demands. The next motion stage could feature a high-stakes one about the reaches of CDA 230.
Should I watch Season 4 of Veronica Mars or nah?
Spare us the girlish delicacy. Science belongs to us already.
I wanted a lot of links about love and marriage for this Valentine’s Day, so I consulted two college professors who study marriage and relationships.
In which two race-bending ads show us how terrible we really are when it comes to discussing the problem of racism.
This week! Religion, Nature, Democracy, Education, Sex, and Freedom!
A recent film with unsimulated sex and simulated depth.
There’s the world, and then there’s the world of sex.
This essay is about reading gay porn before class. And it resurrects an Ideological Outrage Of The Day from 2012. And a graphic novel. And striking out romantically. And Richard Dawkins.
A horrific event at Burt Likko’s alma mater leaves him meditating on whether the modern age has somehow magnified and distorted the difficult-enough trials of youthful sexual frustration.
Sometimes the law is a cruel mistress.
In classical art, you almost never see Athena and Aphrodite depicted together. There’s a reason for that, and it’s not the same reason you never see Clark Kent and Superman in the same room.
By special request: Burt Likko reflects on a dozen or so not-particularly-glamorous cases from early in his career.
Raylan Alleman believes you shouldn’t send your daughter to college. What is he thinking?
Nick Gillespie of Reason has written for The Daily Beast what is an essentially boring and rehashed “liberalism-multiplies-its-own-failures” libertarian critique. What caught my eye, though, was the way he decided to begin his argument...
“To have intercourse without intending children is to violate nature, which we must take as our teacher.” – Clement of Alexandria Throughout many traditions of Christian thought, theologians have taken nature, by which they’ve...
Last night a reader forwarded me The Awl’s interview of Ken Hoinsky by Maria Bustillos. To be honest, I hadn’t intended to chime in on this story when I first came across it via...