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A Song Shall Lead (and Annoy) Them: “Let It Go” from Frozen

“Let It Go” crystallizes something intense and very real but otherwise formless, and little kids, who, bless them, do not know from “cool,” love it more than any other song, ever. Even boys. For the first time in history, boys do not categorically run from a Disney princess. They are drawn to Elsa. I am fortunate to bear witness to all of this, and so are you. At the risk of overstating it, it feels historic. Continue reading

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I Am Not Pocahontas

Elissa Washuta discusses her American Indian heritage, blood quantum, and the curse of Hollywood depictions. Continue reading

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Miley, on top of the world. (Photo: mileycyrus on Instagram.)

Miley Cyrus is Not Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus is Not in Trouble, Miley Cyrus is Here to Stay

Reports of the pop star’s impending self-destruction have been exaggerated. Continue reading

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‘Nerd’stradamus’ Diviner’s Guide to 2013

Ye blessed ‘Nerd’stradamus, collector of sacred Batman memorabilia and harbinger of alchemical Avengers underwear, projects his recommendations, and warnings, for the coming year.
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When Cthulhu Calls

In which Tom looks to mythology to rescue mankind from technology. Continue reading

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