Tag Archives: Justin Bieber

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The N-Word

In an age of trigger warnings and Justin Bieber’s N-Word Gate, Judy Juanita comes out for the word. With qualifications, considerations – and calling it on white cops. Continue reading

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A Brief History of Lesbian Icons

M.J. Corey lists 12 iconic lesbians. Continue reading

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One of these boys will grow up to sing "Dick in a Box"

One Direction, One Survivor

Greg Olear spots a boy band trend. Continue reading

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Edith Wharton kept her keen eye on irony from her library at The Mount, 1905.

What Edith Wharton Knew: Bieber, Ambition and the A-List

Tom Gualtieri wonders if social-climbing has changed 100 years after the publication of Edith Wharton’s THE CUSTOM OF THE COUNTRY. Continue reading

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Taylor Swift and Guys Writing About Music: We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

Is Taylor Swift being taken too seriously, or are certain music writers just sexist? James Greer investigates. Continue reading

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Michael Jackson Is Not Dead, and Six Other Stories Manipulated By PR Masterminds

In which novelist (and PR expert) Jon Methven handles the truth. Continue reading

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