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Posts in category “Pop Culture”

Sexual Abuse In Classical Music

World-famous opera singer and internationally acclaimed organists face #MeToo moment

Posted August 24th, 2018

Opening The Closets Of The Privileged

Secretive gay bishops and the resonance of A Very English Scandal

Posted August 9th, 2018

Zombie Boy Kills Himself

The meaning of a man who tattooed his head to resemble a skeleton’s

Posted August 3rd, 2018

Right-Wing Political Porn

Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘Death Of A Nation’ says Democrats are Nazis and Trump is Lincoln

Posted July 30th, 2018

Yes, Gwyneth Paltrow Is A Massive Flake

And she’s managed to build a company worth $250 million on it

Posted July 29th, 2018

Chappaquiddick, Now And Forever

Massachusetts 1969 — but its dark account of human nature is timeless and universal

Posted July 19th, 2018

Uptown Norfolk

A Virginia police department wins the Internet with ‘Uptown Funk’

Posted July 10th, 2018

Letting It Be In Liverpool

James Corden and Paul McCartney sing and drive their way around the city

Posted June 25th, 2018

His Son The Snow Queen

Dad reconciles himself to the higher wisdom of cross-dressing son, a ‘Frozen’ fan

Posted June 14th, 2018

Harry, Hanna, Beaux — And René

A teen throuple, mimesis, and the breaking of the levee

Posted June 11th, 2018

A Tale Of Two Tonys

How did Robert De Niro’s Manhattan spite at the Tony Awards play in Tony Bourdain’s Appalachia?

Posted June 11th, 2018

We Need To Talk About ‘The Americans’

An ending that was beautifully constructed, but unsatisfying

Posted May 31st, 2018

Steve Miller Is A Mensch

’70s-era rock megastar mentors a kid from suburban Dallas

Posted May 30th, 2018

Roseanne Deserved It

ABC was right to fire her

Posted May 29th, 2018

Conservative Free Speech Hypocrisy

‘Bake the cake, bigot’ is un-American. So is, ‘Stand for the anthem, Negro’

Posted May 25th, 2018

How Will They End ‘The Americans’?

Next Wednesday will be the series finale of The Americans, the great …

Posted May 25th, 2018

‘Show Dogs’ — Grooming Kids?

Claim: Pervy children’s movie says success depends on letting strangers touch your privates

Posted May 20th, 2018