Equating clueless VMAs twerking with virtuoso blues singing doesn't cheapen the word "racism"—it shows we need to use it more.
Well, in fact, yes. But Janis's talent distracted from her minstrelsy.
Attention, Ben Affleck: The Dark Knight is better when he's an idiot.
A talented cast, a great director, and a clever conceit prove the genre isn't dead after all.
Spawn creator Todd McFarlane recently claimed that comics with political messages don't make good comics. But series like Wonder Woman and Sailor Moon prove him wrong.
Shailene Woodley's character loves math and manga—until her storyline is brushed aside to make room for the movie's all-to-familiar male lead.
Comic artists and poets make similar aesthetic choices when putting their work to page. But writing off lowbrow superhero stories in favor of higher art may hurt the genre.
How did two non-extroverts produce an outgoing, theatrically gifted kid?
Fifty years later, "Ring of Fire" remains a classic—not because it sounds timeless, but because it embodies Cash's romance with his wife June Carter Cash.
People like to read erotic literature on an e-readers because they're discreet. But retailers can make the smut very difficult to find.
The film would rather remind viewers that it's 'real' than it would scare or entertain them.
Our Superheroes, Ourselves botches its analysis, but its brain-expert authors unintentionally shed light on the allure of seeing superior beings bring order to the world.
The "Bagboy" video puts a "lighthearted" spin on a few ugly cultural tropes—but gets a pass from controversy because of the song's genre.
Nearly a quarter of single parents in the United States are men—a sign of how all fathers are taking a more active role with their kids.
The documentary film Married and Counting follows a couple as they get married in every state where gay marriage is legal.
Is it possible to reconcile sexual fantasy and sexual violence?
The human desire for conversation often gets left out of the discussion about how the Internet has empowered amateur writers.
"One of the things that's great about marriage is that it frees you from the constant, incessant treadmill of sexual obsession."
The histories of franchises like Star Trek and The Avengers reflect the stories they tell: Icons matter, people don't.
There are some practices and policies that are unfair to men. But this fact should unite men with feminists, not drive them apart.