From Les Moonves to Louis C.K. to so many others implicated in #MeToo, there have been many performances of accountability theater. But those in power have repeatedly proven themselves unwilling to make amends.
CSI: Beltway. Doppelgängers. Zillow. The theories offered on behalf of the Supreme Court nominee have come to suggest a determined resistance to a changing world.
Since coming forward with allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, the professor has faced doxxings and death threats. Now she’s also been given a misguided ultimatum to testify.
Disparaging comments. Demeaning jokes. As the mogul reportedly considers a 2020 presidential run, it remains an open question whether his long-alleged history of undermining women will affect his chances.
The pre-show before the 2018 Emmy Awards seemed to be confused about its own point.
The discussion now swirling around the Supreme Court nominee asks an insidious question: Is sexual assault simply the way of the world?
Sunday night’s revamped version of the nearly 100-year-old competition was a dizzying and at times spellbinding collision of determined progress and regressive tradition.
The powerful CBS chief is exiting the company after a new round of sexual-misconduct allegations. It’s a big deal—but it’s not the full deal.
The #MeToo comebacks are coming. And they’re revolving, once again, around the desires of those who needed to negotiate the returns in the first place.
The finale of the Sacha Baron Cohen series mingled slaughter and laughter to horrific—and revealing—effect.
Far from “going extinct,” as it was once predicted, poems are viral, vital—and invincible.
Dog Days is a mediocre schlockfest that, despite and because of its saccharine predictability, is a very good boy.
Americans have been conditioned to draw dangerous lines: money on the one side, morality on the other.
The systems that have for so long helped to enforce the notion of collective truth in America are no longer sufficient: Deception is everywhere. And it is dangerous.
Again and again, #MeToo stories have involved men who are skilled at respecting the letter of the law—and much worse at respecting the spirit.
The CBS chief’s associates have been offering a common defense: that the man they know simply wouldn’t do the things he is alleged to have done.
Appearing on Fox News on Thursday, Barr offered a non-apology to Valerie Jarrett. And then she mocked Jarrett’s haircut.
Sean Spicer lied with impunity. The White House applies revisionism to even the most recent of histories. Americans are constantly being asked—and constantly being primed—to forget.
The White House press secretary has set a new precedent: Partisanship over patriotism. Victory over truth.
From tidy stories of reunited migrant families to #PlaneBae, Americans’ bias toward optimism is a wonderful thing—until it’s not.
It's a slippery slope when weighty matters get dissolved into claims of bias and fakery.