Dead Certainty: How Making a Murderer Goes Wrong
Kathryn Schulz | The New Yorker
“Ultimately, Making a Murderer shares that flaw; it does not challenge our yearning for certainty or do the difficult work of helping to foster humility. Instead, it swaps one absolute for another—and, in doing so, comes to resemble the system it seeks to correct. It is easy to express outrage, comforting to have closure, and satisfying to know all the answers. But, as defense lawyers remind people every day, it is reasonable to doubt.”
From Pickup Artist to Pariah
Rachel Monroe | New York
“You can either unquestioningly accept society’s fictions—blue-pill thinking—or grasp the true power that comes from taking the red pill and facing the painful truths that most people deny. In the manosphere, the red-pill truth is that men are victimized by a contemporary culture that is biased toward the female perspective.”
How Racially Skewed Are the Oscars?
“Throughout the 20th century, 95 percent of Oscar nominations went to white film stars. It is an embarrassing anachronism that the prevalence of white Academy electors has been allowed to continue into the 21st century, a trend that the Academy’s (black) president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, has vowed to end.”