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Like the Justice League meets The Office, Sidekicks
imagines the everyday drudgery of being a superhero—and the particular
travails of playing second fiddle to the big shots. Set in a land calle
A mesmerizing, wordless trip along the Mississippi.
Movie Reviews & Stories
There’s a moment in The Great Flood, a documentary
about the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, when a woman being evacuated
wades through knee-deep water. Her hair mussed and her clothes soaked
From 1917 to 1923, Oregon women who tested positive for venereal disease were incarcerated. Jensen, a history and gender studies professor, discusses why.
When Margaret Sanger tried to open a birth-control clinic in 1916, she was jailed. When Oregon women tested positive for venereal disease at the same time, they also landed themselves in lockup, even as men went free. Oregon was the first state to intern women who tested positive—many were kept at the Cedars Detention Home in Troutdale—and the state’s policies became a model for the rest of ...
In his Modern Romance tour, the standup comedian lays out the rules of romance in the digital age.
He might be best-known as a standup comedian and as an actor on Parks and Recreation, but Aziz Ansari is much more than that: He’s an astute chronicler of this era’s romantic bullshit and the unique challenges of dating in the time of hashtags and push notifications. (More
Movie Reviews & Stories
Enemy, the latest film from Prisoners director
Denis Villeneuve, begins with a koanlike epigraph: “Chaos is order yet
undeciphered.” As self-serious as that line may be, Villeneuve quickly
The whip-smart comedian talks romance in the digital age.
Comedy and Variety
Aziz Ansari has some of the sharpest standup out there right now. Unlike many other comics, the Parks and Recreation
star doesn’t just stop at oddball observations, but puts in the