‘That Racist Serena Williams Cartoon Is Sadly Illustrative of Australian Cartoonists’ for Slate

This one’s an international controversy, but the Australian culture wars regularly play out in cartoon editorials—and the Australian culture wars, like the cartoons themselves, are very, very ugly. … More ‘That Racist Serena Williams Cartoon Is Sadly Illustrative of Australian Cartoonists’ for Slate

‘The Comedy Cellar’s Owner Has Clearly Been Waiting to Let Louis C.K. Back on Stage Since Day One’ for Slate

Men can be shamed into hiding, or shamed out of letting Louis C.K. on their stage for 10 months. But too many still refuse to accept that there was anything to be ashamed of at all. … More ‘The Comedy Cellar’s Owner Has Clearly Been Waiting to Let Louis C.K. Back on Stage Since Day One’ for Slate

‘Gold, Tulip Bulbs, Rai Stones?’ for Slate

These types of cryptoanalogies have become increasingly popular—and increasingly absurd. As early adopters try to take cryptocurrency mainstream, they’ve tried (and often failed) to find simple ways to explain the complex technology, to conceptualize these difficult concepts. After all, communication is (a web wallet) key. … More ‘Gold, Tulip Bulbs, Rai Stones?’ for Slate