Power couples throughout history: from the Ceaușescus to the Clintons… to the Kushners?
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
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
Really, it’s no wonder such communal dirty laundry–airing rooms have sprung up. There are just so many narcissistic screeds and possessive mothers-in-law and flip flop-wearing grooms and bridal party animal masks out there. … More ‘The Wedding Shamers’ for Slate
The Australian comic’s Nanette delves into subjects where setups and punchlines aren’t enough. … More ‘Hannah Gadsby’s First Netflix Comedy Special Is About Why She’s Quitting Comedy’ for Slate
What does it mean to drop a C-bomb? … More ‘Lady Bird Has Been Censored in Australia, a Country that Loves the C-Word’ for Slate
Give an audience a fish dick and they’ll talk for a day; tease an audience with a fish dick and they’ll dream for a lifetime. … More ‘Doug Jones Is Disappointed by the Shape of Water–Inspired Dildo, but I Am Not’ for Slate