May 8, 2015
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Bill Simmons, Can We Be Your Rebound Hook-Up?

Today ESPN announced that it’s ending its 15-year relationship with pioneering sports blogger and Grantland founder Bill Simmons. It’s not wholly clear who initiated the break-up, although ESPN president John Skipper sounds less than pleased with the contract negotiations that precipitated the split. In any case, we’re not here to offer thoughtful analysis. We’re here to pick up ESPN’s…

May 6, 2015
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I Miss You; You Maim Me

The French word derives from the Latin mancus: “maimed, powerless.” So the French are really saying: “you maim me.” “You make me powerless.” When it comes to “I miss you,” Robin Wyatt Dunn doesn’t miss much.

May 1, 2015
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A Brief Report on Generational Trends

Good afternoon, Millennial business owners! And welcome to adulthood! By now you’ve begun to realize your impact on the world is negligible. As it turns out, the ability to “multitask” is not actually a very revolutionary skill. Take heart! Generation X learned the same lesson about “cynicism,” and the Baby Boomers are still trying to…

April 30, 2015
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10 Reasons You Should Be Reading Young Adult Literature

1. All the cool kids are doing it. Actually, all the cool people (and probably some uncool people) are doing it. In a post-Harry Potter world, YA lit is officially trendy—and if you want in on the pop culture conversation, you’re going to have to pick up The Hunger Games or Eleanor & Park. Everyone—from…

March 31, 2015
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How to Talk to Your Conservative Friends about the Indiana RFRA

“If you want to talk, let’s both stop being intellectually dishonest. I won’t talk about Nazis wanting custom-made dreidels from a Jewish dreidel-smith, and you stop spouting off equally ridiculous scenarios.”

March 31, 2015
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How to Talk to Your Liberal Friends about the Indiana RFRA

Yeah, it’s going to take us some time to get over this. Here are a few ways Republicans can help Indiana Democrats get over the RFRA debacle.

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