The True Theme of 2016: Never Meet Your Heroes

Hating 2016 and wishing for it to end has perhaps been the meme of 2016. It has been called a dumpster fire and was declared to "even sucked for Kim Kardashian." Beginning in July and continuing non-stop, this year was deemed to "suck" and we saw a flood of hot takes either labeling it the worst year in living …

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Let Them Eat Freedom Fries, and Ten Other Headlines to Anticipate in 2017

It's early December, which means two things: time to start recapping 2016 and predicting 2017. While not as exhaustive as The Economist's The World in 2017 or as doomsday-esque as some other lists that I won't link to, this is my list of the headlines and stories I expect in the coming year. Netflix Starts Original News …

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One Month Later: Regarding Joyce Carol Oates and Dinosaurs

Something that never ceases to interest me is how different the world can be, depending solely on what news you consume. I noticed this more than ever one month ago, in the situation in which Joyce Carol Oates, in her confused glory, tweeted a very confused tweet about dinosaurs and Jurassic Park. You can click on the link …

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