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I Have A New Podcast!
It's about the most harmful airport books of the last 50 years
Nov 3, 2022
The Bleak Spectacle of the Amber Heard-Johnny Depp Trial
How a washed-up celebrity, men’s rights activists and true crime stans convinced millions of Americans to buy into a conspiracy theory
Jun 3, 2022
Panic! On the Editorial Page
Breaking down a "cancel culture" scare story
Apr 13, 2022
Is "Cancel Culture" Really A Threat to America?
How an old-school moral panic got a new skin for the social media age.
Feb 8, 2022
Lies, Damn Lies and 'Self-Censorship' Statistics
Or do we live in a society?
Dec 2, 2021
Did Trans Activists Doxx J.K. Rowling?
Yes but also kind of no
Nov 23, 2021
Dave Chappelle's "Some Of My Best Friends Are Trans" Story Doesn't Hold Up
The comedian says SJWs bullied a trans woman into suicide. The evidence says otherwise.
Nov 17, 2021
The Methods of Moral Panic Journalism
Scare stories on "left-wing illiberalism" display a familiar pattern.
Oct 21, 2021
Savvy Punditry Isn't Smart
Journalists should not be "putting facts aside."
Oct 16, 2021
Identifying the Bad Art Friend is Easy
"Why not both?"
Oct 15, 2021
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