Where fantasy stops, untruths begin. Carl Pettit writes on the relationship between media and body image.
One celebrity whose star will never set is Santa Claus’, and one reason why is that he’ll never be brought low by scandal.
Should corporations suffer the same consequences as United States citizens? Carl Pettit argues in the case of corporate personhood and their constitutional rights.
Jon Hamm’s compassionate sneer manages to capture the Zen koan of Draper’s ambivalent soul.
Drone technology that preserves the lives of American soldiers may come at a price to American civilians.
There’s a difference between true forgiveness and turning a blind eye.
Why should the obscenely rich scale back so they’re just extremely rich?
How do we define terrorism? Carl Pettit takes a closer look.
Carl Pettit is a romantic: despite the word’s overuse, he still believes in love—true love.
A world full of conspiracy theorists is the perfect place for an evil mastermind to work, undetected. So warns Carl Pettit: but just which side is he on?
Were our kids sexually healthier when sexual images were harder to come by?
America’s strength is its ability to reinvent itself.
The world is plagued by crises. Carl Pettit could do with a ‘problem’ or an ‘issue’ every once in a while.
Carl Pettit finds the mating rituals of the male of the species, avian and human, comically and tragically similar.