America’s Sexual Dysfunction Problem

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Our culture has a serious, childish issue with sex. – On Sunday night, I was treated to the news via Facebook that a drunken couple at my alma mater, the University of Delaware, had sex behind a dumpster at Grotto’s Pizza (a legendary Delaware pizza establishment), in the same parking lot that I parked in […]

How To Undermine Your Party’s Most Convincing Argument In Two Easy Steps


Congressman Alan Grayson and how to blow a hole through the party line.

Man-Hating Is Obsolete

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Hanna Rosin said that men are obsolete. That’s silly. Here’s why she’s wrong.

Dear Haters of Huma Abedin (a.k.a. Mrs. Anthony Weiner)

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Lynette Patterson challenges critics of Anthony Weiner’s wife, Huma Abedin, to think about healing and hope in relationships.

Infidelity and Powerful Men

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What the Anthony Weiner scandal teaches us about cheating and power dynamics between the sexes in America.

No Expectation of Privacy: Shame and Intrusiveness on the Internet


N.C. Harrison was astonished when a job application asked him to bare his soul to a prospective employer.

How to end Stop and Frisk in New York


If you want to end the controversial Stop and Frisk policy in New York City, you have six weeks to do it.

Anthony Weiner: We’re Done, Go Home and Get a Life


Tsach Gilboa doesn’t care what Anthony Weiner does in his private life with his phone. He does care whether he serves the people as a politician.

Anthony Weiner Says He’s Not an Addict: Pardon Me If I Don’t Believe Him


The Rev. Dr. Neil O’Farrell sees the elephant in the room when it comes to Weiner’s behavior, and he thinks Weiner should too.

Here’s to Political Comebacks


Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner are trying to make political comebacks in New York City. They deserve a shot.

Buckle Up: Sex, Blackmail and Game Theory

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John Edale explains how to get what you want, by limiting your own options.

Stop Comparing Mark Sanford and Anthony Weiner: It’s Just Lazy

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Empty your head of what you know and what you think you know and look at these two vastly different scandals objectively.

The 12 Best People of 2012

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Sean Beaudoin compiles the dozen best people of the year—drawn from the avalanche of overall excellence we experienced as a culture. Also, their less impressive counterparts.

Should We Forgive Anthony Weiner? How About Electing Him Mayor?

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Early reports say that Anthony Weiner may run for mayor… At what point do we forget Weiner’s transgressions? How much remorse is enough? At what point did Weiner’s private life become a matter of national business, anyway?

How Not to Send Dick Pics: A Beginner’s Guide


Oliver Lee Bateman has some helpful advice for people who can’t seem to keep their sexts to themselves.

Newsflash: Posting Naked Pics On Facebook Could Get You In Trouble!

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Ladies and gentlemen, the camera is on. All the time. Everywhere you go. Even if you don’t see it. If you get so drunk that you don’t remember dry-humping a garden gnome, then I have some advice for you—and I know this is going to blow your mind—but stop getting so damn drunk.