Sanitizing history

January 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

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From the people who gave you the epithet-free version of “Huckleberry Finn”: “I’ll never be out-African-Americaned again!” –George Wallace [...]

Tweet du jour

January 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

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Andisheh Nouraee: Reading new copy of Huckleberry Finn. The chapter where Huck & Jim complete a boating safety class & buy life jackets is a hoot! [...]

Are you a heterosexist?

October 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

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The acronym is bigger than I thought — and even more ridiculous. The latest, all-inclusive version: Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Queer Questioning Asexual [...]

no quarter

July 14, 2008 // 0 Comments

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Let’s keep this simple for the let’s keep this simple crowd. A bunch of partisan scolds are excoriating a highbrow publication for having the temerity to appeal [...]

stand up for satire

July 13, 2008 // 2 Comments

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In a depressing nod to the dimwitted and perpetually aggrieved, Barack Obama’s campaign has condemned a New Yorker cover depicting him as a flag-burning terrorist and [...]
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