Why Piers Morgan Is Completely Off-Base To Criticize Daniel Craig For Wearing His Newborn

Piers Morgan revealed a disturbing view of fatherhood Monday when he attacked James Bond actor Daniel Craig’s method for holding his one-month-old daughter. The underslept Craig was photographed wearing his one-month-old daughter in a baby carrier, while walking around New York City. Morgan shared the photo on Twitter and accused Craig of being emasculated. On Tuesday, … Continue reading

The Kanye-Trump Bromance Highlights Our Culture’s Yearning For Fathers

Are Kanye West and President Trump an odd couple or a predictable pairing? While the two men may appear to be opposites at first glance, much like President Nixon and Elvis, I’d submit that if we look more closely, there’s some important complementarity. Meeting with the president can be an elevating experience for any performer … Continue reading

Why Kanye West’s Political Stand Matters More Than Taylor Swift’s

I don’t care what Taylor Swift thinks about politics. I like her music well enough, but I look elsewhere for my political analysis. The same goes for Kanye West (although, truth be told, I don’t listen to his music at all). However, I care a lot about the public reactions we’ve witnessed to both stars’ … Continue reading

Our Infertile Future

While most Americans were busy enjoying the lazy days of August, The New York Times ran an article that should have caused a civilizational earthquake. In our post-Puritanical era, when casual discussions of sex are ubiquitous, a troubling number of young people lack any real understanding of their own fertility, setting up aspiring parents for potentially gratuitous difficulties when … Continue reading

Do The Men Struck Down By #MeToo Deserve A Second Chance?

Does everyone deserve a second chance? It’s a timely question. Jews worldwide have begun repenting in the run-up to the High Holidays. Catholics are grappling with another massive abuse scandal among the church’s leadership, and some powerful men dethroned by the Me Too movement have already begun working on their own comebacks. Jennifer Wright writes … Continue reading

Comedy’s Unfunny Ladies Are Making Nasty People Of Us All. We Can Do Better

Growing up in New York, we knew how to quickly shut down crazy comments: “If everyone else were jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge, would you do it too?” we would disapprovingly ask whenever another kid proposed doing something foolish or morally questionable. It’s an apt question and one that I’d like to put to many … Continue reading

7 Things Kourtney Kardashian Should Consider Before Freezing Her Eggs

The Kardashians may not be America’s most fertile family, but sometimes it sure feels like it. There’s always a new pregnancy, baby, or kid-related development for the media to cover with a flashy photo spread. The latest “news” involves Kourtney Kardashian, a mother of three who is debating whether to expand her family. But since … Continue reading

Professional Feminists Lena Dunham And Jill Filipovic Find The Facts Of Life Are Stubbornly Conservative

The facts of life are stubborn things. No matter how many times we try to modify or ignore them, there they are. It turns out to be true even if you’re rich, famous, or a progressive feminist in good standing. Just ask Lena Dunham and Jill Filipovic. Dunham recently took to Vogue to discuss her … Continue reading

How To Prepare For Marriage And Make It Good Once You Get There

Americans love love. We marry for it. We celebrate it annually with chocolate, roses, and date night. But how lasting is that love? How many couples can say they share a deep, intimate bond that protects them from ever feeling alone in the world? And how do we teach our children to find that for … Continue reading

5 Thoughts On The Furor Over The White House’s Hanukkah Party

The media is so addicted to outrage that they’ve now set Hanukkah ablaze. The Jewish Festival of Lights, which begins the evening of December 12 this year, was celebrated last Thursday night at the White House. Because it was Donald Trump’s first Hanukkah party, we’re supposed to be inflamed by the White House’s supposed hostility … Continue reading