The Man Loves The Extra Publicity

"No one here is rebelling against the Man. The Man loves the extra publicity; it helps sell more $35,000 tickets to socialites who love a frisson of revolution as long as it’s safely divorced from the threat of actual tumbrels." (The Atlantic)

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The Problem With Being Cool About Sex

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"Porn consumption is now such a fixture of modern life—there is no chance the American government will take your smut away—that space has opened up to question its effects without being dismissed as a wannabe censor. Which isn’t to say that admitting to reservations about current sexual trends is easy." (The Atlantic)

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The Superstars of Tourette’s TikTok

Glen Cooney

"Halfway through our conversation, Glen Cooney calls me a four-letter word often cited as the most offensive in the English language. But that’s okay. He doesn’t mean it. On Twitter, such behavior would get Cooney canceled a dozen times a day, but on TikTok, it has made him a star." (The Atlantic)

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Fox News Gets A British Accent

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Although GB News’s target demographic has prompted unkind nicknames such as “Boomer TV,” the channel has a number of presenters in the mold of Candace Owens or Ben Shapiro—the kind of intense young conservatives who might corner you at a party and talk to you about Ayn Rand. (The Atlantic)

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