elliot rodger

misogyny

Toxic Masculinity Is at the Heart of This Darkness

The two biggest massacres in the last 40 years of Canadian history have been explicitly linked to misogyny.
Drew Brown
4.25.18
News

An Angry British Virgin Was Found Guilty of Attempted Murder After Stabbing Three Women

All of his victims survived, making it easy for cops to nab the "Tomb Raider" fan.
Allie Conti
1.22.15
Stuff

Dumping a Bucket of Ice on Your Head Does Not Make You a Philanthropist

The #IceBucketChallenge is the latest in lazy, narcissistic "hashtag activism." If you want to change the world, you're not going to do it by tweeting, wearing a tacky bracelet, or dumping ice water over your head.
Arielle Pardes
8.13.14
Stuff

We'll Always Have School Shootings Because We Really Really Love Guns

The NRA may be a bloated, possibly corrupt, excessively powerful lobbying force, but it's also the mouthpiece of a fandom more widespread than Bronies, Trekkies, and Furries combined and multiplied by a hundred.
Mike Pearl
6.12.14
Bad Cop Blotter

The Dangers of Calling the Police on the Mentally Ill

Men with guns and badges aren't equipped to be psychiatrists.
Lucy Steigerwald
6.2.14
Stuff

Can Nerd Culture and Sex Combine?

Eve Beauregard has with over 300,000 Facebook fans and travels the world dressing up as superheroes and comic book characters. But do girls like her have a place in nerd culture?
Reece Jones
6.2.14
Stuff

Elliot Rodger and the Toxic Weight of Virginity

The California shooter's rage at not having sex isn't uncommon among awkward young men who were raised on the internet.
Harry Cheadle
5.29.14