The 'American Dirt' Controversy Illustrates the Media's Thirst for Immigrant Trauma Porn
Jeanine Cummins snagged a movie deal and a spot in the coveted Oprah's Book Club based on a story she has no right to tell.
People Are Finally Fighting Back Against the College Textbook Industry's 'Scam'
A lawsuit, grassroots activism, and a viral tweet by a rogue professor point to a larger pattern of debt-strapped students taking on the system.
Queer Cinema Zine 'Little Joe' Is Erotic, Rebellious, and Inspirational
A sense of mischief runs through its pages, whether in the form of erotic stills from long-lost gay movies, the platforming of marginalized filmmakers, or the rebellious act of challenging cinema's heteronormative status quo.
Did George R. R. Martin Sorta Predict the Future of the NFL 40 Years Ago?
The author's 1975 short story "The Last Super Bowl" predicted that simulated games would destroy the league. Instead, simulations made the NFL even bigger.