Watch Alice Glass's Handheld Horror Video for "Forgiveness"

"Forgiveness isn't always a moral act, the way some religions portray it," the singer said in a statement.


Andrew W.K. on Overcoming Hurt and Anger

These raw emotions inside us are real power and real energy. They are not to be wasted or numbed out or squashed, but channeled and harnessed and used for good.


Pope Francis Thinks Catholics Owe the Gay Community an Apology

Francis has continually proved to be one of the more liberal popes the Vatican has seen in years.


Why the Pope’s Patronizing Stance on Abortion Could Still Be a Good Thing

Reducing abortion's stigma can have real, practical benefits for women.


Josh Hamilton, In the Flesh

Josh Hamilton was one of the most revered players in Texas Rangers history, then one of the most reviled. He returns as something different: a human being.


The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.


Learning to Love Alex Rodriguez

Some Yankees fans are finally learning to love, or at least accept, a sad and penitent A-Rod.


I Confronted My Rapist by Text Message

He asked for my forgiveness and I said "OK," but it wasn't OK.


In the Mouth of the Moon: A Personal Reading of ‘Majora’s Mask’

The freshly remastered "Majora's Mask" is a Zelda game unlike any other, where pertinent lessons are there to be learned.


My Grandma the Poisoner

I've come to believe that my grandmother literally poisoned those around her.


If Men Need a 21st-Century Role Model, How About Jesus Christ?

There's been a lot written about the "decline of men," the idea that economic and cultural factors are gradually turning more and more men into losers who have no positive, masculine, postpatriarchy role models to turn to. Except we already have a...