Risen Apes: Shades of Mescalito

Risen Apes: Shades of Mescalito

S.M. Park

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Shades of Mescalito,” Park reflects on peyote so good he thought he was a superhero.

Free Speech: Rowan Atkinson’s Tired Punchline Misses Point

Free Speech: Rowan Atkinson’s Tired Punchline Misses Point

Jordan King Lacroix

Recently, Rowan Atkinson gave a speech defending "the right to offend." He's missed the point.

The Erotic (and Mostly Bloody) Adventures of Hercules

The Erotic (and Mostly Bloody) Adventures of Hercules

Loretta Barnard

The name Hercules is famous the world over. He's been a cartoon, an adhesive pitchman, a punchline to an Eddie Murphy joke. But what did he actually do? Well ...

The Strzok Firing Is Indicative of Normal in Trump’s America

The Strzok Firing Is Indicative of Normal in Trump’s America

Greg Fallis

An FBI agent fired for having anti-Trump views is a standard day in modern America. It’s not that the path is unclear, I’m no longer sure where it winds.

Suicide Is Still a One-Way Conversation

Suicide Is Still a One-Way Conversation

Allie Long

Despite our greater education on the subject, the topic of suicide is anything but a discussion.

Sex for Survival Is a Reality for Homeless Women Like Me

Sex for Survival Is a Reality for Homeless Women Like Me

TBS Anonymous

Suddenly, there’s a lot of talk regarding what it means to be homeless. Well, as a woman, the choices I face are brutal and remain on a constant loop.

Reflections on Sacha Baron Cohen’s Broken Mirror Held Up to America

Reflections on Sacha Baron Cohen’s Broken Mirror Held Up to America

Jordan King Lacroix

Sacha Baron Cohen's undressing of modern America has gone viral, but all that glitters is not gold. Looking back on the first episode of Who Is America?

One Year On from Charlottesville, and We’re Echoing the Hundred Past

One Year On from Charlottesville, and We’re Echoing the Hundred Past

Mathew Mackie

While we're exactly a year removed from the Charlottesville rally, we're still speaking the language of the century of marginalization that preceded it.

Dear Grandson: Boot Camp, Part II

Dear Grandson: Boot Camp, Part II

Stan Gerding

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding continues the story about joining the Navy and his experience at boot camp. 

What Your Emoji Usage Says About You

What Your Emoji Usage Says About You

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We all do it, but substituting real words for emoji twists the perception that others have of us. Science says so. (insert knife emoji)

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Risen Apes: Shades of Mescalito

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S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Shades of Mescalito,” Park reflects on peyote so good he thought he was a superhero.

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