American Politics and Me: Where Do We Go from Here?

American Politics and Me: Where Do We Go from Here?

Jacob Meeks

Jacob Meeks examines the division in American politics today and seeks to bridge the divide. He starts with his own personal path to try to find answers.

Here's How Islamic Extremism and the Far-Right Feed off Each Other

Here's How Islamic Extremism and the Far-Right Feed off Each Other

Mustapha Itani

There are two vastly opposing spheres of political thought, but Islamic extremism and the far-right actually need each other to survive, to keep on hating each other. Here's how.

From the Desk of Ivanka: Some Countries Are Born Great, but One Has Had Trump Thrust upon It

From the Desk of Ivanka: Some Countries Are Born Great, but One Has Had Trump Thrust upon It

Fake News From the Desk of Ivanka

Ivanka has just sent in this exclusive personal account of last week’s White House meeting of the President’s inner circle.

Tomayto/Tomahto: The Artistic Synergy of the Gershwins

Tomayto/Tomahto: The Artistic Synergy of the Gershwins

Loretta Barnard

Never has the term "include your brother" been used to greater effect than the Gershwins. George and Ira were titans together, minnows alone. Sadly, it was not to last.

Extremist Movie Debate: Alien: Covenant

Extremist Movie Debate: Alien: Covenant

Extremist Movie Debate

In Extremist Movie Debate, Ethan and Joe’s true feelings about the movie do not matter. They flip a coin to decide who loves it and who hates it. This episode? Alien: Covenant.

Strange Men Constantly Explain to Me How to Do My Job

Strange Men Constantly Explain to Me How to Do My Job

Ginger Gorman

Despite my expertise and reputation in my job, I fall victim to the lumbering hands of mansplaining. Enough has been enough for years, but what now?

Vietnamese Culture: Not Pho Your Entertainment

Vietnamese Culture: Not Pho Your Entertainment

May Tran

Over the past 18 months, I've been inundated with 1,600 requests to perform in Miss Saigon. Yet still, as an Australian of Vietnamese descent, if you consider the industry whitewashed, I call it a tsunami.

Study: Improve Your Rubbish Cooking by Watching Yourself Eat

Study: Improve Your Rubbish Cooking by Watching Yourself Eat

Mark Thompson

According to a recent study from Japan, food will somehow taste better by literally watching yourself eat. Yeah, me neither.

TBS Next Gen: Should Schools Have Gender-Neutral Uniforms?

TBS Next Gen: Should Schools Have Gender-Neutral Uniforms?

TBS News Desk

What do our Next Gen writers think about the London private school bringing in skirts for boys? From 10 to 18 years of age, students weigh in on a possible gender-neutral future.

Sci-gasm Podcast: A Beer with Physicist Lawrence Krauss

Sci-gasm Podcast: A Beer with Physicist Lawrence Krauss

Sci-gasm Podcast

Noted everything Lawrence Krauss shares an ale with the Sci-gasm lads this week to opine on the mysteries of the universe. And Star Trek.

Elections

Macron Just Stale Vanilla in France’s Boulangerie

Nicholas Harrington

On the surface, it looks like Macron winning the French election over Le Pen is a victory for logic over populism. However, underneath the frosting? The same stale flavor exists.

Macron Just Stale Vanilla in France’s Boulangerie

Nicholas Harrington

On the surface, it looks like Macron winning the French election over Le Pen is a victory for logic over populism. However, underneath the frosting? The same stale flavor exists.

Residents

Ladder

The Week in Media: June 3rd, 2017

Denise Shrivell

Every week, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week we gaze at Mary Meeker’s Internet trend report, where the tech giants will stand in the future, and Amazon’s shift into … investigative journalism?

Society

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