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CDC to Create New “Department of Karens” to Help Fight Pandemic

(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, photo by James Gathany, public domain)
In an effort to contain the coronavirus, the CDC has enlisted an army of keyboard warriors named Karen.   The CDC is pulling out all the stops to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, including opening a brand new department consisting of nothing but people named Karen. “If we have learned one thing from this outbreak, it’s that internet commenters, ... Read the full article

Swallow Is Hard to Believe, but Harder to Not Watch

James Jay Edwards reviews Swallow, a psychological thriller about a unique eating disorder, written and directed by Carlo Mirabella-Davis, and starring Haley Bennett.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XXX: “The universe is unfolding as it should.”

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, pondering the pandemic and how to calm yourself while facing it.

On Finally Being Seen: Experiencing Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Heather O. Petrocelli shares the cathartic and transformative power of the film Portrait of a Lady on Fire, directed by Céline Sciamma.

Kelly Reichardt’s First Cow Revises The Revisionist Western

James Jay Edwards reviews First Cow, a new movie by Kelly Reichardt that upends the traditional western and tells a heartfelt story about a peculiar friendship set in 1800s Oregon.