Joseph Lignelli

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American Schools Are More Segregated Now Than They Were In 1968, And The Supreme Court Doesn’t Care

Over the past two weeks, This American Life ran a two part series on the resegregation of American public schools. It is excellent and you should go …

Capcom is doing a Resident Evil 2 Remake

Publisher Capcom is delivering on its promise to do more HD remakes with one of its most popular franchises.<p>Resident Evil 2, the classic survival-horror game, is getting updated for modern hardware, according to a video announcement from the company (we saw it first on Videogamer). Producer …

John Kasich: 'One, but Not the Same' on Marriage Equality

Back when I was a freshman at Ohio State University, I had a John Kasich for President bumper sticker on my dorm room door on the sixth floor of Steeb Hall  --  this was in the spring of 1999.<p>Kasich was a young Republican Congressman back in those days (an alumnus of Ohio State, too!) with …

Is there a moral case for eating meat?

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Grist</i><i>.</i><p>Where are the philosophers arguing that eating meat is moral?<p>When I started researching this piece, I’d already read a lot of arguments against meat, but I hadn’t seen a serious philosophical defense of carnivores. So I started asking around. I asked academics, meat …

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Russell Smith: Six tips to help you write and publish your first book

For many years I have been fielding questions on how to publish a book. Is it my imagination, though, or have the frequency and the intensity of the pleas for help and access increased? It is now a rare week in which I don't get sent a pitch for a historical ghost-mystery novel or a memoir about a …

Here Are the Top 10 Greatest Tennis Moments in the Career of Roger Federer (VIDEO INSIDE)!

<b>Roger Federer</b> is widely considered the most popular and beloved tennis player of the crowds, and certainly among the greatests of all time. <b>Today,</b> …

‘Black Lives Matter’ Activists Disrupt Bernie Sanders Speech

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders left a campaign event in Seattle without giving his speech Saturday after "black lives matter" activists took over the podium.<p>It is the second time in a month that activists protesting racial inequality have interrupted an event featuring the …

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Meet the Kindlepreneurs

The bestselling authors you've never heard of<p>Swapping a high-flying career in law to become the author of romantic thrillers was a change of gear that surprised even Louise Ross. Nevertheless, while on maternity leave with her son Ethan, now two, the 30-year-old from Hertfordshire decided to give …

Roger Federer's final golden opportunity

Roger Federer's long-standing decision to play full time on tour until at least the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro appears to be a signature …

Kevin Bacon Bravely Fights for More Male Nudity in Hollywood

Prominent Hollywood figures from <b>Meryl Streep</b> to <b>Patricia Arquette</b> are making huge strides for women in an industry plagued with entrenched sexism. But one Hollywood figure has a solution that will cut right to the heart of the problem. That’s right: according to <b>Kevin Bacon</b>, the world needs more male …

Elizabeth Warren is the badass America needs: Why her amazing Planned Parenthood speech proves how important she is

<b>Elizabeth Warren (AP/Timothy D. Easley)</b><p>Long after she took herself out of the running for president, Warren keeps making a bigger difference than anyone<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>August 5, 2015 2:40pm (UTC)<p>If anyone still wonders why progressives are so inspired and motivated by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, all …

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Trump: Mexico will pay for wall because I say so

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump -- who Fox News said literally will be at the center of its GOP primary debate on Thursday -- is already feeling the heat from network hosts.<p>On Tuesday, Fox's Bill O'Reilly grilled the billionaire businessman on his claim that as president he will get Mexico to pay …

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8 Ways To Make People Think You've Read 'Infinite Jest'

<i>Infinite Jest</i>, a 1,079-page novel by David Foster Wallace from 1996, is becoming this summer’s hot book thanks to Jason Segel’s performance as …

Here's the full red band Deadpool trailer

As foretold by its trailer trailer, here's the <i>Deadpool</i> trailer that <i>Conan</i> had to change its rating to air.<p>Is it a publicity stunt, or a genuine red band-worthy trailer? How does it measure up against the leaked SDCC footage? You tell us.

Simone de Beauvoir and Loving Authentically

<i>Excerpted from the new book</i>Existentialism and Romantic Love <i>by Skye Cleary PhD</i>. <i>Available from Palgrave Macmillan and Amazon.</i><p>Romantic loving is, for Simone de Beauvoir, existentially dangerous. Romantic relationships can be such intoxicating experiences that lovers get lost in euphoria. Passionately …

Don’t-Miss Indies: What to Watch in August

<i>Faults</i> <b><br>When:</b> August 3 <b><br>Where:</b> DVD/VOD <b><br>Director:</b> Riley Stearns <b><br>Starring:</b> Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Leland Orser <b><br>Why We’re Excited:</b> Riley Stearns’ debut …

The Jammed rewatched: indie thriller that became a runaway Aussie success

The very concept of an independent film – one financed outside the traditional system, usually with little to no guarantee of distribution – is a concerning proposition in Australia. There is a sense locally made films battle upstream from the start, fighting for eyeballs against a backdrop of …