Reuben Edie

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‘The Lowest White Man’

I guess Donald Trump was eager to counter the impression in Michael Wolff’s book that he is irascible, mentally small and possibly insane. On Tuesday, he allowed a bipartisan session in the White House about immigration to be televised for nearly an hour.<p>Surely, he thought that he would be able to …

Barack Obama

6. Donnie Darko

When a movie requires a director€™s cut with commentary in order to more plainly explain the plot, it€™s probably a sign that it€™s too hard to grasp …

Parallel Universes

Microsoft Windows 10 Bombshell: It's Free For Everyone

<b>Edit:</b> Since publishing this article, Microsoft has since altered its original blog post and has more recently added a statement from Microsoft’s Gabe Aul, who has apologized for the confusion caused by the original post in relation to the supposed ‘free’ Insider copies of Windows 10 referred to in …

Windows 10

Finding the right games to play during the worst time in your life

Gaming can be an effective, even empowering escape for people of all ages undergoing cancer treatment — but how do you find the right types of games to play to get away?<p>That was the subject of a SXSW panel titled Surviving Cancer with Games and Community, which discussed the power of interactive …

The Legend of Korra: Book Three Review

Change cannot be stopped.<p>Warning: Full <b>spoilers</b> from The Legend of Korra: Book Three to follow.<p>With The Legend of Korra capping off its latest season …

Kerry to push for cease-fire as Gaza death toll spikes

Obama: Our focus is ceasefire in Gaza<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>The United States announces $47 million in humanitarian assistance to Gaza<br>• "What happened in Gaza ... is nothing but a massacre," says Palestinian lawmaker<br>• Israeli kindergarten struck; it was empty<br>• Gaza hospital shelled; Israel says missiles in the …

Video games: Time to tackle the taboo

As video games become a more intrinsic part of our culture, Kirk McKeand hopes that the industry will be allowed to explore more controversial subjects, but that creators need to learn from their mistakes.<p>Like rock n’ roll's beginnings, elements of video games considered taboo now will likely be …

Minecraft: here's one I made earlier

"Let your surroundings load a bit," said Adam, a 27-year-old from New Jersey. "This thing's big." I stared at the fortress he was building as my laptop purred, loading details: the towers and battlements and a giant front door.<p>During the day, I knew, Adam was Adam Shefki, a lawyer. He wore a suit …

Blaming video games for suicide is an illogical leap too far

Suicide rates are highest among males, and 97 percent of teenagers play video games. Why then, has a coroner publicly leapt on the non-fact that four …

Harvard's so-called 'white privilege' class

<b>It was the kind of story tailor-made for the right-wing echo chamber. Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government wanted all its first-year students to attend a mandatory orientation session to consider their "power and privilege". To "check it", even.</b><p>After all, just a few weeks ago Princeton …