Against Homework

Against Homework

Educating a child is a hugely philosophical project. How does one become a fully-functional adult with a zest for all that life has to offer — and acquire the knowledge, skills and habits to pursue it? Homework, traditionally conceived, is … More »

Dear Taye Diggs

Dear Taye Diggs

Dear Taye Diggs: I saw what you said the other day about your son and biracial children. A few people have asked me about it, so I thought I’d give my response in the form of a letter toward you. … More »

Dear Nosy Neighbor

Dear Nosy Neighbor

Dear Nosy Neighbor: I know who you are. You’re the nosy neighbor that thinks it’s your job to singlehandedly save American society by reporting all social infractions and activities outside your sphere of experience to the “proper authorities.” You’re the … More »

Dadholes on Father's Day

Dadholes on Father’s Day

There are a lot of amazing dads celebrating Father’s Day today — and then, there are these guys. (Language is definitely NSFW, but then I hope you aren’t working on Father’s Day.)   Happy Father’s Day!