“And statistics are, you know, that – that poor people haven’t tried eating cake yet. At weddings, they serve cake. So marriage, it can, it can provide that cake to them.”
It is no secret Lebanon is already virulently divided between those who support Bashar al-Assad and those who long for his regime to crumble. What happens if a car bomb attack happens again?
“When I look at the fossil fuel crisis, when I look at the climate crisis, when I look at the economic crisis, I see opportunities to live better. So I am not afraid of it.”
What could have easily been a gross out comedy to rival “Bridesmaids” is actually an engrossing and at times touching trawl through the pitfalls of family, unicorns and birds of prey.
Will the creators be able to walk the tightrope here, balancing the disparate elements of the show to keep viewers engaged? Or is Bones about to go off the rails? Or has it already fallen?
It would be nice to think that Trayvon Martin’s death is something that has never happened before and could never happen again. Unfortunately, that’s just not true when it comes to being black and male in America.
If we’re going to talk about the power of girls, well, they have their own ideas about the ways in which they are powerful and how they want to direct their potential.
Emily Manuel talks to Samhita Mukhopadhyay about her book Outdated: Why Dating is Ruining Your Love Life, which discusses contemporary dating mores and gender roles, and the challenge of finding fulfilling relationships in a patriarchal world.
While the online abuse mothers (and their intersections) are subject to is different than that childless, white, cisgender women receive, it is, also, specifically gendered, and needs to be a part of this conversation.
After a decade this Eastern-European cinephile event has finally come into its own, trading in grand spectacle for subtle gestures.