Kate Sills joined us to talk about free speech, great TV and the dangers of “anti-college” outrage. Terrible Opinions Kate: British comedy TV is better than American comedy TV. See “Peepshow.” Jordan: A lot...
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Tech trend editor and commentator Kyle Foley dropped by this week to talk about worship music, video games and millennials. Is video game culture really stopping this generation from getting jobs? Terrible Opinions: Matthias:...
Paradox Podcast Episode 61: They Sent a Millennial to Deal with the Middle East. What Happens Next? (with Grant Gambling)
Grant Gambling, writer and keen observer of foreign policy, joined Matthias and Jordan this week to talk about Israel, standup comedy, the millennial who is taking on the Middle East and the general “tomfoolery”...
If you don’t know the drill by now, you should. Kimmy Schmidt (played by Ellie Kemper) was kidnapped at age 14 by a crazy reverend who said he thought the world was ending. One of the Indiana “mole women,” Kimmy lived in a bunker for 15 years before she was rescued. Emerging into the sunshine, Kimmy is ready to take on a whole new world: a totally normal life.
Netflix’s charming “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” debuted with its first season around this time last year, so fans have been anxiously awaiting season 2. Helmed by Tina Fey (and covered with telltale Fey fingerprints), “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” is funny, feminist—and very pro-free speech in a censorious world.
Possibly the most peculiar streak in the progressive extremes of the liberal movement is the trend toward silencing women.
“Here’s what I see: a complacency among the generation of young women whose entire lives have been lived after Roe v. Wade was decided,” Wasserman Schultz told New York Magazine—to be met with outrage from “grassroots progressives” in the form of apetition calling for her resignation from Credo Action.
I have bad news for Jennifer Lawrence, would-be advocate for liberalism.
“[T]he real story here,” writes Marcotte, “is how young people today are living in stressful, often unmanageable situations. No wonder some of them don’t act perfectly all the time.” Oh really.
We all know we have free speech in America—as long as nothing you say bothers anyone ever at any time.