incels

Why Men Are Defending ‘Joker’ Before They’ve Seen It

Festival premieres, “Film Twitter,” trailers and critics’ previews all combine in a heady stew of expectations for any major studio movie. With writer/director Todd Phillips’…

‘Incels Without Hate’: Can a New Movement Overcome the Group’s Notorious Violence?

In April 2018, when Alek Minassian killed 10 people and injured 16 others in a van attack on the streets of Toronto, 28-year-old David (a…

What Do We Do About the Violence of Lonely Young Men?

Time and again, we see the same sort of adjectives to describe mass shooters who pull the trigger in their pursuit of violent retribution. The…

Bianca Devins and How Livestreamed Murder Has Become the Ultimate Shitpost

Like far too many people, I can’t help checking my phone one last time before bed, usually while brushing my teeth. When I did so…