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The State of the Manosphere in 2022: A Roundtable

Attacks from incels and the ‘manosphere’ aren’t getting any better — and we don’t have any easy answers for how to stop them either. As we enter a new year in earnest, here’s where we’re at with misogynist violence, through the eyes of three experts

A Decade Later, How Much Did ‘No Strings Attached’ and ‘Friends with Benefits’ Get Right About Hookup Culture?

This MEL roundtable attempts to separate fact from fiction about how the idea of friends with benefits played out in reel life versus real life, and how much the culture has changed in the last 10 years

Is ‘Tropic Thunder’ the Only Blackface Performance That’s Funny to Black Men?

A roundtable that attempts to answer the question of a million tweets: Is the 2008 Ben Stiller-Robert Downey Jr. comedy racist, or nah?