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Bill Maher, Atheist Fundamentalist: Why He Gives Nonbelievers a Bad Name by Patrick Hilsman. I really want to like Bill Maher. He calls out Islamic fundamentalist regimes for their brutal oppression of women, and that is absolutely righteous. When he […]


The Ebola Gamble by Ari N. Schulman. During the outbreak that began in 2014, public discussions about whether Ebola could be transmitted through the air were largely centered on variations of two questions: (1) Is Ebola airborne, like the flu […]


Festival of Gloom by Harry Stein. The film that opens this weekend’s Hamptons International Film Festival is Truth—based on former 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes’s memoir on the scandal that cost her and Dan Rather their jobs at CBS. As […]