What if “alt right” was actually just a shitty genre of music?

There has been much hand-wringing in recent weeks over the term “alt-right.” While it is a concise name for a self-identifying group, and therefore useful, it’s also a new term that many readers are unfamiliar with, and masks the group’s shockingly retrograde, racist, nationalist politics. Also, the modifier “alt”…

Portlandia asks, “What About Men?” in new season preview

It looks like IFC’s Portlandia is taking its break-up with Portland’s In Other Words—a.k.a., the basis for the show’s frequently visited feminist bookstore Women & Women First—pretty well. A new preview for the show’s seventh season show’s the store’s exterior, hinting at the setup for a classic Toni and Candace…