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  1. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: A Democracy DisappearsAmericans should watch what is happening in Hungary with a great deal of attention — and alarm about similar trends playing out at home.
  2. apu accent
    Kal Penn Looks Back on the South Asian Stereotypes He Auditioned to Play“Can you make his accent a little more authentic?”
  3. politics
    Here’s How Michelle Obama Reacted to Being Labeled an ‘Angry Black Woman’“You just sort of think, ‘Dang, you don’t even know me.’”
  4. a pussy diving into a box
    ‘Cat Knows How to Ignore Men’: A Brief History of Lesbian Cat LadiesExploring one of the most enduring lesbian clichés.
  5. Depressing Study Finds Gender Stereotypes Haven’t Changed Since the 1980sFun!
  6. the mind
    It Is Apparently Possible to Hallucinate People’s AccentsJudging a voice by its speaker’s appearance. 
  7. cable news news
    MSNBC Apologizes for Offensive Cinco de Mayo BitThe network has apologized.
  8. Edward Snowden Is a Huge NerdAn online trail includes anime, video games, and Dungeons & Dragons.
  9. ink-stained wretches
    Times’ Maureen Dowd Accused of Playing on Anti-Semitic StereotypesNot so, says the editorial page editor.
  10. stereotypes
    Now We Know Why Chuck Grassley Can’t Stop Watching the History ChannelHe needs to connect with constituents.
  11. stereotypes
    2 Broke Girls Still Not Interested in Avoiding Asian StereotypesThe “hot Asian guy” appeared on last night’s episode, but nothing much changed.
  12. stereotypes
    Park Slope Institution Evolves Oh-So-InevitablyIt’s like they’re daring us to mock them.
  13. ink-stained wretches
    A.G. Sulzberger Writes Note to Dad Asking If He Can Come Home YetAnd the New York ‘Times’ prints it!
  14. genX
    Gen-Xers Aren’t As Skilled at Slacking As They Could BeThose slackers.
  15. BBC’s New Rules On Comedy Forbid ‘Unduly Derogatory Remarks’The BBC just released a new list of rules for shows that it airs, including a couple focused on comedies. They are very British! One rule […]
  16. knicks
    Where the Knicks Are Literally and Figuratively1. Paris. 2. A quarter of the way to Phoenix?
  17. Eatiquette
    More Kvetching About TippingIs “the Great Roundup” really the most tasteful term for short-changing?
  18. cold war kids
    Now Another Hedge Fund Is Accusing a Russian Employee of Stealing SecretsThis is getting ridiculous.
  19. Foodievents
    Battle of the Sexes: Do Male and Female Chefs Cook Differently?Could expert judges tell the difference between dishes made by Alexandra Guarnaschelli and Johnny Iuzzini?
  20. Foodie Feminism
    Foodie Feminists Say ‘Oh No You Didn’t’Bloggers are upset that Bruni advanced dining stereotypes and that Josh Ozersky is promising columns from ‘the top men in the field.’
  21. in other news
    The ‘Observer’ Attempts to Part the GaysToday we learn that there are just two different types of young New York homosexual men — theater queens and everybody else.