Daisy Johnson's Everything Under Is a Quiet Repurposing of the Oedipus Myth 

In his essay on “Oedipal Knowledge,” Michel Foucault argued that Sophocles’s Oedipus, whose namesake is a man seemingly out of options, could be read as a meditation on being too much. “Everything concerning and around Oedipus is too much,” Foucault writes, “too many parents, too many marriages, fathers who are also…

Amazon Warehouse Is Taking an Extra 20% Off Already Marked-Down Used Items

If you’re cool with buying lightly used products, it could pay off in a big way, literally. Amazon Warehouse has just launched its Black Friday deals, featuring thousands of used items going for 20% off their already deeply-discounted prices. The discounts are hitting a ton of different categories, from luggage, to …

As Migrants Arrive in Tijuana, They Face Growing Animosity and an Uncertain Future

As Donald Trump continues to describe the people traveling as part of the migrant caravan—largely made up of asylum seekers from Honduras and other Central American countries fleeing violence and poverty—as an “invasion,” his rhetoric is increasingly spilling over into protests against the migrants.

Cuddle Up With Our Favorite Cooling Comforter, Now 30% Off  

Comforters are nice and cuddly and, well, comforting at first, but you’d be hard pressed to find one that doesn’t turn a bed into a sauna by morning for those of us who run hot. Enter: the Buffy. These comforters are made from super soft eucalyptus fibers and filled with BPA-free recycled plastic water bottles — plus,…

Virginia Is the Latest Chapter in the Nearly 50-Year Saga of the Equal Rights Amendment 

In 1972, Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), which was first drafted in 1923 and reads, rather simply: “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.” But because the United States is a bad country and constitutional amendments…

Your Photos Don't Have to Languish in Digital Limbo with 30% Off Wall Prints at Amazon

There are two ways to share your favorite photos with your friends. You can show them on your phone and pray that they don’t start swiping through your gallery, or you can party like it’s 1999 and actually display a physical copy of the photo somewhere in your home. The latter is much safer and more impressive, and…

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