Features

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‘Roseanne’ Hasn’t Changed, But It’s Now Radical in a Profoundly Different Way

April 23, 2018

by Heather Robinson

From The New York Post

Millions of Americans tuned in on Tuesday for the fifth episode of ABC’s “Roseanne,” the popular reboot of the beloved ’90s sitcom starring comedian Roseanne Barr as a working-class mom, which garnered more...

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#MeToo Also Has Us Making More of the Good Guys

February 27, 2018

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Hollywood is responding to #MeToo not just by telling stories of female empowerment but also of the quiet decency of many oft-overlooked men.

And no wonder: Shouldn’t we as a culture, even as we call out sleazy and...

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Yes, It’s OK to Date Across the Political Spectrum

February 14, 2018

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Is President Trump making life difficult for Cupid?

An April 2017 poll of 1,000 Americans conducted by Virginia-based Wakefield research found one in five Americans knew of a couple whose marriage had suffered...

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City Residents Look on the Bright Side After a Tough 2017

January 3, 2018

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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The new film “The Greatest Showman,” based on the life of P.T. Barnum, is the story of a man driven by the joy of doing what many disparaged or thought impossible.

As we turn the page on 2017, a year in...

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Dating in the #MeToo Age

December 26, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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In the wake of a tsunami of allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in show business, politics and media, and the stories of the #MeToo campaigns on social media, single New York women find...

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‘Wonder Woman’ Wins by Being Feminist Without Bashing Men

June 10, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Warner Bros.’ “Wonder Woman” continues to break records as the most successful female-led superhero action movie ever — with New York packing theaters along with the rest of the country.

So what, exactly, is...

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Why Valentine’s Day Has Would-be Lovers Going Offline

February 13, 2017

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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In an age of technology-assisted dating, when the text has displaced the phone call, the virtual “wink” has replaced face-to-face flirtation and swiping right or left has supplanted striding across the room...

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New Yorkers who find love after 40 — and beyond

October 6, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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At 42, Phil Reinstein, an insurance broker from Huntington, LI, became single after a dozen years of marriage. He and his wife, a teacher, separated and eventually divorced.

Reinstein dated, but, largely preoccupied...

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Self-Induced Desperation Is The Most Dangerous Kind

September 21, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From Jewish World Review

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In a semi-autobiographical novel, a former editor for The Washington Post and United Press International reveals the media’s myopic denial of a Middle East mess they so enthusiastically helped create

The...

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An Olympic Voice for Women of South Sudan

August 17, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The Washington Examiner

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Earlier this month in the Olympic Opening Ceremony, the world saw Rose Nathike Lokonyen, 23, a South Sudanese runner, stride into Maracana stadium bearing the flag of the International Olympic Committee and...

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