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Despite a historic fondness for films “critiquing” masculinity, the Oscars are doing little to challenge the gender status quo.

—Imran Siddiquee, Writer, Idealist, Feminist

@RUPERTMURDOCH LEASE TELL ME WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO STOP ANY AND ALL CRIMES COMMITTED BY PEOPLE OF YOUR RELIGION???!!!

—Aziz Ansari, actor and comedian, in response to Murdoch’s post: Maybe most Moslems peaceful, but until they recognize and destroy their growing jihadist cancer they must be held responsible. 6:07 PM – 9 Jan 2015

The beautiful scene when thousands of French protesters sang “Imagine” on the street.

Holy shit, midterms for everybody!”@ White House: BREAKING: Obama an-nounces his #Free Community College proposal

—Kal Penn, Actor

“Author Perumal Murugan has died.”

In a conversation with Fox’s Megyn Kelly, Dinesh D’Souza, conservative political commentator, declared that Obama hasn’t lived the “African American Experience.” When questioned by Kelly, D’Souza  stated “Well, he grew up in Hawaii.”

Nov 1 Watching TV attack ads on propositions and candidates. Sigh. Why does everyone hate us trial lawyers? ;-(

—Harmeet K. Dhillon @ pnjaban, attorney

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