Articles by Christopher Zara
- Downloading Rape Porn Could Mean Prison For Brits
November 18 2013 3:04 PM
U.K. lawmakers are banning the possession of pornographic images that depict simulated rape, but some say the law goes too far.
- Misogynistic School Speaker Had Ties To Gay Conversion Group
November 15 2013 5:44 PM
Justin Lookadoo, whose gender-stereotyping lecture at a Texas high school brought outrage this week, has been linked to the ex-gay organization Exodus International.
- This Godless Church Is Too Churchy For Some Atheists
November 15 2013 2:09 PM
The Sunday Assembly, a growing congregation, wants to spread positivity without God, but it’s leaving some atheists in a state of disbelief.
- Is Time Inc. The Next Huffington Post?
November 14 2013 3:18 PM
Norman Pearlstine, CCO of Time, likes the Forbes-style contributor model, which relies on content created by unpaid or low-paid bloggers.
- Big-Box Stores Take Heat For Thanksgiving Day Openings
November 13 2013 2:44 PM
Boycott efforts are underway to stop companies like Wal-Mart, Target and Macy’s from offering Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving.
- The Tweet That Could Cost Spike Lee $25,000
November 12 2013 5:49 PM
In March 2012, the “Do the Right Thing” director erroneously retweeted an address that belonged to an elderly Central Florida couple, not George Zimmerman.
- In Wake Of Tragedy, Rock Fans Discover Yellow Dogs
November 12 2013 1:47 PM
New fans are discovering the music of the Iranian rock band the Yellow Dogs after two members were fatally shot in a Brooklyn apartment.
- ‘Transgender Bathroom Law’ Could Be Repealed
November 11 2013 5:41 PM
A conservative group says it collected more than 600,000 signatures to repeal a California law aimed at protecting transgender students.
- Redditors Fight Back Against YouTube Google+ Integration
November 11 2013 12:23 PM
Thousands of angry Reddit users descended on a Google products forum Monday, demanding the right to comment anonymously on YouTube.
- Millennials Get An Opera, But Will They Tweet About It?
November 08 2013 8:18 PM
“Two Boys,” a tale of teenage angst and online deception, is luring young people to the Met Opera. Will they come back?
- Republicans Refuse To Accept Obama’s 'Non-Apology'
November 08 2013 3:05 PM
Asked about gaps in the new health care law, President Obama responded with a perfectly reasoned expression of regret. And then the right pounced.
- California Bullfighting Academy Has Animal-Lovers Seeing Red
November 08 2013 10:25 AM
Bullfighting is illegal in the U.S. Teaching it is not. Animal-rights advocates want to change that.
- ‘Star Wars’ Acting Hopefuls Pester Casting Agent Off Facebook
November 07 2013 12:22 PM
A casting Facebook page for what is believed to be the next “Star Wars” movie couldn’t handle the volume of actors beseeching it with questions.
- Anti-Rape Underwear: Safety Measure Or Victim-Blaming?
November 06 2013 6:35 PM
An Indiegogo campaign is raising $50,000 to produce a line of rape-resistant garments, but some say it misses the point.
- $15 Minimum Wage: SeaTac Vote Could Spark National Dialogue
November 06 2013 1:02 PM
Voters in the small Washington state town of SeaTac approved the country’s highest minimum wage on Tuesday. Could the nation follow?
- Disney Q4 Earnings Preview: Will The Mouse Roar Again?
November 06 2013 9:21 AM
Boosted by ESPN ratings, theme-park attendance and the blockbuster “Monsters University,” the Walt Disney Company on Thursday is expected to report strong Q4 2013 results.
- Ratings-Wise, Can Things Get Any Worse At CNN?
November 05 2013 12:25 PM
Bogged down by Obamacare coverage, CNN netted its lowest prime-time viewership since August 2012.
- LAX Shooting Suspect, Like Others, Left Few Digital Footprints
November 04 2013 4:46 PM
Paul Ciancia's generation lives on Facebook/Twitter, but like other young men accused of mass violence, he had little interest in social media.
- Who Owns New York City Now?
November 04 2013 12:27 PM
As Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota square off, meet the lobbyists and special interests staking their claim in the post-Bloomberg era.
- Ray Kelly Booed Off College Campus: Liberal Intolerance Run Amok?
October 30 2013 5:07 PM
Conservatives say an unruly protest at Brown University is indicative of liberal intolerance on college campuses. Critics counter that Ray Kelly’s lecture was tantamount to an endorsement of stop and frisk.