Jess writes about Politics and Education, with the occasional foray into Culture (mostly of the Pop and book-ish variety). She has a regular column at The Good Men Project, and is a sometime contributor to Elite Daily. Loves: Flannery O'Connor, The Bachelor/Bachelorette, Colombia. Loathes: Mayonnaise and hypocrisy.
Jess Lahitou's Articles
Democrats and Hollywood. Hollywood and Democrats. The two have shared a locked embrace for decades, fawning with delight and admiration, one over the other. Hollywood is cool. Of course. Celebrities are gorgeous, they’re filthy rich, they’re smooth-talking... Read...
Jess Lahitou | 04.19.17 10:10am | SHARE
Let’s break this down for Spicer.
Jess Lahitou | 04.12.17 4:47am | SHARE
Is there a difference between what the cigs biz did back in the 1950s and ‘60s and the way present-day pharmaceutical companies have aggressively marketed opioids like OxyContin?
Jess Lahitou | 03.31.17 8:18am | SHARE
Digital assistants such as Siri are not people. Yet, the way these female-voiced bots are programmed to react when being sexualized or sexually harassed paints a pretty bleak picture of how Silicon Valley organizes its values.
Jess Lahitou | 03.22.17 12:01am | SHARE
Wayne Tracker. When I first came across this made-up alias, it didn’t speak to me like someone’s first and last name. I read it instead as a job description. Imagine: a discombobulated actor playing Cowboy 3 escapes off some western set, wanders onto a Hunger... Read...
Jess Lahitou | 03.15.17 12:01am | SHARE
To explain the problems mainstream porn represents for feminists (or more accurately, anyone not at the top of the porn industry food chain) could easily take years of research and tome-length exposition.
Jess Lahitou | 03.10.17 12:01am | SHARE
Donald Trump's Speech To Joint Session Of Congress: A New Level Of Egomaniac Emerges, Hidden Under Rapturous Applause
This is the first time I’ve seen a sitting president “spin” a clear military defeat to save his own ego, and use a bereft and heartbroken wife in order to get away with it. Disgust is not the right word. Horror, maybe. Disbelief and revulsion crashing into... Read...
Jess Lahitou | 03.1.17 8:17am | SHARE
Every legal system in the world recognizes gradations of bad behavior. It’s why, thank the judiciary, a person will face different penalties for stealing a wallet than robbing a bank. Yep, both are wrong. And what’s more, they’re both wrong within the exact... Read...
Jess Lahitou | 02.22.17 12:01am | SHARE
Perhaps you’ve noticed that Democrats and Republicans aren’t getting along so well these days. Or maybe not, since it’s been quite some serious time since civility ruled the day in Washington, D.C. Partisan bickering is a 21st century reality, no doubt. But... Read...
Jess Lahitou | 02.9.17 1:40pm | SHARE