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Chau Tu


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Past articles by Chau:

Dear Prudence Uncensored: “Jealous FWB”

“Hookups are hookups, but there's gotta be some base level of knowing that others operate full lives outside your world.” → Read More

How the New Normal People Series Compares to Sally Rooney’s Book

The author co-wrote the first six episodes of the Hulu adaptation, and it shows. → Read More

Slow Burn’s Leon Neyfakh on Bringing His Watergate Series to Television

The new series adds visuals to the storylines and characters that listeners will remember from the podcast, but also introduces new threads to the story. → Read More

A Yale Law School Investigation, an Academic Hoax, and the Next Phase of #MeToo

What’s going on with the investigation into Jed Rubenfeld? → Read More

Elon Musk’s Sleeping Patterns, Omarosa’s Booby Traps, and Revisiting The Joy Luck Club

The real message and lesson of the Times’ jaw-dropping Elon Musk interview is about the effects of sleep deprivation. → Read More

Unite the Right, V.S. Naipaul, and Trump’s War on California

Last weekend's Unite the Right rally may have failed, but the alt-right movement isn’t dead. → Read More

BlacKkKlansman, Jack Dorsey, and the Shiloh Scandal

Four theories for why Twitter is courting the right wing. → Read More

Young Voters, New York’s Uber Cap, and the Oscars’ New Category

How to turn out young voters? Remind them of their power. → Read More

Slow Burn Season 2, Asbestos, and the Wellness Industry

Why Slow Burn is turning to the Clinton impeachment for Season 2. → Read More

Alex Jones, Diverse News Sources, and Equal Pay

Banning Alex Jones and Infowars was a late move, but an encouraging sign nonetheless. → Read More

Ivanka and Melania, Infowars Banned, and Better Call Saul

How should we interpret Ivanka and Melania’s statements against the president’s views? → Read More

QAnon, Sarah Jeong’s Tweets, and Nia Wilson’s Death

Reflecting on the aftermath of Nia Wilson’s death. → Read More

Escaping Syria, Biased Food Studies, and Manafort’s Fashion

We finally got a peek at Manafort’s ostrich jacket. → Read More

Junot Díaz, Trumpstagram, and Passing

How the men of #MeToo are getting by without direct apologies. → Read More

Kagan’s Conservatism, Koko’s Fetish, and Hollywood Apocalypses

Is Justice Kagan actually drifting to the right, or playing the long game? → Read More

Trump’s Space Farce, Melania’s Jacket, and Trans Lives

Why Trump’s Space Force isn’t the solution we need. → Read More

How to Create an Effective Earthquake Warning System

The United States is still without a proper early warning system for alerting citizens about an earthquake, but that is about to change. → Read More

The U.S. Is Finally Getting a System to Warn When an Earthquake Is Coming

But will its alerts come in enough time to make a difference? → Read More

The U.S. Is Finally Getting a System to Warn When an Earthquake Is Coming

But will its alerts come in enough time to make a difference? → Read More

The Angle: The Kids Are All Right Edition

Yuri Kadobnov/Getty Images Parental irrelevancy: Most new parents are terrified they’re going to screw up their kids. Daniel Engber argues that despite everything you might hear or learn from books or peers, parents are more irrelevant than you think. Advantage: Stormy: Jeremy Stahl explains a legal screw-up that might give Stormy Daniels a strong case for getting out of her nondisclosure… → Read More