Julia Shaw
Julia Shaw
Julia Shaw

Julia Shaw is a writer in Alexandra, VA.

Why Joshua Harris Was Wrong To Kiss Dating Goodbye

Homeschool star Joshua Harris’s myopic criticism of dating causes him to miss one of the defining features of the modern sexual ethic: hooking up.

Jon Snow Isn’t The Only GOT Character To Get A Second Chance

Last week’s ‘Game of Thrones’ episode was all about opportunities for redemption.

Don’t Praise Bad Decisions In ‘Game Of Thrones’ Just Because Women Made Them

The Sand Snakes may have acted on the Dornish people’s behalf in the Game of Thrones premi-ere, but not in their best interest.

What ‘Game Of Thrones’ Reveals About The Politics Of Decline

As a self-governing people, Americans ought to watch ‘Game of Thrones’ with keen attention to how regimes decline — and perhaps whether they can be saved.

For The Coen Brothers, Gab Is A Curse, Not A Gift

I reviewed the Coen brothers’ oeuvre to prepare for their latest, ‘Hail Caesar.’ Their treatment of talkers is instructive.

Marie Kondo’s Teleology Of Tidying Up

Marie Kondo’s cleaning methods are not aimed at wealthy, childless people. They’re for dealing with the psychology of stuff—Aristotle-like.

Uber Could Save Your Life, So Why Does Virginia Want To Kill It?

My Uber driver got me to the hospital in 21 minutes. The app asks you to rate your experience on a scale of five stars. I wanted to give him six.