Libby Emmons
Libby Emmons
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Libby Emmons is a Senior Contributor to The Federalist and Senior Editor for The Post Millennial. She is a writer and mother in Brooklyn, NY. Follow her on Twitter @libbyemmons.

Ignore AOC. Go Ahead And Brunch Like Your Life Depends On It

Are you going to let yourself be mobbed out of spending time with family, sharing a meal, and sharing joy? Or are you going to brunch?

‘Nice White Parents’ Demands That White Parents Do More Than Everyone Else

Chana Joffe-Walt misses the fact that parents of all colors are focused on their own children’s education, to the exclusion of other kids.

The Emmys On Lockdown Are Just As Stupid And A Lot Less Fun

Mostly, there were no jokes. The ones that existed were terrible. Entertainment took a back seat to moralizing on Jimmy Kimmel’s virtual Emmy Awards.

Drew Barrymore Brings Exuberance Back To Daytime TV

The plan hadn’t been to launch Drew Barrymore’s talk show during global lockdowns, but once the production team accepted that was going to happen, they embraced it.

The VMAs Were An Homage To COVID-19 And Social Justice When They Should Have Been A Diversion

I watched the VMAs in hopes of a distraction from this absurd timeline we’re living through. Instead, the awards show smacked me over the head with coronavirus and social justice the whole time.

How Feminism Helped Erase Female Biology

In Debra Soh’s new book, ‘The End of Gender,’ the doctor exposes the cultural and scientific attempts to undermine biological reality.

Cardi B And Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘WAP’ Sucks The Mystery Out Of Sex

‘WAP’ is brazen and brash, and we’re probably meant to believe it’s empowering, but what it really does is deprive sex of mystery and remove seduction from the process.

Dear Athletes: Keep Your Politics Out Of Sports

If professional athletes want to express themselves politically, they should, and they should do it in a way that has meaning and depth. That means off the field.

Peacock’s Too-Realistic ‘Brave New World’ Shows We Ignore The Individual At Our Peril

NBC’s new version of ‘Brave New World,’ streaming on Peacock, gives voice to the decline of individualism under the guise of increasing happiness.

Keeping Schools Closed Ensures Inequity And Chaos

We are sacrificing America’s youth on the altar of our own fear. And it is a travesty.

Celebs Call To Abolish The Police While Hiding Behind Private Security

A group of wealthy celebrities requesting the abolition of something they don’t even need is disingenuous at best, callous at worst.

It Might Be Short On Laughs, But ‘Space Force’ Launches The American Imagination

While ‘Space Force’ is definitely intended as a satire, it makes some rather compelling points about the essential nature of exploration.

J.K. Rowling Doubles Down On The Truth About Transgenderism: It Hurts Women

J.K. Rowling has held the line on refuting transgender rhetoric, and for gender-critical women and real feminists, this is a glorious moment.

Anna Kendrick’s New Series ‘Love Life’ Offers A Light Look At Love

Charming, sweet, and grounded, ‘Love Life’ gives us hope that relationships built on meaningful connections are still possible.

Drive-In Concerts Are The Dionysian Community Experiences We Need Right Now

I’d rather go to a dimly lit club than enjoy live music from my car. But these days, drive-in concerts don’t sound so bad.

In Compelling Story About Motherhood, ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Explores Blossoming Of Identity Politics In 1990s

In ‘Little Fires Everywhere,’ it’s interesting to see the ’90s reflected from this distance of more than 20 years. But the identity politics is suffocating.

‘Upload’ Accidentally Shows Why An Afterlife Without God Is Pointless

In its stark portrayal of an atheistic afterlife, Amazon’s new series ‘Upload’ shows that a belief in God offers a greater understanding of human potential than a life without him.

‘Outer Banks’ Is The Self-Serious Teen Drama No One Needs

‘Outer Banks’ seems to want to be taken seriously, to make a comment on society, life, wealth, and privilege, but its convoluted plot renders its efforts meaningless.

Hitting Someone Won’t Solve Your Quarantine Frustrations. Take A Step Back

Being a parent during the best of times can be a trial for many, but these added stressors are enough to make anyone crack. To combat domestic violence, each of us must remember to let love guide us.

In Wake Of Wuhan Virus, California Needs To Suspend Its Ban On Gig Work

The economy is already under pressure. No laws should prevent freelancers from using their labor as best they can to see themselves through this pandemic.