Can we ever forgive and forget a porn star’s past?

This is a story about shame. In November of 2011, former adult film actress Sasha Grey dropped by Emerson Elementary School in Compton, CA and read children’s stories to 1st and 3rd graders. The event was supposedly part of the school’s “celebrity...

How facts backfire

This scares me… Facts don’t necessarily have the power to change our minds. In fact, quite the opposite. In a series of studies in 2005 and 2006, researchers at the University of Michigan found that when misinformed people, particularly political partisans, were...