Noah Berlatsky

Noah Berlatsky

Bio

Noah Berlatsky is a contributing writer for The Atlantic. He edits the online comics-and-culture website The Hooded Utilitarian and is the author of the forthcoming book Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948.

Noah Berlatsky Articles

How Wonder Woman's Male Creator Helped Shape Third-Wave Feminism 

To understand this debate, it's important to consider historical context.

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The illustrious and utterly rockin' Carlene Carter. Flickr.com

Move It On Over: 12 Women Who Made Rockabilly History

There's a good argument to be made that the earliest, and the best, rockabilly performers were women. Slicked-back, hiccuping, hopped up cool.

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Women In Metal: 9 Tracks From The Genderless Utopia Of Death

Metal aggression isn't sexual, but existential. As a result, women in the genre are both rare and unexpectedly equal.

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What On Earth To Make Of Azealia Banks' Whiteface Music Video

Banks' "Ice Princess" video shows that it's not only white people who can pick up someone else's culture.

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My Dog's Anus Is Tormenting Me And Maybe Ruining My Marriage

I am on my knees in 15-degree weather scrubbing poop from the sidewalk, and I have an epiphany of sorts—I do not want this dog.

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Why Sexist Eggheads Can't Take Jane Austen Seriously

Can a popular author also be celebrated for literary quality? Not if that author is a woman like Austen.

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Why Is Everyone So Scared Of Rock Music's Mixed-Race Roots?

The founder of the brilliant fyeahblackrockmusic Tumblr talks racial politics, Kelis, and . . . the Doobie Brothers?

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Is All Art Political?

Art without politics actually results in a sweeping Puritanism. For art to have power, it needs to engage with power, with politics.

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Why Progressives Need Conservatism To Save The Church

Conservative fetishization of the past is myopic, simplistic, and mean-spirited—but progressives can be too quick to cede tradition.

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Large Fears: The Importance Of Marginalized Children Being Represented In Literature

Iin a passionate Facebook thread last week, children's author Meg Rosoff rejected the idea that there are "too few books for marginalized young people," as librarian Edith Edi Campbell had suggested.

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