FYI, saying ‘men aren’t women’ now qualifies as ‘hateful conduct’ on Twitter

Twitter’s crusade against “hate speech” has vanquished yet another meany face. A prominent Canadian feminist says that the company flagged a tweet she wrote which meekly suggested that men aren’t women. Isn’t Twitter fun? Meghan Murphy, editor of Canada’s leading feminist news portal, Feminist Current, was recently informed by Twitter that two of her tweets […]

‘Too many men’: Financial Times develops fembot to warn journalists of sexism

The Financial Times has a woman problem, or so it thinks. In the push for gender equality, and to reach out to female readers, boffins at the paper have developed a bot that warns journalists when they’re quoting too many men. The paper, which mostly covers the stuffy, male-dominated worlds of finance and industry, found […]

Physics ‘invented by men’? Scientist faces backlash after ‘highly offensive’ talk on gender bias

A senior scientist at Pisa University has sparked anger following a talk he gave on the role of women in physics at Cern, the European nuclear research centre, in which he said that physics was “invented and built by men”. Responding to the backlash, Cern released a statement which said the talk given by Prof […]

Sequel Bits: ‘Puppet Master’, ‘Men In Black’, ‘It Chapter 2’, ‘Doom’, and More

In this edition of sequel bits: Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich coming this August Chris Hemsworth offers an update on that Men In Black reboot Andy Muscheitti says It: Chapter 2 will be even scarier than the first Hey, they’re making a new Doom movie, I guess! Jason Statham teases a Meg franchise Chris Pratt interviews his Jurassic World: Fallen […]

The director of the first 3 ‘Men in Black’ movies explains why he won’t make a 4th

Columbia Pictures Barry Sonnenfeld, who directed the first three “Men in Black” movies, told INSIDER he won’t return to the franchise because he doesn’t get along with the producers. He, Will Smith, and Tommy Lee Jones have all moved on to other projects. The fourth movie will reportedly reboot the series with different actors and […]

‘War on men’: Pastors defend Roy Moore, dispute allegations

Pastors across the southern US are coming to the defence of Republican senate candidate Roy Moore amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct spanning decades, with some citing a “War on men” while others allege it’s just the Democrats playing dirty. Approximately 50 pastors signed a letter of public support for Moore back in August, before […]

10 Years Later, the Ending of ‘No Country for Old Men’ is More Powerful Than Ever

It has been almost a decade since No Country for Old Men, the seismic film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel, first went into limited release in the United States. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, the winner of the Best Picture Oscar for 2007 is simultaneously steeped in genre tropes and highly unconventional. I still remember hearing […]

A ‘Men in Black’ Spin-Off is Happening, Will Arrive in Summer 2019

Wipe your minds of the idea of a Men in Black and 21 Jump Street crossover, because the next Men in Black big screen project is a spin-off film. Sony is officially expanding its Men in Black universe with a spin-off film, but one without original stars Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. Still, there will still be plenty of suits […]

“Men Could Be Men.”

Satwik Gade In the summer of 2012, the boys in my WhatsApp group of school friends decided that they needed their own WhatsApp group — no girls allowed. The new group was — imaginatively — called “Guys Only”, and the display picture was a manly mug of lager. The admin, S, an old schoolmate, said that he started the group because […]

What we’re listening to: Nine Inch Nails, ‘Men in Blazers’ and Kitty

Welcome back to IRL, our series dedicated to the things that Engadget writers play, use, watch and listen to. This week, we’re focusing on music and podcasts, from Tumblr-Wave to Trent Reznor. First up, Managing Editor Terrence O’Brien uncovers some hidden SoundCloud gems. Medslaus Terrence O’Brien Managing Editor I honestly can’t tell you how I […]