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Dorothy Fortenberry

Dorothy Fortenberry
Dorothy Fortenberry is a playwright who lives in Los Angeles.

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Five Studies

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What to Accept When You’re Expecting

Do we need to be scaring pregnant women so much?

Culture Essays

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It Gets Better, Y’all

If the South is really such a backward place, why is it so in love with Brad Paisley?

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How to Build a Better Election

Elimination-style voting is harder to fiddle with than majority rule.

Do Conspiracy Theorists Feed on Unsuspecting Internet Trolls?

Not literally, but debunkers and satirists do fuel conspiracy theorists' appetites.

3-D Movies Aren’t That Special

Psychologists find that 3-D doesn't have any extra emotional impact.

To Protect Against Meltdowns, Banks Must Map Financial Interconnections

A new model suggests looking beyond balance sheets, studying the network of investment as well.

Big Government, Happy Citizens?

You may like to talk about how much happier you'd be if the government didn't interfere with your life, but that's not what the research shows.

The Big One

One in three drivers in Brooklyn's Park Slope—at certain times of day—is just looking for parking. The same goes for drivers in Manhattan's SoHo. September/October 2014 new-big-one-3

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