The Week in Photos: From Digging in Jerusalem to Building a Bridge in India
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
What Would Anne of Green Gables Have Used During Her Period?
The menstrual technology in Anne With an E is historically accurate, if not entirely comprehensive.
Why It Matters That ‘Anne With an E’ Has a Period Episode
Netflix's new adaptation is a welcome rejoinder to television's long history of ignoring—or vilifying—menstruation.
The Never-Ending Relevance of 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Critics are saying Hulu's new adaptation has been perfectly timed for the Trump era. Pacific Standard's roundtable argues the story has always been on point.
Has 'Game of Thrones' Affected the Way People Think About Climate Change?
Winter is coming, but no one seems to care. Sound familiar?
‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ and America’s Long, Weird Love Affair With Cults
Tina Fey’s new Netflix series channels the complicated history of cults in America.
TV Reinforces Psychotherapy Stigma
Therapists — and their clients — are often portrayed in unflattering ways on television comedies and dramas, and as a result, viewers may be less willing to seek the psychological help they need, according to a new study by Iowa State University researchers.