Westboro defectors | Female reporter stereotypes | Torquil Campbell | Michael Landy
Thursday, July 4, 2013 |
Two recent defectors from the notorious Westboro Baptist Church, Megan and Grace Phelps-Roper. Also, the Canadian who helped them change their minds about everything they'd been brought up to believe, David Abitbol of Jewlicious. Their unlikely friendship started with an argument on Twitter. GQ's DC reporter Marin Cogan on real-life female journalists who cover Washington's politics, versus their fictional counterparts on the Netflix drama House of Cards. Torquil Campbell's last Rant or Rave column of the season. UK visual artist Michael Landy, whose exhibition at London's National Gallery this summer features kinetic sculptures resembling saints that slowly destroy themselves.