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#MeToo Jumps Another Shark

A New Yorker story on an indie band sexual misconduct scandal reveals a bizarre reality of relationship-policing, male-blaming, and female infantilization

Evan Stephens Hall and Nandi Plunkett of Pinegrove performing at the Panorama Music Festival in 2017 | Credit: Theo Wargo (Getty)

Among the tidal wave of sexual misconduct allegations in the early days of #MeToo, one little-noticed story concerned an indie country-rock emo band called…



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Cathy Young

Russian-Jewish-American writer. Associate editor, Arc Digital; contributor, Reason, Newsday, The Forward etc.