After a two-week hiatus, The Nose, our weekly cultural panel, is back on with discussions of a controversial New York Times essay about who does housework, a contemplation of smarm versus snark, a nod to all the messiness around Nelson Mandela's funeral, and some second-guessing of Time's Person of the Year, Pope Francis or Ed Snowden.
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- Theresa Cramer is a writer and the editor of E-Content Magazine, where she covers the world of digital media
- James Hanley is the co-founder of Cinestudio at Trinity College
- Irene Papoulis is a lecturer in writing and rhetoric at Trinity College