August 20, 2013 Archive August 2013

No, "The Butler" is not "Forrest Gump"

"Dads" offends on every level

Ohio EPA head says he was forced out by Big Coal

Conservative media won't stop trolling transgender people

J.J. Abrams releases trailer for mystery project

Sequester leads to massive cuts for Head Start

Study: The more sex you have, the more money you make

Your Netflix habit uses more energy than your fridge

"Bob's Burgers" is the most sex-positive show on TV

5 strangely newsy moments on fictional TV

Confessions of a Harlem gentrifier

"Indescribably insane”: A public school system from hell

My advice: Lie to your mom!

It's a conspiracy!

The right gets confused by its own lie

The new Obama dog is great

Beloit College is trolling us all

Memo to police: No, you're not making us feel safe!

"I'm not a terrorist: I'm eight years old, and that's my science project"

Starving artist sells Detroit, one statue at a time

Conservative death panels? The right's bad healthcare idea

State lawmaker launches investigation into "crisis pregnancy centers"

Latest wave of draconian anti-choice laws are dying off in court

Massive SWAT team raid destroys organic farm

Gulf fisheries may have been more contaminated than was thought

Obama makes a push to revive Dodd-Frank

Federal judge OKs force-feeding of California prisoners

Cruz renounces Canadian citizenship

Oklahoma teens kill baseball player because they "were bored"

The Fukushima leak is officially out of control

Bob Filner in talks to settle sexual harassment suit

Ted Cruz open to impeaching Obama: It's a "good question"

Scalia: "It's not up to the courts to invent new minorities"

Law used to detain David Miranda frequently targets Muslims

States jockey to host domestic drones

GOP prepares to self-destruct over nonsense

Writer Elmore Leonard dead at 87

GOP racism of 2009: Still alive and well

Fracking blamed for over 100 earthquakes in Ohio

Maria Sharapova to change name to Sugarpova

Miranda threatens legal action over detention, confiscation

Grunwald vs. Greenwald: Who's the "activist" journalist, now?

$75 for ice cubes. And other absurd things rich people are blowing their cash on

The Guardian receives shadowy threats from the U.K. Government

Fox Nation Twitter feed is basically a repository for images of celebrity cleavage

Disney is trying to win over gamers

Rio plans to permanently shame litterers

DeMint: Replace GOPers who won't defund Obamacare

The Six-Day War led to Egypt's bloody predicament

How Olivia Wilde reinvented herself

Meet the cops who give Doritos to potheads!

Lily Tomlin's very long engagement

The Tesla Model S literally couldn't be safer

A cruel letter brings out the trolls

Carried interest reform is a no-brainer

IRS targeted ACORN too

When being lost in translation kills

Freelance nation: When good jobs turn to bad

Immigration reform just got punched in the gut

Oil Exec: Oklahoma is "haunted" by wind turbines

Hands off Detroit's final treasures!

Sexual double standards, slut-shaming and #Slanegirl