January 21, 2014 Archive January 2014

How conservatives hijacked "colorblindness" and set civil rights back decades

7 of the most amazing women you've never heard of

"Expired" food is good for you: A supermarket exec's bold business gamble

"The Skeleton Twins" director Craig Johnson on comedy, tragedy and Bill Hader

Masculinity anxiety at the movies: Questioning yesterday's tough guys

Pixies' Black Francis: "I feel bad for people just starting out now"

My constant fear: Am I a lousy father?

All I needed to know about life I learned from "Dungeons & Dragons"

Sundance: Richard Linklater's dazzling 12-year family epic

Bill Hader brings depth, humor and nuance to “The Skeleton Twins”

GOP's sad, pathetic "replace Obamacare" plan may finally be coming

Meeting my husband's killer

Big Brother on your iPad: The video game that's taking on the surveillance state

Fox News has a "crumbling foundation": Roger Ailes' biographer talks to Salon

10 worst right-wing moments of the week — reefer madness edition

Chris Christie's very bad weekend

Must-see morning clip: "The Daily Show" scoffs at Obama's "sweeping, loophole-filled" NSA reforms

Japan carries out annual dolphin slaughter despite harsh criticism from the West

Chris Matthews: Obama's wrong about marijuana

Blackface in my fourth grade play: How a white girl with a racist dad played MLK

GOP insiders freak out: Could Tea Party blow another election?

How West Virginia became the dumping ground for the nation's energy policy

First lady Michelle Obama photobombs the Miami Heat with a thundering slam dunk

Esquire's astoundingly homophobic "Looking" review expects gay men to be "mincing"

British pol's claim that gay marriage causes floods prompts hilarious weather forecast

Climate change could double the possibilty of "super" El Niños

"We made an indefensible mistake": Grantland editor apologizes for story outing trans woman

The Big Brother bargain: How government surveillance became easy and cheap

Ezra Klein is leaving the Washington Post

How Supertramp got involved with one of the weirdest 9/11 truther conspiracies ever

The newspaper industry's DIY revolution

It's official: 2013 tied for the fourth warmest year on record

Chris Christie’s big week goes bust