January 27, 2014 Archive January 2014

Springsteen gets lost: The rootlessness of "High Hopes"

My year of anxiety: How my worries took control, and how I'm taking it back

"My Life in Middlemarch": How great books shape us

On Grammy night, no one in the music industry knows what works

The caveman's home was not a cave

"Eat the cake, Anna Mae!": Jay Z delivers his Tina Turner lyric at the Grammys

Katy Perry's performance of "Dark Horse" was...interesting

"Girls" sharply parodies Gawker and Jezebel

The 6 best GIFs of stars dancing at the Grammy Awards

Macklemore and Madonna's mass wedding at the Grammys

8 best moments of the 2014 Grammy Awards

Lorde's Grammy win proves the industry's scared of the world's Miley Cyruses

Behind the Penn State scandal: A community fails to reckon with its past

"We’re gonna lose everything": One family's urgent unemployment insurance story

Noam Chomsky is right: It's the so-called serious who devastate the planet and cause the wars

Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked by massive stomach virus outbreak

Robert Reich: Where is the angry middle-class revolution?

10 worst right-wing moments of the week — Huckabee's libido and the persecuted 1% edition

Michelle Obama invites Jason Collins as her guest to the State of the Union

Watching "Girls" with girls: Has Hannah gotten too unlikable?

Paul Krugman slams the 1% for "paranoia" and "megalomania"

Australian government kills first shark in effort to curb attacks

Paul Ryan is wrong: Wealthiest Americans are not "makers," they're mercenary takers

GOP Congressman Trey Radel to resign

Marlise Munoz removed from life support, will finally be laid to rest

The city with the most dangerous air pollution isn't in China

Rand Paul: "Maybe we have to say enough’s enough" to single mothers who receive benefits

Alito’s cynical political payback theory

GOP's hot new craze: Why everyone wants to give a State of the Union response this year

Confessions of a part-time vegan: How changing my diet changed my life

Macklemore's useless apology: Grammys and the myth of meritocracy

Chris Christie update: Yet another scandal?

Protests worldwide: Why and where it's kicking off

Ezra Klein's (almost) impossible but definitely praiseworthy dream

California law would ban filtered cigarettes

Bitcoin exec busted in Silk Road deal

Play Angry Birds, give data to the NSA

Tea Party troll Todd Kincannon goes on misogynistic anti-Wendy Davis Twitter rant

Dim and divisive Rand Paul self-destructs, again

How the right destroyed itself: History, ideology and strategic blunders