October 16, 2014 Archive October 2014

Microsoft to tech conference attendees: Take a photo with this woman in a skintight catsuit

More dumb foreign policy conventional wisdom: Even CIA admits arming rebels isn't working

"There have always been men who are uncomfortable with women's equality": Author Jonathan Eig on "The Birth of the Pill"

Yes, stop Amazon: Ayn Rand, false equivalence and the New York Times

Scott Walker fighting for his political life as voters reject his callous policies

Stand whose ground? How a criminal loophole gives domestic abusers all the rights

Parents and teens no longer think having "the talk" is that awkward

Neil Patrick Harris just announced he's hosting the Oscars in the best way possible

Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the Oscars: Here's what you need to know

Actor who played Mr. Big calls Carrie Bradshaw "such a whore"

Cancer, a love story

Inside the cage: This book blows the lid off the world of mixed martial arts

"Game of Thrones" should watch its back: Why this work of nonfiction is as riveting as the fantasy

10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

A look at sick nurses contact with Ebola patient

Near-death experiences may not be hallucinations after all

Why are banks opening branches... in high schools?

Rick Santorum's creepy gift: Why his next run for president is weirdly positive

ALEC's new assault on America: Why the far right isn't relying on Congress

Public education, private profits: Inside a charter school power broker's million-dollar scam

How the minimum wage could tip key midterm races

"Listen Up Philip": Jason Schwartzman and Elisabeth Moss star in a brilliant, bristly Philip Roth knock-off

Robert Reich: The Ivy League is ripping off America!

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart schools Bill O'Reilly in explosive white-privilege debate

"Just try not to say something stupid for 90 minutes": Jon Stewart rips pols for midterm fear-mongering

"I can no longer defend my hospital": Nurse slams employer's botched Ebola response

Right-to-life group calls Obama administration "irresponsible" for fast-tracking Ebola vaccines

Kansas really might re-elect Sam Brownback: How the wingnut could pull it off

Meteorologist freaks out in live TV prank

"The game is rigged": Longtime defense attorney Robbin Shipp takes on the carceral state

Scott Brown's very bad omen: What his dopey campaign says about Democrats' prospects

California's drought is now threatening to ruin Halloween, too

John Grisham thinks we're too hard on guys who look at underage porn

Scott Walker's culture war subterfuge: How the Tea Partier conceals his radical agenda

The male celebrity penis fetish: Feminism's final frontier?

NYC rats are even more disgusting than we thought

GOP's slick new trick, exposed: Inside their empty "do something" politics

Stephen Collins facing even more sex abuse claims

"You blame yourself" -- Bob Geldof speaks out on death of his daughter

Thomas Piketty can't save us alone: Why bad economists are destroying American lives

Fox News host Steve Doocy still does not understand the concept of transgender people using public restrooms

Amazon helped kill the alt-weekly: One more reason your city looks the same as every other one

Wingnuts' awful new Ebola plan: Let's adopt a catastrophically bad policy because America needs a pick-me-up

Ann Coulter's latest hateful screed compares quarantining all of West Africa with gated communities

"You cannot trust people in power": How 60 Minutes got duped by the FBI

Rick Scott's "fan" disaster: Just the sort of trivial thing he deserves to lose over

Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon have an epic breakdance conversation

"The fight is far from over": Lawyer taking on Texas' sweeping abortion law tells Salon what's next

Americans see economic inequality as a bigger threat than nuclear weapons

Stephen Colbert burns Sean Hannity: "I can never match his ability to get his head up his own ass"

Is this the child pornography case John Grisham is talking about?

Joan Rivers' cause of death revealed

It's normal for teens to sext

Pat Robertson blames mayor's lesbian "predilections" for Houston LGBT equality law

Slate's defense of Amazon forgets just one thing: Workers

WATCH: Stephen Colbert makes hilarious cameo at Apple event

Rick Perry's demented world order: Why this man can get nowhere near the White House

Mindy Kaling is busy -- so stop asking her to comment on her "otherness"

Poll: Voters consider abortion an economic issue, not a social nightmare