October 24, 2014 Archive October 2014

Yesterday's pin-up girls: This New York mag piece couldn't have come at a better time

Men's rights group launches creepy website to co-opt respected anti-violence campaign

"Gamergate is now irredeemably toxic": The top 10 takeaways from Chris Kluwe's Reddit AMA

George Will says he supports help for "real survivors" of "real sexual assaults"

Voters trust the GOP on the budget deficit. Why?

Madeleine Albright completely owned Conan O'Brien on Twitter

"Force Majeure": Gripping tale of a near-disaster and an imploding marriage

The "Dear White People" syndrome: Why movies are obsessed with light-skinned black characters

#Gamergate is really about terrorism: Why Bill Maher should be vilifying the gaming community, too

UPDATED: NYC doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa rushed to hospital; tests positive for virus

7 things McDonald's really wants you to forget

Can Lena Dunham save snark?

"A stink bomb into liberals' certainty": Doug Henwood on his anti-Clinton crusade

Silicon Valley will destroy your job: Amazon, Facebook and our sick new economy

George Will, master troll: Why his new screed about dignity and the GOP cannot be serious

Why conservatives prefer propaganda to reality

From Bush to Obama: American exceptionalism is a plague on our collective conscience

This is the infectious disease you should be worried about

Gun nut's scary Senate plan: Joni Ernst ready to literally shoot it out with the feds

Paul Krugman's fear: "It's by no means clear" whether democracy or plutocracy will prevail in America

Here are the craziest responses to New York's first Ebola case

4 reasons Martha Coakley could lose in Massachusetts -- again

Fox News responds to outrage over comments about young women voting and using Tinder

Russell Brand's 9/11 idiocy: I'm "open-minded" to conspiracy theories

9 out of 10 doctors are seriously concerned about what the meat industry's up to

Chris Christie's pathetic minimum wage cop-out: I was misunderstood!

Don't panic about New York's Ebola case

Pope Francis slams criminal justice system: Condemns death penalty and harsh prison conditions

"Honey Boo Boo" canceled over matriarch's relationship with convicted child molester

Democratic blame game begins: Campaign staffers point finger at White House instead of their own flimsy strategies

Tea Party congressman Steve King is pretty sure that gay people are going to hell

America's great terrorist mystery: When our allies and enemies engage in the same "evil"

GOP congressman demands "all out" surveillance of Muslims after Canadian Parliament shooting

Petty, obsessive, egotistical, self-loathing: Margo Howard, William Giraldi and why authors need to stay off the Internet

Oregon court says ripping out clumps of someone's hair isn't necessarily assault

This award-winning photo stunningly captures the essence of a threatened species

America’s modern political nightmare: Two electorates, separate and unequal

The right's new "choice" sham: GOP phonies embrace the word while railroading abortion access

11 truly horrifying fast food creations

Richard Dawkins wants to create a "cosmic tombstone" of humanity and blast it into space

Community Discussion: How should we protect the oceans?

Midterm campaigns' silver lining: Simpson-Bowles gets toxic!

One Percent's politics of nothing: Why inequality is absent in these midterms

Back off Barbie, Aaron Paul

Before and after photos show the shocking extent of Sao Paulo's water crisis

Louie Gohmert worries that gay soldiers "getting massages all day" leave us "vulnerable to terrorism"

How to survive an apocalypse: What pop culture taught me about living through the end of the world

McConnell's "bipartisan" flop: Bizarrely taking ownership of a GOP political disaster

Update: Report: Shooting at high school north of Seattle

A tiny town in Michigan will sell you a police badge and gun permit