October 31, 2014 Archive October 2014

The real do's and don'ts of dressing your way out of the friend zone

Jon Stewart dishes on "Meet the Press" courtship

America's catcalling madness: What Michael Che & co. keep on missing

Bobby Jindal's pathetic Know-Nothing act: Louisiana governor angles to lead "the stupid party"

I'm not "that creepy guy from the Internet": How Gamergate gave the geek community a bad name

Scott Walker's minimum wage farce: Why he's determined to keep it down

"Naked in the vegetable garden": Meet the woman who's turning your weirdest fantasies into porn

Regrets of my "basic bitch" Halloween costume

"Nightcrawler": Jake Gyllenhaal knows what you want to watch

Misogyny's scary new warriors: How Gamergate has supplanted the Christian right

"I get really affected by bestiality": Meet the moderators who watch horrific videos so you don't have to

SCOTUS' racial blind spot: Why a small group of elites is dragging America backwards

The right's sham Christianity: How an attack on John Kasich exposes the fraud

Halloween: America's No. 1 holiday for wasting money on garbage

"Vote for the crook!" How 86-year-old ex-con Edwin Edwards turned a House race upside down

The radical prickliness of "Yes Please": Amy Poehler isn't scared of being "unlikable"

Paul Krugman: How the West royally screwed up its economies

Why we almost certainly won't know Senate control on election night

Christie loses the pundits: The tough-guy routine wears thin on Christie’s chief constituency

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart destroys liberal dreams of Texas turning blue

Absurd "political Halloween costumes": Your last-minute guide to "Sexy Carl Levin" & more!

"The Colbert Report's" final episode is coming much sooner than you wish

Flood Wall Street's bold legal defense: Climate change left us with no other choice

Amanda Palmer refuses to take a stand on Jian Ghomeshi

Republican official posts crude sex drawing attacking gay Pennsylvania legislator

Are you planning on wearing a racist Halloween costume? Consult this handy flowchart

"The Five" did a remarkably moving segment on assisted suicide

Stephen Colbert learns a valuable midterm lesson from "Star Trek" and George Takei

The Jian Ghomeshi story just keeps getting worse

Anti-gay marriage group endorses pro-LGBT Democrats just to spite their gay GOP opponents

Jimmy Fallon and Jake Gyllenhaal get doused in hilarious water war

Lindsey Graham's deranged joke: What he revealed about white male anxiety

Bill O'Reilly: Republicans are "afraid of black people"

"Olive Kitteridge" and prestige fatigue: Why everything on HBO looks exactly the same

We've all known a Jian Ghomeshi

Watch this excellent pro-choice debate answer: New York A.G. Eric Schneiderman schools his GOP opponent

“Win ugly or lose pretty”: Secret tape reveals Big Oil's sleazy P.R. pep talk

Chelsea Handler challenges Instagram's nipple policy: "It's sexist"

U.C. Berkeley administration keeps Bill Maher as commencement speaker

Dentists will buy back your Halloween candy for $1 per pound

Rick Santorum's personal agony: How his religious politics got sidelined

GOP's forgotten helpers: Blame these retiring Democratic senators for this bad map

R.L. Stine: "I love killing teenagers"

"Working full-time and yet still needing public benefits": Leading expert urges McDonald's to come to the table

Scalia's new Obamacare test: Will the activist justice ignore reason and facts?

The most fascinating "mansplaining": Watch this video about the history of tampons

"Why did you draw your gun?” How the law encourages police brutality

Community Discussion: Is nuclear power green?

"Have we forgotten how beautiful it is to be on fire for justice?"

Watch tattoo removal from super close-up

Here are some zoo animals playing with pumpkins

"Old git" says boxing isn't for ladies

Mitch McConnell's sick new low: New mailers expose the GOPer's shameless voter suppression tactics

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket lost

Happy Halloween: Actual PhDs respond to Amazon's "women's sexy PhD" costume and it is a treat

Amanda Palmer makes a decision about Jian Ghomeshi in the most Amanda-Palmer way possible