December 16, 2014 Archive December 2014

The right is coming for your birth control -- they just don't want you to know it yet

How to be "fascinating": Marry George Clooney

"It's nonsense": Even Pat Robertson thinks Ted Cruz has gone too far

Report: Woman falsely identified as "Jackie" threatens legal action against conservative blogger

NYPD's latest Twitter fail: "You can't handle the truth!"

Koch-affiliated group compares EPA regulations to CIA's use of torture

Adult film studio asks "Mama June" Shannon to make a sex tape for $1 million

Pet tattooing will soon be banned in New York

Why "The Colbert Report's" interviews can never be replaced

Nicki Minaj's earnest new album: The most un-"Nicki Minaj" moments on "The Pinkprint"

Senate confirms Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General over NRA opposition

This mind-bending video explains why death might not actually be real

Dick Cheney's grotesque legacy: Why the record is so much worse than reported

Netflix's orgy bonanza: "Marco Polo" gives a lesson in how not to write about other cultures

The orgasm police: Why female ejaculation is one of the last porn taboos

The tyranny of pop culture "musts": How I learned to love being out of the loop

The 6-step process to dispose of America's poor

5 things women wish men knew about sex

3 dangerous assumptions about America's torture practices

Twilight of the "liberal" elites: How Chris Hughes & co. represent a new, bankrupt liberalism

Scalia's torture debacle: Why the right scarily keeps missing the point

Aaron Sorkin's masturbatory falseness: Sony's stolen emails, "The Newsroom" and a bankrupt NYT Op-Ed

"Is the North really any better?": Why the region's race politics are so misunderstood

Andrew Cuomo seeks to kick public employees out of union

Half of Americans are cool with CIA torture techniques

"Maybe America just needs a big blast of boobies": Lina Esco tells Salon about her topless crusade to free the nipple

The "teen wolf of Wall Street" was another failure of fact-checking

The right's grossest race lie: Delusional conservatives and the truth about MLK

Jeb Bush makes big move toward 2016 presidential run

Not so fast, Jeb! GOP dream candidate has a Mitt Romney problem and a Lehman Brothers problem

Presidential task force announces sweeping new rule to combat seafood fraud

Stephen Colbert lampoons Bill O'Reilly over torture report

Al Franken endorses Hillary Clinton

How old you feel might predict how long you'll live

Camille Cosby's sickening defense of her husband

Watch: The year's most adorable animals in science

Get psyched for the premiere of "The Nightly Show"

Columbia anti-rape protestors "pay" fine with giant check written on a mattress

America, nation of torturers: Stop saying "this isn't who we are" -- here's the real truth

Joe Scarborough: Don't cover rape allegations unless there are charges

Google searches confirm it: 2014 was a rough year

"Justice shouldn't warrant an apology": NFL player Andrew Hawkins' powerful statement

Frank Bruni's "Bush worship" is back: Why this Times scribe must not cover Jeb

D'Angelo's sultry return: Why we needed a “Black Messiah" right now

From chess wunderkinds to the fake teen Wolf of Wall Street: A history of Stuyvesant High School "prodigies"

Cop is producing "Breathe easy: Don't break the law" shirts -- but it has nothing to do with Eric Garner, he swears

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

Bill Cosby's youngest daughter argues for rape accusers to go to prison