March 28, 2015 Archive March 2015

10 movie stars who wanted to be rock stars -- and managed to pull it off

David Duchovny: Fox Mulder is "the worst F.B.I. agent of all time"

Jury finds Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate in Ellen Pao sexism lawsuit

An anti-circumcision activist is selling sculptures made of "foreskin": The week in weird news

Amanda Knox's murder conviction overturned by Italy's top court

Amanda Knox verdict: The real evidence and why (almost) everything you think you know about the case is wrong

"A shotgun fell on my head as I searched the closet for baby clothes"

"I felt the handrail rise up and smack me dead in my pre-pubescent crotch"

“Female Viagra” is long overdue: How the FDA's double standard hurts women

Noah Baumbach's hilarious "While We're Young" pits Gen-X disappointment against millennial hipster charm

Quotations in the News

Wiggly words on immigration from potential Republican field

The economy is a Democrat: Why recent history shows the value of a progressive president

9 basic concepts Americans fail to grasp

The right's hot Bergdahl rage: Why a former prisoner drives conservatives batty

Ted Cruz doesn't have a prayer: Why the Texas senator will never sniff the White House

Lincoln's Civil War brilliance: The real story of the political savvy that helped end slavery

Ted Cruz's religious horror: Why he's really running for High Priest of America

Uber isn't driving gender equality: Why its new hiring scheme is a road to nowhere

We're educating our kids all wrong: The progressive argument against standardized-test mania

Alleged Wisconsin cop-killer tied to white supremacists

New rules for the anti-science fringe: 7 common conveniences they should not be allowed to enjoy

Terror in the Alps: Behind the dark allure of the Germanwings disaster

America is still fighting the Cold War: Why its military "strategy" is hopeless

"Ahhhh, Kelly Clarkson!" The politics — and sexual politics — of our hair removal obsession

Pacific marine life is literally in hot water

Jonathan Lethem: "My intent to skewer is practically nonexistent"