April 15, 2015 Archive April 2015

Badass chimp whacks drone out of the air

Bill Maher lashes out at anti-vaxx accusations: "I’ve never argued that vaccines don’t work. I just don’t think you need them"

"Yeah, you should ask": Four-year-old deftly explains affirmative consent, the limits of human knowledge

Vomit ships dock in San Diego: Why cruise ships are hotbeds for norovirus

The Walter Scott outrage nobody is talking about

Too many limes: Why Gwyneth's SNAP challenge is a bust

Media freakout caught on camera: This one video says everything about the absurdity of presidential campaigns

"I do bad sex very well. In life and in the novel form": Gary Shteyngart interviews Adam Thirlwell

LeBron James, underdog: How an NBA legend became a humble, hungry hero of the downtrodden Rust Belt

Bromance with a murderer: The bizarre true story behind James Franco's "True Story"

Do you have to be miserable to be funny?

FACEOFF: 4 of Canada's teams kick off 1st night of playoffs

Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views

Video shows Arizona officer ramming into robbery suspect

6 major questions Hillary Clinton still needs to answer

Hillary won't be spared: The bogus "challenger" narrative that won't die

America's staggering child poverty: These numbers speak for themselves

Marco Rubio's cynical Tupac fandom: Why “I don’t listen to music for the politics” is a hip-hop cop-out

10 Things to Know for Today

Rubio's Iran fiasco: Break faith with our allies because "national security" demands it!

America's criminal justice disgrace: How Apple's ban of former felons reveals the long road to real reform

Shallow, nasty gossip dressed up as analysis: The "Game Change" guide to presidential elections

File under 'inevitable': “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed” author Jon Ronson slammed by Twitter-shamers

Jon Stewart mocks media freakout over Hillary's Chipotle visit: "How many f**king napkins did she take?"

Artists to NYPD: Return Edward Snowden bust we put in park

Brian Williams' latest trouble: "I'd be wary of bringing [him] back"

Fox News panel blames "despicable" Jon Stewart for spring-break rape

David Chase breaks down cryptic "Sopranos" ending: "Life ends and death comes, but don't stop believing"

Jon Stewart hammers GOP over incoherent Iran warmongering

"A female shouldn't be president": Dallas CEO rejects Hillary candidacy "hormones" and "sound biblical reasoning"

Chris Christie rants about legal weed: "We have an enormous addiction problem in this country"

Jimmy Kimmel insists he had nothing to do with Dennis Quaid meltdown: "You play 50 pranks and all of a sudden people don't trust you anymore"

Harry Reid has an opinion about GOP presidential candidates: "I think they're all losers"

24/7 armed protection may not be enough to save the world's last remaining northern white rhinos

The great American voting scam: How political insiders are gaining the power to steal our elections

"Fox & Friends" hates that students are learning about Islam

Texas fraternities embrace "cultural sensitivity," ban parties involving "pimps" and "hos"

Fareed Zakaria blasts dangerous education fads: "Everyone is convinced we all need to become engineers"

Ann Coulter’s xenophobic defense of voter suppression: "I'm pretty sure Senate debates will not be taking place in Urdu"

"We have strength in numbers": How the Fight for $15 will transform the 2016 debate

Blood money, killer cops: How privatization is funding the racist logic of America's police

"It's killing me to ask my mom for help": The heartbreaking cost of a life at McDonald's

David Letterman's perfect GOP jab: "Which one of these men can lead the Republicans to another crushing defeat?"

Take that, Ted Cruz: Jeb Bush heads to Liberty University to pander to the Christian right

Steve Albini rips "foodie" culture: "Rich people eat better than poor people"

"Safe sex is kind of a misnomer": Bioethicist live-tweets insane abstinence-only sex ed lesson

Comedy troupe takes on the scourge of "manspreading" — by throwing a pizza party

The GOP presidential contenders are out of touch with the science -- and with their constituents

This is what oligarchy looks like: Why the 1 percent is the real target of the 2016 campaigns

From Sally Draper to Arya Stark: 5 TV dramas that bet big on kid actors and won

GOP's estate tax swindle: Carving out a bonus for millionaire heirs while hiding behind farmers

Welcome to the 2016 garbage fire: A guide to the insane first three days of Hillary Clinton campaign reporting

The Orwellian police tactic that targets Black Americans for simply existing

Noam Chomsky: We're facing a new Cold War

Gay conversion leaders: We're the real victims!

That Dennis Quaid meltdown was totally fake

Leave Madonna's age out of it: Nobody gets a free pass to grope at will

"No Catcalling Zone" signs appear in U.S. cities, threaten street harassers with laser beam-shooting cats

Fight! Fight! Bill Nye schools Neil deGrasse Tyson on Twitter

Ted Nugent tells NRA audience he would like to gun down Harry Reid

"I'm gonna wait til more horrible sh*t happens to our planet": Funny or Die PSA skewers congressional climate deniers

Neocons' humiliating defeat: How the hotheads lost the Senate's Iran debate