April 25, 2015 Archive April 2015

Drought-stricken Californians have a new, painful sport: Rock skiing

Segway polo became an official sport: The week in weird news

Adam Sandler needs a lesson in how to depict Native Americans on film, says actress who walked off set

Monty Python reunites at Tribeca: "We are funnier than Scientology... we could be a religion"

The right wing's bloodthirsty obsession: How conservatives poisoned the debate over capital punishment

“Being good at your job isn’t enough”: A new documentary looks at the history -- and future -- of women in tech

America's preeminent climate deniers are sending "real scientists" to the Vatican to teach the Pope about global warming

Goodell: LA projects viable for bringing back team

Adam Sandler’s offensive jokes about Native Americans revealed: “How 'bout after this, we go someplace and I put my peepee in your teepee”

Bobby Cannavale on his offbeat roles: "The weird f**ked-up friend is more interesting than the lead"

My rock 'n' roll fantasy: He was an idol, I had a crush, and then he called

What is it about overhearing loud sex that drives us crazy?

Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

"Have an open mind and an open heart": Bruce Jenner's incredible Diane Sawyer interview

Bill Maher's bizarre anti-vaccine rant: Stop calling these people "kooks and liars"

"Pagan statism": The frightening corporate/Christian alliance that invented "In God We Trust" and "One Nation Under God"

"A corrupt, unresponsive and plutocratic disaster": How Mitch McConnell and the GOP remade Washington in their image

Which of these 5 dysfunctional personality types are you?

Powerful earthquake strikes Nepal, killing at least 718 people

The Lone Bellow: "We don't want to be polarizing for the sake of being polarizing"

Progressives can't trust Hillary Clinton: What's behind her bizarre alliance with the Christian right?

Why Comcast walked away from Time Warner

The Republican Party's imperial rebirth: How Dick Cheney's twisted worldview became the guiding light of the GOP

Congratulations, Bill Maher! The winner of the first televised Bruce Jenner joke contest

Bruce Jenner's remarkable authenticity: What he teaches us about life, laughter & vulnerability

Brian Williams is in even deeper trouble: Investigation focused on six fabrications/embellishments

Why do we let New Atheists and religious zealots dominate the conversation about religion?

Ben & Skip's bogus journey: We need to face Affleck’s slave-owning ancestor — and mine — now more than ever

7 whistle-blowers facing more jail time than David Petraeus

Faith must fight capitalism: Forget theological purity — the church needs a revolutionary spirit

"It's not the country I imagined for you": A letter of apology to my grandson

Drug companies aren't telling you the whole truth