May 21, 2015 Archive May 2015

NOAA study: The BP oil spill almost definitely killed a whole lot of dolphins

This organ donation PSA will punch you right in the heart

Beyonce's "champagne-gate" is dumb: No, she wasn't pouring your tuition into a hot tub

"Enjoy every sandwich": David Letterman's most heartbreaking show ever

Jack White tries to defend Tidal: "I don't see people saying we should go to the movies for free"

Don't give up on poetry!

Your sex number is your business: The intimate secret your partner has no right to know

"Tomorrowland": Can nostalgia for the future save our doomed planet?

The unbearable whiteness of the Letterman farewells: Let this truly be the end of a show-business era

Lay off Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift: We're so unfair to women growing up in the public eye

Here's the video of David Letterman taking the stage tonight for the last time

Conan O'Brien says goodbye to David Letterman: "He's been the North Star for me and for every comic of my generation"

Hate-watching the Duggar scandal: Feeding bottomless appetites for hypocrisy, schadenfreude and shame

8 chilling new revelations about policing in Baltimore

Robert Reich: It's time to bust up the big banks

9 depressing predictions for the future of America

The problem with "cool" single women

Rand Paul, serial panderer: 5 major flip-flops that reveal his brazen hypocrisy

Scott Walker conveniently redefines "flip-flop" to excuse himself from all flip-flopping accusations

Meet the Christian right's new doomsday prophet — and his insane, apocalyptic "blood moon" theory

Patton Oswalt's touching Letterman farewell: How Dave shaped his teenage sensibility

Norm Macdonald's epic live tweet of David Letterman finale

David Letterman says goodnight with sincere thanks, fond memories and a few final great jokes

Our jobs just make us sad: How the 1 percent crushed America's spirit and drained our souls

Jeb's latest Iraq War lie: Placating the neocons by blaming everything on Obama

Why Paul Ryan is suddenly so happy to work with Barack Obama

Bill O'Reilly: Obama's ISIS policy could devastate America as thoroughly as the Civil War

Celebrities and politicians tweet farewell to David Letterman: "TV won't be the same without Dave"

"America is a hellhole, and we're going down fast": Donald Trump and Megyn Kelly have a testy exchange about state of the nation

Rachel Maddow skewers Rand Paul's phony Patriot Act “filibuster”

10 tearjerker moments from David Letterman’s big finale

Jerry Seinfeld, Tina Fey, Chris Rock and others roast Letterman in his last Top Ten list

"Modern liberalism is a wrecking ball": Milwaukee sheriff tells Hannity liberals celebrate "subhuman" black culture

“I want justice. I want Bill Cosby on the stand”: Janice Dickinson files civil suit against the comedian & alleged serial rapist

Presidents rejoice in David Letterman's departure: "Our long national nightmare is finally over"

New details from Bill O’Reilly’s custody trial paint him as absent father with violent, unpredictable temper

Matthew Weiner opens up about "Mad Men" finale: "I did think, why not end this show with the greatest commercial ever made?"

Watch The Foo Fighters send David Letterman off with a glorious career-spanning montage

The GOP's lurid obsessions: What Ted Cruz's ridiculous "sex" comment really reveals

Michigan Grindr pastor urged gay teen to kill himself, says mom

J.K. Rowling scandalized by half-naked Neville Longbottom: "Go put some clothes on"

The Catholic Church's American downfall: Why its demographic crisis is great news for the country

Here's the James Corden and Sting tribute to Letterman we all could have done without

Was Osama bin Laden a 9/11 "Truther"?

“Law enforcement was never meant to handle mental illness”: A psychologist just took over America’s second-largest jail

Amy Schumer's "Last F*ckable Day" gag is so true: Maggie Gyllenhaal told she was "too old" to play a 55-year-old actor's lover

The Bin Laden outrage nobody is talking about: What the government's OBL "treasure trove" really reveals

The Gaypocalypse is here! Pennsylvania allows marriage of "father" to "son"

Iowa straw poll is doomed: Even Mike Huckabee won't participate in this fundraising scam

Letterman’s presidential montage fell flat: "Mad Men," "SNL" and why our long national nightmare isn't actually over

Get ready for Salon Sustainability's very first podcast!

Jeb's climate nonsense: Believing climate science is "arrogance," says the GOP "moderate"

Rebel Wilson had no choice: Amy Schumer, Maggie Gyllenhaal and the truth about women and age

Not even Vin Diesel's karaoke tunes can lift our spirits anymore

Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

Jim Bob Duggar waited over 1 year to alert police to son's sex abuse of young girls

Head of Homeland Security to "Jade Helm" alarmists: Obama really, really isn’t invading Texas, swear to God

You Must Hear This! Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns' "A Blow For Me, A Toot To You"

Paul Shaffer, the soul of Late Night: Laugh if you like, but Letterman wouldn't have worked without him

Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders: The Podcast

California's getting desperate: Unprecedented water restrictions target previously immune farmers

Good news! Amy Poehler believes in you: "I have so much faith in the generation that is coming up"

Ricky Gervais calls him “murdering scum”: A Texas millionaire pays big bucks to kill an endangered rhino, but what is the true cost?

AMERICA SURVIVES with Joanna Rothkopf pt. 3: How to survive a bear attack