June 05, 2015 Archive June 2015

Is "Game of Thrones" an allegory for global climate change?

AMERICA SURVIVES with Joanna Rothkopf pt. 5: You are scared of the wrong things

The 7 most horrifying exchanges from the Duggars' interview with Megyn Kelly

Fox News and the Duggars reach a disgusting new low: The twisted persecution complex in last night's insane interview

"We are in a revolutionary moment": Chris Hedges explains why an uprising is coming — and soon

Trans community reacts to Caitlyn Jenner's cover with inspiring #MyVanityFairCovers

Business Highlights

My favorite singer is a jerk: A Mark Kozelek super-fan steps down

The "Duggar wives" of the world have spoken: "I thought I was the only one"

"Love & Mercy": Brian Wilson's life as a gorgeous, tragic fable of pop genius

Who is in, and about to get in, the GOP race for president

Vince Vaughn has company: 10 unexpectedly pro-gun celebrities

5 ways the freelance economy fails the poor and the middle class

Robert Reich: The Founding Fathers never wanted an aristocracy

The Jebbening is nigh: Bush will finally stop making a flagrant mockery of election law

"Seinfeld's" Jason Alexander apologizes to "Susan"

"I wish we talked about 'choices' instead of 'choice'": A Texas abortion counselor on how to change the conversation about abortion

Same swagger, but fewer painkillers: Rick Perry 2016 is (almost) no different than Rick Perry 2012

Rick Perry's cartoon country/rap mashup: Is this ridiculous song the key to his campaign?

Paul Krugman: Texas is a failed experiment in "reverse Robin-Hood" economic policy

Megyn Kelly and Howard Kurtz defend Fox News' Duggar debacle by attacking other networks

Rachel Maddow applauds Hillary Clinton for forcing GOP to confront universal voter registration

Jon Stewart's new name for the 2016 GOP clown car: "19 and Counting"

Arkansas cops and InTouch: Duggar family is lying, Josh's molestation reports were legally obtained

Larry Wilmore welcomes gay valedictorian who was ousted from graduation and outed to parents

Dennis Hastert's teenage victim identified: Wrestling equipment manager who died of AIDS in 1995

"The Koch brothers are more powerful than papal teaching": Why Rick Santorum doesn't care what the pope says about climate change

Grain higher, livestock higher

Neil deGrasse Tyson was clearly stoned last night

4 myths climate deniers can turn to now that it turns out there is no global warming "pause"

GOP governor vows to execute remaining inmates before Nebraska death penalty ban takes effect

Steve Buscemi has completely lost count of how many times he's died in movies

Reggie Watts, the weirdest guy on late night TV: How "The Late Late Show" bandleader is redefining the sidekick role

16 summer cocktails for Internet writers

Fox News doubles-down on imaginary "Ferguson Effect" as reason for non-existent spike in violent crime

John Cleese's perfect Twitter takedown of Piers Morgan: "Piers, when are you going to be talented? It's been a lifetime"

With "Spy," Melissa McCarthy gets the solidly wacky buddy comedy she deserves

Marco Rubio's Iraq quagmire deepens: This is what a foreign policy wonk looks like?

Feminism is for pigs too: Miss Piggy receives feminist award from Gloria Steinem

Fox News' circular firing squad: "Outnumbered" co-hosts bicker over company line on Duggar scandal

Jay Smooth slams media sexism: Here's what not to do when a woman is running for president

Former BP executive David Rainey found not guilty of making false statement in oil spill probe

Drugs, paranoia and a creepy Charles Manson connection: Why we're still fascinated with the dark drama of the Beach Boys

Community Discussion: How can we help the bees?

Dear school officials: LGBT rights don't end at your school doors

America is a Ponzi scheme: A commencement speech for the scammed

Grain mostly lower, livestock lower