September 02, 2015 Archive September 2015

The GOP's ludicrous "Mt. Denali" freakout: What this latest "scandal" reveals about the right-wing outrage machine

Paranoid history of the GOP: How conspiracy theories poisoned the Republican Party

Ted Cruz's demented new low: He blames Obama for inciting execution of Texas deputy

The newest “SNL” cast member is under fire already: Jon Rudnitsky grilled over offensive tweets and vines

5 things you should know before biting into that marijuana munchie

The King of the Punks looks at 60: John Lydon on his Sex Pistols past, his new album and why he's still "a work in progress"

Kanye's unfiltered truth: All awards (even the VMAs) are political — and we need to stop pretending they're not

Taylor Swift's logic-defying "African safari" fiasco: Why her "Wildest Dreams" music video lives down to the hype

Insane or Inspired: Winston Churchill

Taylor Swift's colonial fantasy: The dubious racial politics of "Wildest Dreams"

Billionaire charter advocates get schooled: Inside an Arkansas education dogfight

Robert Reich: Economic redistribution isn't enough

White Nationalists for Trump: The disturbing truth about The Donald's base

Donald Trump's reign of brain-bragging terror: The GOP front-runner wants you to know that he's "like, really smart"

Bernie Sanders reality check: Why progressives shouldn't be getting their hopes up (yet)

The New York Times' latest false equivalence: The Gray Lady blows it on the "Ferguson effect"

Megyn Kelly's attempt to reveal hypocrisy of the left on #BlackLivesMatter's violent rhetoric only reveals her own

Fox News' Harris Faulkner sues Hasbro for $5 million over alleged theft of persona and likeness

Gary Busey just announced he'll be joining "Dancing With the Stars" in the most absurd way possible

Sony softened Will Smith's "Concussion" to avoid conflict with the NFL

Bill O'Reilly foiled by own guests: "Cop shootings down 17 percent, shouldn't #BlackLivesMatter get credit for that?"

Chris Hayes unravels Donald Trump's mysterious meeting with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Tom Cotton's endless war: What his ongoing crusade against the Iran deal says about the GOP

We're about to find out how mad the GOP is: Hard choices in the looming Planned Parenthood shutdown fight

Taylor Swift's colonial nostalgia: Hollywood's obsession with taming Africa's wild landscape lives on

Fossil fuel CEOs are making an outrageous amount of money as a reward for destroying the planet

D'Angelo makes first talk show appearance in over a decade: "I felt like a male stripper"

Sorry, Mitt Romney: You’ll go down in history as having created the Trump monster

Taylor Swift once kicked Ian McKellen out of her apartment

Iran hawks just lost: Obama secures veto-proof margin in support of nuclear deal

Samantha Bee boasts about which of her lady-parts will make "Full Frontal" must-see viewing

Trevor Noah really wants you to know that "nothing is going to change" in two new "Daily Show" teasers

Fox News labels transgender teen "gender bender" in segment about her fight to access girl's locker room

Black America's "gaslight" nightmare: The psychological warfare being waged against Black Lives Matter

J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" trivia tweets: Changing the role of author, 140 characters at a time

Kim Davis' four marriages: The ugly self-righteousness of the "saved" that fuels her marriage license refusal

This is what "religious liberty" looks like: Kim Davis and the truth about the right's fight for discrimination

Carly Fiorina just successfully lobbied CNN to change its debate rules

Marco Rubio is trying to distinguish himself as a full-on climate villain

The truth about right-wing Denali outrage: Destroying the tenacious colonialist "right" to re-name is long overdue

Jon Stewart on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" gig: "I’m not suited, and he is"

Enough with the Kermit-Piggy-Denise drama: Why are we so eager to ruin the Muppets with this tabloid nonsense?

You can thank Iraq war supporters for Obama's big Iran victory