October 02, 2015 Archive October 2015

Amy Schumer negotiated a seven figure raise on her book deal

10 dead, 20 reportedly injured in shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon

"I'm going back to the range": Conservatives react to Oregon shooting with calls for more guns, tough guy talk

“Every man reads one book in his life, and this one is mine”: E.B. White's lifelong conversation with Thoreau's "Walden"

"Every ounce of homophobia I ever experienced was firmly rooted in sexism"

Porn and sex addictions: Real or bullsh*t?

Russell Brand's impossible revolution: How a drugged-out comedian reinvented himself as radical apostle

It's the complexity, stupid! The embarrassing truth about the unqualified, underprepared GOP field

The 9 most expensive medicines in the world -- courtesy of Big Pharma

"They think they don't count": The race riot that continues to haunt Oklahoma

The next major domino in the fight to legalize marijuana is about to fall

Bill O'Reilly's phony new war: The war on cops is as make-believe as the war on Christmas

The way we talk about mass shootings is completely broken

Jeb Bush vs. Marco Rubio gets ugly: Florida man attacks friend during job interview

Roger Waters to Jon Bon Jovi: "You stand shoulder to shoulder with the settler who burned the baby"

Paul Krugman: Never forget what the GOP's really about — "top-down class warfare"

Trevor Noah nails Donald Trump: He could be first African dictator ever elected president

Larry Wilmore smacks down Donald Trump over outrageous "university" scam

"Homeland" is back: "The biggest fears, the biggest things that were keeping all these specialists up at night were: Russia and ISIS"

The GOP's campaign to wreck mothers' lives: Why its anti-abortion crusade goes way farther than Planned Parenthood

Good news for dad bods and curvy girls — you're getting more sex than anyone

Bill Cosby could face charges in 2008 sexual assault case

Enough about your "thoughts and prayers": Gun violence isn't about God -- it's about our shameful refusal to act

Guess which issue GOP candidates don't want to discuss after the latest mass shooting

Chicago über alles: Fox News' directive from on high — if Obama discusses a mass-shooting, you mention the Second City

Teachers unions' top foe is leaving: Education Secretary Arne Duncan set to resign

Kevin McCarthy's Benghazi clustermuck gets worse: The likely next speaker is a man out of his depth

From dueling Hillary Clintons to a Miley-Minaj showdown, our 5 biggest hopes for the “SNL” season premiere

Amy Schumer and Lena Dunham: A tale of two multi-million dollar feminist book deals that were met with wildly different judgments

George Zimmerman: "P.O.S. Obama" and Oregon shooter share "mixed race" heritage and desire to kill Christians

Talib Kweli, terror "threat": Why listening to a civil rights speech got him probed by the federal government

Mourner-in-Chief no more: After Oregon, Obama's angry, frustrated and insisting voters demand gun reform

Mass shootings aren't natural disasters: The twisted logic that govern American gun-control

Charles Pierce nailed it: The Vatican confirms Pope Francis was "ratf*cked" into meeting Kim Davis

Gun nuts, the ultimate thought police: Shutting down an open debate after yet another mass shooting

Pope Francis met with openly gay couple — and unlike Kim Davis, who ambushed him, he did so intentionally

The NRA's favorite myth, demolished: Australia debunks the right-wing narrative that smarter gun policy can't make a difference

Trevor Noah's triumph: His dazzling Donald Trump take-down was no rookie move

Kevin McCarthy has a new headache: Conservative favorite Jason Chaffetz reportedly plotting run for speaker

Donald Trump just found a new way to insult Hispanics

What the f*ck, Nebraska? Why is this dancing pumpkin man on all my feeds?

Australia doesn't want this guy: Troy Newman, head of extremist anti-abortion group Operation Rescue, not welcome Down Under

The Donald is a fraud: The unseemly truth about his "American success story"

Jeb Bush shrugs off Oregon shooting: "Stuff happens"