December 28, 2015 Archive December 2015

The true triumph of "Transparent": The Pfeffermans are all of us

Breaking down the "Bro country" walls: The year country music's women fought back against "take females out"

The plutocrats are winning: American democracy is being sold off, piece by piece

Beyond Mike Brady: Finally, stepfathers are getting their pop culture moment

Behind the Ronald Reagan myth: "No one had ever entered the White House so grossly ill informed"

Consumerism is ruining our kids: from $350 kicks to four-figure strollers, we're making our children into product zombies

Sam Harris' detestable crusade: How his latest anti-Islam tract reveals the bankruptcy of his ideas

These 5 charts prove that the economy does better under Democratic presidents

Fox News fuels white rage: Daniel Holtzclaw, Laquan McDonald and the corporate media's #blacklivesmatter problem

The 17 best moments in political comedy this year

2015's biggest moments in sex and gender, from Caitlyn Jenner to Ashley Madison and "50 Shades" on screen

Feel free to laugh at what I got wrong this year: On one of the biggest political stories of 2015, I was waaaaay off

Donald Trump fails history: How the right's failure to understand Japanese-American internment drives anti-Muslim hatred

Paul Krugman: Liberals need to be careful about "Trumpenfreude" or conservatives will "double down on W."

To Donald Trump, the thrice-married hypocrite: Let's look at your history and teach you what sexism really is

Guy Fieri sticks a fork in himself — but his business partner sues to keep Food Network star's restaurants open

Donald Trump believes he's vanquished the GOP field, turns his attention to new adversaries: Hillary Clinton's "terrible" husband and "wacko" Bernie Sanders

Happy Broke Year: Nearly 50 percent of Americans have no savings

Former KKK Grand Wizard says the Donald even trumps him when it comes to speaking "radically" about America's future

7 tacky times politicians used their children for political gain

Phoenix cop shoots "impaired" man dead for allegedly throwing rocks, reports say

Jon Stewart, we really miss you: We need your "war on bullsh*t" more than ever

Jeb Bush's money won't save him: Deluging New Hampshire voters with ads will likely backfire

How Philadelphia prosecutors protect police misconduct: Cops get caught lying — and then get off the hook

5 Black women who profoundly changed TV in 2015

Michael Moore on why America “needs a little time in the timeout room,” and whether Hillary will start a war to prove “a woman can pull the trigger”

Facepalm, fleek and feels: 10 most outrageous words added to the dictionary this year

Bernie does what GOPers won't: Unlike chicken Republican candidates, Sanders not afraid to hammer Trump

Super skinny fashion models officially banned in France