February 08, 2016 Archive February 2016

A fortified bonanza of white men and manhood: What the hell was I doing at the biggest gun trade show in the world?

Ryan Bingham: I just want to be honest

The guys who won't hear "no”: Movies, masculinity and the toxic myth of the romantic stalker

The rise and fall of "family values": How "religious freedom" became the rallying cry of the Christian right

Primary lessons of "Nashville": Robert Altman’s noisy, tense, brilliant American epic is chicken soup for the weary election year soul

How Trump can save Hillary: Just by being his usual offensive self he can sway the Democratic primary vote in New Hampshire

It's a "touchy" subject: "Sticky: A (Self) Love Story" wants to get us talking about solo sex

I'm a smut-smith, not a nympho: Stop thinking I'm sex-crazed because I write hot sex scenes

“Donald Trump’s kryptonite": Megyn Kelly to Stephen Colbert on the billionaire's "beef" with her

Elton John kills it on James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke," belting out five of his classic hits

The system is just this rigged: The Kochs, Citizens United and the real reason why corrupt big money must be kicked out of politics

A question for the presidential candidates: Anti-choice looniness has reached frightening levels, so why the hell aren't you talking about it?

The truth about the Dem civil war: Bernie vs. Hillary might seem life-and-death — but it could always be much, much worse

5 worst right-wing moments of the week -- Marco Rubio was programmed without shame

Their "compassion" is seriously flawed: Politicians care about white addicts — but still love the racist drug war

"Maybe it is not that you couldn’t. It is that you wouldn't": Michael Eric Dyson reflects on Obama's complicated legacy on race

Watch Obama hilariously explain to Stephen Colbert how he knew who would win the Super Bowl

Beyoncé won Super Bowl 50: The halftime show started on Saturday and dominated the weekend

Jeb Bush befuddled by aggressive questioning on "Fox & Friends" about his mother and brother's hypocrisy

"The corrupt are winning": Why these reformers want to make politicians wear their donors on their sleeves — literally

Fox News host questions whether "it's fair for women to vote on issues other than just women's issues"

"Miscarriage of justice": A story that's gotten too familiar — 4 years after innocent teen's shooting by cop, family demands action

"I think Super Girl is hot," "Please clap," and "I'm black and I'm proud": 6 times Jeb Bush made you feel extremely uncomfortable and very sorry for him at the same time

Football as a ticket to a "better life": Panthers player Star Lotulelei reveals what it's like for Polynesians in the NFL

"We don't want that crap": Sanders repudiates sexist "Bernie Bro" supporters

Racist vitriol pours down on Cam Newton: Single-minded haters rush to judgment after a rough Super Bowl

Meet the viral Atlanta educator who uses dance and hip-hop to get his students excited about learning

The curious case of Victor White: Suspicious death of a 22-year-old black man in police custody gets swept under the rug

The secrets behind the Koch brothers: Inside the remarkable new book that details their dirtiest deeds

This is Marco Rubio's last move: He needs to team with Donald Trump now

Sarah Palin bemoans fact that "humble" Trump "dreads getting caught showing his virtues of generosity and compassion" in public

Stop talking, Rob Lowe: Cam Newton doesn't have to take "classy" lessons from you

Donald Trump boasts he's tough enough to reject Syrian refugee children: "I can look in their faces and say you can't come"

In the age of all-American anger: Bernie Sanders, "The Big Short" & a nation that's had it up to here

The real Super Bowl babies: Big commercial moments paint men as infantile doofuses

Israeli cleaning company charges based on race and characterizes Arabs as a security threat, according to flier

Marco Rubio's repetitive extremism: Yes, he repeats himself — and what comes out of his mouth is straight-up bonkers

Beyoncé, Cam Newton and that bizarre Toyota Prius ad: The Super Bowl still has a race problem

Yet another post-Iowa poll shows Sanders and Clinton tied nationally