February 15, 2016 Archive February 2016

Virgins and heroes: It took a while, but romance novels finally learned that no means no

Antonin Scalia was the forefather of modern Republican nihilism

The science of swooning: We don't really know why some kisses lead to back kicks, toe curls and weak knees

America's worst affluenza case: The U.S. military is blowing through our tax dollars

San Fermin: I like to think like a novelist

Trump vs. zombies — who wins?: Binge-watching "The Walking Dead" in an election year

Scalia told me a secret about George W. Bush

I wanted to publish a book before I died

Too real for reality TV — or even memoir: The new novels that dare use fiction to reveal secret truths

Beyond the "F**k-off Fund": Even if you're "bad with money," you can take control of your finances for the long-term

The GOP's humiliating sales pitch: Why the establishment is getting steamrolled by Donald Trump

The pledge of allegiance must go: A daily loyalty oath has become a toxic, nationalistic ritual

Hillary Clinton brought this on herself: How a Democratic primary coronation turned into a war

Religion, patriotism, partisanship: Donald Trump and Ted Cruz's Presidents' Day history lesson

A leading charter school advocate's stunning admission: Online public schools are a colossal disaster

Inevitability or pipe dream?: Meet the Second Amendment repealists

Sanders might be our best candidate, but don't buy into his masterful pandering about starting a political revolution

Bernie's man behind the scenes: Tad Devine is the Karl Rove to Sanders’ 2016 populist uprising

Farewell, Justice Scalia: John Oliver just laid out how the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act -- and how it helps the GOP

It took 20 years to shoot down vagrancy laws. Then we got stop-and-frisk

Behind the music on "Vinyl": Martin Scorsese's premiere gets the New York Dolls right — and Led Zeppelin so wrong

The Republican Supreme Court tantrum is a gift to Democrats, especially to Hillary Clinton

"The Zika virus is a new ballgame": This veteran adman knows how to get people to use condoms in the virus plague areas

Donald Trump and Gavin McInnes: The faces behind the rise of secular but even more odious right-wing misogyny

“The political discourse has gone off the rails": Right-wing nationalism on the rise in Germany

How does the gun industry live with itself? The psychology behind inhumanity

Hillary Clinton's strategy shift: Why she's wise to run for a "third Obama term"