May 18, 2016 Archive May 2016

The wonks keep getting it wrong: Keep an eye out for lazy arguments and bad analysis in tonight's primaries

"Move. Or you will be moved": How "Captain America: Civil War" raised the bar for all superhero movies

They agree with Bernie: Majority of Americans support single-payer, "Medicare-for-all" health care system

Jeb Bush proves he can be just as racist as Trump: Says taco bowl tweet was ‘like eating a watermelon and saying I love African-Americans’

Curtis Sittenfeld's updated Jane Austen influences: "CrossFit, reality television, Skyline chili, Gloria Steinem"

"I don't drink Starbucks": 5 revelations from DuJour's cushy profile of Melania Trump

“I lost my virginity to a total psychopath”: Lena Dunham publishes her college diary, and it’s pretty much exactly what you expect

Abbott & Costello go to “Chinatown”: Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling’s “The Nice Guys” is an irresistible, idiotic ‘70s bromance

No, Daryl Hall did not "destroy" me: The right-wing social media mob's "social justice warrior" narrative couldn't be more ridiculous

bell hooks vs. Beyoncé: What this feminist scholarly critique gets wrong about "Lemonade" and liberation

Maybe this will inspire you to get your hands dirty: 6 steps to growing your own backyard pot plant

Bernie loses his Bluegrass State battle: Hillary Clinton narrowly takes tight Kentucky Democratic primary

Donald Trump is a phony and a liar: The press doesn't get to call him "authentic" ever again

It will always be about race: The GOP has finally collapsed beneath its own bigotry

Donald Trump doesn't want this out: The billionaire braggart may not be a billionaire at all

This could be the big one: San Andreas primed for devastating earthquake

The 1 percent's most dangerous weapon: Donald Trump and the global acceleration of income inequality

No limits to Alex Jones' hatred and insanity: The right-wing conspiracy psycho thinks Michelle Obama killed Joan Rivers

Trump's big tent myth: Data suggests he isn't growing the GOP after all, he's just energizing the base — and that's great news for Dems

The GOP's new attack dog and resident "manly man": Sen. Tom Cotton is trying to impress his base by hollering about that weenie Obama

"It hasn't turned out as well as some folks thought for black people": Experts weigh in on the state of black America under Barack Obama's presidency

The Republicans want to be conned: Paul Ryan and the GOP are letting themselves be duped by Trump

Seth Meyers does it again: This is the North Carolina explainer you need to watch now

Trevor Noah's lame Ruth Bader Ginsburg joke: "The Daily Show's" long, sad slide into Jay Leno-ville drags on

Paul Krugman: Delusional Sanders supporters don't understand reality any better than their candidate

Megyn Kelly surrenders: Her fawning Donald Trump interview proves she's toeing the party line now

Trump's bigoted base: Keeping minorities down is the No. 1 issue for the billionaire's backers — it's not a theory, it's a fact

"Let's talk about us": Megyn Kelly's on-air therapy session with Donald Trump got a little weird for awhile there

Bill O'Reilly demands the media stop assigning feminists to cover Trump: "His resume goes against that ideology!"

"She looks like a f**king third-rate hooker": Audio of Trump slamming a model as too unattractive to date resurfaces

The secret truth about Donald Trump: The obvious story the media still won't touch

Watch Fox & Friends freak out over the possibility of Hillary appointing Bill "co-president"

Frustrated Sanders delegate attempts to set the record straight on rowdy Nevada Dem convention: “Hillary did not win, Trump did”

"How am I still alive?": These real-life daredevils will leave you breathless

Sanders' fiery rhetoric will hurt the Democrats: It hasn't yet, but just wait until November

Christian right voters get in line behind Trump, because conservatism has always been their true religion

The pregnant woman's catch-22: Blac Chyna shamed for gaining weight — and she'd be shamed if she didn't

Right-wing media is just this gross: Donald Trump has unleashed forces more destructive than Fox News

"Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson accepts defeat, offers to be Trump's "spiritual adviser": "We have to be loyal to the party"

Trump's Korean incoherence: The Trump plan for North Korea includes everything from diplomacy to assassination

Angry Video Game Nerds, calm down about "Ghostbusters": It's still a comedy about ghosts and those who bust them

Donald Trump's imagined meeting with Kim Jong-un is a reminder that businessmen make terrible presidents

Sorry, Bernie: I love you, but this is over -- and getting embarrassing

Questlove has the perfect response to Robin Wright's "House of Cards" wage-gap victory

John McCain's Trumpian nightmare: New poll shows veteran Arizona senator in the political fight of his life

Nate Silver doesn't need to apologize, since Donald Trump's nomination was a long shot

Chloë Sevigny's creeper tales: "If you’re young and impressionable and really want the part, it might be tempting”