Washington football team owner made a fatal error in his latest effort to resist changing his team's name: He acknowledged the continued existence of Native Americans.
It is disturbing to see Beyoncé putting on a sad-face because the topic, for an hour, was the Holocaust. But it's also appropriate.
The Most Righteous Man at ESPN
March 19, 2014
How Jay Bilas became the NCAA's fiercest critic.
Nate Silver’s Not As Foxy As He Thinks He Is
March 17, 2014
Nate Silver compares himself to the fox, knowing many little things, rather than the hedgehog, knowing one big thing. But his philosophy has characteristics of the latter.
The Sitcom Needs Saving
March 11, 2014
Exciting work is niche, able to thrive only in controlled habitats like HBO, basic cable, and Thursday nights on NBC. This wasn't always so.
Do 11 Percent of Americans Really Think HTML Is an STD?
March 05, 2014
The strange saga of a possibly real, possibly fake study that became an Internet news meme.
Hillary Clinton reportedly compared Vladimir Putin to Hitler. The analogy is off, and also seems unpresidential (which isn't irrelevant in Clinton's case).
What the Crisis in Ukraine Means for Its 70,000 Jews
March 04, 2014
Do Ukrainian Jews have more to fear from pro-Western nationalist fascists or Russian sympathizers?
Obama gave a long interview about Israel and Iran. But you have to speak the right language to understand what he really said.
This Photo Is Not from ‘Game of Thrones.’ It’s From Syria.
February 26, 2014
This is Damascus, last month. And these are Palestinian refugees lining up for food.