T.A. Frank

My Day at the Shooting Range with a Merry Band of Bubbies
October 16, 2014

For $125, JewsCanShoot teaches the basics in just five hours.

A Guide to Last Week's News for People Who Don't Like to Read
September 11, 2014

Celebrity nudes. Playing dead to stay alive. And the biggest dinosaur ever. 

I'm Supposed to Be a Cynical Journalist, and I've Fallen in Love with a Politician
June 16, 2014

The excruciating pain of watching Matt Miller lose.

The 5 Most Shameless Secret Tapers
June 16, 2014

When 31-year-old V. Stiviano cried, “I can’t be racist in my heart!” to 80-year old boyfriend and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, she joined a lineage of Americans who have secretly pressed “record” and chosen their own words with care while encouraging a friend or lover to do the opposite. Here are five more landmark moments in tape-recorded baiting.

I Want the Olympics to Succeed. On TV, the Opening Ceremony Did.
February 08, 2014

Hey, you try making a feel-good story about Russian history.

America's Least-Favorite City Has Become Television's Favorite Subject
November 25, 2013

America's least-favorite city is television's favorite backdrop.

Why Liberals Should Oppose the Immigration Bill
June 27, 2013

The consensus among decent people in favor of the immigration bill making its way through Congress is so firm that expressing dissent feels a bit like taking the floor to suggest we chop down the Redwood National Park.

How to Make Garment Factories Safer
May 02, 2013

The disaster in Bangladesh didn't have to happen. Here's what needs to happen next.  

Let Them Eat Kebabs
April 25, 2013

Why Asma Al Assad is the perfect dictator’s wife for the 21st century.

A Guy, a Girl, and 366 Straight Days at Disneyland
September 14, 2012

When Jeff Reitz and Tonya Mickesh lost their jobs they made a vow: go to Disneyland every single day for the next year.