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.
My Evening With a Halfway Presentable Conservative
August 25, 2011
I saw him last night. I saw Senator Marco Rubio in person as he delivered a speech at the Ronald Reagan Library outside of Los Angeles. I saw Marco Rubio catch Nancy Reagan as she stumbled.
Is Pie-Throwing Ever Morally Justifiable?
July 20, 2011
I can’t find anyone who approves of what happened yesterday, when news titan Rupert Murdoch suffered a near-shaving-cream-pie in the face during a hearing before members of Parliament in London. Everyone seems to agree that the pie-thrower, “activist” Jonnie Marbles, is a dumbass. We even seem to agree that Rupert Murdoch’s wife, Wendi Deng, is a badass. (If you’re late to the story, Wendi personally lunged at Marbles and smacked him on the head.