Culture

February 13, 2015

Jon Stewart Made America More Cynical
6:12 PM

Watching just eight minutes of “The Daily Show” left viewers across the political spectrum feeling much more negative about the whole political system.

Conservatives Have Waged a 50-Year War to Prove the News Media Can't Be Trusted
11:50 AM

They say the Brian Williams scandal is just the latest proof.

Working in a War Zone With Bob Simon, the Humble CBS Newsman
11:34 AM

It's the rare television news correspondant who asks the cameras to remain off. 

Estonia's Oscar Nominee, 'Tangerines,' Is The Anti-'American Sniper'
8:06 AM

In 'Tangerines,' war is about how many people you don't kill.

February 12, 2015

Will 'American Sniper''s Success Taint His Killer's Trial?
6:08 PM

Negative pre-trial publicity translates into much harsher sentences.

'50 Shades of Grey' Is More Like an Episode of 'The Bachelor' Than It Is Like Porn
4:16 PM

Christian Grey knows exactly how to seduce Anastasia, even as she says nothing.

We Are Creating Oceans of Plastic in the Ocean

Dreaming of a nice swim in the ocean?

Falling in Love Is Easy. Here's What to Do When You Need to Fall Out of It.
10:38 AM

Plus: to increase your pick-up rate, approach the opposite sex on a dangerous bridge.

February 11, 2015

I Spent Four Years Trying to Get My Book Optioned for a Movie. All I Got Were Two Belgian Waffles.
The first thing the producer said to me: “We’re gonna get you out of that studio apartment.”

The first thing the producer said to me: “We’re gonna get you out of that studio apartment.”

'50 Shades' Is Just 'Beauty and the Beast' with Handcuffs and Sex Toys
6:00 PM

Just don't tell that to all the dissertation-writing grad students who are hailing the mainstreaming of BDSM.

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