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Bret Easton Ellis, Twitter Psycho
December 20, 2012

Is his social-media presence performance art, or just a bored guy looking for attention?

The Many Wonders of Christopher Walken
December 07, 2012

Walken is one weird dude. But he's also so much more than that.

Soak the Almost Rich
December 07, 2012

Will no one speak the truth about the upper-middle class?

Immigration Reform’s Wild-Card Power Broker
November 23, 2012

The night after the presidential election, the news anchors on the Spanish-language network Univision,  Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Selena, began their nightly newscast with something of a celebration. As Ramos opened the broadcast, the screen lit up with the numbers 71 and 27—the share of the Hispanic electorate that voted, respectively, for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. The surge in Latino voting was a coup for Ramos, who is as much an immigration activist as he is a news anchor.

How to Save College Basketball
November 16, 2012

A four-point plan to fix the game

The Curse of Warholism
November 15, 2012

Never mind Andy Warhol’s art. It’s his perspective that’s doing the damage.

Obama Loses The Cavalry Vote
October 23, 2012

The last time horse cavalry charged into battle was 71 years ago. The man who led the charge is voting for Mitt Romney.

Growing Up Romney
October 19, 2012

The lies families tell themselves.

The Mothership of All Alliances
October 05, 2012

How Louis Farrakhan introduced Dianetics to his followers:

Disco and Dinosaurs in L.A.’s Contemporary Art World
September 06, 2012

Reading about the latest controversy at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles—the apparently forced resignation of the longtime head curator Paul Schimmel over the pop-culture exhibitions that the new director Jeffrey Deitch is bringing to the museum—I experienced my usual feelings of disbelief.

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