Look at These F---ing Hipsters Without Health Care
July 25, 2013

The Wall Street Journal could not have found a more perfect hipster to illustrate why, as a Thursday headline reads, "New Health-Care Law's Success Rests on the Young." His name is Gabe Meiffren.

Anthony Weiner Makes the New York Times Look Silly
July 23, 2013

As the world now knows, excerpts have emerged online today purporting to be further racy exchanges between New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and women he was sexting with on the Internet.

Why Washington Is So Sick of Rosario Dawson
July 23, 2013

Last week, Politico published a list of the fifty "Politicos to Watch." Perhaps the sexiest category on the list (unless you’ve got a thing for “Data Gurus” or “K Street Jumpers”) was “Politically Active Celebrities,” featuring Bradley Cooper, Kerry

Nate Silver Speaks—and Reveals His Real Plan
July 22, 2013

A couple hours ago, The Onion filed a gem: “Nate Silver Warns Against Overestimating His Value to ESPN.” The (fake) Silver of this article said, “The approximations of my future drawing power in fact resemble more of a random walk—in layman’s terms,

End the White House Press Briefing!
It's an unholy charade
July 22, 2013

It's an unholy charade.

Nate Silver is About to Take All the Fun Out of Oscar Night
July 22, 2013

Nate Silver, the stat guru moving soon from The New York Times to ESPN/ABC, will cover sports, as he did early in his career. According to Politico’s Mike Allen, Silver will continue do politics, where he achieved fame and renown.

What Nate Silver’s Move Means for the ‘Times’ and ESPN
July 20, 2013

In maybe the juiciest free agent signing since LeBron James bolted for Miami three years ago, it looks like Nate Silver, the political forecaster behind the FiveThirtyEight blog, is departing the New York Times after serving out his initial, three-ye

Why I'm Boycotting CVS, Not Rolling Stone
July 18, 2013

CVS, Walgreen’s and several other chains have announced they will not sell the August issue of Rolling Stone because of the cover story about Boston bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

A Visual History of Terrible People on Magazine Covers
From Stalin to Tsarnaev
July 17, 2013

The editors of Rolling Stone probably weren't surprised when the cover of their August issue, featuring the bedroom eyes of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, provoked controversy online and off.

Keith Olbermann's Ego Has Found a New Home (If We're Lucky)
July 12, 2013

Today brings the latest rumor in the years-long question of whether Keith Olbermann will return to ESPN—the network that made him a star and, to a necessarily lesser but equally formidable extent, the network he made into a star.