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Why The GOP Muzzled The Library of Congress's Research Agency
November 01, 2012

The GOP orders the Congressional Research Service to clam up about tax cuts and inequality.

Should The New York Times' New President Pay a Price for the BBC Sex-Abuse Scandal?
November 01, 2012

Following the BBC Scandal, the NYT's new CEO--Mark Thompson, who previously ran the BBC--needs to go.

Let Team Romney BS You About Nevada, Just Not About Tax Cuts
October 26, 2012

What should liberals be freaking out about? Herewith, a guide.

Ann Romney, Mitt’s Right-Hand Girl
October 25, 2012

How Ann Romney is unlike GOP presidential spouses of yore.

Art.sy and the Myth of the Online Art Market
October 22, 2012

Art.sy's real business is brokering online sales between galleries and collectors. Will it work?

Generation Whine
October 05, 2012

From Lena Dunham to "FUCK! I'm in My Twenties," inside the cultural fixation with the worries of privileged twentysomethings.

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.

The Difference Between Political Lies and Political Dishonesty
September 04, 2012

Some smart pundits are saying the media shouldn't call out Romney and Ryan on dishonesty. Here's why they're wrong.

Pas Devant Les Enfants, Tampa: Word Cloud Edition
August 31, 2012

What a word-cloud search tells you about the topics (or at least words) Romney got the GOP to avoid in Tampa.

Confused, Crass, and Cranky: The Accidental Political Genius of Clint Eastwood
August 31, 2012

Eastwood's bizarre performance perfectly channeled the free-floating, inchoate animus toward Obama.

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