A Democrat Just Blew Up at Darrell Issa Over the IRS Scandal: "It Is Absolutely Un-American”
March 05, 2014

Elijah Cummings took Issa to task for ending the hearing.

Sure, Yulia Lipnitskaya Is an Amazing Skater, But She Is Also a Child
February 10, 2014

Sure, she's amazing, but don't you think Yulia Lipnitskaya looked a little...pubescent out there?

This NBA Player Took the Dumbest Shot in NBA History
December 19, 2013

How bad a play can a professional basketball player make?

John Cusack and Maggie Gyllenhaal Get Angry in a Political Ad About NSA Surveillance
October 24, 2013

Privacy and celebrity aren't particularly well-acquainted concepts. But actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and John Cusack appear in a new PSA video calling for an end to NSA surveillance practices.

Arthur Miller Outlived His Critics
October 17, 2013

With Arthur Miller reaching the age of eighty-seven this month, it is time for those of us who have not always been in his corner to salute one of our theater's most distinguished elder statesmen.

E-Cigarette Ads Should Discourage Tobacco Use, Not Promote It
September 27, 2013

Jenny’s love life is in tatters. “You know, I love being single,” confesses the talk-show host, but her smoker-induced “ashtray breath” keeps all the men at bay.

Yes, Footage of Tolstoy Exists. Here It Is.
September 09, 2013

Hard to believe, but this is a real collection of clips of Tolstoy from 1910.

Jewsplaining Weiner's Shouting Match With a Voter
September 04, 2013

Am I the only one who watched the video (see below) of former Rep. Anthony Weiner arguing with a man in Borough Park, Brooklyn, and found Weiner kind of endearing?

From the Video Vault: Charlie Parker Plays with Dizzy Gillespie
August 29, 2013

On this day in 1920 jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker was born. In the video below, Parker performs "Hot House" with trumpeter (and frequent collaborator) Dizzy Gillespie in 1951. Image via Shutterstock.