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Archived Since:September 15, 2009

Blog Post Archive

How the Weather Became Predictable

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Only in the 19th century did scientists get a grip on weather prediction, and the storms they studied often paled when compared the ferocity of the partisan infighting.

Don’t Buy the ‘Cuba Libre’ Lie

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The musician Jorge Gomez has always fallen afoul of the Cuban authorities—and now he’s planning a musical about growing up under Castro’s dictatorship.

Taylor Kitsch Talks ‘True Detective’

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The star of HBO’s ‘True Detective’ opens up about his mysterious Viagra-popping character, how he got cast on the show, and his bromance with creator Nic Pizzolatto.

Let Bristol Palin Have a Sex Life

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Expecting for the second time out of wedlock, the Palin scion has been forced to defend her pregnancy as ‘planned’—because what other reason could there be for sex before marriage?

Conservative Witch Hunt Claims a Scalp

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The intellectual crisis deepens in the Church of the Nazarene as another scholar is forced out of one its universities.

John Oliver Slams CNN For Dildo Gaffe

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The incident occurred at a gay pride parade Saturday in London and Oliver took CNN to task for the incredibly embarrassing mix-up.

Why We’ll Never Be Happy

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Sunday’s season finale of the Showtime comedy ‘HAPPYish’ was bleak—but also enlightening. We talk with creator Shalom Auslander about why we need to stop pursuing happiness.

‘True Detective’: The Man with No Dick

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The second episode of the HBO series ‘True Detective’ was even darker than the first, and ended with bullet-riddled cliffhanger. [Warning: Spoilers]

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Donald Trump says America is becoming more pro-life. He’s wrong and PunditFact calls him on it.

Watching Pride as a Former Evangelical

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Gayness was a thing to be feared in the community I grew up in—a fear that is no match for the joy and openness of this year’s historic pride celebrations.

Shia LaBeouf: Rat-Tailed Rapper

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In a video going viral, LaBeouf delivers a freestyle rap comparing himself to Tupac. It’s only the latest in a long line of odd behavior from the former Disney star.

ISIS Strikes Back

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

After losing all week to Arab rebels and Kurds, the terror army is cleverly trying to turn its enemies against each other.

Cops Shoot & Capture Second Fugitive

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Officials shot escaped prisoner David Sweat twice in the head, six miles from where his accomplice Richard Matt was gunned down on Friday.

Turkey Plans to Send Troops Into Syria

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Turkish military is not enthusiastic and Washington may have its doubts, but President Erdogan appears determined to set up a buffer zone.

How Kim Kardashian Liberated Armenia

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

There were many factors and underlying causes, but the reality TV star’s visit in April helped shake the country awake.

Thanks, Westboro, For Gay Marriage!

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Nate Phelps took to social media to “congratulate” the church for being so awful.

Where ‘Mad Men’ Left Off: TV Goes ‘70s

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Still mourning the loss of ‘Mad Men?’ Well, two of next year’s most anticipated series pick up right where Don Draper left off—one about the birth of hip-hop, the other on porn.

How ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Found God

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The third season of the Netflix series ‘Orange Is the New Black’ is all about faith—how the ‘lie’ of organized religion lets us down, and it’s better to have faith in the small things.

Congress: It’s Time to Legalize Drugs

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Bestselling author Don Winslow, whose new novel ‘The Cartel’ is now available,’ on how the only way to win the trillion-dollar War on Drugs is to stop fighting. This piece is also running as a paid ad by Winslow in today’s print edition of The Washington Post.

Blame Jefferson for the Confederate Flag

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Confederate flag debate has lately included the problematical Robert E. Lee. But Lee is not our real problem regarding slavery’s legacy. Thomas Jefferson is.

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