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You Can Watch "The Interview" Right Now. Here's How.

The Interview is live on YouTube right now. You can rent it for $5.99 or buy it for $14.99. Or you can not watch it at all. Or you can watch it later. Or never. Whatever. No pressure. It doesn't make you a bad person. You do you. America is about choice.

You Can Go Watch "The Interview" On Christmas After All

Update, 12/23/2014: Sony has confirmed the Christmas Day release of "The Interview." It looks like "The Interview" may actually be released on Christmas Day! Breaking news: Sony has authorized screenings of THE INTERVIEW on Christmas Day. Show More Summary

You May Get To See "The Interview" On Christmas After All

It looks like "The Interview" may actually be released on Christmas Day! Breaking news: Sony has authorized screenings of THE INTERVIEW on Christmas Day. We are making shows available within the hour. #Victory — Tim League (@timalamo)...Show More Summary

The Most Comprehensive Overview Yet of the Kinks' Glorious Youth

The Kinks The Anthology—1964-1971 Sanctuary/BMG The Kinks' early years have been rehashed repeatedly over the last two decades, so don't expect any major revelations from yet another archival dig. However, The Anthology—1964-1971 offers the most comprehensive overview yet of the London band's glorious youth. Show More Summary

Soundtrack for a Police-Brutality Protest

The sun was setting as the Millions March began to disperse in downtown Oakland, California. Thousands of people had taken to the streets throughout the day to show solidarity and outrage over the slew of high-profile killings of unarmed African Americans by police. Show More Summary

The Projectionists at One of LA's Most Famous Theaters Are Apparently Tired of Being Paid Like Crap

The ArcLight is one of the most famous theaters in Hollywood. (It looks like a golf ball. In my house it is known as the golf ball movie theater.) Every Friday night, arm-linked lovers bustle in to find new big flicks. Last night some...Show More Summary

Watch Stephen Colbert and Friends End Final Episode with an Epic Sing-Along

Stephen Colbert bid farewell to "The Colbert Report" with a joyous sing-along of "We'll Meet Again," which saw cameos from nearly every friend of "The Colbert Report" you could imagine, from Jon Stewart, James Franco, Samantha Power, Patrick Stewart, Bill de Blasio, George Lucas, and many more. Show More Summary

10 Movies About Freedom of Expression Hollywood Should Rewatch ASAP

On Wednesday, the powers that be at Sony officially pulled the plug on The Interview, after hackers behind the company's unprecedented hacking scandal threatened to unleash a September 11th-like terrorism scheme if the film was released...Show More Summary

Listen to the Real Stephen Colbert Explain How He Maintained his Flawless Character for Nine Years

The curtain comes down on The Colbert Report Thursday night after a spectacular nine-year run on Comedy Central. But a big question remains: How on earth did Colbert stay in character for so long? "Stephen Colbert", the character, is indisputably a brilliant creation. Show More Summary

Bid Farewell to "The Colbert Report" with Some of the Show's Most Genius Moments

Tonight, Stephen Colbert will close the curtain on the ludicrous, yet wholly enjoyable persona he created as the conservative host of "The Colbert Report." As the nation prepares to say goodbye, Mother Jones pays tribute to everyone's...Show More Summary

This Is the Best C-SPAN Call of All-Time

The brothers Woodhouse sit staunchly on opposite ends of the political spectrum. They regularly take to C-SPAN to publicly squabble over their ideological differences. Their mother, Joy Woodhouse, has finally had enough: "Oh god it's mom," a slightly panicked Dallas Woodhouse mumbles upon realizing the next caller is their mother. Watch below as Mrs. Show More Summary

This Video Reveals Just How Degrading Professional Cheerleading Really Is

Earlier today I published a timeline that chronicles the history of cheerleading, featuring everything from the debut of the Washington Redskinettes to Robin Williams' cameo as a Denver Broncos cheerleader. But for all the confounding...Show More Summary

#IllRideWithYou Tweeters Lend Support to Muslims as Sydney Siege Continues

Tweeters offering to escort Australian Muslims who fear racially or religiously motivated attacks in response to a hostage situation in Sydney have adopted the hashtag #illridewithyou, which has quickly spread across social media. This...Show More Summary

The 10 Best Albums of 2014

Each year, Mother Jones music critic Jon Young browses through hundreds of new albums and pulls out 75 to 100 to review for the magazine and website. Some of those make the final cut, but there are some wildcards, too. Below, in no particular order, are Jon's super-duper-abbreviated write-ups of his cream of the crop—the Top 10 albums of 2014. Show More Summary

The Notorious Princeton Mom Thinks It's Only Rape If the Attacker Uses a Gun or a Knife

Author Susan Patton, aka the "Princeton Mom," is jumping into the national discussion about campus sexual assault, telling CNN's Carol Costello that the current definition of rape has been warped into nebulous exaggeration. "[It] is no longer when a woman is violated at the point of a gun or a knife," Patton explained. Show More Summary

Study Confirms What Your Mother Always Says About Your Father

One day he's going to die doing something stupid: A 20 year study of the Darwin Awards, an annual review of the most foolish ways people have died, found almost 90 per cent were 'won' by males. Of the 318 valid cases remaining, 282 (88.7...Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Can't Believe the Ring Wing Defense of the CIA Torture Report Either

From rectal feeding to threats aimed at children, the horrific practices outlined by the Senate Intelligence Committee's torture report have provoked widespread condemnation of the CIA. As if these torture methods weren't enough to swallow in one news cycle, a number of talking heads were quick to applaud the torturers. Show More Summary

The MPAA Says Teens Can't See a Film About Edward Snowden. This Theater Is Going to Let Them in Anyway.

"Citizenfour," a documentary about Edward Snowden, was given an R rating by members of the Motion Picture Association of America. Their rationale for doing so was apparently due to the occasional swearing that takes place in the hotel...Show More Summary

This Is the Predictably Awful Way Fox News Reacted to the CIA Torture Report

On Tuesday the Senate released a long-awaited, scathing report condemning CIA torture methods during the George W. Bush administration. The report outlines horrible abuses including "rectal feeding" and "ice-water baths," but only the...Show More Summary

Watch "Emperor" Obama Take Over Hosting Duties for Colbert

"You've taken plenty of shots at my job. I'm going to take a shot at yours." And with that, President Obama seized control of a special D.C. edition of "The Colbert Report" last night, leading off by taking over hosting duties for the...Show More Summary

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