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Can Sexting Increase Relationship Satisfaction?

By Jeremy Adam Smith News coverage of sexting tends to focus on the negative. When teens and politicians get caught exchanging nude pictures and lascivious messages on their phones, they're publicly shamed. And their relationships can...Show More Summary

The Mystic Labyrinth of Free Trade

It seems after all that the free-trade doctrine is just a more subtle form of mercantilism. -- Joan RobinsonIn The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith built his case for his 'system of natural liberty,' in part, on a polemic against the alleged...Show More Summary

Trailer Hits For Michael Fassbender’s Gripping Thriller TRESPASS AGAINST US

A24 has released the trailer for their upcoming crime thriller film, Trespass Against Us, starring Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Lyndsey Marshal, and Killian Scott. The film is directed by Adam Smith from a screenplay written by Alastair Siddons. Show More Summary

BOOM! Brings Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Kong Exclusives to NYCC

CBR has the first look at BOOM! Studios' NYCC-exclusive variants by Adam Hughes and Felipe Smith. The post BOOM! Brings Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Kong Exclusives to NYCC appeared first on

Man Utd survive scare at Northampton

Northampton keeper Adam Smith makes two mistakes as Manchester United book their place in the EFL Cup fourth round.

Guest Editorial: Why You Should Sign Initiative 873 to Change the State Law on Police Killings

by Adam Smith The writer, who represents Seattle's 9th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives, says we need Initiative 873 on the ballot in order to reform this state's law on unjustified police killings. COURTESYShow More Summary

Adam Smith on Moral Approval and Disapproval

342 days until the start of class. I am continuing my reading of Adam Smith’s A Theory of Moral Sentiments.. Part II of the book concerned "Merit and demerit: The objects of reward and punishment" - or, in other words, praise and condemnation. Smith's view, as I wrote yesterday, is substantially intersubjective. Show More Summary

David Hume and Adam Smith

343 days until the start of class. I am down to 17 Philosophy Bites podcast episodes. There has not been an episode posted since early August so I think this may be the end of it. It has given me a good overview of current philosophical...Show More Summary

Buccaneers bring Kroy Biermann in for a tryout

With defensive end Jacquies Smith being lost for the season due to a torn ACL, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers brought in a familiar face for defensive coordinator Mike Smith for a tryout. Per Adam Caplan of, the Buccaneers worked out former Atlanta Falcons and Buffalo Bills defensive end Kroy Biermann on Tuesday. Smith served…

How To Destroy America From Within

My latest Townhall column is called, How To Destroy America From Within. Here’s an excerpt from the column. As Adam Smith, the Godfather of capitalism, once said, there’s a “great deal

The Invisible Hand of the Market Revealed!

When Adam Smith proposed his Invisible Hand of the Market in 1759, the father of free market economics probably couldn't have imagined his creation so neurotic that it wound up on the couch contemplating the meaning of it all.

Apple of Discord: Brewing US-EU Tug-of-War Over Probe Into Tech Giant's Tax Bill

Radio Sputnik discussed the high-profile EU multibillion probe into Apple's tax affairs with Tim Worstall, a senior fellow at one of the world's leading economic think tanks — the Adam Smith Institute.

Maine Snakeskin, The Weeknd, Sam Smith, Daft Punk, LGBT Rio, Istanbul, Adam Lambert, Mykonos: HOT LINKS

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

RIO 2016. Team LGBT’s Olympic medal count beat every country that criminalizes gay sex. “The publicly out gay, lesbian and bisexual Olympic athletes in Rio outperformed expectations, with 25 of the 53 publicly out athletes winning medals.…...Show More Summary

The Intellectual Virtues of the Philosophic Life in Smith's Commercial Society: Strauss, Cropsey, and McCloskey

Although Joseph Cropsey and Deirdre McCloskey contradict one another in their interpretations of Adam Smith, they apparently agree that there is no place for the intellectual virtues of philosophy in Smith's commercial society. Cropsey...Show More Summary

Freeform Developing Comedy From ‘Greek’ Creator & Gary Sanchez Prods.

Freeform is developing Santa Monica Shores, a high-concept comedy from Greek creator Patrick Sean Smith and Gary Sanchez Productions. The premise for the comedy is being kept under wraps. Gary Sanchez’s Adam McKay, Will Ferrell and Kevin...Show More Summary

The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 73: Matt Mitrione, Leslie Smith, Adam Hill, Simon Head, Mike Bohn

Episode No. 73 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast, featuring Matt Mitrione, Leslie Smith, Adam Hill, Simon Head and Mike Bohn, is now available for streaming and download.Filed under: News, UFC

Pramila Jayapal Lands Congressman Adam Smith's Endorsement in the Race for the 7th

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Congressman Adam Smith (left) has thrown his support behind Pramila Jayapal. But who will Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott endorse, if anyone? Brian Dalbalcon Photography/Pramila Jayapal State Senator Pramila Jayapal,...Show More Summary

Short pants

Jim Roumasset comments on my Adam Smith picture: Looks cold. Valentina Zharkova suggests that the cold summer in Great Britain may be a harbinger of her forecasted return of the (1645-1715) Maunder Minimum (low solar activity), a Granger cause of the Little Ice Age. Since Granger causation is not actual...

Open Thread: Newt Finds An Apt Comparison

Maybe a little too apt… Newt Gingrich has said that Trump will be "at least as reliable" as Andrew Jackson as Pres. A historian responds: — Adam Smith (@aipsmith) August 9, 2016 Ed Kilgore, in NYMag: Newt Gingrich’s comment to the New York Times today that Donald Trump is at least as mentally stable […]

Stephen A. Smith went insane over Tim Tebow’s switch to baseball

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Tim Tebow, baseball player. This is a thing that could be happening, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The odds of Tebow actually making it to an MLB field are slim and none, but because it’s Tebow, the story is getting plenty of play Tuesday. Show More Summary

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