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Becky Becky – Good Morning, Midnight

 It’s rare that I write about synthy discopop really, but I suppose that’s because most of it leaves me pretty cold. Silver Columns stick in my head as the last time I properly got enthusiastic about this kind of stuff I suppose, and that was fucking ages ago. It’s an interesting connection though, because Pete […]

Songs That Help Me Think

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought it fitting to give thanks to these 10, under appreciated artists, whom I routinely listen to whenever I write my Inc. column

New York Times column used quote from fake news site ‘without attribution’

2 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

A late entry for 2014?s Correction of the Year comes from The New York Times. It features an early version of a column published in error; a quote taken from ludicrous article in a fake news website that was treated as real and usedShow More Summary

BOOK’S JOOK: Earth Wind & Fire’s “Mighty Mighty”

Book’s Jook is a column dedicated to placing a record within my dream jukebox, if I were to have one. The Seeburg jukebox shown below is similar to the one I have wanted since I was a kid. To read more on why I started this column, click here. It is uncertain what was the […]


2 hours agoNews : Jonathan Turley

The Grand Jury in Missouri appears to have rendered its decision in the shooting investigation Michael Brown. It is expected to be announced shortly. Below is my column in USA Today. In anticipation of the decision on whether to indict officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, the town of Ferguson, Mo., is […]

TheWrap Apologizes for Controversial ‘The Rape of Bill Cosby’ Guest Column

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Over the weekend, entertainment site TheWrap ran a guest column from Richard Stellar titled "The Rape of Bill Cosby." Yes, you can imagine how well that went down, and TheWrap editor-in-chief Sharon Waxman apologized yesterday for the piece and has since changed the post's title to "In Defense of Bill Cosby."

Times Column on Kim Kardashian's Butt Is a Piping Hot Pile of Garbage

"Fear of Kim Kardashian's Derriére," Joyce Wadler's "funny" column in this week's Sunday Times, was so ill-considered that it inspired the most embarrassing Correction in years. But the paper of record quoting an unfunny satirical blog post as though it were real news wasn't the least of its offenses. Read more...

Reza Aslan Claims Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris Are 'New Atheists,' Don't Represent True Atheism

Reza Aslan, author of the controversial nonfiction work "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth," said in a recent column that atheist public figures like Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Bill Maher don't accurately represent atheism.

Here's Yet Another Good Beer With A Stupid Name

2 hours agoSports : Deadspin

I never get to name anything. My wife picked Cindy Lou Who for the cat (perfect name, perfect cat, no complaints), and some editor or another overruled my attempt to call this column Drinkspin instead of Drunkspin. I lobbied for theShow More Summary

Ron Paul Weighs In on the USA FREEDOM Act

2 hours agoNews : Reason

In his weekly column, "Defeat of USA FREEDOM Act is a Victory for Freedom," former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) makes it clear that the he is happy that the USA FREEDOM Act was blocked last week from further consideration in the U.S. Senate. Show More Summary

The Return to Basics in Education. Did We Ever Leave?

Book Two of fifteen books of educational comics by Larry Paros. This is the sixth column from that second book. Enjoy! Feel free to share your thoughts. Feedback and Pushback are encouraged. Follow Larry Paros @ Take...Show More Summary

Are Term Limits a Good Idea?

Jim Newton, a longtime local politics reporter in Los Angeles, wrote his final column for the LA Times today. In it, he offered up "a handful of changes that might make a big difference," and the one that resonates with me is his suggestion...Show More Summary

The Wrap Issues Bullshit Apology for "The Rape of Bill Cosby"

Hollywood trade news sweatshop The Wrap published a column by professional antagonist Richard Stellar this past weekend titled, "The Rape of Bill Cosby." Guess what the column was about. Read more...

Liberalism: Nihilist, Incoherent, or Both?

(Steven Hayward) Victor Davis Hanson puts his finger on the core meaning of Grubergate with his most recent column referring to the Gruber types as “Snobocrats.” It is worth recognizing that Gruberism isn’t just simple elitism, but has...Show More Summary

She Has No Head! – Defining Female Friendly

So, on last week’s piece about comics to buy on a $50/month budget, I put one of my base requirements that the books be “female friendly” since that is sorta what I do here, in this column about “women in comics.” I had a couple people in the comments claim to not know what “female […]

The Fed in a Bind

The Fed has to balance the conflicting roles it plays as an overseer of the banks and as a law-enforcement agency pursuing misconduct, Peter J. Henning writes in the White Collar Watch column.

“You made a bear!”

Not quite, Spike — I just wrote an Internet Film School column about the Thanksgiving episode of Buffy The Vampire Slayer for the AV Club. Sample: Thanksgiving is a holiday that allows filmmakers to get back to the medium’s theatrical roots. No elaborate sets are required — just a table and some people who know each other […]

NYT Fooled by Fake Kanye Quote About Kim's Rear

The New York Times, it seems, has fallen prey to fake news about one of the nation's most pressing issues: Kim Kardashian's rear end. In a humorous column reflecting on the dangers of a large backside—difficulty squeezing through tight spaces, for one—Joyce Wadler quoted Kanye West as saying...

Time to Weigh Limits on Bankruptcy Filings

The Chapter 11 filing by Aereo prompts a larger question of whether bankruptcy courts should actively police debtors’ motives for filing cases, writes Stephen J. Lubben in the In Debt column.

Giving Thanks And Recognizing Needs

This week’s Courier Herald column:   This is the week of Thanksgiving. Most of Georgia has been spared political campaigns this week, save for some folks in DeKalb County facing a runoff for an open County Commission seat and those in North Fulton who now have a special election for the State House. Show More Summary

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