We almost had an American Egg Boy
Recently released Secret Service records show that law enforcement stopped a guy from organizing a mass egg-throwing at Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Serving is skilled labor
Despite more and more Americans working in the service industry, these jobs still aren't generally considered worthy careers.
There is a vast conspiracy to convince you Trump is good at golf
Donald Trump’s reputation as a good golfer is a house of cards, and I’m here to blow it all down.
I miss bad weed
Does this make me old and out of touch? Dunno, how about I smoke a modern vape pen and fixate on that for the next few hours.
We can never speak freely
At most, and with some effort, we can learn to speak well.
We are already ruled by “private governments,” and they suck
The “private governments” created by companies such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook are as stupid and corrupt as conservatives think our real government is.
Belief in aliens could be America’s next religion
‘American Cosmic’ explores how the once-fringe phenomenon has taken root among the powerful.
Evergreen State campus police finally found an excuse to get some AR-15s
After a decade of trying, police at the overwhelmingly liberal Olympia, WA college used a culture-war controversy to arm themselves with assault rifles. But do semiautomatic weapons make a campus safer?
The definitive 2020 election matrix
Are they more like Obama or Trump? Bernie or Hillary? All this, and more.
The internet is changing the way we preserve endangered languages
Around the world, activists and local governments are using new tools to keep old cultures alive.
We live in hell so of course Jim Bakker is still here
Only a televangelist who's a convicted felon could come up with the incredibly bizarre ‘Jim Bakker Show.’
We are all babies having cheese thrown at us, constantly
Here’s another slice.
Yascha Mounk tells people what they want to hear
The academic-turned-pundit may fashion himself a doomsayer, but his message merely comforts the powerful.
“Be yourself” is terrible advice
Take a better lesson from philosophy and me, a reformed loudmouth
Driving while ADHD
Statistically, people with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder are more dangerous drivers. But does that make it the government’s business?
How do I raise a good son in a world that lets men be so bad?
I just found out my baby is a boy. What a nightmare.
It takes 10 minutes to file the necessary paperwork to run for president
I know because I signed our Culture Editor up as a write-in candidate.
Are politicians getting more bizarre?
Why we insist on being ruled by the least human-like human beings on the planet.
“Fast fashion” furniture has given us a world of crappy couches
Sure, that couch you bought on Wayfair is too uncomfortable to sit on, but at least it looks nice.
Republican children, please snitch on your parents
Relatedly, I wish my son, Lyle, would return my calls.