Culture warriors want to shut down your mind.
Trumpers still bad, left still deserving of them.
It’s all about marketing, in service of the bottom line.
Jettison them when they turn out wrong.
Aside from symbolic votes in the House and Senate, the government will “lock down” for two years.
James Fallows scalds his media comrades, and an anecdote from 1975, advice given to me by a recently-deceased friend.
A bit of good news.
Forecasts for Republican renewal, particularly in Oregon, were wrong.
Spoiler candidates cost the GOP in Nevada and Georgia U.S. Senate elections.
If David Krukoff is elected, it might show Congress that DC doesn’t just need saving, but that its own largely Democrat residents are asking for it.
Last-minute advice on the midterms.
In the 1960s, Bennington Q. briefly became Bennington X.
Henry II, Thomas Becket, Tony Blair and Brian Haw: a never-ending tale.
Author Andrew Kirtzman tears him apart in a new biography.
The faithful aren’t put off by ongoing developments.
Cheers for Jackie Gleason, Topo Gigio, Spike Jones and Tiny Tim.
Obsessive complaints about J6 threaten our democracy.
John Fetterman doesn’t belong in the U.S. Senate.
If the dissidents were unscientific, so were the experts.
Tough decisions? Not for Rishi Sunak.
Britain’s a poorer, sadder, uglier place.
From an episode of The Hardly Working Podcast recorded in April 2020.
A brief interview with the Apollo 11 astronaut.
With special guests Matt Taibbi, Olayemi Olurin, Aaron Maté, Leslie Lee, and Ross Barkan.
Sam Seder talks about the upcoming midterms on The Majority Report.
The two stars talk about big game conservation on The Dick Cavett Show in September 1969.
The actor spends most of his interview for The Sum of All Fears on various political issues including Native Americans, terrorism, and mutually assured destruction.
A discussion about censorship, the antiquated Production Code, and the evolving MPAA.
Martin Bashir's infamous BBC interview with Lady Diana from November 20, 1995.
A discussion of some of the prejudicial attitudes blacks have towards other blacks.