We talked with author Scott Saul about how the legendary stand-up comic became who he was, and how his comedy was the opposite of Bill Cosby's.
Try and imagine every single possession you hold dear. Now imagine writing them all down on an insurance claim form. Merry Christmas.
City officials think they've figured out a way to get around Congress's ban on legalizing recreational marijuana in the nation's capital.
A Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy has now officially sparked an international incident.
Fabien Cousteau lived underwater for a month and built a robot shark to swim around in.
"We're currently in one of the hottest periods of extremist activity that I've seen in my 20-year career," one expert says. According to him today's KKK makes past organization look like a "kindergarten picnic."
Three massive corporations are battling to control soccer in NYC, but will the spoils be worth much of anything to the victor?
I love fur. I'm a vegetarian who loves fur so much I once traded my California State disabled person's parking placard for a midcentury fox stole with glass eyes and its original claws.
Privacy advocates are asking a judge to rule that NSA internet data collection is a violation of the Fourth Amendment without deciding what that means for the future of the program.
Here's a list of movies you should watch instead of the Oscar debate we're deluged with during the holiday season.
Studies have found that growing up without two parents can hurt kids in all sorts of ways. Should we take those findings at face value?
It should come as no surprise that the Obama family has felt the sting of racial prejudice in their lives. The Obama presidency has been defined by race, because in America, we're all defined by race.
Many NASA scientists, philosophers, and futurists believe that the aliens we meet most likely won't be a "life" form at all.
Peru's government has released a video providing visual evidence of the human impact the publicity stunt had on a set of centuries-old large-scale landscape etchings.
Kafkaesque efforts to cut down on food stamp fraud are just throwing money at a problem that probably wasn't that big of a deal to begin with.
French artists Fannie Sosa and Poussy Draama want to break down sexual repression early, believing that that will combat rape culture and promote consent.
The UK Independence Party's leader got on the radio to say that a former UKIP candidate was just being a "rough diamond" when he used the offensive term.
The two states are accusing Colorado's booming cannabis industry of spilling across their borders and getting their citizens illegally high.
It's Christmastime and the food industry's saccharine ads have graced our screens, presenting to us a vivid image of choice, sustainability, and homespun happiness. But how wholesome is our food, really?
Danny Brown, Killer Mike, Action Bronson, Pusha T, and a bajillion other rappers all appear on this massive Hudson Mohawke–produced cut.
You'd never want to actually golf in a desert, but Justin Smith's Desert Golfing is one of my most important game experiences of 2014.
This song will make you feel like you're floating on a blow-up raft in a tropical lake composed entirely of Capri Sun and Dragon Balls.
If you die in Los Angeles and nobody cares enough about you to claim your body—or can't pay the fees to do so—you wind up at the LA County Crematorium Cemetery.
To celebrate their seventh issue, the portraiture quarterly shared with us some of their most striking images.