What Are Americans Terrified of This Week?
Rogue journalists, the Islamic State, the torture report, and all sorts of police misconduct make this week's list.
There's a new Peanuts movie coming out next year, but it likely won't be able to capture the unique blend of despair and empathy that made Charles Schulz's original strip so influential and important.
Two years after Galt's Gulch Chile was founded, the utopian project is mired in personal and legal conflicts and investors now claim that the guy in charge is a sociopath and a con man.
The extremist group's video is supposedly a trailer for a feature called Flames of War and it seems to taunt Obama and America. It's also a confusing piece of crap.
Every time September 11 rolls around, Twitter turns into the social media equivalent of a roadside shrine, littered with photos of flags and soldiers and dead loved ones. It can feel tawdry and gross and strange sometimes, but what else are we supposed to…
The social media site plans to roll out an algorithm that will filter the tweets shown to users in hopes of making their chaotic feeds a little more orderly and more like Facebook. Naturally, everyone is up in arms about this.
The only reason I can see for the NFL to not give the halftime show over to one of the greatest performers of his generation is that he mostly does parody songs, and the No Fun League and the brands that partner with it don't like humor very much.
When Andrew McCutchen got hit by a fastball in the back, it was going about 95 miles an hour. That's really fast, and it looked like it hurt a LOT. The Pirates outfielder went down in pain, then spiked his bat into the ground when he got up.
The uber-talented kids who pass through the NCAA on their way to a fat NFL contract and a set of endorsement deals might be justified in not caring about whether they're exploited, but their fellow athletes are getting screwed.
Throw away your cynicism, open your heart, and embrace Kacy Catanzaro, who became the greatest athlete in televised obstacle course history by performing unbelievable feats of strength and agility in front of a crowd of emotional fans.