The Oscar winning filmmaker behind the celebrated films Stop Making Sense, Married to the Mob, The Silence of the Lambs, and more discussed his first feature in six years, A Master Builder, and much more.
Continue reading Jonathan Demme On Gaza and Transphobia
Before football fans get too sanctimonious about the Ray Rice wrist slap, they should worry about their complicity in footballs’ culture of violence.
Continue reading Ray Rice Isn’t the Issue. NFL Fans Are.
Leaders from Foggy Bottom and the Pentagon warn Congress that the group is not just terrorists but a burgeoning state that threatens U.S. Interests.
Continue reading State Dept.: ISIS ‘Worse Than Al Qaeda’
Finally, we can build a consensus of outrage over climate change. Forget sea levels. It is endangering tequila. Save the blue agave!
Continue reading How Climate Change is Murdering Tequila
Jody Hice isn’t fond of gays, Muslims, or women. He’s also on his way to becoming Georgia’s next Republican congressman. So maybe it’s time to expand his worldview.
Continue reading The Republican Party’s Next Top Bigot
NBC News’ Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd, and Morning Joe’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, are jockeying to replace David Gregory as host of Meet The Press.
Continue reading David Gregory: Dead Head Talking?
As if Arturo’s loveless life couldn’t get any more sad, Argentina is now refusing to let the bear spend his remaining days in a plush wildlife refuge in Canada.
Continue reading More Bad Luck For Depressed Polar Bear
The sixth season finale of The Real Housewives of New York featured Aviva Drescher slam her prosthetic leg on a table, then throw it across the room. A new dramatic peak for the genre, or stinky nadir?
Continue reading ‘The Real Housewives’ Loses a Leg
Eight years ago, the Kremlin murdered a former KGB officer living in London with radioactive poison. The U.K. was too cozy with Russia to go after his killers—until now.
Continue reading The Spy Who Warned Us About Putin
Religious groups are threatening to kill the members one of the few Iraqi organizations dedicated to helping women and gays.
Continue reading Death Threats for Iraq’s Women & Gays
A newly discovered ancient skeleton showed signs of Down syndrome, yet it was given the same burial as other members of its community. What it tells us about the history of disability.
Continue reading Living With Disability in the Dark Ages
The former British prime minister and partner of George W. Bush says 70 years is enough time depending on Washington.
Continue reading Blair to Europe: Quit Begging the U.S.
In his documentary ‘Deepsea Challenge 3D,’ James Cameron shows us what it’s like to climb into a cramped sphere and plunge 35,798 feet into darkness at the bottom of the ocean.
Continue reading James Cameron Dives into the Abyss
The douchey Maroon 5 singer married Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo over the weekend, thus sparing the rest of womankind.
Continue reading Adam Levine Is Off the Market… Thank God
Journalists who went to the Donetsk morgue looking for clues in the MH17 case, were arrested by rebels anxious to impress them with their anger—and their blades.
Continue reading Snatched Outside the MH17 Morgue
Moscow has retaliated against Obama in an awfully odd way – by sanctioning the abusive soldiers of Abu Ghraib and the officials in charge of the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
Continue reading The Kremlin’s Strange Counterstrike
Casey Kasem’s body has vanished from a funeral home, making him the latest victim of a long tradition of famous stolen corpses.
Continue reading Invasion of the Celebrity Body Snatchers
Wouldn’t you like to know how much sugar the food industry is adding to the food you buy? The FDA thinks so, and is proposing a label change—but Big Sugar is battling back.
Continue reading The Food Fight Over Labeling Added Sugar
Sticks and stones may break your bones but, as some University of Oregon campus cops learned recently, names can prompt a lawsuit.
Continue reading Is ‘Not Safe For Work’ Safe For America?