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  • How do you explain racism to your black son?

    22 August 2014, 11:36 pm

    Anyone raising a black child in America has to have The Talk, and not the one about the birds and the bees
  • Russell Brand absolutely demolishes Fox News over Ferguson coverage

    22 August 2014, 8:30 pm

    On the latest episode of his Web series, the British comedian takes Fox to task for its one-sidedness
  • Is Batman the world’s worst dad? The most disastrous comic book parents

    22 August 2014, 7:13 pm

    If mommyblogs existed in the comics universe, they would surely tear these characters apart
  • Two guys, two books: Five days in search of America — and readers

    22 August 2014, 7:13 pm

    BBQ, urinals and part 1 of a tour diary by the authors of "The Great Glass See" and "In The Course of Human Events"
  • The media’s obsession with Robin Williams’ death made my own depression worse

    22 August 2014, 7:13 pm

    Having struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts myself, I found it hard to stomach the coverage of Williams
  • Oops! Rick Perry does it again, can’t remember his two felony charges

    22 August 2014, 6:27 pm

    Texas governor travels to New Hampshire, dreaming of 2016, and incorrectly says he was indicted for "bribery"
  • House GOP candidate: Female senators are “undeserving bimbos in tennis shoes”

    22 August 2014, 5:25 pm

    The GOP's Jim Hagedorn also derided American Indians, mocked the LGBTQ community, and insulted President Obama
  • Rick Perry’s PAC is selling mugshot T-shirts

    22 August 2014, 5:10 pm

    Apparently he's being indicted for "securing the border and defeating Democrats." That's not what we heard
  • Dinesh D’Souza compares Ferguson protesters to ISIS

    22 August 2014, 4:23 pm

    Apparently protesting the shooting death of an unarmed black kid is the same as beheading a journalist
  • Grand jury hearing evidence in Michael Brown case is 75 percent white

    22 August 2014, 4:23 pm

    There are only 3 black jurors out of 12 on the grand jury that will decide whether or not to indict Darren Wilson
  • Men who objectify their female partners are more likely to coerce them into having sex

    22 August 2014, 3:52 pm

    Research shows that objectified women tend to internalize the belief that they exist solely for another's pleasure
  • Obama introduces new birth control accommodation so hopefully religious nonprofits will stop suing…

    22 August 2014, 3:37 pm

    The administration announced a "fix" for religious nonprofits and birth control, but will it change anything?
  • Here comes the first transgender sitcom

    22 August 2014, 3:21 pm

    BBC 2 greenlights a series unlike any other
  • Allow yourself to be mesmerized by this gorgeous footage of the Portuguese man-of-war

    22 August 2014, 3:21 pm

    Pain and beauty combined in one fascinating creature
  • You can now buy an “Ice Bucket Challenge” Halloween costume

    22 August 2014, 3:05 pm

    Blame it on the millennials!
  • Researchers: Police likely provoke protestors — not the other way around

    22 August 2014, 3:05 pm

    New research from Berkeley shows that police are often the agitators of violence
  • “I have not seen any evidence of successful U.S. intervention to stop such violence in our modern…

    22 August 2014, 2:34 pm

    Ex-State Dept. expert to Salon: Outside intervention caused Iraq mess, helped create ISIS. It's not the solution
  • The Ice Bucket Challenge’s stem cell controversy

    22 August 2014, 2:34 pm

    A Catholic diocese wants schools to "immediately cease" plans
  • Orlando Jones’ powerful “Ice Bucket Challenge” video makes an important point about Ferguson

    22 August 2014, 2:34 pm

    Actor Orlando Jones used the ALS ice bucket challenge to make a point about Ferguson
  • Jimmy Fallon, Artie Lange, Steve Higgins and Giada De Laurentiis play Catchphrase

    22 August 2014, 2:03 pm

    Here's your clue: "Top of the Empire State Building"
  • Where is the outrage? “Affluenza” teen killer’s father arrested for impersonating police

    22 August 2014, 2:03 pm

    While Michael Brown and the Ferguson community continue to be demonized, the father who coddled a killer plays cops
  • The right’s Obamacare “cancer”: Why conservatives treat a healthcare reform law as a disease

    22 August 2014, 2:03 pm

    Conservatives rally around long-shot challenges to the ACA because they think it's a sickness. It will consume them
  • Chelsea Manning still hasn’t received promised gender transition treatment

    22 August 2014, 2:03 pm

    Manning says she's only gotten "lip service" since the Pentagon authorized a recommendation for treatment
  • America’s mass incarceration problem is making kids sick

    22 August 2014, 1:32 pm

    Researchers found a strong link between parents' incarceration and depression, asthma, anxiety and other issues
  • Ted Nugent on Ferguson: “Smear on”

    22 August 2014, 1:17 pm

    Why do so many Republicans think that talking about race is automatically race-baiting?

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