On a cold and rainy day last April I was standing on a cliff on the Long Island Sound trying to build a giant blue screen with a group of friends and trying harder to imagine an epic visual effects fantasy landscape where the flimsy, unimpressive tarp was.
When I spoke a few weeks ago with Zach Wahls, the 20 year-old Iowa student who has become one of the heroes of the LGBT and marriage equality movements, he was about to join the line for the midnight opening of the final Harry Potter film.
A prayer at a high school graduation has paved the way for a lawsuit with real merit that will become a rallying cry both for those who support the Wall of Separation and fundamentalists who insist America has always been a Christian theocracy.
Christianists Celebrate HS Graduation by Persecuting Senior Who Believes in Separation of Church and State
Damon Fowler, a senior at Bastrop High School, a public school in Northern Louisiana, found out that in the Bible Belt believing in the Constitution is grounds for persecution
A land torn by fierce political rivalries and ethnic hatreds. No, it’s not a documentary about contemporary America.
Find out whether genius businessman Gary Busey will be the next “Apprentce” AND discover if an Ewok stapled to a man’s head will run for president.
It’s official. Donald Trump has become this month’s Charlie Sheen (only with less laughs and more race-baiting).
Today is César Chávez Day. A day when many of us commemorate the progressive legacy of the civil rights activist and founder of the United Farm Workers.
A pair of superstitious high-school ball players in Benbrook, Texas decided to try ending their slump by slaughtering chickens.
Biz Stone: Twitter’s Role in Egypt Revolution Overstated and Mark Zuckerberg has Multiple Personality Disorder
Biz Stone isn’t drinking his own Kool Aid. On Howard Stern this morning the laid-back and intelligent co-founder of Twitter said that the role of his company in the revolution in Egypt was overblown.
A telegenic, well-financed and best-selling author, who may be a secret foreign agent, has aspirations for the Presidency? Not on my watch.
If Glenn Beck is counting on a religious revival to take back the world and deliver us all to the planet Kolob, he better make sure and change his Mormon space underwear because he’s in for a long wait.
The Libyans are coming! The air attack on Libya is a shell game—a distraction from the Saudi-led Arab counterrevolution gathering steam in the Persian Gulf.
Tearful testimony and shouting matches over the KKK and al Qaeda made for one of the most explosive, entertaining, and saddest chapters in Congressional history today.
In the last six months the paranoid campaign against Muslim Americans has taken an ugly turn.
Last spring, I met a friend to talk about his favorite movies from Cannes 2010. It was a big year on the Riviera—art house heavy-hitters like Mike Leigh, Jean-Luc Godard, Takeshi Kitano and Woody Allen all had films playing. But all my friend wanted to talk about was Mexican cannibals.
The details of the attack on Lara Logan in Egypt are sketchy, but what is clear is that it has become yet another incident in which the media has revealed the worst of itself, and us.