The NFL is cracking down on it. Donald Trump can’t stop doing it. And it’s the whole reason for the first rule of social media: “Never read the comment…
A few years ago, on a podcast called “This Is Actually Happening,” a penitent white supremacist recalled a formative childhood experience. One night hi…
On influencers, symbolic analysts, and buying and selling in the age of turbo-capitalism.
FOR 18 YEARS, I’ve believed that only immediate mourners—and those who came close to losing their own lives—should be allowed to talk about 9/11. This …
At last, a preview! Lordy I love this show. We have the cleverest most eccentric guests on the airwaves and I hope you’ll tune in Sept. 23! Click below…
Alexei Navalny is considered the man Vladimir Putin fears and despises more than anyone on Earth. Quite an honor. What’s really unusual about Navalny, …
To those who stake an argument about liberal media bias on the premise that reporters were too woke and afraid to cover the compelling "lab leak hypoth…
In 1925, John W. Butler, a legislator in Tennessee, told reporters that years earlier he’d “read in the papers that boys and girls were coming home fro…
Something called the “London hard fork” is going down. If you picture a two-pronged implement jabbing into a pub steak, you have some catching up to do…
“Let that sink in” is among the most persistent refrains on political Twitter. Jolts have hit American brains too fast and too furious over the past fi…
Maybe the word “Trump,” a century from now, will no longer designate a man — or even a presidential administration. Perhaps it will be the name of an e…
It’s getting harder and harder to remember the height of the pandemic, when some 4,000 Americans were dying every day. As recently as January, a person…