“The Left,” to the extent such a thing exists in America, seems extremely energized by Donald Trump’s victory. They/ we are ready to fight back! What’s the plan? How about... more of the same?
Over at the Ringer, our pal Rob Harvilla has a good, funny, thorough review of the new Metallica record, Hardwired... to Self-Destruct. If you want the record placed thoughtfully in the broader context of Metallica’s career, and the 20-or-so years it has spent sorta flailing around and tripping over its own dick, I…
Peggy Noonan, the breathless voice of hologram Ronald Reagan, had her doubts about this Donald Trump fellow. But now that he has safely been elected king, she has a very special story to share.
Across the federal government, career employees are reckoning with the prospect of working for a Donald Trump administration. Today, people from the CDC, NLRB, DOT, TSA, and other agencies speak very freely about their hopes and fears.
A tourist who fancied a bath in one of Yellowstone National Park’s many geothermal pools slipped while attempting to gauge the temperature of the broth, fell into what turned out to be a deadly near-boiling acid bath, and dissolved. That is about the most metal thing I can imagine, but also he is extremely dead.
The rent: is it too damn high? A new economic research paper finds: it is.
David Blaine television specials are like evolved versions of Punk’d in that they seem to exist primarily to temporarily bring celebrities down to level of the viewer: astonished, freaked out, and unsure of what humanity is capable of. Last night ABC aired a new Blaine special called Beyond Magic, which featured a…
Since its founding by a former Ku Klux Klan leader in 1996, Stormfront has been the internet’s premier watering hole for white nationalists and neo-Nazis everywhere. It is also, apparently, full of soon-to-be White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon’s very biggest fans.
It turns out that lots of federal government employees are ready to share their thoughts on what it is like staring down the prospect of working under a Donald J. Trump administration.
After getting his internet privileges taken away by the Ecuadorian government in October, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is evidently bored. Currently in exile from the United States and facing rape charges in Europe, without internet, Assange has found a better way to pass the time: playing dress-up with his kitty…
Career civil and foreign service employees in the U.S. government woke up last week to the prospect of having to work for Donald Trump. What are all these (publicly discreet) professionals actually thinking right now? We have a small glimpse.
It’d be an understatement to say that Donald Trump isn’t exactly prepared for the task at hand. And we already know that he “didn’t want to jinx himself” with too much preparation pre-win. According to a source closely connected to the Trump transition team, though, the reality of the situation is worse than we might…
As our nation slowly awakens from its Trump-induced coma, we begin to contemplate what the next four years will mean for our most important issues. For workers, and anyone who cares about inequality, the prospects are terrifying.
For anyone who voted for Donald Trump hoping that, once safely in office, he would begin a move towards respectability and away from the white-supremacist leanings that won him the highest office in the land: I’m sorry, dear reader, but you have been played.
In defeat, American liberals and the left are currently engaged in two arguments, which really amount to one argument: Whose fault is it that Hillary Clinton lost, and what should the Democratic Party do to defeat Donald Trump and down-ballot Republicans the next time around?
There really aren’t any words I can put here that will enhance your enjoyment of the video above, because it’s just that fucking good. So let’s hit the GIFs:
On July 30, 2003, Cannon Mills died.
Donald Trump does not want to be the president.
Sabrina here didn’t know the answer to tonight’s Final Jeopardy! question about the Great Barrier Reef. That did not, however, stop her from chinning up, staring straight into the camera, and delivering the best answer of the night.
The protestors were mostly gone by the time I arrived at Union Square on Wednesday night. They had begun to march towards Trump Tower, stalling traffic as they held signs, phones, and contempt for the next president of the United States.