Video: My Top Halloween Horror Movies

Let's take a little break from the horror that is American politics, in favor of another type of horror. It's Halloween, and I'm here to help you find the perfect movie for your next...

Video: What is the Death Tax?

With Republicans in control of Congress and Donald Trump in the White House, we're hearing a lot about repealing the "Death Tax," better known as the Federal Estate Tax. But what IS the Death...

Video: Could Silencers Make Mass Shootings Worse?

Every Comic, Easily Archived

It's been pretty quiet around here, I know. It's for a good reason--I've been pressing my nose firmly to the grindstone trying to finish revising a novel. Having just done that (at least for...
Photo of NYC Bodega Protest in Brooklyn by Yousef Mohamed. Used with permission.

First Amendment Friday: February 3, 2017

Milo’s fake free speech claims, religious discrimination against refugees, and a Supreme Court appointee who will fight “Christian Oppression.” It was a big week for those who misread the Bill of Rights.

You are one person, and your brain can’t handle the whole world.

Your brain is not designed to balance the needs of 7 billion people. Fight the good fight, but remember to keep your own world small.
Pepe the Frog, Alt-Right Icon

Inside the Mind of the Alt-Right, the Internet’s Nihilist Nazis

What leads a young person to join the ranks of the Pepe-adorned Deplorables? A blend of toxic masculinity, animal instinct, and fear of powerlessness.

People Matter. Enough Already with the Macro-Analysis

Data journalism illustrates trends, but when the "big picture" is all we look at, we lose the details — including, sometimes, our basic humanity.
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Anti-Trump Images for Free Use Everywhere

I am making these anti-Trump images available for free use anywhere and everywhere. Commercial or non-commercial use, with or without attribution or modification. The original images are public domain, and the adaptation is mine, so...
NYC Womens March Vagina Masks

First Amendment Friday: January 27, 2017

Rap as a crime, the GOP advocates a religious right to discriminate, women take it to the streets, and Hollywood fights for the right to lie about its age.