Tyler McMahon travels to El Salvador to discover the hidden meaning in hitting the jackpot.
Anna March argues that Pope Francis’s liberal reputation is mostly spin, thanks to a PR campaign run by a former Fox News correspondent
Greg Olear comments on the blatant sexism and racism within the third James Bond movie, and what we can learn from white male privilege.
Lenny DeFranco questions the function behind a sports team owners and what their status in society represents.
Joe Daly breaks down the 50 most epic deaths in song. Perfect for Monday coffee, long drives and 3 a.m. resin-soaked debates after the bars have all closed.
Today’s Question of the Day requires you only to think about the album that really changed you forever.
Ever wondered what would happen if you wrote down all the seemingly brilliant ideas you come up with when you’re drunk? Lawrence Benner tries it.
The big secret of grunge was that it didn’t describe a style of music, fashion, or even attitude. It was the line where the misfits finally broke through. By Sean Beaudoin.
Dr. Sayantani DasGupta looks at the ways in which fat or obese patients are disregarded or even abused by the medical industry.
Greg Olear interviews his friend, the film producer Roman Kindrachuk–a longtime Kiev resident, whose apartment overlooks Maidan Square–on the situation in Ukraine.
Jeremy Polacek examines critiques about the sex and sexuality in the controversial film ‘Blue is The Warmest Color’.
Armed with a fake ID and a sneer, Sean Beaudoin met his first real love in the form of Hüsker Dü’s ‘Zen Arcade’ in 1984.
Tom Gualtieri looks back on his years at Syracuse University and the classmates who were lost when Pan Am 103 was blown up by terrorists over Lockerbie.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.
Have you met Xena The X-Boyfriend Basher or Pious Polly? Allow April Brucker to introduce you to them, and 8 other ladies to avoid.
Real strangers, average looking people kiss and undress each other as a realistic and poetic counterpoint to viral ads made with actors.
It’s easy to point fingers and say there is nothing we can do. But there is always something we can do, for someone.
“There’s nothing special about me, I’m just in a special position.” —Rashad Jennings
Why hasn’t the racial makeup of the grand jury convened for Darrin Manning’s case been disclosed?
On the occasion of Batman’s 75th birthday, Thomas Fiffer explores the duality that defines superheroes.
Why do we need to be epic and amazing at everything? Why can’t we just enjoy and explore movement?
Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?
It’s the simple things in life that matter most to our children such as speaking words of encouragement.
Detroit is in trouble. Bill Boyle points out the city’s biggest flaw, and tells us why neoliberalism is not the solution.
What makes a man attractive? James Michael Sama complies a list of the top 1o hottest things a guy can do.
While ripping down a mountain at 40 MPH on a bike, Ted McDonald realized that he’s finally becoming the man he wants to be.
Tony the Tiger: Dude’s grrr-eat. What’s not to love?
This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.
Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.
What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.