March 10, 2011
Wisconsin State Senate Republicans Took Hundreds of Thousands in Government Farm Subsidies
WASHINGTON -- At least three of the Wisconsin state Senate Republicans currently demanding that public workers sacrifice benefits, wages and even collective bargaining rights for the sake of the budget have applied for and received hundreds of thous…
Left Wars on Democracy in Wisconsin--Michael a. Walsh
With the world's attention focused on Libya and the events in the Arab world, it's easy to forget that, back in Wisconsin, a group of 14 rogue state senators is still holding representative democracy hostage. Worse, the stunt has now morphed into an…
Gawker's Adrian Chen Pretends to Have Cancer to Prove That Reddit Is Sexist
Well this is creepsville. Over the last few months, popular content aggregator Reddit's AMA (Ask Me Anything) forum has become one of the most popular sections of the site. It generally works like this: Someone with a story to tell creates a dummy a…
David Simon Comments On Felicia "Snoop" Pearson's Arrest
Earlier today, The Wire actress Felicia "Snoop" Pearson was arrested as part of a large-scale drug raid in Baltimore and surrounding counties. Slate asked David Simon, creator and executive producer of The Wire (and currently in production on Treme, what he thinks.
4-Year-Old Answers Questions On Reddit
After having so much fun doing it when he was three, a four-year-old boy recently took to Reddit for another Q&A session. His father moderated and typed out the responses for him. Sometimes, Charlie Sheen aside, the internet can be a cute place. I honestly don't think I would have answered these questions any differently. Plenty more over at Reddit.