Reporting To You X
Skip To Content

Archive

June 6, 2013

Sarah Jessica Parker Got A Shoe Line

Created in partnership with Manolo Blahnik CEO George Malkemus, the line of shoes and bags called "SJP" will be exclusive to Nordstrom and range in price from $200 to $700. Well, beats your typical celebrity KMart line.

How Americans Got Used To Surveillance

The American public was OK with surveilling Muslim citizens in 2006, and liberal New Yorkers were fine with it in 2012. Now they're complaining.

30 Of Carrie Bradshaw's Most Ridiculous Outfits

Fifteen years ago, Sex and the City unleashed the mighty whirlwind of materialism and mismatching that was Carrie Bradshaw. A great many of her outfits were divine, but these were just plain absurd.

Orwell Or Obama?

The Guardian revealed Wednesday that the NSA has been collecting Verizon customers' phone records. George Orwell's 1984 was published 64 years ago this week.

All 52 DC Villain Month Covers

Ever since DC announced their big September event, Villain Month, fans have been speculating about the 52 baddies that would get their own covers. Well, here they all are in one spot. It's a regular Legion of Doom. (Wow, that actually has a ring to it. Someone should make that a thing.)

The NSA's Worst-Kept Secret

"It's not that NSA surveillance programs stopped, it's just that people stopped caring about it." The story isn't that the government is spying on us — it's that we've known for years and don't seem to care.

24 TV Shows To Be Excited About This Summer

There's a lot on already — hello, crazy season of Real Housewives of New Jersey! But there is still plenty of great television to come. Here are 24 new and returning shows, arranged chronologically by premiere date.

Flashback: Obama Railed Against Monitoring Citizens Who Did Nothing Wrong

Obama in 2007: "No more national security letters to spy on citizens who are not suspected of a crime, no more tracking citizens who do nothing more than protest a misguided war..." While Obama publicly expressed outcry at monitoring of citizens protesting Iraq, his administration's collection of Verizon phone records was broader. Unlike the Bush White House, which sometimes did not use a warrant, the Obama Administration had a warrant from a FISA judge. Obama goes on to mention that FISA court system, which he used to get his warrant for the broad seizing of Verizon records, works.

Hung Up

Verizon, led by CEO Lowell McAdam, is dealing with revelations that it has been required by court order to turn over its customers phone records to the National Security Agency.

This Ad Will Touch You

The British are masters at this. It's for dog food, but it will also end up selling tissues.

Government Defends Snooping Program

The Obama administration on Thursday called the collection of millions of Verizon customers' telephone records "a critical tool in protecting the nation from terrorist threats."

back to top