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The 2018 Golden Globes were one of the most-watched in years, and here’s why that’s important

The 2018 Golden Globes were one of the most-watched in years, and here’s why that’s important

After 2017 closed on a low note for Hollywood, many were eager to see how the industry would tackle awards season. And the…

Facebook, Twitter and social media’s road to federal regulation

The extent of Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election remains unclear, but it's no secret that social media played a major role. This year brought with it a great deal of scrutiny for
Jack Black and Ed Helms Wrote a Song to Fix Politics

Jack Black and Ed Helms Wrote a Song to Fix Politics

Jack Black and Ed Helms Wrote a Song ... It's not very good... but it's funny. And it has bloopers! Submitted by: Represent.Us Regular Keywords: Ed Helms Jack BLack Jingle Politics political
Introducing Omnibus

Introducing Omnibus

A bonus for Part-Time Genius listeners: Will and Mango talk to their old friend Ken Jennings about his new show at HowStuffWorks. It’s called Omnibus, and it’s terrific. Check out this sample episode
Social media attacks on Senator Kirsten Gillibrand show that sexism exists on both sides of the aisle

Social media attacks on Senator Kirsten Gillibrand show that sexism exists on both sides of the aisle

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand recently found herself on the receiving end of a barrage of sexist attacks — and I’m not…
Omarosa is officially leaving the White House after less than a year

Omarosa is officially leaving the White House after less than a year

It was officially announced today, December 13th, that Omarosa Manigault Newman will be leaving the White House after less than a year…
Defenestration (Entry 326.2K0933)

Defenestration (Entry 326.2K0933)

In which throwing people out of windows is strongly endorsed by many hot-headed Czechs, but opposed in no uncertain terms by Ken's great-great-great-great-grandfather. Certificate #32146.
Here’s the scary truth about how the end of net neutrality would affect you

Here’s the scary truth about how the end of net neutrality would affect you

For what seems like the millionth time in the last three or so years, net neutrality is in danger again — but…
Hillary Clinton opened up about the most uncomfortable moment of the 2016 presidential election at the “Teen Vogue” Summit

Hillary Clinton opened up about the most uncomfortable moment of the 2016 presidential election at the “Teen Vogue” Summit

Hundreds of young, eager, and fashion-forward activists from all over the country flocked to Playa Vista on December 3rd for the second…
Strangers Who Disagree About Politics Smoke A Bunch Of Weed & Talk Politics

Strangers Who Disagree About Politics Smoke A Bunch Of Weed & Talk Politics

I’m not going to pretend like I think weed is the answer here. Look, weed is tight, everyone knows this,...
22 Delicious Tweets That Have Zero To Do With Politics

22 Delicious Tweets That Have Zero To Do With Politics

22 Delicious Tweets That Have Zero To... Here's some hot hot tweets that have nothing to do with any of that! Submitted by: Mike Glazer Regular Keywords: twitter tweets politics political
The Moth Presents: David Litt

The Moth Presents: David Litt

The Moth Presents: David Litt 17:14 A speechwriter has a defining moment at the White House. Submitted by: The Moth Regular Keywords: obama storytelling thanks obama white house politics the
Jimmy Kimmel to annoyed Republican fans: “Not good riddance, but riddance”

Jimmy Kimmel to annoyed Republican fans: “Not good riddance, but riddance”

"I probably wouldn't want to have a conversation with them anyway." The post Jimmy Kimmel to annoyed Republican fans: “Not good riddance, but riddance” appeared first on Hot Air.
Russian trolls used Pokemon GO to incite violence in the USA

Russian trolls used Pokemon GO to incite violence in the USA

Russian government-linked internet troll accounts aimed to use Pokemon GO to stir several political bees nests over the past year. Using the then mega-popular game to lure users to participate,
Google Russia ads buys found in 2016 Election Interference

Google Russia ads buys found in 2016 Election Interference

It’s Google’s turn to face the idea that Russia may have exploited their advertisement business to spread disinformation over the past year. Facebook was the subject of scrutiny in recent weeks over
These 2 Charts Spell Trouble for the Rally

These 2 Charts Spell Trouble for the Rally

This post These 2 Charts Spell Trouble for the Rally appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Today, we’re leaving politics behind. Instead of whining about the troubles in Washington, Greg Guenthner is

The optimistic activism of Toronto Pride’s unapologetic director

By the time Pride Toronto’s newest executive director was called on to make her case for why the city shouldn’t strip the annual festival of its municipal funding, precious little must have surprised
Google pledges to fight “terrorist content”

Google pledges to fight “terrorist content”

In the always-tumultuous world of content that is the internet, today Google has pledged with YouTube to tackle “terror content.” This means that Google and YouTube are, as they said today, “working

Comey, testifying on May 3rd: We’ve never been asked by the DOJ to stop an investigation for a political reason

"It would be a big deal to tell the FBI to stop doing something that — without an appropriate purpose." The post Comey, testifying on May 3rd: We’ve never been asked by the DOJ to stop an

Attention Media Hacks: Dow Domination is Coming

This post Attention Media Hacks: Dow Domination is Coming appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The Nasdaq crossed above 6,000 for the first time ever yesterday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sprinted