How Believable Was the Breakup on The Newsroom Last Night?

On Sunday night's premiere of season two of The Newsroom, some stuff happened, most of which was really pretty dull. To be fair, it's hard to see how it could have been more interesting than the season one finale, when star-crossed lovers Maggie and Jim almost got together after Maggie had a meltdown in front of one… » 7/15/13 6:20pm 7/15/13 6:20pm

Secrets From 'Black Flower' Robot-Saint Condoleezza Rice

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has written a book. Unfortunately, much of that book tries to justify all that lying the Bush administration did to get us into Iraq. Fortunately, she spends some of the book indulging the public's desire to learn about how everyone in the Bush White House was behind closed… » 10/24/11 4:30pm 10/24/11 4:30pm

Dear Don, A More Diseased Mind Than Yours Once Observed...

Why, long after the fucking has stopped, do the arguments seem to continue? I found myself pondering this question last weekend, and wrote an open letter to my friend Don, with whom I had a brief courtship following an episode during which he tried to grope me in his sleep while hosting my friends during the 2006… » 4/14/08 3:00pm 4/14/08 3:00pm