Self-Absorbed Is the New Normal

Three years ago, Ron Mwangaguhunga wrote about the Rise of the Assholes (Bill Maher and Ann Coulter were mentioned.) Today, in a piece for The New Yorker, titled "Spoiled Rotten," Elizabeth Kolbert seems convinced that we're breeding a whole new crop of assholes right here in America: Our kids. » 6/26/12 6:30pm 6/26/12 6:30pm

College Students Would Rather Get Praised Than Laid

A study supposedly shows that college students would rather have a self-esteem boost than sex or a slice of pizza. If that's true, would it be such a bad thing? » 1/12/11 3:00pm 1/12/11 3:00pm