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Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Lynn Nottage Says Trump Supporters Have 'A False Notion of America'

Pulitzer-winning playwright Lynn Nottage spent two years in Reading, Pennsylvania—the poorest city in America—interviewing its residents for her latest play, Sweat. While there, she learned some fundamental truths about why certain white voters are gravitating towards a candidate so incendiary as Trump: “nostalgia,”…

The Smashing Pumpkins Are Touring With Liz Phair and It's Suddenly 1995 Again

Ah, smell the whiff of new plastic as you crack open the CD-ROM mailed to you by AOL Online to commemorate this glorious year that is 1995. You’re giddy with anticipation to check out what this whole information superhighway thingy is all about, but your excitement is only second to the concert you’re seeing tonight:…

I Spent 3 Days at the Values Voter Summit And All I Got Was This Swag Bag Full of Crazy

This weekend I endured three days of the Values Voter Summit, where I leaped outside my comfort zone for the sake of American Journalism. I did a number of things I had never done before: I ate a lemon bar; I initiated conversations with strangers; I stared Ted Cruz in the face and didn’t immediately contract a…

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