Today is Prime Day, an annual sale event for Amazon.com, the online service where you buy things. If you need headphones, groceries, or a bad Android tablet, you can likely find one at a discount today. Those discounts are made possible by a lot of things: Amazon's need to drive memberships on their paid Amazon … Continue reading The New York Times wants you to celebrate Prime Day because it’ll get a cut
Across the world from us, on a stage in the Finland city of Helsinki, the President of the United States stood with the President of Russia and said a whole bunch of crazy shit. The crazy shit included: Trump expressing the view that opposition to Russia would only be “a futile effort to appease partisan … Continue reading We shouldn’t be surprised anymore
The cruelty of ICE officials is disqualifying, and the organization deserves no future.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is living his best life.
Step One: Decide you are very smart.
This is the most important moment of Chuck Schumer’s political life.
He is solely responsible for starting this war, and Democrats now need to win it.
The Video Loss Newsletter is a weekly digest of media, politics, and dreams. Two weeks ago, we learned the Trump administration engages in a policy of separating children from their families at the border of the United States. We also learned the separated children are sometimes kept in cages. Last week, after trying to blame … Continue reading You’re all marks!!
The Circus is an exhaustingly unaware documentation of everything that is frustrating about political journalism in the Trump era. But is there value in being that?
I do not enjoy writing introduction posts for blogs. Part of this is because of repetition; I have written approximately five hundred versions of this kind of posts over the last twelve years. The first one was for a Nintendo fan site called Tommy’s Gaming Lair. I promised to deliver “objective, unbiased news about the … Continue reading This is a thing I am doing now