Outraged scribbling on ‘Duck Dynasty,’ Miley Cyrus, and Paula Deen are all off-limits—but a misanthrope could find plenty of horror this year from Russell Brand, Salon, and The Nation.
It was a magnificent year—a year of innovation and triumph. Perhaps the best year of our lives. Charles Emmerson reflects on the year passed and what 1914 has in store for us all.
From the Boston Marathon bombings to a tribute to Margaret Thatcher and a searing reaction to the Trayvon Martin verdict, a crowdsourced collection of our 2013 favorites.
Before he left for Hawaii, the president was sending signals that government surveillance programs need an overhaul to restore the public’s faith on issues of national security.
India’s version of ‘Fast and Furious’ is doing huge business in the States. But you’d never know from watching it that Bollywood is capable of making good movies. Warning: spoilers.
You can lose weight, quit smoking, and do practically anything else if you set the bar low enough.
Don’t expect the partisan divide or the fighting over Obamacare to vanish in the next year. Instead let’s set our sights on U.S. energy independence and a possible cure for Alzheimer’s.
The financial failures of the Great Recession—bank busts, foreclosures, and bankruptcies—shrank dramatically this year. And the success will feed on itself.
An odd new study involving rhesus macaque monkeys, ethanol, and vaccines has found some benefit to moderate drinking. So drink up tonight, then? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.
It’s one thing to predict what will happen in the new year, but it’s more fun to hope for things. From shorter movies to more Oprah, what our hearts are set on.