In the campaign’s last days, a leading political scientist says all hail to the polling guru’s sobering new book about predicting outcomes.
Why some of us may never get over how far lesbians and gay man have come from the old homo version of Jim Crow.
There's post-presidential debate strife in Wonkland, but all that counts to the undecided voters that remain is whether the two candidates put on a good show.
Treme's viewers may be dwindling in its third season, but this New Orleans resident still finds more than enough to like in a show that keeps finding new ways to love its milieu.
The lives of TLC's newest reality stars are more complicated than you want them to be.
An investigation of music’s power by one of its great polymaths
During the AIDS crisis, ACT UP's radicalism forced more mainstream gay-rights groups to step up their game.
The lead singer of Against Me! changes gender and challenges the male punk scene.
Louie's third season on F/X explores the territory of the sitcom man.
William F. Buckley’s heirs are starving on a red-meat diet.
A look at the trailer for Spielberg's upcoming Civil War biopic
How women are portrayed in the BBC's Doctor Who
Among big-ticket Oscar contenders, the critic's heart will always be with the overlooked gem.
Naomi Wolf's yoni worship isn't just silly—it's dangerous.
On Rick Hasen's riveting look at voting wars since Florida—and the anguished history of how we got there in the first place