There are no African Americans running for Senate or governor this year, and in my latest piece for The Prospect, I try to explain why.

The idea that President Obama has anything to gain from replacing Joe Biden with Mayor Bloomberg is completely ridiculous.

This is one of the best essays I’ve read about George R.R Martin and Game of Thrones. Check it out.

I am a huge fan of electronic gadgets, and I understand the temptation of buying the newest thing. But for the most part, it’s not necessary.

A young Jon Stewart interviews a young Quentin Tarantino, and it’s pretty great: