When Bad Things Happen to Good People

First Stacey Campfield, now John Huppenthal—it's been a bad year for politicians whose only crimes are trying to protect people from harm, be it from gays, Latinos, or poor people. I guess the people of Arizona don't want someone overseeing their kids' education calling people on welfare lazy pigs or saying that… » 9/01/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

I'm guessing that the old guy down the street I grew up on wasn't allowed to smoke indoors, because on any reasonably warm night he'd hang out on his back porch (and sometimes the front one) in his boxers and t-shirt to smoke his daily cigar. Granted, he wasn't transacting business, but if you made the mistake of… » 8/31/14 1:19am Sunday 1:19am

Great Moments in Film Directing

The other day Fresh Air replayed an interview with Werner Herzog, in which he talked about his life, documentaries, and working with high-strung actor Klaus Kinski. At one point Kinski—who Herzog says was given to paranoid delusions and screaming tantrums—threatened to walk off the set. Herzog responded in the way… » 8/28/14 11:15pm Thursday 11:15pm

Halfway through South Carolina-Texas A&M. I'm a Browns/Volunteers fan, but if I never hear "Johnny Manziel" or "SEC" again, it will be too soon. Thanks for ruining football for me, Musberger. (I mean, more than the Browns and Volunteers have already done.) » 8/28/14 7:53pm Thursday 7:53pm

Were that many people whining about the inability to post Simpsons/cat .gifs in lieu of using their words that the people who make the decisions thought, "Hey, text-only discourse isn't nearly as elevated as it should be!" and brought images back? » 8/27/14 10:34am Wednesday 10:34am

I had tuna wraps (tuna straight from the pouch and into the microwave, then onto tortillas with cheese and picante sauce), then rice pudding made from a recipe off the back of a Splenda box. » 8/23/14 10:34pm 8/23/14 10:34pm

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