There is no reason to think about the Paw Patrol if you are over six years old. Maybe eight at the outside. Paw Patrol is a cartoon about a boy who lea…
This is the week for dunking on people who thought the Mueller investigation would become a salvific rite that cast out the nation’s evil and bound up …
It took me two nights to watch Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-NY) town hall on MSNBC. This isn’t Kirsten Gillibrand’s fault. Parts of it were excellen…
About 18 months ago, I was chatting with my friend Marin Cogan about a podcast episode we were going to do. Marin is the sort of journalist who gets to…
It is March of 2019, and already one quarter of all emails sent within the United States are from Kamala Harris asking you to let her be honest. There …
Ridiculing authoritarianism kitsch is such a shameless gimme. Blind and machined atavism—a heroically muscular pastiche of neoclassical-fascist and soc…
Yesterday was one of those special days of the year when The Criterion Collection marks all of their DVDs half-off, and you get to look at all the movi…
I won’t lie, I watched former Trump fixer Michael Cohen’s testimony to the House Oversight Committee. It was something on TV all day that could drone i…
I can't remember my first piece of hate mail. I can't remember my first death threat, and I can't remember the first time I saw someone murdered on soc…
Bernie Sanders is running for president again, but you knew this. In one day, Sanders raised nearly $6 million, besting 2020’s previous one-day record …
I’m always late. A guy named Hamish McKenzie—who might be talent acquisition for Substack or its founder or married to the heiress Substack; I don’t kn…