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Stop the one-sided conversation: Dress codes can actually combat ‘rape culture’

Yesterday, I posted a decently ranty blog about a Canadian 15 year old who started a teen-melt down over the "rape culture" perpetuated by her school's dress code, which requires…

Stop listening to high school students tell you what ‘rape culture’ is

So there's this brand, spanking new phenomenon rolling around the Internet and it looks like white, suburban teenagers bitching about things. And while that broad idea is probably as old…

An open letter to Karl Rove after his ‘brain damage’ comments: Please go away

What do the names Vlad the Impaler, Lord Voldemort and Karl Rove have in common? They all have one “v” in their names and when grouped together, none seem out…

Why is Gawker so obsessed with outing Fox’s Shepard Smith?

Gawker's J.K. Trotter has been writing post after post on Fox News anchor Shep Smith's sexuality for months. It's become an obsession. Gawker believes it is of the upmost importance…

The Asia Pivot: Tywin Lannister’s guide to successful leadership

After opening with a sushi meal, President Obama's Asia Tour is finally here. Obama reached Tokyo and will eat (and hopefully talk) his way through Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Seoul…

Cliven Bundy out-crazies Glenn Beck: How Sean Hannity didn’t see it coming

Cliven Bundy, the defiant rancher of Fox News fame, has some strong opinions on "the negro." Anyone surprised? I thought not. The real source of surprise here is how Fox…

White House may ban selfies with the president

Was taking a selfie with President Obama on your bucket list? Looks like you might have to find a replacement. You have David "Big Papi" Ortiz, Red Sox slugger and…

Wagging the Dog: Why you shouldn’t engage the casual bigots of Twitter

Rick is your classic American bigot. He knows interracial coupling is to blame for this country’s current turmoil, the president is an Islam-practicing Kenyan, and “the gays” are conspiring with…

Oprah endorses unknown Congressional candidate: The good and bad of celebrity endorsements

Have you heard of Lavern Chatman? No? Neither has most of America. She’s a Democrat running for congress in northern Virginia. Oprah’s political appearances have been relatively rare in recent…

The launch of Vox News means big things for political media

The archetype political millennial, Ezra Klein (Irvine born, holler), released a video explaining the philosophy behind Vox.com. Klein aptly describes the revolution of digital news media: where it was,…