Today's Five Best Columns
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Mar 7, 2014 4:55PM ET
The way figure skating's governing organization have acted in the wake of Adelina Sotnikova's contentious gold medal win has been a study how to act suspiciously guilty after a controversial result.
Mar 7, 2014 3:32PM ET
300 and its sequel 300: Rise of an Empire have hit the sweet spot in American culture, occupying the coveted space where straight dude-bros, neocons, and flagrant homosexual men meet.
Mar 7, 2014 11:02AM ET
Our own March Madness continues today with a contest that gets personal: Best Zodiac Sign. Consult the stars and cast your vote.
Mar 6, 2014 10:17AM ET
Adelina Sotnikova, the 17-year-old controversial Olympic champion of the Sochi Games, looks like she'll be ducking the competition at the World Championships at the end of this month. And those who had questions about her gold medal aren't going to be satisfied.
Mar 5, 2014 11:05AM ET
Every weekday for the rest of the month, we're presenting a different tournament to determine the very best (or worst) thing in a given field.: Today's contest: Which school rules?
Mar 4, 2014 4:33PM ET
On Tuesday, the greatest skater of her generation broke her silence about the fishy Olympic ladies figure skating competition. "It was all very absurd but I was just happy that it was all finished," Kim Yuna told legions of fans at a Seoul shopping mall.
Mar 4, 2014 11:19AM ET
We're starting our month-long March Madness tribute off with one of the most contentious issues in America today: which of our American metropolises is the best?
Mar 4, 2014 10:03AM ET
Charlie White, we hardly knew thee.
Mar 3, 2014 4:29PM ET
Listen, everybody, look, we don't know what you're waiting for. A wedding, what's a wedding? It's a prehistoric ritual. So's meeting the parents. And Patrick's plans to bring Richie to do just that fall apart by the side of the road.
Mar 3, 2014 10:11AM ET
John Short, a 75-year-old Australian missionary and North Korean prisoner, is now a free man after a little under two weeks of captivity. The same can't be said for American citizen Kenneth Bae.
Feb 26, 2014 1:28PM ET
HBO has given Looking, the network's first gay mainstream drama (that launched thinkpiece after thinkpiece about gay life), a second season.
Feb 26, 2014 12:08PM ET
Apparently all you needed to cure a deadly and debilitating disease that has wiped out millions of people and stumped doctors for the last four decades is a "blessing from the Lord."
Feb 26, 2014 12:01PM ET
Since Adelina Sotnikova's controversial gold medal figure skating win in Sochi, the International Skating Union has said it was "confident in the high quality and integrity of the ISU judging system."
Feb 26, 2014 9:12AM ET
Faced with pollution conditions that experts say is like a "nuclear winter", people in Beijing are trying everything to protect themselves from the choking smog and fumes.
Feb 25, 2014 12:54PM ET
What if businesses were as religiously-opposed to Arizona as it wants to be against gay people? For starters, they'd lose their precious Super Bowl.
Feb 25, 2014 9:07AM ET
Sean Arlis Williams, a 31-year-old junior high teacher in the Fort Worth suburb of Everman, was sending sexually explicit texts his 13-year-old female student.
Feb 24, 2014 11:02AM ET
What isn't going to help Sotnikova's gold-medal legacy are the new images of her hugging one of the people responsible for her score, a look at how her compatriot was generously scored, and the questions about whether or not mistakes on her jumps were overlooked.
Feb 24, 2014 10:38AM ET
Looking this week was hard to watch and seemed intent on proving that gay guys can be every bit as awful as their straight counterparts.
Feb 21, 2014 5:09PM ET
Big, weird, booger, funny, Puerto Rican— the drag queens of RuPaul's Drag Race come in all shapes and sizes. Think of this as your basic guide to the wild world of drag queens:
Feb 21, 2014 8:30AM ET
People still trust Frank Underwood, and it's ridiculous. Warning: there are spoilers for episodes nine through thirteen of season two here.
Feb 20, 2014 2:46PM ET
At Thursday's ladies free skate in Sochi, two of the top three skaters finished what were, to the naked eye, flawless performances. The one that didn't ended up winning a gold medal.
Feb 20, 2014 10:08AM ET
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kate Mara, Miles Teller, and Jamie Bell are Fox's picks to join Michael B. Jordan in its Fantastic Four reboot.
Feb 20, 2014 9:23AM ET
After finishing last in Thursday's 5,000 meter speedskating competition, Maria Lamb coughed up an explanation for her and the U.S.'s poor performance in Sochi: the U.S. Speedskating organization is hurting more than helping.
Feb 20, 2014 8:54AM ET
The dust has settled on the ladies figure skating short program, and we now have a three-way race for Olympic gold. The thing is: only one of three favorites coming in is in the hunt for a gold. Here's a primer on who's in, who's out, and if the U.S. can take home a medal.
Feb 19, 2014 3:54PM ET
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are almost over. The saddest thing, no doubt, will be have to wait four more years of Johnny Weir's and Tara Lipinski's olympic-level shade.