May 7, 2012 9:35AM ET
Why not? Dotcom is blond, has similar interests as a 16-year-old girl, and as of last night, has a song calling out a boy who did him wrong
May 7, 2012 8:54AM ET
Here's something to think about: Vladimir Putin was sworn into office today, and if the Russian President completes his six-year term, he'll be Russia's longest-serving leader since Joseph Stalin.
May 7, 2012 8:26AM ET
In news that will make you want to shut the blinds, go back to bed until next week ... there's disturbing news out of South Korea that since August, officials have found over 17,000 pills filled with human flesh, in particular the placentas and ground up bodies of dead Chinese babies.
May 7, 2012 8:01AM ET
Cartoonist Tom Toles on Log Cabin Republicans.
May 4, 2012 3:18PM ET
Players: A.O. Scott, The New York Times' chief movie reviewer who wasn't quite a fan of The Avengers; Samuel L. Jackson, actor in The Avengers, who isn't quite a fan of A.O. Scott
May 4, 2012 12:08PM ET
From what happened to one German business man, it sounds like you can actually keep some of it.
May 4, 2012 10:49AM ET
Imagine getting fired for reporting the scoop that WWII had ended. Well that's exactly what happened to journalist Edward Kennedy, and it's taken The Associated Press 67 years to apologize, but he isn't alive to enjoy the vindication.
May 4, 2012 9:48AM ET
Sometimes we just wish Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his violent crime scandals* would vanish from the news cycle. He probably does too, considering the fact there are new accusations coming out today that he allegedly gang-raped a Belgian prostitute in D.C.hotel in 2010.
May 4, 2012 8:46AM ET
When unemployment drops by only .1 and the number of new jobs misses the mark by 45,000, "disappointment" is one of the gentler terms you could use in describing April's sad jobs report.
May 4, 2012 8:44AM ET
When she isn't the subject of an odd "kiss" story with blind Chinese dissidents, Hillary Clinton actually has a real job to do and it means laying down the law for Chinese officials about North Korea, Iran and Syria--which is what she did today in Beijing.
May 4, 2012 7:47AM ET
Cartoonist Nick Anderson picks apart Republican outrage.
May 3, 2012 3:45PM ET
The New York Times' Eric Wilson asks a silly question today: "Are men really ready to shop for underwear the way women do?" Silly, we say, because if men weren't shopping like women, then what would be the reason The Times and Wilson have pumped out trend story after story for the past few years about men's underwear trends?
May 3, 2012 12:53PM ET
Hey folks, we've reached that awkward point when our favorite Republicans, felled during the primaries, now have to take back all the nasty things they said about Mitt Romney and endorse him to get some attention. Up today: Michele Bachmann.
May 3, 2012 11:15AM ET
Before you start defending CNN as your go-to channel during debates, election nights, and catastrophic disasters, just know that you're part of the problem.
May 3, 2012 10:01AM ET
Thanks to YouTube, you'll still be able to (we were this morning) see the offensive South Asian stereotype that Popchips encouraged Ashton Kutcher to do even though the company, after one asinine non-apology, finally realized how upset people were and pulled its commercial.
May 3, 2012 9:26AM ET
In news that's probably going to make you want to shake your head and sigh, it seems Pakistani government officials, still sore from the Osama bin Laden raid, have become so paranoid about spies that they're cracking down on international aid--to the detriment of their people.
May 3, 2012 7:53AM ET
Cartoonist Lisa Benson tears down the president's new slogan.
May 2, 2012 5:41PM ET
#WhatShouldWeCallMe is a popular tumblr that has spawned multiple imitators, which is a good thing for any meme, but copies are proliferating so quickly, #What is at serious risk of killing itself like "What I think I Do" and Sh-t Girls Say memes before it.
May 2, 2012 10:59AM ET
Maybe Karl Rove was onto something. Or perhaps Obama's "cool" has become an inescapable meme. Regardless, the "adaptation" of David Maraniss' Barack Obama biography in the June issue of Vanity Fair—which details the president's youthful escapades with a college girlfriend—reads like an attack ad... or a passage from Twilight.
May 2, 2012 9:41AM ET
If you're a concerned parent, don't let the exposé-like title "Tweens' Secret Lives Online" of Katherine Rosman's article in today's Wall Street Journal fool you--it's a perfect guide for anyone wanting to wean their precocious child off of Facebook.
May 2, 2012 8:42AM ET
Some good news and some bad news for Newt Gingrich today. The good: There are people who still think he has clout despite suspending his run for president. The bad: It's President Obama's team, and they're using Gingrich to go after Mitt Romney.
May 2, 2012 8:09AM ET
Cartoonist Tom Toles on Mitt Romney's campaign.
May 1, 2012 1:02PM ET
Had you been paying attention to Twitter yesterday, you might have witnessed a graphic play-by-play of the artificial insemination of the National Zoo's panda Mei Xiang. This was just more proof that we've hit rock bottom in our addiction for this adorable creature's cuteness.
May 1, 2012 12:25PM ET
What happened to Marissa Alexander sure sounds a lot like 'standing your ground': her abusive husband came after her, choked her, and when she finally broke free, she grabbed a gun fired a single warning shot into ceiling, so why is she set to serve 20 years in jail?
May 1, 2012 11:11AM ET
Whew. The FBI arrested five "anarchists" last night, who allegedly had their sights set on blowing up a Cleveland area bridge and no, it has nothing to do with the anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden.
May 1, 2012 9:51AM ET
Sure, why not, let's go with it. Despite telling people a few days ago that he'd be suspending his campaign today, Gingrich has taken to YouTube today and asked all of us to give his dying presidential run one more shallow, desperate gasp of attention announced that he'll be suspending his campaign tomorrow.
May 1, 2012 9:25AM ET
The nominations for the 66th annual Tony Award nominations are out today, with Once, Porgy and Bess and Nice Work If You Can Get It leading the way with double digit nominations.
May 1, 2012 8:41AM ET
Mark Zuckerberg has been an easy target of late--from going rogue to buy Instagram to the constant privacy concerns. But we're going to put our snark aside for a moment and hope his new project aimed at promoting organ donation actually works.
May 1, 2012 8:00AM ET
Cartoonist Nick Anderson on the Secret Service.
Apr 30, 2012 3:00PM ET
Players: The very spat-happy ex-Adweek editor-in-chief, Vanity Fair contributor, Murdoch biographer and Newser creator Michael Wolff; The very spat-happy owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and part-time journo pundit Mark Cuban