Today's Five Best Columns
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Dec 28, 2009 4:27PM ET
Columnists get passionate about everything from ice skating to seasonal depression
Dec 28, 2009 12:32PM ET
Tyler Cowen wonders how many latent talents go undiscovered
Dec 24, 2009 4:23PM ET
Our final push for pre-Christmas opinions yields some wonky, secular picks. And to all, a good night.
Dec 23, 2009 5:15PM ET
Tired of the Christmas opinion yet? Commentators have started losing steam, too.
Dec 23, 2009 12:56PM ET
Seinfeld's non-denominational holiday promotes the "airing of grievances," and bloggers aren't passing up the chance
Dec 23, 2009 10:20AM ET
How did the traditionally Catholic capital legalize same-sex marriage?
Dec 22, 2009 6:16PM ET
Bad parodies, terrible puns, and ornament analysis: the best and bizarrest of the pre-holiday commentary
Dec 22, 2009 11:55AM ET
The actor is remembered for playing nerdy characters alongside Frank Sinatra and Arnold Schwarzenegger
Dec 22, 2009 11:23AM ET
A bashful NYC Christian dreads coming out as religious to her friends
Dec 21, 2009 5:13PM ET
There's too much good stuff to wait. A daily countdown of the 5 best or oddest takes on the winter holiday.
Dec 21, 2009 3:01PM ET
A D.C. detective over-reacts to a snow scuffle, and the fight goes online
Dec 21, 2009 12:22PM ET
English clergyman advises congregation to steal--in moderation
Dec 19, 2009 6:43PM ET
Would a universal language be good or bad? Is language diversity a human treasure?
Dec 18, 2009 5:44PM ET
Dickens, Santa Claus, or kids? Sphere's Paul Yeager probes the mythology
Dec 18, 2009 4:23PM ET
Michael Medved has an unusual take on a common Christmas complaint
Dec 17, 2009 3:03PM ET
The Cincinnati Bengals' wide receiver had a trouble past, but fans and fellow players saw signs of improvement
Dec 17, 2009 9:22AM ET
Walt's influential nephew is credited with revitalizing Disney's animation division
Dec 16, 2009 4:56PM ET
Jason Peters tells how guitar-strumming Bible-thumpers destroy December
Dec 16, 2009 4:34PM ET
The NYT columnist has an awful solution to religious extremism
Dec 15, 2009 5:20PM ET
Roberts leaves behind a multimillion dollar ministry and a university bearing his name
Dec 14, 2009 11:44AM ET
Bruce Levine on why psychiatrists can't be trusted and why the Soviets fell
Dec 11, 2009 6:13PM ET
The Atlantic Wire collects ambitious, off-kilter lists, and adds one of our own
Dec 11, 2009 2:53PM ET
Bryan Caplan wonders what it means to be "mature"
Dec 10, 2009 12:06PM ET
A report suggests anxiety and inequality drive us toward faith
Dec 10, 2009 11:03AM ET
Philandering has gotten a lot easier to expose in the era of text messages
Dec 10, 2009 8:47AM ET
Is pink just a nice color for girls, or is something more sinister at work?
Dec 10, 2009 8:12AM ET
Politico's Ben Smith isn't sure anymore
Dec 9, 2009 12:50PM ET
The Mormon senator from Utah writes a spirited Hanukkah anthem
Dec 7, 2009 10:59AM ET
Why the atheist campaign to take Christ out of Christmas is anything but merry
Dec 4, 2009 2:07PM ET
Parents are shocked 1/3 of American teens admit to risqué texts, but think MTV could help