Pop culture usually makes fun of intergenerational romances. Modern Family acts like they're totally normal. But ABC's Trophy Wife finds humor in their complexity.
If Beyoncé lip synced, it's in part because America only wants perfection or train wrecks.
Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, the hip hop duo that makes up Insane Clown Posse is pretty unhappy with the FBI for labeling their fan-base, known as Juggalos, as a "loosely-organized hybrid gang," so unhappy that they're suing.
Jon Huntsman Sr., who was subject of some speculation that he's the Bain investor who leaked knowledge of Romney's tax returns to Harry Reid, flat out denied any role in the story, but he is as curious as Reid to see more Romney returns
American Crossroads released a video Friday calling on President Obama to repudiate a Priorities USA ad that links Mitt Romney to a woman's death from cancer, and in it, they show a lot of skepticism that the Obama campaign operates independently from the Priorities Super PAC.
Jonathan Alter on past elections, Larry Sabato and Kyle Kondik on the election's decisive dates, Jonathan Chait on Paul Ryan, Ta-Nehisi Coates on Romney's culture, and Ruth Marcus on Louise Mensch.
Jay Penske, CEO of Hollywood digital publishing company PMC, which owns Deadline.com among others, was arrested early Thursday morning along with his brother Mark after what the police report sketches out as a decidedly unglamorous evening on Nantucket.
Donald Trump tells us in the latest "From the Desk of Donald Trump" vlog that "lots of people have been asking me to review plays and movies," (presumably these conversations happened in private) so he's obliging with a review of Mike Tyson's one man show, Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth. (Now on Broadway!)
Former Clinton lawyer Lanny Davis expressed his displeasure with what we at The Atlantic Wire are calling the Romney-cancer ad, proving that if the Romney camp can't adequately take advantage of an opportunity, a Democrat will have to do it for them.
Greta Van Susteren, Bill O'Reilly, and his reporter Juliet Huddy are being sued by one Aviva Nash, who runs a New York-based drumming business, for their broadcasts on a scandal during which the Fox News personalities took amusingly predictable stances on both the issues of Government Services Administration spending, and the idea of drumming in unison.
Ezra Klein on the tax reform challenge, Ellen Ullman on computerized trading bugs, Arjun Sethi on Sikhs in America, Steve Coll on domestic terrorism, and Nicholas Kristof on Syria.
It is indeed the doldrums of August, a time when political campaigns become dull and repetitive and our pool reporters start to get a little slaphappy, as evidenced by the hilariously detail-laden Romney pool report.
The cast of Jersey Shore put out a PSA with MTV and Funny or Die to get the young'uns to the ballot box in this election, and we'll admit it, we're charmed by the Jersey Shore cast-is-super-informed schtick.
Ted Cruz, who recently beat out Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in the Republican primary for Senate, will get a "key speaking slot" at the Republican National Convention, CNN reports, giving Romney's Tampa party a little more street cred with the Tea Partiers.
Talk of London Mayor Boris Johnson making a bid for Prime Minister got some steam when Rupert Murdoch reportedly backed the idea, but there's at least one guy who isn't so sure about the whole thing: Yep, Boris Johnson.
William Moseley on the drought, Masha Lipman on Pussy Riot, Maureen Dowd on Obama, Dana Milbank on Bain, and Edward Glaeser on city parking.
As Mitt Romney's vice presidential announcement draws nearer, political reporters are undoubtedly revving up their efforts to be first to scoop the name of Romney's pick, and to get a sense of what that's like The Huffington Post's Michael Calderone has a great set piece Tuesday documenting the veepstakes of elections past.
Ramesh Ponnuru's Bloomberg View column arguing that a revived version of CNN's Crossfire could rescue the political debate on cable news has elicited opinions from many a pundit Tuesday, so we think there's only one way to settle it ... From Washington, it's (Atlantic Wire) Crossfire!
Michael Rich on perfecting crime prevention, Farah Stockman on the Tea Party, Fred Crupp on climate change, Michael Gerson on Romney's faith, and Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers on empirical economics.