A new company is bringing the engineering savvy of rocket science to the design of the high-heeled shoe. Can stilettos that are actually comfortable to wear change centuries’ worth of symbolism?
What’s the nuclear triad? How is the unemployment rate determined? The late-night comedian wants to make sure the chief executive knows.
On this weekend’s episode, Alec Baldwin returned as Donald Trump, Melissa McCarthy returned as Sean Spicer, and everyone else returned with a message for the president: “We know you’re watching. Let’s talk.”
The comedian offers some thoughts on how to make the cable news network great again.
Mitch McConnell silenced Elizabeth Warren in the Senate chamber. That only made her voice louder.
“If called I will serve,” the comedian said of the requests that she play Steve Bannon on Saturday Night Live. It was a joke—and, also, extremely serious.
For now, anyway.
On Tuesday’s episode of Colbert’s CBS program, Jon Stewart guest-starred—not just to make jokes, but to urge the audience to political action.
Spoiler: President Trump selected Neil Gorsuch to be the next Justice. Reality shows never disappoint.
To a moment defined by “alternatives,” TBS’s Full Frontal is adding one more: the alternative event.
Martin Niemöller’s lines, written just after the Holocaust, argued against apathy—and for the moral connectedness of all people.
In his latest history, Randall Fuller explains how Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection helped the United States to evolve.
Via memes, jokes, and fan fictions, many Americans have taken it upon themselves to feel bad for their new first lady. She is not in need of the sympathy.
The former Trump and Clinton campaign managers will be joining the paid lecture circuit—but not, despite one report, together.
Is she for real? Is she an actor? Is she really a 24-year-old with a nanny?
The Women’s March on Washington was a protest that also, in its own way, marked a peaceful transition of power.
Recent presidential installation ceremonies have been studiously planned and free of major disasters. It hasn’t always been so.
An extremely comprehensive guide to the ceremonies—and the festivities—of the United States’s 58th presidential inauguration
The fantastic new film treats numbers as an instrument of meritocracy. It’s not alone in that.
The show, once hosted by Donald Trump and now hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger, manages to celebrate diversity and to mock it—both at the same time.
Here is one matter, at least, in which the Swiss refuse to be neutral.