Gallup asked Americans why they go to church. It’s not for the music.

On Good Friday, Gallup published results of a survey that asked respondents why they go to church (or some other place of worship). Some fifteen hundred adults across the nation were asked to which degree these seven things were important to them: 1. Sermons or talks that teach you more about scripture; 2. Sermons or … Continue reading Gallup asked Americans why they go to church. It’s not for the music.

The Market’s Glorious Resurrection of Mystery Science Theater 3000

Almost 20 years after being canceled, comedy series Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) has returned. During its original run in the 90s, MST3K earned a cult following by doing what pop culture does best, namely, taking a mundane idea and elevating it to an art form. For MST3K, the idea was to build a show … Continue reading The Market’s Glorious Resurrection of Mystery Science Theater 3000

Florida state senator resigns after racial slur

By Bernie Woodall FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida state senator resigned on Friday after coming under pressure for yelling obscenities and racial slurs inside a lounge frequented by lawmakers at the state capital in Tallahassee. Senator Frank Artiles, a Republican from Miami-Dade County, made the comments on Monday night to two Democratic senators, … Continue reading Florida state senator resigns after racial slur

Is the sky blue? For millions, that depends on what Trump says.

By Chris Kahn and James Oliphant NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans generally agree that politicians should not enrich themselves while running the country. Yet most think it is okay for President Donald Trump to do so. Democrats largely support the idea of government-run healthcare. But their support plummets when they learn that Trump once backed … Continue reading Is the sky blue? For millions, that depends on what Trump says.

Emma Watson Knows Feminism Is about Choice

As part of the publicity for her role in the new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, Emma Watson was photographed for Vanity Fair in a Burberry bolero that left her mostly topless. Although the reaction most people had to the spread was probably not very dramatic (maybe you thought, like I did, “cute jacket”), there were more … Continue reading Emma Watson Knows Feminism Is about Choice