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Justice Roberts Needs a History Tutor

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Lev Raphael

Picking such shining examples of enlightened behavior reveals very distorted logic that's obscured by reasonable-sounding prose. Roberts is no Scalia when it comes to rhetoric, but his thinking seems almost as muddy today.

Bardo Museum: A Tunisian Treasure

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.04.2014 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

I couldn't get enough of the fabulous mosaics dating from ancient Greek times to well after the Christian era at Tunisia's renovated National Bardo Mu...

Where Did $20 Million Go For Popcorn Lung Couple?

Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

Eight years after they won a $20 million "popcorn lung" lawsuit against the makers of a toxic butter flavoring used in microwave snacks, a Missouri co...

A Conversation With Jefferson Starship's Paul Kantner, Plus Exclusives From The Roys and I Was Totally Destroying It

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Movie review: Bernie

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.25.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a true story about events and people in a small Texas town in the mid-1990s, Bernie is a dark joke with a straight face -- and the surprising deadpan in this movie belongs to Jack Black.

Revolutionary Travel

Judie Fein | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

About a month ago, my husband Paul and I were en route to Tunisia, which was largely calm and peaceful, to see what the revolution was like on the ground. In my experience, there is media, and then there is reality.

Gov. Walker and the GOP's Carthage Moment

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The governor of Wisconsin apparently forgot that the Reagan Revolution wouldn't have happened without Reagan Democrats -- voters who defected from the Democrats and nearly split the union vote against Carter.

A Traveler's Take on Tunisia

Ken Fish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Ken Fish

It was no surprise to learn that George Lucas filmed some of the most memorable scenes from Star Wars in Tunisia: its desert landscape is indeed alien and has a stark, evocative beauty.