Let's begin on what Pope Francis has done just last year as we are now in this brand new year of 2014. He ditched the Papal limousine, and instead is driven around in a regular car. He refused the traditional gold Papal cross, yet instead chooses a simple silver one. And there is more.
I am joining in the fun, naming the 10 most overrated things of 2013. Not necessarily bad (though some of them can be awful) not stupid -- just overrated.
Kanye West is a larger-than-life figure, a self-proclaimed god, and according to him, the biggest rockstar on the planet. Whether or not you agree ...
If North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un had whispered to his uncle, "Looking forward to seeing you over the holidays" it would have taken the cake on this year's Top Ten List... but this year there were even stronger real contenders.
The level of holiday gifting common in today's Jewish community discourages gratitude; it encourages us to focus on all the things we do not have instead of appreciating the things -- and the people -- we do.
Friends don't let friends commit hashtag crimes. Hashtagging is for tracking, indexing and humoring. As with anything you do, hashtag with consciousness and awareness.
This week, Wind Capital Group announced that it will not move forward with the Sugarland Wind Farm, a project that would have placed 124 Statue of Liberty-sized wind turbines in the Everglades Agricultural Area.
Courtesy of Creative Common via Wikipedia You can't learn much from anything on TV these days, unless it's a lesson in what not to do in case there'...
I was talking to somebody today about the Jimmy Kimmel incident. My friend had not heard about it. That's part of the problem. It isn't often that ge...
Writing for a late night show, and particularly The Tonight Show, is every comedy writer's dream job. I don't have that job, sadly. But I still tried writing Jimmy Fallon's first sketch for his upcoming, very deserving, gig as the new host.
"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up and how that's panned out for them. Join me on this insightful journey into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.
That's what made it so fun to be a conservative. Now it's just equality for all, blah blah blah.
Here is how Toys "R" Us apparently sees the world, and wants our children to see it: Nature sucks. Cheap plastic toys are great. Science education sucks. Commercialism is great. Field trips to see nature are boring. Running wild around a chain store is fantastic.
Is Santa gay?! Could it be? Hallmark seems to think there's something really wrong with being gay... so they changed an entire Christmas carol to make their point!
These freshly-hired graduates, with dollar signs in their eyes and visions of grand lifestyles in their heads, are subject to ridiculous working hours and conditions, because the employers know the thought process and know they will do whatever it takes.
In this wide-ranging interview, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Christopher Hedges talks with me about class war, nonviolence, The Great Gatsby, and about the lost art of satire.