Even as commentators start to note the GOP effort to create a fictional Barack Obama, it looks like Republicans have decided to double down on the stupid. That is, they have strayed from plausible lies -- lies that, to the uninformed, could feel true -- to absurd ones.
There are plenty of off-the-beaten path holidays to celebrate this month to keep life interesting and your party game on point.
There's been a great deal of discussion lately about the impact of technology on traditional businesses such as bookstores, media, TV, newspapers and ...
My friend, Ludger, enthusiastically invited us to his pirate event in Red Hook Brooklyn. I told him we didn't really mean for our schooner to end out ...
Instead of embracing and learning from indigenous Somali successes in the north, the international community undermines them by supporting the Transitional Federal Government.
Digital media technologies have become much much cheaper without any corresponding increase in access to affordable media goods. So why doesn't Sony or Disney lower prices in the developing world and expand its markets?
In the year 2000, when MP3.com launched a service that allowed people to stream their own music from "the cloud" by authenticating it with a CD, the l...
As a Quartermaster aboard the Steve Irwin, I was aware of the potential risks involved on this particular voyage due to the increasingly grim reality and frequency of piracy attacks off the horn of Africa.
We have to stop dumping radioactive water, oil and dead terrorists in our ocean and treat it with more respect which is why I'm headed to Washington D.C. later this month.
Even the predictably dreadful Pittsburgh Pirates seem energized this spring.
The recent murders of four Americans sailing off the coast of Somalia have led to calls for a tougher action against Somali pirates.
Forget about sea robbery, piracy is terrorism at sea. A proper legal definition of piracy will incorporate its traditional elements which still hold true today but also incorporate new acts and motives beyond those of the rollicking 17th century buccaneer.
It was that breakout appearance on Saturday Night Live in 1979 that first introduced the world to Rickie Lee Jones. She performed "Chuck E's in Love" ...
The murder of four Americans should call attention to the increasingly dire situation in Mogadishu, which exacerbates the piracy problem.
It will come as no surprise that, given the attacks by Somali pirates, recent years have seen a marked increase in the call for using private security contractors to protect commercial shipping