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The 13 Craziest, Most Offensive Things Said By Politicians In 2013

The Week | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

Unfortunately, it wasn't easy limiting this year's list to just 13 statements but here are the craziest and most offensive things said by American pol...

PHOTO: Magazine's Controversial Boston Marathon Bombers Cover

Posted 05.03.2013 | Media

The Week is provoking controversy with the cover of its latest issue, which features an illustration of the Tsarnaev brothers. Brothers Tamerlan a...

How Michele Bachmann's Sideshow Is Hurting The GOP

The Week | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

Attention, GOP: Your rebranding attempts are being undercut by a segment of your party getting big headlines and lots of airtime — a segment symboli...

The Week Opinion Awards: WATCH LIVE (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Week is livestreaming its Opinion Awards from Washington, DC. White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is a special guest at the ceremony, where T...

Michael Burry, Greenspan Play The Financial Crisis Blame Game (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a New York Times op-ed yesterday, Michael Burry, the reclusive hedge-fund manager profiled in Michael Lewis's best-selling "The Big Short," lambas...

As Archie Would Say, "Case Closed"

Norman Lear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Lear


Newsweek Blew It

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

Given the vast pension, health care and unfulfilled subscription liabilities Newsweek carries, it's likely the magazine is headed for extinction.

This Week In Magazines: Helping the Ill with Robots and an Academic Classic - Gays and Coastal Resorts

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

Goldman Sachs, poster child for the double-edge sword of mega-success, now finds that even an act of charity brings rebuke.

Expulsion? Joe Wilson Stole the Air Waves and Disgraced the Nation

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beau Friedlander

We're spending too much time thinking about Wilson, and not enough time discussing how absurd it is that Obama and this Democratic majority can't push through a strong public option.

New Media, Same as Old, Old Media

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Information is abundant and free; collating the threads of its different parts becomes the scarce source of value. It may interest us all to know that this was the premise of Time Magazine when it was founded.

Marital Mentalities: The Changes are Historic, and We're Living Them

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

There's a lot of matrimania going on but I suspect that's not a sign of how secure we are about the place of marriage in our lives, but how insecure.

This Week in Magazines: Eric Holder Mulls Investigating Alleged Bush-Era Torture

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

Attorney General Eric Holder might not heed what seems to be the White House preference not to look back and investigate allegations of Bush-approved torture of detainees and enemy combatants.

What One Learns from Politicos Who Watch Movies...

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Clemons

Lindsey Graham hosted a movie night a couple of years ago and his selection was Seven Days in May. Other hosts were Jane Harman and Susan Collins who picked Thelma and Louise.

Scarborough, Stahl, Shrum, Rollins, Rather, And Weisberg Dissect Press Coverage Of 2008 Election

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Monday night The Week magazine hosted a dinner panel on media at New York's Rainbow Room. The panel, moderated by Sir Harry Evans, discussed the medi...

Marcus, Marshall and Three-Fer Luckovich Win Opinion Awards from The Week

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tomorrow night, The Week magazine, in association with the Aspen Institute, will host its fifth annual Opinion Awards in D.C. for an assemblage of typ...