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Best Buy, 'Serial' and the Era of Outrage

Scott Russell | Posted 12.16.2014 | Media
Scott Russell

Best Buy was already a part of the Serial world by sheer chance -- they just chose to acknowledge that connection with a tongue in cheek. The only self-interest that the company can be seen to be pursuing here is relevance, which by no means translates directly into profit.

The Word Isn't Normal. The Word Is Mainstream.

Lara Lillibridge | Posted 12.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Lara Lillibridge

Backlash towards a gay person who says "this is harder than being straight" should be directed at the straight world.

Satire Is What Closes on Saturday Night: The Outrage Of #CancelColbert

Floyd Elliot | Posted 05.28.2014 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

Even awareness of the satirical context did not slake the thirst for outrage of those demanding that Comedy Central (who, you may recall, actually tweeted the out-of-context punchline, not Colbert) #CancelColbert.

Huffington This Week: The Pulse of a Nation

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.26.2014 | World
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, we put the spotlight on Egypt, where things feel disturbingly similar to the way they were before the Arab Spring.

Huffington Issue 85: Egypt's Reset, Outrage Haters And More

Posted 01.25.2014 | World

In this week's issue of Huffington magazine, we look at Egypt three years after the revolution that ended the rule of Mubarak and seemingly launched a...

2013: The Year of Our Outrage

Chez Pazienza | Posted 02.25.2014 | Media
Chez Pazienza

Maybe the tools of quickfire social media outrage really do ensure that the guilty no longer go unpunished for their crimes. But is there a cost for that?

Know Your LGBT History: OutRage Kiss-In And 3 Other Queer Events On October 10

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.16.2013 | Gay Voices

In conjunction with the celebration of October as LGBT History Month, The Huffington Post will be providing you with "Know Your LGBT History" updates!...

Where Is the Outrage Crossing These Red Lines?

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

We need more outrage about these other Red Lines, the ones hurting our country. Where are the American people? Where is the outrage? We can do better. We are the United States of America -- we must do better.

Oscar Nominee Kirby Dick Speaks Out About Raped Female Soldiers

Joshua Kors | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Kirby Dick spoke with me about The Invisible War's success, the courage of the soldiers who shared their stories, and what it will take to make sure these victims are no longer invisible to the press, the public and those in power.

Fierce Compassion

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 10.14.2012 | Religion
Sharon Salzberg

Compassion does not imply ducking our responsibilities or shirking our power. Instead, it is a potent tool for transformation since it requires us to step outside of our conditioned response patterns.

From M.I.A. to Susan G. Komen: How to Be Outraged in America

Mark Morford | Posted 04.09.2012 | Comedy
Mark Morford

What flavor of revolt and indignation do you prefer as we dance like drunken angels into the wilds of 2012? Choose wisely, and you can become a full and informed participant in the culture. Choose poorly, and the world is joyless as bible study in Rick Santorum's shame dungeon.

Movie review: Outrage

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Takeshi Kitano has always been a rule-breaker so it's no surprise that Outrage, his latest gangster film, should foil expectations. A good part of th...

Garbage Trucks And Waste Stations In Williamsburg And Greenpoint On The Rise

Posted 11.17.2011 | New York

According to a new a report, Williamsburg and Greenpoint top New York's list for having the most garbage trucks roaming neighborhood streets, where 19...

Toddler Run Over, Ignored By Passers-By, Dies Amid Outrage

AP | Posted 12.20.2011 | World

BEIJING — A toddler who was twice run over by vans and then ignored by passers-by on a busy market street died Friday a week after the accident ...

Black Women Are Not (Rated) Less Attractive!: Independent Analysis of the Add Health Dataset

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 07.23.2011 | Style
Scott Barry Kaufman

The low convergence of ratings finding suggests that in this very large and representative dataset, beauty is mostly in the eye of the beholder. What we are looking at here are simple ratings of attractiveness by interviewers whose tastes differ rather strongly.

I Am Outraged! Are You Not Outraged?

Mark Morford | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Morford

Here's the good news: You are not alone. Nearly all good Americans are outraged about something. This is what makes us good Americans.

Kitano Outdoes Kick-Ass Violence at Cannes

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The question of pleasure in movie violence is key to how one takes Takesha Kitano's newest film Outrage, which premiered this week at Cannes.

Let's Get Theological on Health Care and Warfare

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Anyone care to provide a theological foundation for the Republican policy preferences for the rich and for war? I would really like to see it.

Rage Against the Whatever

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cluchey

If there was one issue I was absolutely certain that all Americans agreed upon, it was this: we are, uniformly and emphatically, opposed to extremists flying planes into our buildings. I was wrong.

New Irish Blasphemy Law Undermines Free Speech

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rory Fitzgerald

On Jan. 1, a controversial blasphemy law came into force in Ireland and immediately became a matter of international concern. Pakistan and the Organi...

When Political Correctness Gets in the Way of Charity

Rachel Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rachel Dunn

When I read that Royal Caribbean cruise ships were stopping in Labadee, Haiti, I reacted with outrage. When I started thinking, I realized I was and am glad that the cruise ships are stopping in Haiti.

Outrage 2.0

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jim Taylor

Outrage is alive and well and living in America. It can be heard in every corner of the country, as well as on Capitol Hill. In cyberspace, our voices are being heard loud and clear.

ReThink Review: Outrage -- One Reason Why the Bird/Shepard Hate Crimes Act Took So Long

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

And the main reason is because hatred/fear of gays is running neck-and-neck with hatred/fear of government for the most defining, unifying characteristic of the "modern" republican party.

The Outrage Pandemic

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Feldman

Less than a year ago, tens of millions of Americans descended on DC, just so they could say, "I was there." Now, a majority of Americans seem convinced that Obama has personally slighted them.

Screaming & Shouting Matches: Wrestling or Congress?

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

We have much to learn from the simple people of this world .