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Why I Won't Ask Anderson Cooper to Pose for a Photo With Me

Cornelia Seigneur | Posted 12.31.2013 | Media
Cornelia Seigneur

"People today replace the image with real life," Anderson Cooper reflected. Indeed, people want to "tweet it" or "post it" or show it to their friends on some other social media outlet, even if they have not really lived it.

BIG FLOPS: From Palin's Turkey Terror To Ryan's 'Ramrod' Fail

Daily Beast | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

What was supposed to be a charming photo op of Paul Ryan and his family at an Ohio soup kitchen turned ugly when the director of the charity that runs...

Shirtless Obama Pic More than Media Goofiness

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Whether staged or not, the topless shot made the right political statement that a president with a body that exudes health and confidence will exude the same for the nation.

Reading The Pictures: An Arbus-Like End To George Bush, Comforter Of Man

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2008-12-12-shaw.jpgAs the end approaches, "W" is regressing more-and-more into a familiar cocoon, seeking out the military for hearty cheer and farewell.

Levi Johnston Is a F---in' Redneck Genius

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

McCAIN: So, is this the Impregnator? LEVI: Impregnawhat? I'm just a fuckin' redneck. Dude, how old are you again? Like, 126 years old? You...

Muslim woman: Scarf kept her from seat near Obama

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — A young Muslim woman said she and another woman were refused seats directly behind Barack Obama _ and in front of TV cameras _ at a De...