| Jun 23, 2012
| 8:26 PM
UPDATE: I am going to be on CNN's "Reliable Sources" at 11 a.m. (ET) Sunday discussing "The Newsroom" with Maureen Ryan, from the Huffington Post, and Adam Buckman, of Xfinity TV. The Aaron Sorkin series premieres Sunday night at 10 on HBO. This is one of...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
| Jun 19, 2012
Dan Dorfman, an influential print and television financial journalist whose daily stock market reports — a mix of market news, rumors and tips — on CNBC in the 1990s often immediately boosted or lowered the price of a stock, has died. He was...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Twitter activity around today's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act peaked at more than 13,000 tweets per minute at 10:17 a.m., significantly more than the 900 TPM that was tracked during the oral arguments in March, reports Rachael Horwitz,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:35 PM
I recently had the pleasure of meeting with some young men, all newly minted graduates of Corona del Mar High School, who did something so ridiculously cool that I just had to share it.
First, you must picture these eight men. They are whip-smart,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 2:04 PM
I've been meaning to comment on The Atlantic's thought-provoking cover story from a couple of weeks ago, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," since I first read it. But I was kind of engrossed in getting my essay out in yesterday's paper, and I was...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Four young people charged in a videotaped attack on a drunken tourist, who was beaten, robbed and stripped in front of a city courthouse on St. Patrick’s day, pleaded guilty to their roles in the crime Monday, the Baltimore State’s Attorney&...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:07 PM
It's a good news/bad news situation. Passion Pit has postponed its show Friday, July 20 at The NorVa. That's bad. The upside is that Norfolk resident and rising indie star Kishi Bashi -- who was slated to open the show -- will play anyway.
| Jul 17, 2012
It was one of Barack Obama's best lines — and best moments — in the 2008 presidential campaign.
He had said we could save as much oil as we could get from domestic drilling if everyone maintained their cars and had their tires properly...
| Jul 20, 2012
You won't catch Kishi Bashi swooning over rock-star fantasies — even though the Norfolk resident has taken some giant steps in their direction.
At 36, he's old enough and experienced enough to know that bright lights and fawning reviews don't...
| Jul 22, 2012
The McSweeney's Book of Politics & Musicals
Edited by Christopher Monks
Vintage: 347 pp., $14.95 paper
Forget the theatrical success of "The Book of Mormon." What about "Palin! The Musical"? You can't help...