What Are the Worst Political Christmas Decorations You've Seen?

Jordan Sargent · 12/14/15 03:55PM

Here is a plainly delightful story. As a means of enchanting neighborhood children as well as advertising that all dinner parties at their home will be very uncomfortable, a family in Maine decided to express their disdain for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant with a Christmas decoration that depicts the jolly folk hero Santa Claus urinating on lights that spell out the acronym “ISIS.”

Christmas at Amazon: One Man's Story

Hamilton Nolan · 12/30/14 11:15AM

What is it like to work at an Amazon warehouse during the annual holiday rush? One Amazon warehouse employee kindly narrated the "nonstop chaos" for us over the past month.

A Gift Guide for the Recently Divorced Dad

Adam Weinstein · 12/18/14 10:30AM

What's that you say? Half of all marriages don't end in divorce, as has long been asserted? Divorces are, in fact, declining? No, I really did not need you to tell me that. What I could use, aside from some sympathy and a decoder ring for this parenting plan, are a few new things.

Why Don't We Eat Cranberry Sauce All Year?

Hamilton Nolan · 11/24/14 12:44PM

It is almost Thanksgiving time. You know what that means: cranberry sauce on your plate! Soon, Thanksgiving will be over. Then there's no more cranberry sauce on your plate. What's the reason for this treason?

Hamilton Nolan · 11/13/14 09:06AM

Jonathan Capehart's column today: "I can't stand Kwanzaa." This is exactly the sort of vicious and ultimately meaningless cultural conversation the internet needs to have.

Memorial Day's Real Heroes Are These Loser Tea Party Candidates

Ken Layne · 05/26/14 10:00AM

Aerial drones and roving robots have taken over the work of America's fighting forces. The remaining humans in the military are mostly concerned with Wiccan worship, transgender issues, and health care controversies at the Veteran's Administration. Maybe it's time to start honoring some real heroes on Memorial Day: the Tea Party candidates who lost their primaries to "RINO" Republican incumbents.

Sarah Hedgecock · 05/21/14 02:15PM

An Egyptian man holds his daughter on Tuesday as they celebrate Moulid outside the Sayyeda Zeinab shrine, in Cairo, Egypt. Every year, Egyptians celebrate Moulid, the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed's granddaughter, Zeinab. Image via Khalil Hamra/AP.