“The best perk of the White House is not Air Force One or Camp David or anything else, it’s the wonderful movie theater I get here,” President Bill Clinton told Roger Ebert in 1999.
We debunked dozens of fake photos this year, covering everything from Charles Manson’s baby photos to John Lennon’s skateboarding skills, and everything in between. It was another busy year for anyone spreading fake images on the internet.
With 20-odd US presidential candidates in the mix, everyone’s trying to pick the winning position on the issues that matter most to Americans. The future of the internet is obviously a big one. Here’s what’s been proposed so far — the good, the bad, and the utterly insane.
UFOlogists in the United States are excited over the prospect that Hillary Clinton, should she be elected President, will expose a long-standing government conspiracy to suppress information about alien visitations.
Diana Gabaldon's latest Outlander novel outsold Hillary Clinton's memoir last week. What's more surprising is that Written in My Own Heart's Blood, the eighth installment in the time-travel romance series, beat out Hard Choices in hardcover copies sold, when nonfiction, on the whole, far outsells fiction in print.
You get it. The cover of this week's NYT Magazine is a mess. But here's a criticism you probably won't see debated on late-night TV: have you noticed how painfully, unforgivably, idiotically inaccurate it is, from a scientific standpoint?
It's Super Tuesday! No, that doesn't mean you're going to get bathed in cosmic radiation and gain super-strength and diamond skin. (At least, not necessarily.) Rather, if you live in one of a bunch of states, you'll be choosing your party's presidential candidate. When you make that momentous choice, the most…