Cyntoia Brown has been granted clemency.
Author: Sam Wilkinson
Rashida Tlaib called the president a “motherfucker.” Conservatives are pretending to be outraged about it.
The excellent “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” accomplishes something that few superhero movies can manage: it makes us care.
Alan Maloney made Andrew Johnson cut his hair. Although they disagree vociferously, everybody involved is absolutely certain as to why he did that.
The law is such a miraculous thing: all at once so malleable and so rigid. Prosecutors were willing to engineer sweetheart deals for rapists like Schneider and Anderson, and yet prosecutors were unwilling to acknowledge Brown’s humanity despite her being an abused 16-year-old girl being sold for sex.
The Hoover Police Department has been caught lying about Emantic Bradford Jr. on at least two separate occasions since having killed him. On Monday, it became clear that the HPD’s version of events remained seriously and intentionally wrong.
Amber Guyger has been indicted for murder.
Emantic Bradford Jr. had been a good guy with a gun. An officer with the Hoover Police Department shot him to death anyway.
Ricky Jay has died at age 72.
Jemel Roberson was a good guy with a gun. It did not save him.
Yesterday was America’s Election Day. Several candidates are running for office. It is estimated that upwards of some, and perhaps several, people will cast their votes by the time the polls close. These votes will be cast for candidates, all of whom generally agree with one another and simply want to work together.
The University of Maryland’s Board Of Regents had a decision to make: retain a football coach accused of killing one of his players, nor not retaining a football coach accused of killing one of his players. They inexplicably chose the latter.
Michael Myers is back and basically the same.
Halloween is upon us. It is time for Samhain, All Hallow’s Eve, and half a dozen sequels that just keep getting worse.
Steve Penny has been arrested for tampering with evidence. It is an odd thing to be charged with given how adamant he is about his own innocense.
USA Gymnastics has named Mary Bono as the organization’s newest CEO. In perhaps the least surprising news every published, her hiring was impossibly tone deaf, and the gymnasts she was proposing to lead less than thrilled with the organization’s decision. Bono has already stepped down.
Spooky Season is upon us, and what better place to start than with John Carpenter’s iconic “Halloween” and its all-time great music.
Melania Trump demands that women be able to prove abuse they have claimed. She demands this as if proof matters.