Lender's Bagels are simultaneously mushy and dense, insipid pucks of dough with holes in the middle. There's no point in comparing a once-frozen Lender's bagel and the puffed-up, chewy specimens a real bagelry turns out. Still, Murray Lender, son of the label's founder, deserves accolades for expa ... More >>
BFTs Natalya Kolyada, and Tim Crouchs The Author
Associated PressDoesn't Biden get a No. 2? Racism, we tell yaBarack Obama and the lagging Los Angeles Lakers meet again, for their annual shoot-the-shit play date! A presidential elbow-rub is apparently one of the perks of winning NBA titles -- and both parties are milking this photo op for ... More >>
Besieged by politicians and media, the founder of the popular online classifieds site finds an unlikely ally: a victims family
Well, EFCA got the rug pulled out from under it last week. That's when key Senate Democrats caved in and announced they couldn't support the Employee Free Choice Act in its current incarnation. EFCA is -- or was -- a bill that would make it easier for workers to form unions and the looming fig ... More >>
On "Black Is the New White" by David Ehrenstein
Covering the Democrats in 2000
BY MARC COOPER Yo via Blackberry! I'm at McCain rally right now Monday nite in Henderson, Nevada on outskirts of Las Vegas. A poor turnout my friends. I got here 3 hrs ago to beat the crowds. But my daughter just arrived as program is beginning and she got in. This venue holds about 5k and is n ... More >>
With notes on Harry Reid the unknown poet of the political speechwriting?
Political clowning, from Bono to Barack
Also, The Legendary Times of Bulgakov, and more
Clinton skips over the primaries and toward the next war
John Powers on summer's slithering freaks and creeps
Gene McCarthy and standing down a president and his war
Environmentalists say the energy industry helped write Clear Skies. Yeah? So what else is new?
John Kerry and the Democrats reclaim patriotism
Why not choose a VP who can carry an election rather than just a state?
Edwards hangs in, Dean vanishes, and Bush provisionally tanks
In John Kerry, the Democrats may have themselves a winner
John Kerry and John Edwards are more conventional candidates than Howard Dean and Wesley Clark — and they may be stronger, too
Barraged by dweebish questions, Democratic candidates say little, alter nothing
Willing to try anything to save his candidacy, Joe decides to detonate his own Democratic Party
The 2000 national convention had everything except the next president
Nine desperate men and women bloody each other
Howard Dean and the Democrats blow another debate
The people want to vote
The Bush lies are the least of our worries in Iraq
Will the real Senator Lieberman please stand up?
But which Dem is green enough for California?
Nine Democrats in search of a message
Howard Dean: “I want my country back”
Christopher Hitchens and Doug Ireland duke it out on the war
With Kucinich in, the anti-war vote is up for grabs
Bush’s end run around Roe
The morning-after line on the candidates
Carmakers hope to wreck global-warming bill at the ballot box
The Weekly’s recommendations in the November general election
They're civil! They're loose! They're conservative!
I want my Ralph TV
How Al Gore figured out what this election is about. How W. didn’t
Why the New Al Gore sounds like a populist