Opinion

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Facebook consumes Instagram, grows more massive

Facebook recently bought Instagram, a tiny mobile photo-sharing company that employed 13 workers, in what appears to be a continuous effort by Facebook to maximize its grip on the Internet.

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“The Walking Dead” is more alive than ever

When it comes to television, adaptations of graphic novels are risky business. When AMC picked up "The Walking Dead," however, it was a risk worth taking.

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Big East, other conferences negatively affected by realignment

The landscape of collegiate athletics is changing, and nearly every school that participates in one of the six major conferences is being affected.

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"Pity the Billionaire" recounts hijacking of public opinion

Thomas Frank, ex-Wall Street Journalist turned liberal political savant, is currently the darling of the airwaves for NPR and Democracy Now fans.

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David Brooks peddles snake oil on race, class, Santorum

"The Republican Party is the party of the white working class," David Brooks, the New York Times' resident conservative "intellectual," declared.

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Muppets, Fox News and the Looney Tune right

The sheer wackiness of its anti-Muppets hysteria suggests that Fox News has become a parody of itself - but it represents a powerful political constituency.

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TV’s Supernatural: A horror-drama about real family values

Supernatural highlights family values, working class ideas and portrays bold and powerful statements against religion and politics that few other shows have dared make.

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Audiences test positive for "Contagion"

Outside of zombie fiction, viral outbreaks are a theme rarely explored in film. "Contagion" changed that, and director Roland Emmerich ought to take a few steps back - because this is the precursor to the next generation of disaster films.

Murdoch and Watergate

The widening Murdoch scandal reminds us of Richard Nixon's Watergate meltdown, but Murdoch's actions have been far more insidious.

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Two takes on 'royal' weddings

"Down for the count: America's fascination with royalty" and  "18 couples wed quietly, Non-royal lovers united in simple rights."

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