I think the first time AJ invited me here we'd already had a few beers and a couple of those awful mystery shots before AJ remembered he didn't have his wallet and told me I had to pay. It was a great time and I'm going to miss this place. » 9/22/14 12:47pm 9/22/14 12:47pm

Donald Sterling's Obsession With Purity Is an American Tradition

It's tedious, but if you listen to the entirety of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling's whiny, racist tirade, caught on tape by his girlfriend V. Stiviano and then widely disseminated this weekend, you can eventually get to the root of the couple's argument. It seems Sterling was upset that Stiviano, reportedly his… » 4/29/14 1:10pm 4/29/14 1:10pm

Police say there is "no indication race was a factor" in the case of a West Virginia man killing two black men who were walking near his house. The shooter told police he thought the victims, who were brothers, were trying to steal from him. In reality, the two men had been looking at a piece of property one had… » 1/28/14 1:58pm 1/28/14 1:58pm

How Richard Sherman Became America's Newest Thug

In a press conference yesterday afternoon, Seattle Seahawks player Richard Sherman was asked if being called a "thug" bothered him. "The only reason it bothers me," he said, "is because it seems like it's the accepted way of calling somebody the N-word nowadays." » 1/23/14 10:05am 1/23/14 10:05am

Two former Fullerton, California, cops charged with killing a schizophrenic homeless man, Kelly Thomas, in 2011 were found not guilty of all charges today. Kelly Thomas' father, Ron Thomas, told the Los Angeles Times he is "stunned" by the verdict. » 1/13/14 7:24pm 1/13/14 7:24pm

After a budget battle that raged throughout 2013, Cooper Union's board of trustees voted today to end the college's 155-year-old practice of allowing every student free tuition. "[T]uition remains the only realistic source of new revenue in the near future," wrote board chair Richard Lincer in a statement. » 1/10/14 8:53pm 1/10/14 8:53pm