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Digital Government? Eh.

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 1 2010

Okay, okay. People are doing a good job of proving me wrong about the, well, utter lameness of April Fool's day with some fairly clever gags this year. To wit... Read More


BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 1 2010

On the Matter of the Gentlelady from New Haven's Hipster Cred

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, March 31 2010

Some comic relief: a Tumblr site dedicated to the idea that Conneticut Democrat Rosa DeLauro is a [expletive] hipster. They make a good case. There's a decent chance that this is NSFW. Read More

Venezuelan-Grown "Onion" Pokes Fun at Chávez

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, March 22 2010

A website called Chigüire Bipolar is, reports the New York Times, attracting attention and ire in Venezuela for its sassy depictions of Venezuelan society and politics, including President Hugo Chávez. The three ... Read More

The Top Ten Reasons We're Not Doing a Top Ten List This Year

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, December 11 2009

1. There are too many top ten lists out there already. 2. No one remembers last year's top ten lists. 3. Any list is automatically self-limiting. 4. We didn't do a top ten list last year, either. Read More

Is this the first viral video of the 2008 Presidential elections?

BY Liza Sabater | Wednesday, June 11 2008

I believe "I Am Voting Republican" marks the official beginning of the 2008 Presidential Elections. Read More

Presidential Parody '08

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Wednesday, March 21 2007

I did a quick search on Google for "President 2008" hoping to find a collection of links to the major candidates. After all, some people think the campaign has already started. But instead of finding Hillary, ... Read More