By Alyssa Rosenberg on December 12, 2013
Saint Nicholas was Turkish. And why does Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly care so much if Santa Claus is a white guy, anyway?
The most important pop culture news of the day, from Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace to the first look at 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes.'
By Alyssa Rosenberg on December 11, 2013
We see gay couples in mass culture with increasing frequency. But these pictures let us see Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer through each other's eyes.
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The most important pop culture news of the day, from interspecies romances in 'The Hobbit' to our first look at the new 'Godzilla' movie.
Nelson Mandela's legacy lives on in many ways, among them in the anti-apartheid campaign's affect on student activism in the United States.
Pope Francis is a fascinating figure. But his most substantive--and potentially divisive--accomplishments are yet to come.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on December 10, 2013
Susan Boyle's recently learned that she has Asperger Syndrome. Why her diagnosis--and her willingness to speak about it--matter.
The most important pop culture news of the day, from the production design for 'Her' to the first trailer for 'Jupiter Ascending.'
President Vladimir Putin shut down Russia's state-run news agency yesterday. The person he put in charge of running the new network? A virulent homophobe.
By Travis Waldron on December 9, 2013
ESPN reporter Heather Cox does her job -- and Jameis Winston's attorney wants an apology for it.