Director Spike Jonze has made the weirdest, most timely romance of the year—in which Joaquin Phoenix’s character falls in love with an operating system. And, as with so many love stories, the making of the movie was equal parts turbulence and passion.
On the eve of a new Supreme Court session, the firebrand justice discusses gay rights, media echo chambers, and how much he cares about his intellectual legacy (“I don’t”).
Is there such a thing? Just ask your children.
The National Interest
Washington couldn’t have gone dark without a radicalized Republican Party. Or maybe it was destined to all along.
Mayor Bloomberg says it is. But he's going to need some better evidence.
A-Rod’s juicy lawsuit against Major League Baseball.
Real Estate & Neighborhoods
Exit, Bear Stearns. Enter, Grumpy Cat.
They may have missed the playoffs, but the richest sports franchise in America won’t be down for long.
Developers rush to build before the next mayor ruins the fun.
- 6:02PM Former House Speaker Indicted for Lying About Paying Off Unknown Person for Unknown Reason
- 5:33PM If You Don’t Want to Commute During a Severe Thunderstorm, You Should Probably Leave Work Now
- 4:30PM 2015’s Crime Stories Are Riddled With Hangry People
- 3:08PM MTA Hopes Fake Second Avenue Subway Will Make You Forget It Still Hasn’t Finished Real Second Avenue Subway
- 2:40PM A Brief History of the Long Road to George Pataki’s Not-So-Awaited Presidential Bid
- 1:59PM Let Ted Cruz Play Video Games
- 1:00PM Boswick the Clown Doesn’t Understand Why Adults Are So Scared of Him
- 12:42PM Manspreading Can Get You Arrested
- 11:25AM It’s Fake Headline Day in Conservative Punditry
- 11:22AM Vladimir Putin Is Not Impressed With the FIFA Indictment
- 9:59AM Albany Lobbyists Are Misunderstood, Says Albany Lobbyist
- 9:32AM Flight Attendant Will Get You Your Coffee Right After She Poses for This Pic in the Engine Well