Daily Briefing

Deep buzz for the content-deprived

Every weekday, while you get showered and dressed, we pluck these dewy- fresh, breaking stories from the info-clogged byways of the datasphere. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and stoke up on everything you need to know, or at least enough to fake it.

Lots Of Love For Garry Shandling
Sarah Larson, The New Yorker | Garry Shandling, R.I.P. | March 26, 2016

There was perhaps more love -- real, uncomplicated love -- for Shandling among his fellow-comedians than there was for anyone else...

Donald Trump Hates Women
Franklin Foer, Slate | Donald Trump Hates Women | March 24, 2016

It's the one position he's never changed...

Covering Donald Trump

What it's like to write about a candidate who hates you...

Mysogynistic Comments From The GOP Leader
David Corn, Mother Jones | Misogynistic Comments From The GOP Leader | March 22, 2016

The Republican front-runner's long history of oafish remarks about women...

What It's Like To Be A 13-Year-Old On Social Media Today
Nancy Jo Sales, Huffington Post Blog | Social Media And The Secret Lives Of Teenagers | March 22, 2016

Is there sexism in the lives of American girls?...

Cartoonists Overseas Take On Donald Trump
Matt Wuerker editor, Politico | Cartoonists Overseas Take On Donald Trump | March 18, 2016

Here is a sampling of cartoon takes on The Donald from around the world...

No, Not Trump, Not Ever
David Brooks, The New York Time Opinion | No, Not Trump, Not Ever | March 18, 2016

Donald Trump is epically uprepared to be president...

Out Here, No One Can Hear You Scream
Kathryn Joyce, with Emily Kassie, The Huffington Post | Out Here, No One Can Hear You Scream | March 17, 2016

The dangerous culture of male entitlement and sexual hostility hiding within America's national parks and forests...

Son Of Executed Saudi Dissident Al-Nimr Shares His Incredible Story
Ben Norton, Salon | Interview With Saudi Activist Mohammed al-Nimr | March 16, 2016

"Tyranny will fail..."

A King In His Castle
Jason Horowitz, The New York Times | A King In His Castle: Trump's Butler On How Trump Lives | March 16, 2016

How Trump lives, from his longtime butler...