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.

How Trump Could Get Fired
Evan Osnos, The New Yorker | How Trump Could Get Fired | May 7, 2017

Paths for removing a President...

The Nation's Cartoonists On The Week In Politics
Edited by Matt Wuerker, Politico | The Week In Political Cartoons | May 6, 2017

The best of this week's editorial cartoons, plucked fresh off the toonosphere...

How To Let It All Hang Out For World Naked Gardening Day
Jean Nick, Rodale's Organic LIfe | World Naked Gardening Day | May 6, 2017

It's time to drop the fig leaf...

The Reactionary Temptation
Andrew Sullivan, New York Magazine | The Reactionary Temptation | May 5, 2017

The close-minded ideology that can no longer be ignored...

The Comey Letter Probably Cost Clinton The Election
Nate Silver, fivethirtyeight.com | The Comey Letter | May 3, 2017

So why didn't the media admit as much?...

I Was A Liberal Mole At Fox News
Joe Muto, Salon | Inside The Beast | May 3, 2017

From Bill O'Reilly to Roger Ailes, here's all the inside dope...

The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think
Jack Shafer and Tucker Doherty, Politico | The Media Bubble | May 2, 2017

We crunched the data...

400 People Microdosed LSD For A Month In The Name Of Science
Daniel Oberhaus, Motherboard | Microdosing | May 2, 2017

The post that launched a thousand blogs...

'Paid Manipulator' In 1973, Pulitzer Prize Winner In 1978
David W. Dunlap, The New York Times | NYT: The Liveliest Debate | May 2, 2017

Sometimes, the liveliest debate is over the columns...

The Strange Psychological Power of 'Fox & Friends'
Joanna Weiss, Politico | Fox & Friends | April 30, 2017

How is that affecting Viewer No. 1?...