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Raw Story on Thom Hartmann’s show: Are Republicans just rebranding?

By Raw Story
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 13:38 EDT
Kay Steiger on Thom Hartmann 07.24.13

Raw Story’s managing editor Kay Steiger appeared on the Thom Hartmann Show on Tuesday to discuss whether the Republican party is going to change or just rebrand in the light of Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus’ distancing the party from the word “tolerance.”

Watch the videos, uploaded to YouTube on July 24.

8 lessons Huma Abedin should learn from ‘The Good Wife’

By Kay Steiger

It’s hard not to see the comparison between confessed compulsive sexter Anthony Weiner’s wife Huma Abedin and Alicia Florick, the lead character on the CBS drama “The Good Wife.” Both are women thrown into the spotlight after their husband’s sexual escapades with talents and careers in their own right. After watching Abedin at Weiner’s press conference on Tuesday, it’s time for her to turn to this series for some life lessons. 1. When you stand…


Dear Mrs. Ken Cuccinelli: Please stop asking your husband for oral for the sake of the rest of Virginia

By Megan Carpentier
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 13:57 EDT

Dear Tiero, Can I call you Teiro? I know this is a really personal thing to ask of you, but I think it’s time you got some real talk. Many men — so I’ve heard, anyway — don’t like “going down” on women. They all have various reasons for that,…


‘Shattering Conventions’ puts readers at play in the fields of the nerd

By Arturo Garcia
Monday, July 22, 2013 15:09 EDT

The protesters were back at San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) — the ones hollering about salvation at the the 160,000 or so geeks, creators, actors or people otherwise working. In an odd and accidental convergence, they were less than 200 feet away from a pavilion promoting the movie version of Ender’s…


Prancercise® inventor Joanna Rohrback’s GIF to the world: Brian Kilmeade Prancercising

By Megan Carpentier
Thursday, July 18, 2013 11:57 EDT

If you haven’t heard of Joanna Rohrback or Prancercise®, then first let me welcome you out from the rock under which you’ve been living. While your eyes adjust, read some important background on Rohrbach courtesy of the Miami New Times‘s introduction and its exclusive interview and the more recent New…


Stevie Wonder is boycotting Florida over the Zimmerman verdict. Are you?

By Megan Carpentier
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 16:40 EDT

On Sunday during a concert in Québec City, Stevie Wonder announced that, like many people, he plans to boycott the state of Florida as a reaction to the not guilty verdict in George Zimmerman’s trial for killing Trayvon Martin. He said: The truth is that, for those that are being…


The 10 best attractions at the Athens, Georgia tea party ‘community carnival’

By David Ferguson

The Athens-Clarke County Tea Party Patriots of Athens, Georgia have a problem. At the group’s first annual “Liberty Convention” in June, the convention’s many sponsors declined to pay the amounts they agreed to pay for banners and program mentions. On top of that, the expected crowd of 2,500 true sons…


Listen live at noon ET: Raw Story Managing Director Mike Rogers hosts ‘The Ed Schultz Show’

By Megan Carpentier
Thursday, July 11, 2013 11:45 EDT

Mike Rogers, the Managing Director of Raw Story, will be once again hosting Ed Schultz’s radio show for your listening pleasure. You can either listen online, tune into XM Satellite Radio Channel 127 or Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 127 or listen on your smartphone via The Mic 92.1 station in the the I Heart…


In Defense Of Flip-Flops (i.e., no, you are not better off barefoot)

By Megan Carpentier
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 15:34 EDT

The summer between our sophomore and junior years in college, my friends Jessica* and Colin* lived with this guy Ryan* in a little apartment near Kenmore Square in Boston. Ryan had long hair, smoked a lot of weed and generally wouldn’t have looked out of place at the original Woodstock…


Raw Story GIFs from the first half of 2013

By David Edwards
Monday, July 1, 2013 9:49 EDT

As we begin the second half of 2013, here’s a look back at some of the GIFs Raw Story has published during the first half of the year.…