Chris Finocchio
Chris Finocchio

20 Years Ago, Snoop Dogg's 'Doggystyle' Changed Hip Hop Forever

In honor of the 20th anniversary of the release of 'Doggystyle', let's take a look at some of Snoop's forays into film and television.

6 Adrenaline-Pumping Movies That Will Turn You Into a Sports Fan

In honor of the release of Ron Howard's 'Rush,' here's a little sports movie retrospective. Even if you don't like sports, you will love these movies. Guaranteed.

McDonald's Big Mac Study is a Prime Example of What Happens When Bad Ideas Go Viral

A recent "study" of what a 68 cent Big Mac price increase could mean for workers was total bunk, but that didn't prevent it from almost going viral in the media.

In Defense Of the Rolling Stone Cover Of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Three good reasons for printing the controversial cover.

6 Things the Free Market Doesn't Get Enough Credit For

It isn't perfect, but the free market does the world good. Here are 6 examples.

81% Of Egyptian Muslims Think Stoning Should Be the Punishment For Adultery

Survey results suggest political Islam is far from dead in Egypt.

'Only God Forgives': Ryan Gosling Not in a Romantic Comedy Anymore

"Only God Forgives" is a far cry from his "Notebook" and "Crazy Stupid Love" days.

Andrew Wiggins and 3 Other Reasons to Be Very Excited About Canadian Basketball

America's basketball supremacy could soon be challenged by Canada.

Why It Doesn't Matter If You're "Born This Way"

We shouldn't care about the biological basis of homosexuality. The fact that consensual homosexual behavior does not harm society at large is a much better reason to support gay rights.

Dwight Howard Jumps to Houston, Leaving the Lakers in Ruins

Dwight Howard signed with the Houston Rockets over the Los Angeles Lakers, which will lead the former to glory, and leave the latter to flounder.

Washington D.C. Walmart: Will D.C.'s Walmart Hate Help Anybody?

Washington, D.C. is attempting to force Walmart to pay its employees a higher minimum wage. It's hard to say whether this will be successful — or whether it will even make any difference at all.


Sorry, Atheists — Morality Doesn't Come From Nowhere

Morality cannot come from the purely rational thought of atheists. All of us, whether through reason or religion, must decide why we value the things we do.

Will 16-Year-Olds Be the Next Group to Get the Right to Vote?

Ireland is considering lowering its voting age, an event that should make us consider the same in America — and more generally why it's so important that we grant people the franchise.

Libertarians' Silly New Enemy: DUI Checkpoints

Libertarians who argue against DUI checkpoints are picking the wrong fight.

Daniel Somers Suicide: Don't Blame the Military For a Soldier's Suicide

Daniel Somers' suicide is indeed tragic. But suicide is complicated, and to blame war or the military for such a personal decision is misguided.

Would a "Tax On Bullshit" Improve Political Commentary?

Certain economists have proposed betting on their own predictions, in order to ensure they make serious arguments and don't blow things out of proportion. Could it work in politics too?

Atheists Are the Most Feared Group in America — But Why?

A study out of the University of Tennessee found that the nonreligious don't differ in personality traits from the religious and can be categorized in six groups reflecting their diversity.