The truth will make you free, the more horrible the better. And the more humiliating the truth the richer you get -- certainly if you're Nick Denton, founder of the gossip-mongering website Gawker.
But that was Phase One.
Three female professors at Eastern Michigan University were shocked to learn that some young scholars in their lecture hall had been on their cellphones attacking them with lewd public posts, complete with imagery. It was all done anonymously, courtesy of an unusually obnoxious social media app called Yik Yak.
You can count on Donald Trump to spark a conversation. Not necessarily an intelligent one but a conversation.
Helicopter parents are famous for micromanaging their children's affairs.
We ambitious strivers seeking guidance from fitness pros, decluttering experts and TED talks often find the day divided in two unequal parts. Three-quarters goes to overworking.
Younger Americans can hardly imagine a time when you had to visit a library to research the population of Phoenix in 1980.
The competent Loretta Lynch can no doubt handle the job of cleansing professional soccer of widespread corruption. But why is that the U.S. attorney general's job?
Count me among those mystified over the biker gang melee in Waco, Texas -- a shootout that left nine dead.
The left's success in denying President Obama fast-track authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership is ugly to behold.
Using the most bloodless terms, an economist explained the failure or inability of so many African-Americans to rise from their impoverished circumstances. They do not respond to the economic incentives that push others to study and strive, he said.
It was not out of a sense of decency that the National Football League recently let go of its tax-exempt status.
Howard Wooldridge, a Washington lobbyist, is a former detective and forever Texan on an important mission -- trying to persuade the 535 members of Congress to end the federal war on marijuana.
There's been some tense back-and-forth over the Canadian mother who said she had stopped opposing vaccinations after all seven of her kids came down with whooping cough.
On the average sunny day, Germany's huge energy grid gets 40 percent of its power from the sun. Guess what happened one recent morning when the sun went into eclipse. Nothing.
The pilot who crashed the Germanwings plane, taking 150 lives, was too ill to work, according to doctors' notes found at his home.
Ellen Pao's gender discrimination suit against her employer contained the juicy elements that captivate us.
Carly Fiorina has evidently hired herself as hit woman going after Hillary Clinton and her likely run for president. Fiorina is former chief of Hewlett-Packard and onetime Republican candidate for Senate from California. The thinking is that as a formidable woman, she can go after Clinton without being called a sexist male.
I know a woman. Works like a dog. She's a loving mother, raising a lovable boy. She's also a good businesswoman, running a successful salon.
Net neutrality won the day in Washington, and that wasn't supposed to happen.
The people of Denton, Texas, recently voted to ban fracking within the city limits.
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