Leslie Savan blogs for The Nation about media and politics. A three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for her Village Voice column about advertising, Savan is the author of Slam Dunks and No-Brainers: Pop Language in Your Life, the Media, and, Like…Whatever and The Sponsored Life: Ads, TV, and American Culture. She has been widely published, including in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, New York, Mother Jones, and Huffington Post. She has appeared frequently on TV and radio, and is very happy to be a talking head in Helvetica, a film about the font.
Now that the Republicans will control the House and the Senate, they’re free to strut their stuff and start governing.
Karl Rove just can’t shut up about butts.
They’re Tea Partiers by any other name, but that narrative just isn’t in vogue this year.
ALEC writes the laws, the lawmakers just have to plug in the name of their state.
There goes Chris Christie, running his mouth again. At this point he'd be lucky to even get the GOP nomination.
Chris Christie is tired of hearing about science.
“Simply a statement that I support life" is the new "I'm not a scientist."