Tucker’s Matrix

Tucker Carlson thinks he’s the last honest man, and he’ll lie to prove it.

Republicans Lose Out When Local News Collapses

Small-town citizens lose ties to their community, and having fewer watchdogs means more opportunity for government waste and corruption.

The Discrimination Lawsuit Against Fox News, Explained

A former booker for Tucker Carlson makes serious allegations against the network.

Turning Villains Into Victims

Tucker Carlson pandered to Donald Trump’s most deplorable supporters.

Tangled Up in Blue

The humiliation of Elon Musk.

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Tucker Carlson Out at Fox News

Plus: Mortgage fee changes burn better borrowers.

Falling Hemlines and Rising Inflation

Examining the accuracy of the ‘hemline index.’

Tuckered Out

Be careful what you wish for.

The Politics of Very Happy People

They don’t share a particular party affiliation, but perspective.

Albert King: A Centennial Appreciation

Remembering a blues legend on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

A Broken Promise

‘The Covenant’ reminds us of how America has failed those who helped us most in Afghanistan.

Social Truth, Virtuous Lies, and ‘Pawning’

Black Americans have been used as means to an end throughout our nation’s history.

Pillows Full of Cash

Fox News pays up to keep any further dirty laundry from being aired in court.

A Breath of Fresh Air (Jordans)

‘Air’ entertains with the story of how Nike signed the GOAT.

Depeche Mode Confronts Mortality

‘Memento Mori,’ the band’s latest album, is its most personal yet. But the songs largely fail to engage.