The Lost Franchise: Why Digimon Deserves a Glorious Renaissance

Japanese culture enjoyed unique purchase on the imaginations of children and teens in the 1990s, creating beloved franchises such as Dragon Ball and Yu-Gi-Oh! In addition to significant financial success, these brands left oversized cultural footprints, thanks to the spread

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The Lost Franchise: Why Digimon Deserves a Glorious Renaissance

'Dumb and Dumber To' tops box office with $38.1M

NEW YORK (AP) — At the movies, idiocy never goes out of style. Twenty years after the 1994 original, “Dumb and Dumber To” opened with $38.1 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Universal sequel

'Dumb and Dumber To' tops box office with $38.1M

Comet Guy and the social-justice black hole

An amazingly stupid story with a clever Twitter hashtag, #shirtstorm, has been brewing for the past couple of days.  Long story short, one of the brilliant scientists who just landed a space probe on a moving comet decided to wear

Curing the Health Care Debate

With Republicans controlling both chambers of the 114th Congress, health care is destined to stay at the top of the national agenda. A quarter of midterm voters say health care is their top concern, with half of these voters saying

Curing the Health Care Debate

42,000 Romanians and Bulgarians Take UK Jobs

The Conservative pledge to slow immigration appears to be on the rocks, and those who warned of a flood of economic migrants after work restrictions for new members was lifted at the start of the year have been vindicated after

42,000 Romanians and Bulgarians Take UK Jobs

Can GOP Beat Obama The Third Time Around?

Republicans couldn’t beat Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012 but they’re banking on the third time being the charm. “This is not brain surgery,” said Republican strategist Ron Bonjean, who argued “it’s obvious Obama has become an anchor” for Democrats.

Ted Cruz wins the Battle of the Houston Subpoenas

The Washington Post observes that Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is getting very little Beltway-media attention for what was, by any objective standard, a very big win: Here’s the recap: The city of Houston a few weeks back subpoenaed the sermons

'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' Tie for Box Office Lead

NEW YORK (AP) — In a scary close finish, the Jake Gyllenhaal crime thriller “Nightcrawler” and the board-game adaptation “Ouija” tied for first at the box office with $10.9 million each over the Halloween weekend. That was according to estimates

'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' Tie for Box Office Lead

£100,000 Statue Celebrates Single Parent Families

A £100,000 bronze statue representing in monumental form the modern British family was unveiled outside Birmingham’s new central library this week and has been enthusiastically welcomed by some for featuring two single mothers, one heavily pregnant, and no father at

£100,000 Statue Celebrates Single Parent Families