This Embarrassingly Racist 4th Of July: The Dance Around The Census Question Elicits An Excellent Rachel Maddow Moment

Maddow’s mad. I watch her show enough to notice when she’s feeling extra-deeply about a thing. She has the skilled thespian’s ability to control her emotions while seeming like she’s not able to control them (or the reverse). It’s part of why she’s really good at television. Today she was mad-not-mad about a court ruling…

What GODZILLA, An Asian-American Icon, Has Been Trying To Tell Us For Like 65 Godzilladamned Years Now

What better way to close out Asian Pacific American Heritage Month than with release of a new GODZILLA film by director Michael Dougherty, who is of mixed-race Asian heritage (his mother is Vietnamese) from Columbus, Ohio. As we know, one of Godzilla’s most endearing traits is he hardly, if ever, says anything in a language…

My MSNBC Host Crushes, Ranked

This listicle is, by premise, gonna be a bit superficial, as well as totes subjective. Hey, if that’s creepy, I truly beg your pardon and I’m sorry. Television is built on aesthetics and photogenicity, I didn’t invent that game, I can only speak my truth. And yes, I’m aware you can make an informed argument…