Day: November 14, 2012

The Multiracial Face of the Democratic Party

(The Root) — For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. And so today it seems almost serendipitous that the xenophobic campaign employed to undermine and delegitimize President Obama laid the very seeds of the GOP’s electoral demise on Nov. 6, 2012. Obama’s Electoral College victory of 332 to 206 was achieved because […]

Rihanna: Obsession of the Year

At nine fifteen, Rihanna’s black Escalade pulls up in front of Emilio’s Ballato, Andy Warhol’s Nolita Italian restaurant of choice, a circus in tow. Her army of bodyguards surveys the scene. Then one of Rihanna’s long legs hits the pavement and it’s madness. There are paparazzi everywhere, all […]

Men’s Wallets Slim Down

What’s in your wallet? More than likely, far too much—and we don’t mean cash. A major design flaw of standard-issue men’s wallets is that, while they generously expand to accommodate wads of hard-earned dollars, they’re roomy enough to provide a safe haven to junk you should have thrown […]