Yeah, there were more than a few California supermarket chains in the early 1980s that had dedicated generic aisles. Lucky Supermarkets had one aisle of nothing but yellow-packaged, black-stenciled products with names like BEER, SODA, CHIPS. I mean, obviously Alex Cox took it a little further for a gag in the scene… » 10/21/13 8:47pm 10/21/13 8:47pm

Marco Rubio: The State of the Union Is Glurge

Last night, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) got cottonmouthed, wiped and licked his lips and finally interrupted his delivery of the GOP response to the State of the Union to bend over and drink some water. By now, you've read someone explaining why this proves Rubio is not presidential material. Or is. Whatever. » 2/13/13 11:37am 2/13/13 11:37am

Blade Runner In the Senate: All These Truths Lost in Time, Like Tiered …

If you're looking for a takeaway from White House Counterterrorism Advisor John Brennan's testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, all you need is a line from Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), who wanted to assure Brennan that he would keep questions short. » 2/08/13 4:00pm 2/08/13 4:00pm