Sinead O’Connor pens open letter to Miley Cyrus.
The reign of morons is here.
Related: Meet the morons who caused the shutdown.
The saddest paragraph you’ll read about the government shutdown today.
R. Kurt Osenlund interviews Andrea Arnold.
At Grantland, Tom Carson asks a chilling question: Is Ron Howard actually a good director?
Millions of poor are left uncovered by health law.
Matt Zoller Seitz’s The Wes Anderson Collection gets a trailer:
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