“Post-truth” is the word of this sick, sad year, Oxford Dictionaries says

The year 2016 has seen its share of high-profile casualties: David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Gene Wilder, Prince, Muhammad Ali, and now the truth. This last death notice comes courtesy of Oxford Dictionaries, which has named “post-truth” as its word of the year. Despondent journalism teachers around the world should…

Full Frontal tries to make sense of Brexit with some help from a Time Lord

Many people are still trying to make sense of Brexit, the United Kingdom’s semi-conscious uncoupling from the European Union—including some of the people who actually voted to leave. Laypeople have turned to various news publications for explanations and prognostications, thereby showing far more due diligence than…

Relax, everyone—Brexit’s only going to destabilize markets, not Game Of Thrones

Now that Britain’s voted to leave the European Union and the “Brexit” has become a reality, it’s time to take stock of everything that’s threatened by an isolationist United Kingdom. By “everything,” we of course mean the steady import of British-produced programming that Americans mainline. HBO has already…

What does Brexit mean for us pop-gobbling American idiots?

Last night, Britain voted to leave the European Union in a stunning upset to those who believe today’s political decisions are made according to John Oliver monologues. Already, the British exit—or as its known by its terrible, mid-’00s nu-rave band name, Brexit—has seen deep ramifications, from David Cameron resigning

Explaining Brexit in the best possible way—with Simpsons memes

Britain’s historic decision to leave the European Union after 40 years is already having major political and financial consequences. David Cameron has announced his intention to resign as prime minister, for instance, and the value of the pound has plummeted to its lowest level since 1985. And that’s after just one…

UPDATED: A hacked Twitter account probably devised Lindsay Lohan’s Brexit strategy

It’s official: the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, a wide-ranging, complicated decision that we’re somehow forced to talk about via the label Brexit, a portmanteau that sounds like the latest puffed rice innovation from Kellogg. Understandably, social media is already swirling with Brexit-themed…