Oliver Stone responds to our Oliver Stone piece in thoroughly Oliver Stone fashion

About a week ago, I published the article “Oliver Stone’s JFK Made Me A Creepy Kid, And Now A Disappointed Adult.” In it, I wrote about my teen years as a “JFK assassination buff,” a nascent fascination that Stone’s 1991 film stoked into a slightly morbid obsession. It was a piece about how my adolescent hours of…

Oliver Stone's JFK made me a creepy kid, and now a disappointed adult

Thursday night saw the release of the nigh-mythical JFK Assassination Records, a collection of nearly 3,000 documents related to the president’s 1963 murder that Donald Trump—once more taking credit for something that already existed—ordered released, fulfilling a Congressional mandate made way back in 1992. That…

The declassified JFK files have at least one great detail for conspiracy theorists

Following yesterday’s release of more than 2,000 previously classified files relating to the JFK assassination, reporters and conspiracy theory junkies across the country have been poring over the documents trying to find something to confirm the public’s suspicions that not everything was up to snuff. For the most…

Trump says he's about to release a big batch of files on the JFK assassination

In a news story that should, in no way, be construed as an effort to distract the American people from his latest round of presidential jackassery by tossing the world’s most prominent conspiracy nuts a big, hefty chunk of crazy-meat, Donald Trump has announced that he’s going to release the U.S. government’s final…

The president’s desk was once trapped in an iceberg, and other stories

With more than 5.2 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute, or reading up on Christmas carols, because you just haven’t heard enough of them while doing your shopping this week. We explore some of Wikipedia’s oddities in our 5,234,584-week…