Gene Lyons

02/26/2015 - 5:04pm

    Housebound in an ice storm, the columnist finds himself distracted by online trivia and tempted to yell at the TV:

    -- Washington Post headline: "Williams undone by his gift for story-telling / Anchor's love of...

02/19/2015 - 9:09pm

    Because I'm not running for anything, I can give it to you straight: Christianity pretty much got out of the genocide business when church and state became separated in the United States and Europe following the American Revolution. As a consequence,...

02/12/2015 - 4:52pm

    This just in: "Study Finds Fruitcake Right, Anti-gravity Left Share Similar Traits, Tactics."

    OK, so I made that up, although I'm confident that there's no end of psychological...

02/05/2015 - 7:02pm

    Finally, a reason to pay attention to the Super Bowl, America's most stultifying TV sporting event.

    To this non-NFL fan, the uproar over the New England Patriots' underinflated footballs...

01/29/2015 - 11:31pm

    For a guy who watches maybe 250 ballgames a year, I've always taken an interest in what was once called the women's page. After studying the sports section every morning, it's the next thing I turn to.

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01/23/2015 - 2:27am

    Murder, even political murder, is easy. Any idiot can pull a trigger. The temptation to attribute superhuman cunning to terrorists must be resisted. Often they're as politically incompetent as they are ruthless. To this point, there are strong...

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