Stories by Evan McMurry

Evan McMurry is a political editor at Mediaite, interviews editor at Newfound: An Inquiry of Place, a regular reviewer at Bookslut, and the founding editor of A Flea In The Fur of the Beast. Find him on Twitter or contact him at [email protected]  subscribe to Evan McMurry's feed

Posted on: Jul 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The religious right's response to the recent SCOTUS ruling is predictably absurd.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert aren't the only comics who can stick it to Fox News.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Millionaires and billionaires have resumed their ostentatious and tin-eared ways.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Even on immigration, the American electorate is far more progressive than mainstream media and politicians seem to think.

Posted on: May 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The recent religious freedom rulings are actually emboldening non-believers.

Posted on: May 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Sanders should not be underestimated.

Posted on: May 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The 2016 GOP race is expected to bring out billionaires bankrolling their candidates.

Posted on: May 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Republican race is off to a predictably crazy start.

Posted on: May 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Where money in politics is felt is in distortion of priorities.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The clown car collection of candidates for GOP nominee has already unleashed the insanity.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

From Bibles to school prayer, legislatures are signaling their religious stripes.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Music and moral meltdowns have been entwined throughout history.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

From yoga and Smurfs to Heavy Metal, fears of Satan are a map to the shifting class and gender anxieties beneath the culture wars.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Roy Moore is only one of the worst judges out there.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

If you’re a Fox News watcher, this is how your political reality is generated.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2014, Source: AlterNet

They did not disappoint in 2014.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

With the murder of two NYPD officers, 1970s rhetoric made a comeback.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The prices some passengers paid for the service are staggering.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The news channel has featured a cast of interesting pundits from Glenn Beck to Donald Trump.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Textbooks are one of the most vulnerable battlegrounds of the right-wing culture wars.