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The journey ahead

The journey ahead

10/28/11 08:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - and a preview of his journey today! watch

The simplest St. Louis cocktail

The simplest St. Louis cocktail

10/28/11 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow salutes the devotion of TRMS executive producer Bill Wolff to his hometown team, the St. Louis Cardinals, and proposes the simplest Cocktail Moment ever. watch

Quite enough from Mr. Wolfowitz

Quite enough from Mr. Wolfowitz

10/28/11 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow expresses exasperation that Paul Wolfowitz is still treated by the media as if he has credibility on foreign policy matters despite his infamous history of disastrously poor judgment. watch

Ahead on the 10/28 Maddow show

Ahead on the 10/28 Maddow show

10/28/11 06:45PM

Tonight's guests include:Cristen Hemmins, sued to keep the Personhood amendment off the ballot in Mississippi   Sarah Silverman, actress and comedienneExecutive producer Bill Wolff shares a preview of tonight's show:UPDATE: Bill arrives... read more

Huntsman family lights it up

10/28/11 04:20PM

Jon Huntsman's dad says he could totally get elected president of China. Jon Huntsman's daughters, on the other hand, are shamelessly promoting their dad for president of America like no one else's family ever has. And it's kinda fabulous. read more

The Friday Awesome (Halloween/St. Louis edition)

10/28/11 03:23PM

Welcome Friday Awesome-istas! As an amuse bouche before Halloween, here's Tim Burton's homage to the great Vincent Price, who was born 100 years ago in St. Louis, home of the Cardinals, whose incredibly exciting World Series victory last night forces a Game 7 showdown tonight. Singularity achieved!King of Horror Pt. read more

Another rebellion in a cold climate, a long, long time ago.

Will Occupy protesters come in from the cold?

10/28/11 12:30PM

Occupy Wall Street, of course, is an outdoor movement, and it has withstood its share of inclement weather to this point. When I visited two weeks ago to report on the protest, the hundreds of protesters assembled were all drenched in a cold rain. Some of those out there were people with major health concerns, including one 9/11 first responder with whom I spoke. Being in the rain was a health hazard for a guy suffering from sarcoidosis; what would he and other protesters in New York and other cold-weather cities do when the weather worsened? read more

The Week in Geek: The scent of caffeine

10/28/11 11:45AM

Gorgeous visual translation of geo-magnetic storms in Earth's upper atmosphere caused by the incoming solar wind recorded at 20 Hz.Speaking of solar activity, did you catch any of the aurora this week visible farther south than normal due to an extremely large coronal mass ejection?Ever wonder what it's like inside the International Space Station when they turn the thrusters on? Wonder no more.Who says scientists can't be artists too? The second of the three Javan rhino subspecies was just hunted into extinction. There are now officially no rhinos left in Vietnam. read more

Politics goes to the movies: 'Margin Call'

10/28/11 10:20AM

The first two reviews I read of J.C. Chandor's new financial-meltdown drama "Margin Call" were startling in their incongruity, at least with regard to the current events in downtown Manhattan. David Edelstein, in New York magazine: "he fine men and women dug in downtown need to get themselves a big screen, a projector, and a few thousand tubs of popcorn, because J.C. read more

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