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Loud pies save lives

Loud pies save lives

04/19/12 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow reports on a solution to the problem of unsafely quiet electric motors being put to use by the Dutch branch of Domino’s Pizza. watch

Be your own beep

Be your own beep

04/19/12 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow explains why the motorized carts at Newark Liberty International Airport alert pedestrians to their presence by the driver shouting, "Beep!" watch

Romney begins reinvention without pause

Romney begins reinvention without pause

04/19/12 08:00PM

Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer-prize winning columnist for The Washington Post, talks with Rachel Maddow about trying to drag back his previous position on immigration in the hopes of building more Hispanic support in time for the general election. watch

Brewer surprises with gun law veto

Brewer surprises with gun law veto

04/19/12 08:00PM

Rachel Maddow describes the influence right-wing interests groups are typically seen to have on the Republican Party and reports on the surprising veto by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer of a law to allow guns on public property. watch

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Watch What Happens .... to Rachel

04/19/12 07:55PM

Last night, Rachel was a guest on Andy Cohen's sensational primetime show, Watch What Happens Live on Bravo, along with Jenni Pulos of Flipping Out fame. If you weren't able to catch Rachel's appearance last night, here are some clips for your viewing pleasure. read more

Ahead on the 4/19 Maddow show

04/19/12 06:49PM

Tonight's guests include:Eugene Robinson, Pulitzer-prize winning columnist for The Washington PostSteve Clemons, Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor in chief of Atlantic LiveWhile watching tonight's video preview, take a listen to tonight's soundtrack. (Just be sure to allow the ad below to play out entirely... read more

Levon Helm 1940-2012

04/19/12 05:43PM

Drummer, singer, purveyor of the sublime, Levon Helm died this afternoon in New York City at age 71.That's Levon singing "The Weight" with the rest of The Band and the Staple Singers in Martin Scorsese's "The Last Waltz." That's what it sounds like when it's good, and it's deep and it matters. read more

Thursday's Mini-Report

Thursday's Mini-Report

04/19/12 05:30PM

Today's edition of quick hits:* Here's a geopolitical eye-opener: "India successfully test-launched a long-range missile on Thursday that would give it the capability for the first time of sending a nuclear warhead as far as China's capital, Beijing, officials said."* Syria: "The secretary general of the United... read more

Romney's misfire on plant closings

Romney's misfire on plant closings

04/19/12 04:26PM

For much of 2011, Mitt Romney's campaign relied heavily on a specific campaign tactic: they'd hold an event in front of a closed factory, then blame President Obama for the plant's troubles. Most of the time this didn't make any sense for those who care about details and facts, but Romney seemed to like it, so the Republican... read more

What Roosevelt, Wilson, and House Dems have in common

04/19/12 03:33PM

I honestly didn't intend to return to the subject, but so long "Allen West, Communist Hunter," is still out there digging, we might as well follow to see how low he'll go.Last week, the right-wing Florida congressman insisted that all 80 or so members of House Progressive Caucus are secretly "members of the Communist... read more

Go with the flow

Go with the flow

04/19/12 03:10PM

NASA's Goddard Scientific Visualization Studio gives us this amazing animation of ocean currents around the globe, Perpetual Ocean.It pairs well with this Wind Map animation showing wind speeds across the U.S., which is intended more as an artistic project than a scientific tool but still feels insightful in a scientific way.Your first... read more

The carrots are cooked (French lessons for Romney)

04/19/12 02:49PM

Francophone presidential candidate  Mitt Romney, take note. It looks like Nicolas Sarkozy may be on the way out le door as President of France. Or as Prime Minister, François Fillon put it, "The carrots are cooked."Reports The Independent: Confronted with plunging polls and deserting allies, President Nicolas Sarkozy faces the prospect... read more

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