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We Don’t Talk Enough About: Kirsten Dunst Saying the Name ‘Peter’

What is it about this face that compels Hollywood screenwriters to write 'Peter' over and over and over again?

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We Have Confirmed That Headlights Are In Fact Too Bright

I was right, and shockingly, the government is doing something about it.

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A Leftist Birder Tells Us About the Most Socialist Birds

'They care for each other. They share the wealth. It is literally the most socialist bird ever.'

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Everything’s Going Great at Bari Weiss’s Fake University

It's fine!

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I Found The Woman Who Put My Grandma’s Grave Online

'It’s kind of a weird hobby. But people are gone, and it’s an easy way to remember them.'

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What Conservatives Accidentally Get Right About Columbus Day

They say we're living in the world he made, and they're correct! They just think that's a good thing.

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State Songs, Ranked

Our state songs are a journey to the heights of the great American songbook and the depths of aural hell.

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I Watched Hours of Old Videos From My Teens and Survived

The only thing worse than the mortifying ordeal of being known, is the mortifying ordeal of knowing (and facing) a former version of yourself.

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We Don’t Talk Enough About: Lox Spread

It's a delicious schmear for all the people, not just the privileged few.

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The 13 Most Embarrassing Songs About Hating Donald Trump

Trump has left office (for now) but these ultra-cringey pop culture artifacts are still haunting us.

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The Discourse Blog Reader Survey: Are We Having Fun Yet?

In our second reader survey, we asked about expensive mistakes, military propaganda, litter boxes, and which Matt readers would rather marry.

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My Mad Max Apocalypse Plan is to Drive a Zamboni

I'll be just fine!

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State Flags, Ranked

Some U.S. state flags deserve to flap freely in the breeze for years to come. Others should be burned immediately.

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We Don’t Talk Enough About: Geena Davis’ Shot Glass Trick In ‘The Long Kiss Goodnight’

Can you do this? I can't do this.

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How Much Money Would Make Accidentally Pushing Your Hands Through a Glass Door Worth It, and Other Questions

What stage of capitalism is this?

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Let’s Be Honest: Bezos’ Little Space Jump Doesn’t Count

The dude was only up there for like 3 minutes, barely.

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8 Questions With Chapo Trap House’s Felix Biederman

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Cookout Sides, Ranked

We're setting aside the hot dogs, hamburgers, and wings and celebrating the best (and worst) cookout sides.

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State Birds, Ranked

All birds are gods, but only one U.S. state bird can be the best.

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They Ruined The Damn Condiment Island

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