The Daily Beast SNL Takes Down Al Franken, One of Its Own: This Is ‘Bad’ 2017-11-19T05:42:37.000000000+00:00 The “Weekend Update” anchors wasted no time condemning one of SNL’s original writers. ‘Come Back, Barack’: Chance the Rapper Sings Emotional Ode to Obama on SNL 2017-11-19T05:07:57.000000000+00:00 “We didn't know just what we had… Now things are looking bad.” Tina Brown: When 'Crazed' Jackie O Came to Dinner With Claws Out 2017-11-19T05:00:00.000000000+00:00 While editing ‘Vanity Fair’ in the ’80s and ’90s, Daily Beast founder Tina Brown confided some of her best dish to her now published diary, including this gem about Jackie Kennedy. Is the $35 Billion Rehab Industry Ready For A Disruption? 2017-11-19T05:00:00.000000000+00:00 In today’s recovery industry, what many people think of as “rehab” is about as far from the prestigious environment of the Betty Ford Center as you can get. Algorithm May Decide Who Is a ‘Contributing Member of Society,’ Civil Rights Groups Warn 2017-11-19T05:00:00.000000000+00:00 ICE asked Silicon Valley for technology to do ‘extreme vetting’ of immigrants. But how do you define ‘positive contributions’ or an innocent person’s risk of becoming a terrorist? What Happens When You Like, Or Even Love, a Sexual Harasser? 2017-11-19T05:00:00.000000000+00:00 Sarah Silverman voiced an uncomfortable truth: feminists are being forced to reckon with the flood of sexual abuse and harassment allegations while sometimes liking the man. In ‘Game of Thrones’ Withdrawal? Brandon Sanderson Can Help. 2017-11-19T05:00:00.000000000+00:00 The bestselling fantasy writer talks his new book, worldbuilding, the long shadow of George R.R. Martin, and what you should be reading if you're missing ‘Thrones.’ Inside Downton Abbey... On West 57th Street, NYC 2017-11-19T05:00:00.000000000+00:00 'Downton Abbey: The Exhibition' recreates the sets and fashions of the TV show. Beyond the clothes, fixtures and fittings, it will also remind fans about why they loved the show. The Government Just Stomped on Science—Right When We Needed It Most 2017-11-19T05:00:00.000000000+00:00 It's a kick in the face for not just graduate students, but most importantly pushes the state of science research irreparably back. How Spike Lee’s ‘Malcolm X’ Helped Black America Find Its Voice 2017-11-19T05:00:00.000000000+00:00 On its 25th anniversary, Stereo Williams examines the tough battle Lee and Denzel Washington faced in making their towering biopic of Malcolm X, and why it still resonates today.