John Aravosis
Follow me on Twitter: @aravosis | @americablog | @americabloggay | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn. John Aravosis is the editor of AMERICAblog, which he founded in 2004. He has a joint law degree (JD) and masters in Foreign Service from Georgetown (1989); and worked in the US Senate, World Bank, Children's Defense Fund, and as a stringer for the Economist. Frequent TV pundit: O'Reilly Factor, Hardball, World News Tonight, Nightline & Reliable Sources. Bio, .

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PO’d kangaroo takes down drone (seriously)

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Airborne drone checks out kangaroo and baby kanga. Momma kanga gets supremely PO’d, takes drone out.
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Stephen Colbert’s final broadcast (video)

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Colbert is moving over to take David Letterman’s spot on The Late Show.
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The Banality of Bitter: “A Christmas Carol” revisited

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Why watching “A Christmas Carol” as an adult is a lot more eye-opening than it was when I was younger.
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Sony pulls movie “The Interview” after cyber-attack, terror threats by North Korea

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The North Korean govt. hacked Sony, then apparently threatened to attack movie theaters that showed the film.
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Marco Rubio says Pope Francis isn’t for “freedom”

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Rubio — who has been Catholic, Baptist and Mormon — is upset that the US is normalizing relations with Cuba.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet John Aravosis, AMERICAblog, and Anthony Katsivalis during the Christmas holiday Press Reception #1 in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Dec. 11, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Elizabeth Warren? How about Michelle Obama.

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Musings on my visit to this year’s White House Christmas party.
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Evolution in our national science museum, thanks to David Koch

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Say what you will about GOP billionaire Tea Party founder David Koch, he’s a huge fan of evolution.
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Is Elizabeth Warren ready to be president?

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Would Elizabeth Warren face an Oval Office learning curve because of her lack of government-management experience?
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The speech that may make Elizabeth Warren president

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“To anyone listening at Citi[group]. I agree Dodd-Frank isn’t perfect. It should have broken you into pieces.”
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The future has arrived: Now you can dial! (video)

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A neat ad from 1954, introducing the American people to this new-fangled contraption: the dial telephone.
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