Bryan Curtis is a former national correspondent at Newsweek and The Daily Beast. He was a columnist at Play: The New York Times Sports Magazine, Slate, and Texas Monthly, and has written for Grantland, New York, and GQ. Write him at

A new website aimed at Latina mothers launches today. Bryan Curtis on America’s hottest demographic—and its power in 2012.

Just when things couldn’t get any worse for Newt Gingrich, here comes a Republican colleague with a very long memory.

How Robert Lipsyte, author of the new memoir An Accidental Sportswriter, stood athwart the sports page yelling, "Stop!"

Obama’s first opponent may be Herman Cain, an ex-pizza magnate whom Jack Kemp called “the Colin Powell of the restaurant industry.” Bryan Curtis talks politics with Citizen Cain.

Long before Gabrielle Giffords was shot, Arizona politicians from Raúl Grijalva to Sheriff Joe Arpaio received gruesome death threats. Bryan Curtis talks to them about Arizona’s year of terror.

The Senate is set to vote on a controversial immigration bill. If it fails, Rep. Luis Gutiérrez tells Bryan Curtis, he’s prepared to ditch Obama and the Democrats—and take the movement to the streets.