Eleven Writers Imagine What Happens After Election Day

Bookmaker Paddy Power is giving 1-10 odds that Barack Obama will win tomorrow’s election. But we still don't know what'll really happen on election day — and right afterwards. Will an Obama administration have the funds to bring about his promised changes? Will President McCain survive a full four-year term? Could some … » 11/03/08 8:40am 11/03/08 8:40am

Turn the American Presidential Debates into Abstract Data Structures

You can watch the American presidential debates and allow Barack Obama and John McCain to move you emotionally, or you can convert what they say into easily-analyzed data structures. C-SPAN's awesomely wonky graphic designers have created several easy ways for you to analyze as objectively as possible which candidate… » 10/09/08 7:00am 10/09/08 7:00am

Which Scifi Political Attack Ad Would You Like to See?

We lived through the Obama vs. Clinton YouTube smackdowns, and now we're entering the age of Obama vs. McCain. Already Paris Hilton has contributed to a "grassroots" Obama ad » 8/15/08 5:00pm 8/15/08 5:00pm which compares McCain to Yoda (hell, it's true that Yoda is a veteran of the Clone Wars). But that brief diss on Yoda gave us an idea. What scifi…