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MOVIE REVIEWS: BULLY

March 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Weinstein Co.’s Bully is garnering some of the strongest reviews of the year, with several critics stepping out of their roles as appraisers and becoming advocates for it — many of them condemning the Motion Picture Association of America for its decision to slap the film with an R-rating because of language. (The Weinstein […]

HBO FILM ABOUT SARAH PALIN A RATINGS HIT

March 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The HBO film Game Change, which focuses on Sarah Palin’s role as John McCain’s running mate in 2008, chalked up the best ratings for the pay-TV channel for an original movie since 2004. Its initial airing on Saturday drew 2.1 million viewers. Three repeats added 1.3 million to the number. The Andrew Breitbart-founded conservative blog […]

ROLLING STONE WRITER’S WIKIPEDIA PAGE HACKED BY BREITMAN FANS

March 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Of all the reactions to the death of conservative critic Andrew Breitbart on Thursday, none was more Breitbartian than that of Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, who posted this comment on the magazine’s website, under the heading “Death of a Douche”: “Good! F**k him. I couldn’t be happier that he’s dead. I say this in […]

BIGHOLLYWOOD.COM FOUNDER BREITBART DEAD AT 43

March 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Andrew Breitbart, the founder of the conservative Breitbart.com and BigHollywood.com websites (and perhaps most famous for posting the picture of former Congressman Anthony Weiner exposing himself — a photo that led to Weiner’s resignation), has died in Los Angeles at age 43. The two websites posted a statement saying that he had “passed away unexpectedly […]

IT’S STILL NOT EASY BEING GREEN

January 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Kermit the Frog is green — as he has said repeatedly in song and verse — not red, despite what some conservatives have long maintained. A video of Kermit and Miss Piggy appearing at a news conference in London last week to promote their latest Muppets movie has gone viral on the Internet. One reporter […]

BIN LADEN FILM BLASTED BY CONSERVATIVES

August 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Conservative commentators have denounced plans to release a movie about the hunt for Osama bin Laden next October 12, just before the presidential election. On his BigHollywood blog, Andrew Breitbart remarked on Wednesday that the scheduled release date “is THE elephant in the room. … There’s no logical reason to release the film on that […]

WEINER SCANDAL: STEWART A LOSER; BREITBART A WINNER

June 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Anthony Weiner scandal has turned out to be an embarrassment for Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart, who has been defending the congressman, and a victory for conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart, who has been, er, exposing him. Breitbart, in fact, “hijacked” — the word used by some reporters — Weiner’s news conference by taking the podium […]

SHERROD SAYS SHE’LL SUE BREITBART

July 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Shirley Sherrod, the former Department of Agriculture official who was forced to resign after conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart posted a misleadingly edited video of her on his website in which she appeared to make racist comments, said Thursday that she intends to sue Breitbart. Following her resignation, an examination of the entire video revealed that […]

MEDIA UPROAR OVER FIRING OF USDA OFFICIAL

July 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

As diverse a group as Fox News, the NAACP, and the Obama administration were all seeking to put out a political firestorm that threatened to burn them all, after conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart posted a video on his website that appeared to show Shirley Sherrod, an official in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, delivering racist […]