Wednesday, December 11, 2019

DID MSNBC DOCTOR NEWS CLIP?

January 31, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Conservative commentators on Wednesday were taking MSNBC to task for “selective editing” of a news clip in which the father of a Sandyhook shooting victim appeared to be heckled by a member of the audience. In the video, Neil Heslin, whose 6-year-old son Jesse was killed in the shooting, says, “I ask if there’s anybody […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: 2016: BARACK OBAMA’S AMERICA

August 27, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

It was no match for Michael Moore’s anti-George Bush documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, but Dinesh D’Souza’s anti-Barack Obama documentary 2016: Obama’s America was surprisingly hot over the weekend. Widening to 1,091 theaters, it took in $6.51 million, amounting to $5,966 per theater. By contrast, The Expendables, the No. 1 film at the box office, averaged $4,024 […]

SORKIN’S THE NEWSROOM A HIT IN DEBUT

June 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Aaron Sorkin’s first TV series for pay TV, The Newsroom, starring Jeff Daniels, debuted to solid numbers on HBO Sunday night. In its first airing of the night, it averaged 2.1 million viewers, then added 600,000 more in a repeat. Yet to be counted are those who viewed the series on their DVRs or via […]

GEORGE W. BUSH’S HEAD? WHO KNEW?

June 15, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

HBO has gone beyond a mere apology following the revelation that it used a model of George W. Bush’s head held on a barbarian’s spike in a scene ending the first season’s finale of Game of Thrones. It has followed up with the announcement today (Friday) that it is yanking the episode from all its […]

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 […]