Wednesday, December 11, 2019

DARK KNIGHT RISES BAIN VS BANE

July 18, 2012 by · 5 Comments 

Was it just coincidence that the villain in The Dark Knight Rises has the same name as Mitt Romney’s investment firm? The former may be spelled B-A-N-E and the latter, B-A-I-N, but they’re pronounced the same, leading conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh to ask his radio audience on Tuesday, “Do you think that it is accidental, […]

ANDERSON COOPER TWEETS THAT HE IS GAY, SETTING OF A TWITTER STORM

July 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Anderson Cooper’s admission that he is gay quickly became one of the hottest topics on Facebook and Twitter today (Friday), with numerous celebrities, including Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Patrick Harris, Joan Rivers, Kelly Ripa, Lance Bass, LeAnn Rimes, and Mia Farrow tweeting their congratulations. Cooper himself responded. “I appreciate all the nice tweets. I am in […]

GCB UPROAR: WILL IT HELP OR HURT?

March 8, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Some religious conservatives have ignited a firestorm of controversy over ABC’s new drama GCB, based on the novel Good Christian Bitches. On his radio show Wednesday, Rush Limbaugh commented that the show represented “slime disguised as sophistication” and noted that ABC is owned by the Walt Disney Co. “This is not Walt Disney’s Disney anymore,” […]

WILLIAMS: I QUIT!; ESPN: YOU’RE FIRED!

October 7, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

It’s unclear whether Hank Williams Jr. voluntarily permanently removed himself and his music from ESPN’s Monday Night Football or whether ESPN permanently fired him, but this much became clear on Thursday — you won’t be hearing Williams’s voice at the beginning of the NFL telecast ever again. Williams on Thursday appeared to take back the […]

ANOTHER MSNBC HOST IS SHOWN THE DOOR

April 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

MSNBC continues to have problems with its 3:00 p.m. hosts. Only a week ago it booted David Schuster out of the time period after Schuster taped a pilot for a CNN series without telling his bosses. Now Donny Deutsch, who has been filling in for Schuster, has reportedly been canned after criticizing fellow MSNBC host […]