Last week NBA player Jason Collins came out as gay -- spectacularly, in the pages of Sports Illustrated. He did so not because he had been arrested in a men's room or outed by a news site, but because, as he told SI, he wanted to "start the conversation" that would make it easier for young gay athle ... More >>
On Saturday and Sunday, Williamsburg's Nitehawk Cinema and Vice/Noisey hosted brunch screenings of the 2002 documentary A Skin Too Few: The Days of Nick Drake as part of a week of events celebrating the April 16th release of live tribute album Way to Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake. It was also the fi ... More >>
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It would be cruel to take too much pleasure in the rightblogger reactions to last Tuesday's events. Lest we forget, Democrats too have been known to lose faith in their fellow Americans when a big election doesn't go their way.
So let us, after a brief review of their wrathful ejaculations, focus o ... More >>
With less than two weeks till Election Day, rightbloggers have rolled out what they perceive to be the Heavy Cannon for their assaults on President Obama. For example: When Obama operative Jen Psaki appeared on an MSNBC show and joked to the host that "the good news for you is I showered this mornin ... More >>
Last week, upon learning that an anti-Islamic film existed, extremists in several Arab cities rampaged, and in Benghazi killed four Americans, including the U.S. Ambassador. President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton denounced both the violence and the film, and Libyan authorities apprehended so ... More >>
Last week's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act (aka the ACA, aka Obamacare, aka TreasonHitlerStalin) caught nearly everyone by surprise.
Among rightbloggers, most of whom had filled balloons and strung festive banners for a big post-overturn victory party, the scenes of shock and ho ... More >>
Remember the birther craze, based on the notion that Barack Obama was really born in Africa, and was therefore ineligible for the Presidency? Well, it's back, baby -- in mutant form.
Someone found an old agency promo booklet for Obama's first, never-published book. The bio described him as "born in ... More >>
We're coming up to the first anniversary of Osama Bin Laden's demise. Some media outlets celebrated with cute headlines ("Osama Bin Laden Used Viagra And 'Just-For-Men' To Keep His Wives Interested In Him"). President Obama celebrated with an ad reminding everyone that he killed him.
To rightblogge ... More >>
Despite fresh pushback from some top conservatives, the longstanding rightblogger obsession with Barack Obama's birth certificate has not abated.
Even as prominent rightwing columnists and politicians tried to talk down the birther surge exacerbated by the Donald Trump campaign, the notion that O ... More >>
Last week it seemed no one could get enough of Charlie Sheen. Though he'd previously made the papers with his drug problems, domestic violence incidents, and hit TV series, Sheen attained internet meme status when, after his ravings derailed his show, he responded with spectacularly outsized referen ... More >>
"Red China" had been effectively closed to U.S. trade for years when President Nixon began softening things up in the 70s. Subsequent Presidents from both parties have followed Nixon's lead, and now, along with state visits like the one Chinese Leader Hu Jintao made last week to the White House, we ... More >>
Hey sheeples: Barack Obama thinks he's better than you.
Obama gets a lot of this from conservatives, and has since before he was elected. He's been called "arrogant" by thousands of them, including Karl Rove and Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton.
But this week he got a heavier dose of it than usual, ... More >>
We're still congratulating ourselves on beating Nate Silver and other geniuses with our Oscar predictions. But, as you might imagine, rightbloggers had a worse night -- not just in predicting, but in reaction to Sean Penn's win for Milk. "As I emphasized in my article from earlier this week," harrum ... More >>