At CPAC (that's "Conservative Political Action Conference" for those of you who don't trust the liberal bias of acronyms) this morning, Donald Trump told the gathered audience of Email chain letter–forwarders that "Our Country is in very, very serious trouble." Luckily, Trump let everyone know ... More >>
Henry Rollins is not a man who likes to sit idly by. Actor, author, activist, musician, journalist, TV host, spoken-word artist; he's got as many careers as he's got tattoos. Which it to say, a lot. He doesn't do the relaxation thing well. Henry Rollins: The Long March is at Joe's Pub November 8, ... More >>
For a while, Clint Eastwood was the true third party in this election. After his endorsement for Romney, the Hollywood bravado set off a media firestorm with his self-destructive tirade against a stool during the RNC and his even more self-destructive explanation of said speech. We laughed, we cried ... More >>
BREAKING: A lot of the people who write op-ed pieces for the Wall Street Journal are in the tank for Mitt Romney. That information might not come as a shock to anyone possessed of basic media literacy. But a report released today documents 20 different instances in which the Journal ran columns by ... More >>
In case you haven't been paying attention to Sarah Palin's antics lately (in which case: good for you), she recently got mad on the Facebook and the Twitters about noted rapper Common Sense performing at a White House poetry event. Like everything Palin says, this is gross and wrong. She appa ... More >>
Ah! From the n 1 contributor (?!) and man who once brought you the famous Washington Post op-ed "Yes, Blame Hip-Hop," comes the book version, the insanely titled Losing My Cool: How A Father's Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture, which, wow! 15,000 books! Let's type out some of the pre ... More >>
Finally confirming the big lie, Hollywood-style
They had another one of those Tea Party things this evening, this time right next to the Times Square subway station on Broadway. The anti-Obama pep rally occupied part of the street and part of the sidewalk and stretched from the subway entrance to the door of Ruby Tuesday's, which is to say two- ... More >>
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