June 16, 2012 Leave a comment
I like the idea and some of the execution, but this Second City satire of BP’s ad campaign takes its funniest line from Chris Rock’s Bring the Pain. Maybe it’s an homage.
progressive politics and regressive entertainment. like peanut and butter.
March 25, 2012 4 Comments
Newt Gingrich, in his attack on President Obama’s Trayvon Martin address, is the latest to join Marco Rubio, John Boehner, and scores of other patriots in and out of office to blast the President’s divisiveness. Gingrich pointed out that the speech, in which the President referred to shooting victim Martin’s race, was
nonsense dividing this country up.
March 7, 2012 Leave a comment
Movies, TV,and all things Pop Culture – Funny or Die: Men Know What’s Best for Ladies
Chef Diesel – The Avalanche Point: Rachel Bilson’s Rap
hopegallery – Kristen Bells “Body of Lies” on Funny or Die
February 18, 2012 2 Comments
MONDAY (Feb. 13, 2012)
I love that Stephen Colbert manages to regularly include activists in his entertainment.
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February 18, 2012 Leave a comment
On Monday, Jon Stewart chastised CNN for sending a roving reporter onto the streets to alert people to the death of Whitney Houston:
You can’t just wander the streets with a camera crew surprising people who don’t know somebody famous has died!
He also took on the supposed outrage by the Catholic Church that their affiliated institutions would have to provide contraceptive services as part of their health care:
February 8, 2012 3 Comments
Did you hear the one in which Louisiana Representative John Fleming read an article about Planned Parenthood building an Abortionplex? Rather than recognizing it as satire of the religious right’s skewed perception of the family planning clinic, he posted it as fact on his Facebook wall.