Awww, he looks just like a young Yuri Andropov.Read more "commie capitalists"
On principle, he asserts, but why say anything? The ousted Honduran president is allied with Chavez and Castro, and his departure should be quietly welcomed by the U.S. administration. Hell, Zelaya’s own political party wonders if he’s mentally fit to remain in office. I understand opposing military coups. I don’t understand speaking out when one […]Read more "why is obama defending zelaya?"
The BIG question going forward: Should the U.S. engage an outlaw government, and if so, do we risk legitimizing a fragile regime?Read more "thugs on patrol"
Deep in the bowels of the Reagan White House, the future chief justice of the Supreme Court argued against co-opting the dignity of the office. It’s refreshing to see a public official stand up against corporate interests — seriously. Too bad we have to go back 25 years to find an example: I hate to […]Read more "you can’t spell obsequious without IOU"
Sorry, Iranian reformers, but we’ve moved on. Cap’n Crunch is dead, and we can only handle one big story at a time. And don’t bore us with arguments about relevance and freedom — we’ve lost the man who wrote “Childhood,” and we’ll never be the same. Meanwhile … at least 17 people have been killed […]Read more "if only neda had been named oprah"
A tragic, pathetic figure? Yes. A victim? No. “He shouldn’t have died so young. It’s so sad. I’m just hysterical,” said Deborah Canton as she sobbed inconsolably near the late 50-year-old pop singer’s star. Canton, 46, grew up in Jackson’s home state of Indiana and listened to him since he was a child star in […]Read more "memo to future superstars: don’t try to look like diana ross, and don’t share a bed with macaulay culkin"
For those who take Deepak Chopra seriously — what the hell is wrong with you? For those on the fence, here’s conclusive evidence that the motivational speaker/spiritualist is nothing more than a cheesy opportunist. Writing on The Huffington Post, the US news and commentary website, Chopra said that Jackson had called him in an “upbeat, […]Read more "he would’ve defeated global warming"
A punk-ass bitch who beat up a woman is among those paying tribute to a grown man who shared his bed with other people’s children.Read more "a dirge too far"
Beyond parody. So glad to see yet another gay mascot getting air time. Bravo: Reinforcing queer stereotypes one reality show at a time.Read more "the blogosphere says what?"
Challenging comfortable truths is admirable — giving the benefit of the doubt to fundamentalist thugs, detestable.Read more "some call it propaganda"
A movie directed by Michael Bay sets a new box office record. The vision: Producer Don Murphy was planning a G.I. Joe film adaptation, but when the United States took part in the invasion of Iraq in March 2003, Hasbro suggested adapting the Transformers franchise instead. Tom DeSanto joined Murphy because he was a fan […]Read more "sign of the apocalypse du jour"
Atlanta celebs Chuck D, Jane Fonda, Ludacris, Andrew Young, one-half of Kriss Kross, India Arie, Bow Wow, John Mayer and Ne-Yo react to MJ’s death. Remember this?Read more "emmanuel lewis couldn’t be reached for comment"