Bigger ego: Trump or Limbaugh?

Conservatives seem to gravitate toward egomaniacs, which might explain the inexplicable popularity of Donald Trump among tea partiers. Appearing on Fox News Monday, “The Donald” said his endorsement helped Romney win by nearly 30 points. “There was a lot riding on that particular race in Nevada and it was interesting, because the numbers were much, […]

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Narcissus and Palin

Of all the juicy tidbits leaked from a former aide’s upcoming book about the reality show vet, this one rings truest: Bailey writes that Palin drafted her own letters to the editor during her run for governor and sent them in under supporters’ names. Palin relayed the first one in an email to Bailey: “Dear […]

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Self-absorbed pro athlete du jour

Pro baller Carmelo Anthony congratulated himself Saturday for dealing with distractions he created after turning down a $64.7 million contract extension. “I think it takes a strong-willed person, a strong-minded person, to deal with the stuff that I deal with and still go out there and go to work every day and perform on a […]

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MALCONTENT EXCLUSIVE: Hollywood to make film version of LeBron James infomercial

Score one for unrestrained self-aggrandizement: LeBron James ‘Decision’ scores big ratings I was not among the viewers, but the reviews have been unkind. Apparently James, who has won zero championships, talked about himself, aka “The King,” in the third person — not that it mattered to his handpicked audience of adoring children and obsequious ESPN […]

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The 1st annual LeBron James Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Self-Absorption

The Cleveland free agent will announce his decision on a hour-long special Thursday on ESPN. I’m not sure how they’ll eat up 60 minutes — perhaps musical numbers devoted to LeBron. His people pitched the special to ESPN, so there will be no shortage of ego on display. For the record, LeBron has won exactly […]

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dusty lance keeps hope alive

My old pal Dustin Lance Black wants you to think he’s Harvey Milk reincarnate. You probably recall that DLB received an Oscar for his script about the famed gay activist, as he reminds readers in the opening sentence of a blog posting today on The Daily Beast. Almost a year ago, I won an Oscar […]

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move over, kanye

Your ego has some competition. LeBron James — who calls himself the “King,” as do the sycophants in the sports media — recently named his five favorite athletes growing up. Tops on his list? LeBron James, who’s still looking for his first NBA championship. He’s the perfect American hero — all ego, no accomplishment. –CB

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