“To our transgender brothers and sisters, we will not allow a federal nondiscrimination or hate crimes bill to move forward that does not include you. You are us and we will not walk down the path to equality without you at our side.” –Matt Foreman, executive director of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, … Continue reading The five percent solution
THE K-K-Kramer scandal murdered Michael Richards’ career – but it’s doing wonders for sales of the latest “Seinfeld” DVD. Season 7 of the popular sitcom is outselling the Season 6 set (released on the same day last year) by more than 75 percent, and more than 90 percent over season 5 at some online DVD … Continue reading Racism sells
From 1995 to 2003, inmates in federal prison for drug offenses have accounted for 49 percent of total prison population growth. One in every 32 American adults were behind bars, on probation or on parole at the end of 2005, according to the Justice Department. Of those, 2.2 million were in prison or jail, an … Continue reading Meanwhile, pedophiles go free
Observing a neighbor’s particularly heinous Christmas display brought to mind Kathie Lee Epstein, which put me in a foul mood. Then I YouTubed and found this clip of the great Jan Hooks (who shares my place of birth) channeling Epstein, er, Gifford, and felt much better.
A preview of some proposed DVD extras from “Borat”: OPENING “VILLAGE” SECTION: How about a high-speed montage of the actual difficult, brutal lives of the villagers in Romania—the hours of debilitating toil, their oppression at the hands of their corrupt government, premature loss of teeth, death of infants, etc., etc.—culminating in a panning shot of … Continue reading On the other hand …
I’ve already referenced Sly Stallone today, but where else are you gonna find mention of his brother, Frank? Not sure why I’m proud of that. (And for those who’ve wondered about John Travolta’s sexuality, Frank’s video has all the answers.) Show a lot of things happening at once, Remind everyone of what’s going on And … Continue reading It came from 1984
From The Onion: In response to a Nov. 7 referendum, Kansas lawmakers passed emergency legislation outlawing evolution, the highly controversial process responsible for the development and diversity of species and the continued survival of all life. “From now on, the streets, forests, plains, and rivers of Kansas will be safe from the godless practice of … Continue reading Kansas outlaws evolution
“I am lucky enough to of been able to work with Robert Altman amongst the other greats on a film that I can genuinely say created a turning point in my career. He was the closest thing to my father and grandfather that I really do believe I’ve had in several years. … He left … Continue reading Noted and quoted, retarded “actress” edition