With an unfortunate assist from Pinky Tuscadero, circa 1976. Tim Conway, Florence Henderson and Dr. Shrinker’s sidekick also have cameos.
Most on the right seem to accept as gospel Dick “We will be greeted as liberators” Cheney’s assertion that America is less safe because we no longer torture. Gen. David Petraeus, who saved the administration’s ass in Iraq, disagrees. I know the Washington Post won’t dissuade many conservatives, but their reporting here is thorough. In … Continue reading who do you trust, conservatives?
I’m sticking with flicks I’ve actually seen, so no “Patch Adams” or Adam Sandler. Tom Cruise, “Magnolia” I could focus on the irony of Cruise playing a cult leader, but, having portrayed Oberon, King of the Fairies in my high school’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” I’ll pass. But there’s no forgiving the atrocities … Continue reading the most annoying performances in filmdom
I’m assuming commenter northerncailGRL is female, though it doesn’t really matter as “she” wouldn’t be the only woman to defend poor Chris Brown. WHITNEY wrote: I’M STILL GOING TO SUPPORT CHRIS BROWN UNTIL THE END. I DONT CARE IF HE DID IT OR NOT. OBVIOUSLY SHE PROVOKED HIM AND EVERYONE MAKES MISTAKES SO, IM NOT … Continue reading jews for hitler
Peter Sellers serves up some Alice B. Toklas brownies:
“Mass media reaches its natural end-state when we broadcast our lives rather than live them.” —Nicholas Carr, author of “The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, From Edison to Google.” (via Andrew Sullivan)
Everyone from President Barack Obama on down to fans has criticized how college football determines its top team. Now senators are getting off the sidelines to examine antitrust issues involving the Bowl Champion Series. The current system “leaves nearly half of all the teams in college football at a competitive disadvantage when it comes to … Continue reading tackling the tough issues
An excerpt from an upcoming piece by Malcontenter Markie Post for Georgia Music magazine: “I wanted to touch everything Elvis had touched — the walls, the floor,” Mabe says. “So I was stroking the shag carpet of the Jungle Room when something snagged my finger. At first I thought it was a rhinestone, but when … Continue reading when markie met elvis
Don’t fall for the “old media” vs. “new media canard. Format is irrelevant — journalism is not. I hope we see more professional reporters on the Web, not less. Of course, not everyone who writes a blog qualifies as a journalist, regardless of their claims. Credibility has to be earned. Which is my long-winded way … Continue reading it’s the content, stupid!
Courtesy of Bea Arthur, natch (starts at the 1:00 mark)
That’s the implication in this story, posted on the ChristianNewsWire, about Sunday’s plane crash in Montana. Seven children and seven adults were killed when a private plane nose-dived into a Butte cemetery. But what the news sources fail to mention is that the Catholic Holy Cross Cemetery owned by Resurrection Cemetery Association in Butte – … Continue reading they deserved it
Down a shot every time our president says the phrase “a host of …” You’ll be liquored up in no time.
Though he’s annoyed me for years, I wish nothing but the best for Robin Williams, who’s recovering from heart surgery. Doctors predict a full recovery. With that in mind, I think it’s only fair that Williams be forced to endure himself mincing at his bedside, re-telling stale jokes about Mr. T and Nancy Reagan. I … Continue reading send in the clown
Check out Atlanta Unfiltered, a welcome addition to the blogosphere. It’s operated by longtime journalist Jim Wallis, former Investigations editor for the AJC. “We dig up and share public records on ethics and transparency in government and public institutions — all with minimal interpretation.” As Jim writes, “The Internet is overflowing with opinions. Facts? Not … Continue reading a blogger with bona fides
In case you wondered where the party was Friday night: Joe (the Plumber) was all hot and bothered over the standing ovation he received as he walked on stage to accept accolades from the top liberal media watchdog. Lee Greenwood’s GOP country classic “God Bless the USA” boomed overhead as Joe, wearing blue jeans, a … Continue reading plumbing the depths