Awww, he looks just like a young Yuri Andropov.
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 … Continue reading 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?
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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, … Continue reading 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.
Beyond parody. So glad to see yet another gay mascot getting air time. Bravo: Reinforcing queer stereotypes one reality show at a time.
Challenging comfortable truths is admirable — giving the benefit of the doubt to fundamentalist thugs, detestable.
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 … Continue reading 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?