Chick-fil-A may not like me, but I like Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A is the best fast food chain in America. Period. They’re efficient, courteous and consistent. I could care less about their CEO’s politics. The Atlanta-based company has come under fire from gay rights groups for supplying food to an event sponsored by the Pennsylvania Family Institute, which has worked to defeat same-sex marriage initiatives. (I … Continue reading Chick-fil-A may not like me, but I like Chick-fil-A

Propagandart

I’ll never understand artists who suck up to Communists. [Pianist] Lang [Liang] played a Chinese household song called “My Motherland” at the function to welcome President Hu Jintao. It was the theme music of a 1956 movie named Shangganling Battle, which depicted the fighting of Chinese troops against US troops during the Korean War (1950-53). … Continue reading Propagandart

The first Phil Collins Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Lameness goes to …

Overrated “bromance” auteur Judd Apatow, for defending Tim Allen from mean ol’ Ricky Gervais. Apatow’s reasoning is even lamer than the former “Home Improvement” star: “Tim Allen did 200 episodes of Home Improvement. He was in three of the highest-grossing movies of all-time. And his latest [Toy Story 3] just crossed the one billion mark. … Continue reading The first Phil Collins Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Lameness goes to …

Oscars’ stupidest decisions (screenplay and director)

(post-1970) BEST SCREENPLAY *”Dead Poets Society,” 1989 (original). Not quite Patch Adams goes to Prep School, but not much better, either. “Crimes and Misdemeanors” and “Do The Right Thing” were snubbed for this? *”Ghost,” 1990, (original). Might as well have given an Oscar to a Hallmark card. *”The Lord of the Rings: The Return of … Continue reading Oscars’ stupidest decisions (screenplay and director)

The Cynthia McKinneys of the right

(Some) Republicans recognize the callowness of Bachmann Palin Overdrive but are scared to say so publicly, lest they attract the wrath of their groupies. When Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann was named to the House Intelligence Committee earlier this year, one of her Republican colleagues responded this way: “Is that a punchline?” Another simply said, “Jumbo … Continue reading The Cynthia McKinneys of the right

Another dumb conservative woman threatens to run for prez

Angle won’t rule out W.H. bid Visiting Iowa for a movie premiere, Nevada Republican Sharron Angle wouldn’t rule out a run for president.“I’ll just say I have lots of options for the future, and I’m investigating all my options,” Angle said Wednesday when asked whether she is considering a bid for the White House, the … Continue reading Another dumb conservative woman threatens to run for prez

Don’t buy the Ben Roethlisberger redemption thread

At best he’s still a jerk. For two-time Super Bowl winner Ben Roethlisberger (FSY), there really is no place like home. In his Pittsburgh Steelers biography, Roethlisberger now lists his birthplace as the fictitious and the incorrectly spelled Corey Rawson, Ohio. There is no such community, although he did attend Cory-Rawson School in Rawson, Ohio. … Continue reading Don’t buy the Ben Roethlisberger redemption thread