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