Category Archives: celebrity culture

Whale War Drones

Thought: take the crew out. Harden the nose. Aim at ramming speed for the factory ship, and you’d have a motorized trireme. You would also become a real, honest-to-godz pirate. While I certainly agree with the desire to stop whaling fleets from … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: Idiocracy Triple Play

Behold the modern media conversation in a single photograph! From right to left: a politic comedian, an idiot, and a comic politician. The ends make the middle, leaving no room for a serious or factual discussion of any kind. “Snooki” … Continue reading

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Morning Awful: NOM Idiocracy Memo

Remember the allegations of racial wedge politics during the Prop 8 battle in California? Well, shock and surprise, it turns out that’s actually what equality opponents have been trying to do. “The strategic goal of this project is to drive … Continue reading

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Casting WAY Against Type

No, I’m not making this up. And damn you, Planet Earth, for making me have to put that disclaimer in.

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Morning Awful: Ron Paul Homophobia

Remember how Ron Paulites used to whine incessantly that their man wasn’t getting enough attention from the mainstream media? That seems a kindness now that knowledge of his racist newsletters has become general, but of course his fans never meant … Continue reading

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My Celebrity Can Beat Up Your Celebrity

A while back we were all complimenting Matt Damon for downing a libertarian with a verbal suplex. How times change. Sorry, but what’s good for the goose is good for Ryan Gosling. By Magic Love Hose. Talk to him here!

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Morning Awful: Roseanne Barr

Boo, Roseanne. This is a nonviolent uprising. We aren’t rolling out the tumbrils because that is the road to defeat, and we aim to win. Expect us.

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Sarah’s Sex Scandal Jumps 14-Foot Fence, Shark Tank

Remember the fence? It wasn’t high enough. In case you haven’t heard, author Joe McGinnis’s new book about Sarah Palin has a salacious sports section: Palin allegedly slept with future NBA star (Glen) Rice when he was a University of … Continue reading

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Exit Through The Gift Shop

I’m a big fan of the street artist known as Banksy, whose documentary Exit Through The Gift Shop is attracting controversy with its Oscar nod. Allegations that Thierry Guetta, AKA Mr. Brainwash, is a Borat-style mockumentary character have been running … Continue reading

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Chris Brown

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The End Of Everything

With Lady Gaga providing a clinic on posthumanist plasticity, it shouldn’t surprise us to see an attempted terrorist show up on the Canadian version of Idol. In the future, all terrorists will bomb on a reality show:

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