Fresh Dispatches From The Culture Wars
December 9th, 2013
The New York Times has published some delightful linkbait from their Snowden files about American intelligence agents searching for terror[...]
Category Archives: celebrity culture
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
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
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
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
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!
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.
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
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
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: