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  • Batman’ Actress Yvonne Craig Passes Away–Cancer Claims Original ‘Batgirl’ As Its Latest Victim

    08/19/2015 2:28:15 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 26 replies
    Inquisitir ^ | August 19, 2015
    Yvonne Craig, the actress most well known for bringing to life the role of Batgirl in the 1960s Batman series, has passed away due to complications from cancer. Craig was 78-years-old.
  • Route 29 Batman is killed after his Batmobile breaks down in Maryland

    08/18/2015 12:12:42 AM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 27 replies
    WaPo ^ | 8/17.2015 | Michael S. Rosenwald and John Woodrow Cox
    The Batmobile pulled into a gas station Sunday night and, as usual, the children who spotted it gawked. Lenny B. Robinson was used to that. The Maryland man, better known as the Route 29 Batman, had for years dressed as the Caped Crusader and driven his custom-made car to deliver moments of happiness and distraction to hundreds of sick children at area hospitals. His costume stored in the Batmobile but his alter ego never entirely switched off, Robinson gave the kids at the gas station some superhero paraphernalia before driving off. Minutes later, Robinson pulled over with engine trouble on...
  • Bat Trump Is The Hero America Needs

    08/17/2015 1:34:35 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 16 replies
    The 2016 presidential election is coming up fast, and we need a hero we can count on. Enter: Bat Trump. America is his Gotham City, and he’ll do whatever it takes to make it great again.
  • Route 29 Batman is killed after his Batmobile breaks down along a Md. highway

    08/17/2015 8:05:56 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 26 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 17, 2015 | Michael S. Rosenwald and John Woodrow Cox
    The Route 29 Batman, whose roadside encounter with Montgomery County police three years ago made him a viral sensation around the world, has died. Lenny B. Robinson, the 51-year-old Maryland man who drove a black Lamborghini and dressed as Batman to visit sick children in hospitals, was struck by a car on Interstate 70 Sunday night near Hagerstown, Md., after his Batmobile broke down. He was coming home from a car show in West Virginia. Robinson had just stopped at a gas station, where he met a family whose children were interested in his custom-made car, state police in Hagerstown...
  • Donald Trump: ‘I Am Batman’ - The Movie (well, the 6 second video)

    08/17/2015 7:34:04 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 8 replies
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  • Donald Trump: ‘I Am Batman’

    08/17/2015 6:25:47 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 56 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 08/17/2015 | Alex Griswold
    Donald Trump revealed Sunday what so many have suspected: that he is the masked vigilante Batman who terrorizes the criminals of Gotham by night. Trump made the revelation during a helicopter ride at the Iowa State Fair. “Mr. Trump?” a little boy asked. “Yes?” Trump said. “Are you Batman?” he asked. “I am Batman,” Trump responded.
  • IMMIGRATION REFORM THAT WILL MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN [Full text of Trump's Immigration plan]

    08/16/2015 3:45:58 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 132 replies
    IMMIGRATION REFORM THAT WILL MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN The three core principles of Donald J. Trump’s immigration plan When politicians talk about “immigration reform” they mean: amnesty, cheap labor and open borders. The Schumer-Rubio immigration bill was nothing more than a giveaway to the corporate patrons who run both parties. Real immigration reform puts the needs of working people first – not wealthy globetrotting donors. We are the only country in the world whose immigration system puts the needs of other nations ahead of our own. That must change. Here are the three core principles of real immigration reform: 1....
  • 'I am Batman,' Trump tells boy on helicopter ride

    08/16/2015 3:48:55 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 141 replies
    cnn ^ | August 16 2015 | CNN
    Des Moines, Iowa (CNN)A helicopter landed here just after noon on Saturday, causing a short but violent windstorm. Large trees shivered; small ones bent nearly sideways. Dust swirled up from the parking lot, stinging the eyes of the onlookers. The pilot cut the engines. A man got out of the helicopter. He wore white shoes and white khakis with sharp creases and a red baseball cap that said MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN. He strolled across the searing asphalt and stood at the edge of a field, where nearly 100 people waited to find out what he would do or say...
  • Michael Keaton Says He'd Play Batman Again — Under One Condition

    10/11/2014 2:22:02 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 54 replies
    YAHOO NEWS ^ | 11 OCTOBER 2014 | Gwynne Watkins
    In his new film Birdman, Michael Keaton plays an aging actor living in the shadow of a past superhero role. It would be easy to see this as Keaton’s swan song to Batman, a character he re-invented for the big screen in Tim Burton’s Batman and Batman Returns. But Keaton says that’s not the case. In fact, he’d be willing to play Batman again – under one condition. “If it was Tim Burton directing? In a heartbeat,” Keaton tells Entertainment Weekly in a new cover story.
  • Thomas Friedman Would Rather Understand ISIS through Batman than the Koran

    10/09/2014 9:43:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 10/09/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Holy Mustache, Batman! How can you tell when Thomas Friedman has given up and stopped bothering? Is there even a way to tell when a man who tried to turn global flattening into a thing has just given up?Friedman just wrote an article half of which consists of Batman quotes. The rest is his usual mix of random drivel, references to Fukuyama and staged wisdom. ItÂ’s why Orit Perlov, an Israeli expert on Arab social networks, keeps telling me that since I canÂ’t visit the Islamic State, which is known as ISIS, and interview its leaders, the next best...
  • Superhero fans slam 'sexist' Batman, Superman shirts

    10/02/2014 4:58:51 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | October 2, 2014 | Victoria Taylor
    Holy sexism, Batman! A series of superhero T-shirts are being blasted for sending female fans the wrong message. One of them, a grey top being sold in Walmart’s junior’s section, says “Training to be Batman’s wife” in bold, pink letters.
  • The new Batmobile from 'Batman v. Superman' has been fully revealed

    09/10/2014 11:19:05 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 34 replies
    The Verge ^ | September 10, 2014 | Jacob Kastrenakes
    Zack Snyder gave us a gritty, black-and-white glimpse of the new Batmobile back in May, and now, thanks to some people on Instagram who happen to be near the shoot, we're now starting to get a good look at the entire vehicle. The new photos show Batman v. Superman's Batmobile parked against the side of the road — where it's clearly a lot bigger than the average car.
  • BATMAN REANIMATED – BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM

    08/08/2014 11:58:15 PM PDT · by Bratch · 4 replies
    Nerdist ^ | August 8, 2014 | Kyle Anderson
    Season One of Batman: The Animated Series had come off better than anyone at Warner Bros. Animation could have hoped. After 60 episodes had aired between September of 1992 and May of 1993, there was a brief respite before the series would return in September of 1993. Season Two, in sharp contrast, would only be ten episodes in length and would be split five in September and five in May of 1994. That left a huge gap between new animated Dark Knight adventures. On the small screen, that is; in December of 1993, a feature film adaptation of TAS was released theatrically and would...
  • Wonder Woman Gal Gadot Slams Hamas 'Cowards' Who Hide Behind Women And Children

    07/28/2014 6:54:10 AM PDT · by Bratch · 30 replies
    Breitbart California ^ | July 27, 2014 | Christian Toto
    Gal Gadot, soon to play the iconic heroine Wonder Woman in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, is showing heroism on behalf of her fellow Israelis. The brunette stunner sent out an unapologetic prayer for Israel over the weekend via Facebook. Her social media message didn't end there. She then savaged Hamas for what she called horrific and cowardly behavior.
  • Liberal Analyst: Obama is Batman

    07/04/2014 1:33:05 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 23 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 7/4/14 | Aurelius
    Clay Bennett, is well known for being one of the worst of his kind: a cartoonishly bad political analyst and a bad political cartoonist. The only reason you may not have heard of him is because he’s not quite bad enough to be on MSNBC yet. On Monday, he made another resounding statement to his ineptness in understanding the American political system. On June 30, Mr. Bennett decided to unveil how he envisions President Obama: as a billionaire, crime-fighting playboy. That's right, I kid you not, Mr. Bennett thinks the President is the equivalent of Batman, the caped crusader, and...
  • Game Of Thrones star Jason Momoa 'will play Aquaman in Batman V Superman

    06/16/2014 9:57:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 16, 2014 | Hiedi Parker
    After months of speculation it looks as if Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice has found its Aquaman. On Monday HitFix reported former Game Of Thrones star Jason Momoa will be slipping on a green and orange bodysuit to play the aquatic superhero that, when not battling villains, goes by Arthur Curry. '[Director] Zack Snyder has already finalized his design for the character so shooting can take place soon,' the site claimed.
  • Lorenzo Semple Jr., Creator of TV's 'Batman,' Dies at 91

    03/29/2014 8:48:58 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 21 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | March 28, 2014 | Mike Barnes
    Lorenzo Semple Jr., the creator of the campily classic Batman TV series who went on to craft such big-screen paranoid thrillers as The Parallax View and Three Days of the Condor -- though he would be replaced on both films -- has died. He turned 91 on Thursday... Semple’s résumé also includes the Steve McQueen-Dustin Hoffman escape tale Papillon (1973); Paul Newman’s Harper sequel The Drowning Pool (1975); Dino De Laurentiis’ King Kong (1976) starring Jessica Lange; and the rogue James Bond movie Never Say Never Again (1983)...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1934)

    02/09/2014 11:20:06 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 43 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1934 | Harold Young
  • Batman TV Show Is Coming to DVD

    01/16/2014 11:27:13 AM PST · by SMGFan · 72 replies
    TVGuide ^ | January 16, 2014
    The original Batman TV series from the 1960s, starring Adam West as the Caped Crusader, is finally going to be available to own. ... The series, which ran from 1966 to 1968 on ABC, featured guest stars including Milton Berle, Vincent Price, Liberace and Zsa Zsa Gabor, as well as Lee Meriwether and Eartha Kitt as Catwoman.
  • Singaporean Man Batman bin Suparman Jailed for Stealing Brother's Bank Card, Authorities Say

    11/11/2013 2:19:07 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2013
    The man with the unusual superhero-like name has his own fan club on Facebook — and a penchant for getting in trouble.A Singaporean man with an unusual superhero-like name turned out to be a villain who consumed drugs and stole from his brother. Batman bin Suparman, which means Batman son of Suparman in the Malay language, was jailed on Monday for two years and nine months for various offenses, including stealing his brother's automated teller machine card to make withdrawals, media reported.
  • Video of the Day: ATL Bat Dad on the Today Show

    09/25/2013 8:24:07 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 8 replies
    AtlantaMagazine.com ^ | 25SEP2013 | Rebecca Burns
    Holy viral phenom! Has Roswell's caped crusader jumped the shark? In less than a month, Roswell dad-of-four Blake Wilson earned cult status thanks to Vine videos in which he wears a Bat Man mask while handing down parental edicts ("tables are for glasses, not asses") and making safety PSAs. Now that Wilson's gone from BuzzFeed listicle to fawning HuffPo feature to a guest on the Today show, one has to wonder: will this Honda Odyssey-driving suburban patriarch be the latest Atlantan to snag a reality series, or is this the end of a meteoric fifteen minutes?
  • BatDad Compilation

    09/24/2013 9:04:38 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 14 replies
    GoogTube ^ | 19SEP2013 | BatDad Vine
    When I'm not fighting crime I drive a Honda Odyssey. It gets better gas mileage.
  • DC Comics asks for naked Harley Quinn suicide drawings for talent contest

    09/07/2013 11:41:56 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    zap2it ^ | September 7, 2013
    In a rather appalling move, DC Comics is holding a talent search for artists that requires the entrants to draw DC character Harley Quinn in various suicidal tableaus, one of which is also naked. Here are the panel submission requirements: PANEL 1 Harley is on top of a building, holding a large DETACHED cellphone tower in her hands as lightning is striking just about everywhere except her tower. She is looking at us like she cannot believe what she is doing. Beside herself. Not happy. PANEL 2 Harley is sitting in an alligator pond, on a little island with a...
  • Ben Affleck As Batman? Thousands Sign Removal Petition

    08/23/2013 8:15:58 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 43 replies
    cbs detroit ^ | August 23, 2013 10:29 AM
    He’s tall, dark and — well, he’s definitely tall and has dark hair and once played the real-life role of Jennifer Lopez’s man candy. But is Ben Affleck man enough to play “Batman?” Controversy erupted across social media networks when Warner Bros. announced Thursday the 41-year-old Affleck will star in the newest version of the Dark Knight, a movie that promises to bring Batman and Superman together.
  • Ben Affleck Cast as Batman in Man of Steel Sequel!

    08/22/2013 6:37:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 90 replies
    SuperHero Hype ^ | 8/22/13 | Silas Lesnick
    It's official! Ben Affleck has been cast as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Zack Snyder's still untitled Batman/Superman sequel to this past summer's Man of Steel. The announcement was made today by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production, and Sue Kroll, President, Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. The studio has slated the film to open worldwide on July 17, 2015. Last month’s surprise announcement of the new movie featuring both Superman and Batman created a wave of excitement and immediately fueled discussion and debate—among fans as well as in the media—about who would put on the cape...
  • BATMAN & ROBIN as Gay Couple, Secret Sex Lives of Superheroes in New Novel

    08/06/2013 6:14:16 PM PDT · by Bratch · 36 replies
    Newsarama ^ | August 5, 2013 | Vaneta Rogers
    Any male character that runs around in spandex with his "Boy Wonder" is going to be the target of a few speculative comments related to his sexuality. But a new novel has taken the speculation a step further, "outing" Batman and Robin as a gay couple. Released in English this July in the U.K., Erotic Lives of the Superheroes has been getting attention from British tabloids because in the novel, Batman is outed as a gay man. The story shows that Batman and Robin are an aging, bickering gay couple whose sex life has gone flat, and the dullness spurs...
  • It’s Official: Warner Bros. Announce Batman-Superman Movie

    07/20/2013 3:31:30 PM PDT · by Bratch · 60 replies
    Bleeding Cool ^ | July 20, 2013 | Brendon Connelly
    <p>Warner Bros. ended their panel with a big surprise, or two. After Tom Cruise and company had shuffled away, out came Zack Snyder to take the chairman’s lectern.</p>
  • Batman vs. The Penguin (with Patton Oswalt)

    04/21/2013 7:01:45 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 8 replies
    CollegeHumor ^ | April 15, 2013 | CH Staff
    Guns don't kill people. Batman does.
  • 'Batman' Villain Malachi Throne Dies at 84

    03/16/2013 7:36:00 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 15 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | March 15, 2013 | Mike Barnes
    Malachi Throne, the veteran TV actor who played Robert Wagner's boss on It Takes a Thief and the enigmatic evildoer False-Face on Batman, died Wednesday in Los Angeles of lung cancer. He was 84.
  • ‘Batman’ delivers wanted man to Bradford police station

    03/04/2013 2:34:18 PM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 2 replies
    thetimes.co.uk ^ | 3/4/12 | Russell Jenkins
    ‘Batman’ delivers wanted man to Bradford police station by Russell Jenkins Last updated at 1:34PM, March 4 2013 Bradford appears to have its own caped crusader after a man dressed as Batman handed over a wanted man to police officers. The mystery man walked into Trafalgar House police station in the West Yorkshire city with the suspect in tow in the early hours of Monday, February 25.
  • Batmobile sells for $4.6 million

    01/20/2013 6:08:51 AM PST · by big truck · 20 replies
    Barrett-Jackson ^ | 01.20.13 | Big Truck
    Another piece of my childhood sold to the highest bidder. Sigh...
  • TV’s Original Batmobile To Be Auctioned Off

    12/03/2012 7:26:09 AM PST · by bgill · 47 replies
    The Deadline Team ^ | Dec. 1, 2012 | The Deadline Team
    The car used in the 1966-68 Batman TV series will be auctioned off in January. Customizer George Barris bought the 1955 Lincoln Futura Concept car for $1 from the Ford Motor Co. Barris was given $15,000 and 15 days to gadgetize the handmade two-seater.
  • Did Obama Blame the Movie for the Colorado Shooting?

    10/11/2012 4:29:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 11, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Ladies and gentlemen, just a brief question here. Do you remember when the latest Batman movie came out? What was it, The Dark Knight Rises? In Colorado, a guy shows up and shoots up the theater, and there were people that died in that massacre, right? Did Obama and the media blame the film? Did they blame the filmmaker? I mean, if there was a connection to the film, you could make a great case that this wacko was affected by the movie. I wonder what woulda happened if Obama woulda said in the aftermath of that...
  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm – The Best Dark Knight Movie No One Saw

    10/04/2012 12:56:48 AM PDT · by Bratch · 12 replies
    WhatCulture! ^ | October 4, 2012 | Brendan Agnew
    The Dark Knight was not the first great Batman movie.Neither was Batman Begins – in fact, years before Warner Bros. brought Christopher Nolan in to revive their marquee franchise, another group of talented film-makers delivered what is still, to many, the definitive on-screen version of the character.And if you’re a fan of the character and haven’t seen Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, you should be ashamed of yourself.Right now seems an ideal time to bring this topic up, as Batman: The Animated Series just celebrated its 20th anniversary (completely unmarked – for SHAME Warner Bros.) on the 5th of this...
  • ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1&#8242; Review

    09/22/2012 9:33:11 AM PDT · by Bratch · 13 replies
    Screen Rant ^ | September 22, 2012 | Kofi Outlaw
    The Batman that many people know (and love) today was spawned not in the 1930s, when the Caped Crusader first appeared in comic books – but rather in the 1980s, under the revisionary design of writer/artist Frank Miller, creator of Sin City and 300. Miller’s seminal Batman story arcs - Batman: Year One and The Dark Knight Returns – have directly influenced every iteration of the superhero thereafter, including Chris Nolan’s Batman Begins and The Dark Knight Rises (respectively). In short, it was Miller who put the “dark” into The Dark Knight.DC Universe has already paid homage to Miller’s work with a Batman: Year One animated film, but with The Dark Knight Returns,...
  • James holms, research, the problem with going native.

    08/02/2012 9:00:32 AM PDT · by Rage cat · 18 replies
    There is no inherent thing in a person that prevents them from carrying out acts of killing, or mass destruction. The thing that restrains a person is their upbringing. The morality and ethics that they are taught when they are growing up. That fact becomes all the more important when they enter a field of study where they are dealing with the very perception of reality that those morals are based on. There has been a long standing problem in research. That is the tendency for the researcher to go native. A researcher has to study the interaction from an...
  • Does ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Contradict ‘The Dark Knight’?

    08/01/2012 12:02:35 PM PDT · by Bratch · 29 replies
    Screen Rant ^ | July 26,2012 | Kofi Outlaw
    While writing my review of The Dark Knight Rises, I found myself doing a lot of self-reflection in regards to why I felt less enthused by Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy finale than I did about the previous installment, The Dark Knight. The performances in The Dark Knight Rises were excellent; it was a more visually sophisticated film, and the action set pieces were bigger and more frequent than ever before. The epic conclusion to the film left a lump in many throats, and by all accounts the movie should’ve been the most rousing and exciting chapter in the trilogy (no...
  • Andrew Klavan: Batman Battles The Politics Of Resentment

    07/30/2012 11:44:31 AM PDT · by Robert DeLong · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Andrew Klavan
    Murder is the opposite of art: destructive, impoverishing, nihilistic. To discuss the act of a killer as if it had some relevance to a work of culture is to usher the age-old enemy of mankind into one of his citadels. So I will pass over the massacre in an Aurora, Colo., theater in a silence respectful toward its victims. But the film that was playing in that theater—"The Dark Knight Rises"—deserves to be loudly celebrated as a masterful and stunningly honest work of Western popular culture.
  • Unbearable cost of the dark night rises

    07/30/2012 11:26:55 AM PDT · by John David Powell · 14 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | July 29, 2012 | John David Powell
    Their faces still haunt us from our paper and cyber pages, even as the days turn into weeks since that awful night at the movies. Most of us probably do not know their names; we probably could not pick them out of a list. Even those of us who have written about them may only remember a name or two. And we only know who they were – no, who they are – from the stories told by relatives and friends. For some reason, and it may just be me, but for some reason I can tell almost by looking...
  • Aurora Massacre: In Defense of Christopher Nolan and 'The Dark Knight'

    07/28/2012 1:19:19 PM PDT · by Bratch · 27 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | July 28, 2012 | John Nolte
    In the wake of the awful massacre in Aurora, Colorado, we're reading al lot of criticism directed at Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight," the second feature in the director's trilogy and the one with the memorable "Joker" character that apparently inspired the alleged movie theatre shooter. The problem with much of this criticism, however, is that it portrays the movie as the exact opposite of what it really is. [...] If I had to choose the most inexpressibly moving and inspiring moment of humanity of any film released over the least five years, it would be the sequence in "The...
  • The Dark Knight Mumbles: What's Wrong with Christopher Nolan's Message

    07/28/2012 12:23:37 PM PDT · by aft_lizard · 24 replies
    BoxOffice.Com ^ | JULY 28, 2012 | Ross A. Lincoln
    The Avengers represent a kind of FDR can-do ethos. They're cultivated by the government for the common good and don't exist as authority figures so much as the right tools for the right jobs. Most of them are even the product of government-run projects (The Hulk, Captain America) or government money (Tony Stark is a defense contractor, remember). But The Dark Knight trilogy has always been ruled over by Ayn Rand. In it, true societal good is reached through the singular actions of a wealthy, powerful, selfish people. In The Dark Knight, Batman clamps down on the regular folk imitating...
  • Police: Md. man made threat, 'joker' reference

    07/28/2012 10:30:16 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 4 replies
    Ktar.com ^ | 7/27/12 | AP
    <p>PALMER PARK, Md. (AP) - A week after the Colorado movie theater massacre, a Maryland man was taken into custody when police said he made a "joker" reference and threatened to shoot up a business he was being fired from.</p>
  • Why Batman's "The Dark Knight Rises" Is An Instant Conservative Classic

    07/27/2012 9:41:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/27/2012 | Jerry Boyer
    The third film in the Batman series is a direct polemical assault on the French Revolution and its political heirs, which includes Occupy Wall Street and perhaps Barack Obama. I would say that it is the exact opposite of so many revolutionary-wannabe films from Fight Club to V for Vendetta (which has provided the tell-tale Guy Fawkes masks to the Occupy movement), except that in order to be opposite, they must in some sense be comparable and DKR is far superior to the others artistically, commercially and philosophically. The crazed theater shooter, if he turns out to be as much...
  • Obama: On Second Thought, I Will Push For More Gun Control

    07/26/2012 3:57:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 58 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2012 | Katie Pavlich
    It was just last week when White House Press Secretary Jay Carney stood in front of America and said President Obama would only work to curtail violent crime with "existing" gun laws. This was a response to reporters asking whether the President would pursue new gun control measures after a mad man killed 12 and wounded 58 people sitting unarmed in a gun-free zone theater. The shooting has thrust the issue of gun control into the national spotlight with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg calling on both presidential candidates to better enforce gun laws on the books and Sen....
  • Poll:Should Obama and Romney support gun-control measures in the wake of the CO massacre?

    07/26/2012 7:21:19 PM PDT · by AZ .44 MAG · 49 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | 7-26-2012 | The Miami Herald
    Should President Obama and Mitt Romney come out in support of gun-control measures in the wake of the Colorado movie-theater massacre? Yes No
  • Would It Be Racist To Call Obama The Dark Knight?

    07/26/2012 10:52:47 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | The Looking Spoon
    Perhaps (to say nothing of the fact that it's a misnomer since Obama is anything but a hero), but there's a better name for him anyway...
  • We’ve Seen This Movie Before I(ROGER EBERT on the Aurora/Batman movie theater shooting)

    07/25/2012 11:43:56 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 13 replies
    NY Times ^ | July 20, 2012 | Roger Ebert
    <p>JAMES HOLMES, who opened fire before the midnight premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises,” could not have seen the movie. Like many whose misery is reflected in violence, he may simply have been drawn to a highly publicized event with a big crowd...</p>
  • In wake of tragedy, lawyers step in: Colorado shooting survivor plans suit, says publicist

    07/25/2012 4:10:13 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 41 replies
    Yahoo News - The Outlook ^ | July 25, 2012 | Liz Goodwin
    Torrence Brown Jr., one of the Aurora movie shooting survivors, is planning on suing the theater, confirmed his family's publicist on Wednesday. "We're going to make sure whoever is accountable is going to take responsibility for this tragedy," Cassandra Williams of Wet PR said. She said that Brown, who was friends with 18-year-old AJ Boik, one of the shooting victims, is handling the criticism his suit has sparked. "We know it goes with the territory, so he's fine," Williams said. She added that Brown, 18, is seeking therapy and is emotionally distraught after the shooting.
  • Just a Question of Jokers !{VANITY}

    07/24/2012 9:22:31 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 20 replies
    Many | July 24 2012 | Self
    This questions has been bugging me since the police said he thought he was the joker .The only time i recall the joker having red hair is the cartoon version from the 80's Is this really considered Red hair ?It still looks light pea green to me !or even dirty blonde ...
  • 3 arrested in separate 'Dark Knight' incidents

    07/24/2012 8:13:29 AM PDT · by EBH · 16 replies
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 7/24/2012
    At least 3 men accused of making threats during or after watching the new Batman movie have been arrested in separate incidents, underscoring moviegoers' anxieties and heightened security in the wake of a deadly mass shooting at a Colorado theater showing the film. A Maine man was arrested when he told authorities that he was on his way to shoot a former employer a day after watching "The Dark Knight Rises," Maine state police said Monday. Timothy Courtois of Biddeford, Maine, had been stopped for speeding, and a police search of his car found an AK-47 assault weapon, four handguns,...