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  • [Vanity] I'm Done...The "Orville" has Jumped the Shark...for me.

    01/04/2019 7:30:14 PM PST · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 120 replies
    Me ^ | 1/4/2018 | The Dread Pirate Roberts
    I have had it. I just watched the latest episode of "The Orville". But this latest episode, "Primal Urges" pissed me off to NO end. Let's forget the overall subject of "gay" porn addiction by a completely non-human species, and the total delve into how that affected the ship and crew...and the clear homosexual overtones. I cannot let pass the behavior of the sudo-Klingon character of Bortis who stood by and watched a woman say goodbye to her family...husband and son...of which there was a good 30-60 second scene...and our Uber Macho "hero" did NOTHING to save her. His behavior...given...
  • Does Oklahoma stand a chance against Alabama? Here are 5 ways the Sooners can topple the Tide

    12/27/2018 7:07:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 27, 2018 | Pete Thamel
    Oklahoma has the Heisman Trophy winner at quarterback, the best young offensive mind in college football calling plays and a unit that led the nation with 49.5 points per game this season. They are the country’s most dangerous, explosive and exciting team. And according to the oddsmakers, experts and coaches familiar with both teams, the No. 4 Sooners are hopelessly overmatched against No. 1 Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal. “Top to bottom,” said an opposing coach familiar with Alabama, “this is the best overall team that they’ve ever had.” That’s why Vegas has installed the Sooners as two-touchdown...
  • Kevin Hart Fires Back at Critics of His Homophobic Tweets, Does Not Apologize

    12/06/2018 8:17:32 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 28 replies
    Indie Wire ^ | 6th December 2018 | Steve Green
    Kevin Hart’s road to hosting the Oscars just got a little more bumpy. After multiple homophobic tweets by Hart resurfaced in the wake of his announcement as the 2019 Academy Awards ceremony’s host, the comedian responded with a lengthy Instagram post on Thursday evening. In it, Hart opted not to apologize for his past jokes, but instead claimed that he had changed since then. ou can watch a (for some reason, shirtless) Hart respond to the growing controversy in both video and caption form below: “Guys, I’m almost 40 years old,” Hart said in the video. “If you don’t believe...
  • Kevin Hart Called Out for Homophobic Jokes After Being Named 2019 Oscars Host

    12/05/2018 8:08:02 AM PST · by Ennis85 · 21 replies
    Indie Wire ^ | 5th Demember 2018 | Zack Sharf
    After months of speculation, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed December 5 that comedian Kevin Hart would be taking on the job of Oscars host for the upcoming 91st Academy Awards. The gig will be HartÂ’s first time hosting the Oscars, a massive step up from his gigs hosting ceremonies like the BET Awards, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the MTV Movie and TV Awards. However, HartÂ’s hiring is being met with some backlash online from film writers and Oscar pundits. Erik Anderson, the founder of Awards Watch, took to social media shortly after Hart confirmed...
  • Spare The Rod, Spoil The System

    11/20/2018 11:08:11 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/20/18 | Rick Hayes
    Our paganistic media and entertainment industries reinforce this destructive curriculum and our elected leaders shamelessly live out greedy, and self-centered careers In today’s aristocracy, there is ample evidence that there are no consequences for the politically connected and the very wealthy. Since time immemorial, lousy behavior without consequences usually escalates to worse behavior and on and on and on. The downward evolution in such a society and what we are witnessing in America today is that movies that were once rated R are now rated PG, what was once seen as deplorable becomes acceptable and what was once shocking becomes...
  • Porn's Stormy Daniels to perform at Deja Vu Showgirls; she's strip club chain's new spokesperson

    11/19/2018 2:14:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Lansing State Journal ^ | November 17, 2018 | Eric Lacy
    Link only due to copyright issues: https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/2018/11/17/stormy-daniels-put-show-michigans-capital-city-later-month/2039646002/
  • Kim Says Kanye West Likes Trump’s Personality, Not His Politics

    11/15/2018 2:41:07 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Money Makers ^ | November 15, 2018 | Alan Wass
    Is Kanye West in bed with wife Kim Kardashian or Donald Trump? It depends what day of the week it is. Kardashian says that Kanye is more of a fan of Trump’s personality than his politics. Kim Kardashian reckons that she had a talk with her hubby after his recent trip to the White House to educate him and set him straight on politics. Is Kim Saving Kanye West from Himself? Although Kanye West and Kim Kardashian should not really be your first reference point when discussing US politics, they have massive sway with the younger generations of today. I...
  • Scientist in remote Antarctic outpost stabs colleague who told him endings of books he was reading

    10/30/2018 12:09:33 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 93 replies
    www.msn.com ^ | 10/29/2018 | Staff
    A scientist in a remote outpost in Antarctica plunged a kitchen knife into his colleague because he was fed up with the man telling him the endings of books, say investigators. Sergey Savitsky, 55, and Oleg Beloguzov, 52, were avid readers to pass the lonely hours during four harsh years together. But Savitsky became angry after Beloguzov kept telling him the endings, it is alleged.
  • Disney World Raises Its Prices ... Because It Can

    10/18/2018 11:46:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | October 17, 2018 | Rick Munarriz, The Motley Fool
    It's going to cost a bit more to park or be a passholder at Disney's (NYSE: DIS) sprawling theme park resort in Florida. Disney World is boosting the parking lot prices at its four theme parks by at least 11%, with the biggest percentage move coming for standard parking -- up 14% to $25 for cars and motorcycles. Parking has always been included for passholders, but those annual ransoms also went up on Tuesday. Annual passes for the four different tiers are now 3% to 9% higher than they were earlier in the week, with the largest percentage increase for...
  • Taylor Swift breaks political silence in favour of Democrats

    10/08/2018 5:45:15 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 36 replies
    BBC News ^ | 8th October 2018 | BBC News
    Taylor Swift has spoken out politically for the first time, publicly endorsing two Democrats for the upcoming US mid-term elections. The 28-year-old says events in "the past two years" have meant she's no longer reluctant to share her views. The singer wrote on Instagram: "I always will cast my vote based on which candidate will protect and fight for the human rights I believe we all deserve." The elections are on 6 November. https://www.instagram.com/p/BopoXpYnCes/?utm_source=ig_embed Taylor, who in June gave a speech in Chicago offering "love and respect" to LGBT people who haven't yet come out, will be voting in historically...
  • North v South: Fascinating images show the contrast between life either side of Korea's borders

    09/17/2018 10:18:51 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | September 17, 2018 | Chris Pleasance and Agence France Presse
    • Korea has been split into North and South since the Soviets and US divided it up after the Second World War • South prospered economically under democracy, while the North isolated itself under a communist regime • Life on either side of the border is now very different, though some common themes remain between the two • Photographer Ed Jones captured this fascinating series showing similarities and differences between them It is more than seven decades since Korea was divided into North and South at the end of the Second World War - and since then life has become...
  • Warner Bros, HBO, DC entertainment rolls out diversity and inclusion policy

    09/08/2018 6:37:29 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 56 replies
    One Angry Gamer ^ | September 8th 2018 | Billy D
    More companies are adopting a diversity and inclusion policy. This time the parent company of DC Entertainment, Warner Bros., and HBO, will employ a diversity and inclusion policy for people of color, LGBTQIA+, and other “marginalized” individuals. According to ICV2, the site is reporting that WarnerMedia will utilize the new diversity and inclusion policy for upcoming projects when it comes to hiring, creating stories, and giving a voice to “under-represented” groups. In the press statement it reads… ”[W]e all must ensure there is greater inclusion of women, people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, those with disabilities and other underrepresented groups...
  • How to Audition for These Top 12 Cruise Lines

    08/29/2018 2:47:28 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Backstage ^ | August 27, 2018 | Cori Hundt
    Most performers dream of having a steady stream of gigs to be able to make a living solely by means of their craft. Yet with unemployment rates what they are for those in the performing arts, and day jobs very much the norm, this is obviously easier said than done. However, there is one type of steady performing arts work that not only pays a competitive rate but also covers room and board: working on a cruise ship. With contracts often lasting six to nine months and many performers being hired over and over again, this may just be the...
  • Movie Review -- Crazy Rich Asians

    08/18/2018 12:41:26 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 27 replies
    Fandango ^ | 8-18-18 | vanity
    This is my personal assessment of this movie. Run, don't walk, to see this hilarious romantic comedy in your nearest theatre. I haven't laughed so hard in a movie theatre in years. My husband enjoyed it as much as I did. I need to see it again, since many of the jokes are culturally based, but there was enough there to keep just about anybody entertained. It received a 92% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Many of the reviewers seemed to have Asian names, so it doesn't look like they were offended at the humor. The audience where I viewed it...
  • Why do people listen to Infowars' Alex Jones at all? We asked them

    08/12/2018 2:51:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 144 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | August 10, 2018 | David Tarrant
    Alex Jones — conspiracy peddler, provocateur, Texan — lost easy access to millions upon millions of followers this week when Facebook, YouTube, Apple and Spotify banned much, if not all, of his content. Thinking of Jones’ empire — built on provably false theories and predictably wrong predictions — I wondered about those followers. Who are they? What brings them to his pages? Why do they seem willing to accept fantasy and conjecture over fact? Do they, as Jones’ lawyers have suggested, think the whole thing is a bit for entertainment? Would they tell me — a longtime member of the...
  • Iowa State Fair Says Grandstand Project Will be Done by Opening Day

    08/05/2018 7:41:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    WHO-TV ^ | August 3, 2018 | Laura Barczewski
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa State Fair is less than a week away and some areas are still under construction including the Grandstand. The renovated Grandstand will seat 14,500 people compared to the original 10,500. “I say we have four things, ease of getting in. You’re going to get in easier. You don’t have to have tickets for the food and beverage this year, so the lines should be shorter for that. We have new concessions and new restrooms and a bigger stage,” Iowa State Fair Manager and CEO Gary Slater said. The bigger stage and additional seats go...
  • Barack Obama the dad dancer! Former President and Michelle rock out at Beyonce and Jay Z concert

    07/29/2018 3:29:19 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 29, 2018 | Daily Mail
    When Beyonce and Jay Z are performing, all eyes are glue to the stage. Unless, that is, Barack Obama is rocking out behind you. Fans were delighted to spot the former U.S. president unleashing his best dad moves with wife Michelle beside him in a private booth at the FedExField in Landover, Maryland on Saturday. Throwing their arms in the air during Jay's track N****s in Paris, the former first couple were on their feet and clearly loving every moment as their old friends lit up the stage.
  • Anyone here watching 2018 MLB All-Star Game?

    07/17/2018 6:47:24 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 69 replies
    Guava Cheese Puff | July 17, 2018 | Guava Cheese Puff
    Is it a good one tonight?
  • Why is Croatia, with a population of only 4 million, so good at Soccer?

    07/14/2018 6:37:38 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 111 replies
    I-news UK ^ | Jul 2018
    How is it that four million Croats could build a team good enough to make it to the World Cup final, beating Argentina (43 million), England (53 million) and hosts Russia (144 million) along the way? The country famously didn’t even exist the last time England made it to a World Cup semi-final in 1990. The country declared independence in 1991, but was embroiled in the war in the Balkans as Yugoslavia split for several years. Most Croats were living in what is now Croatia, but a large minority existed in what are now Serbia and Bosnia especially. What ensued...
  • Trump expected to skip appearance at All-Star Nationals Game (MLB summer classic)

    07/14/2018 4:56:12 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 14, 2018 | JACQUELINE THOMSEN
    President Trump is not expected to attend the All-Star Game in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, though past presidents have attended the game when it was held in the city. The Associated Press reported that Trump will likely skip the game after returning home on Tuesday from a trip to Europe ending with his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Tuesday’s game marks the fifth time it will have been held in Washington since 1937. The AP noted that several former presidents have attended the game when the nation’s capital hosted the event. Former President Eisenhower skipped out on throwing the...