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  • Dalton Trumbo Had It Coming

    11/06/2015 9:52:02 AM PST · by EveningStar · 92 replies
    Human Events ^ | November 6, 2015 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    "Dalton Trumbo was a socialist, but he loved being rich." So says Bryan Cranston, who stars in "Trumbo," out this week, and plays the screenwriter who went to prison with the Hollywood Ten in the time of Harry Truman. Actually, Trumbo was not a socialist. Bernie Sanders is a socialist. Trumbo was a Stalinist, a hard-core Communist when the Communist Party USA was run from Moscow by the Comintern, agents of the greatest mass murderer of the 20th century.
  • Bill Maher admits he tossed his ALL-liberal audience because they were too uptight

    06/13/2015 9:51:33 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 95 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | June 13, 2015 | Tracy Connors
    As expected, Bill Maher has now weighed in on the non-troversy, that erupted this week when Jerry Seinfeld bemoaned the culture of political correctness on college campuses – and Maher went a step farther. Both Maher and his guest Comedy Central roast master Jeffrey Ross, agreed with Seinfeld, which should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with their work. The big stunner came when Maher acknowledged that liberals have become so infected by political correctness, that they have been rendered all but incapable of finding his brand of humor amusing. As a result, Maher has had to modify the...
  • British Artists Call to Boycott London Israeli Film Festival

    06/08/2015 3:11:18 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/6/15 | Cynthia Blank
    A group of 40 British filmmakers and artists have sent an open letter to The Guardian on Monday calling for the Curzon and Odeon cinema chains to stop screenings of an Israeli film festival opening in London this week. Seret 2015, the London Israeli Film and Television Festival, will open Thursday with a gala screening at Bafta, followed by a number of screenings at the aforementioned theaters in the days to follow. Denying the boycott is about refusing to show films by individual filmmakers, the letter stresses cinemas should cancel the screenings because the Israeli state is “promoting this festival...
  • Feminist Author: White Men Need to Stop Writing So Much

    06/04/2015 12:42:28 PM PDT · by rightistight · 62 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/4/15 | Aurelius
    Writing online, author Elisa Gabbert answered one of her reader's questions about whether he should stop writing because of his "privilege" of being white and male. An anonymous reader asked Gabbert: "I am a white, male poet—a white, male poet who is aware of his privilege and sensitive to inequalities facing women, POC, and LGBTQ individuals in and out of the writing community—but despite this awareness and sensitivity, I am still white and still male. Sometimes I feel like the time to write from my experience has passed, that the need for poems from a white, male perspective just isn’t...
  • The Business of Being Rush Limbaugh

    05/28/2015 6:08:43 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 77 replies
    Darryl Parks ^ | 5/27/15 | Darryl Parks
    After news broke about the Rush Limbaugh Show getting kicked to the curb by WRKO-AM in Boston, Nielsen radio market #10, I received about a dozen emails asking when I was going to comment. So, here goes. First, understand the “business of business is business” and the “business of money is money.” And it’s money not a station’s Nielsen ratings that will ultimately determine your success or failure as a personality. For most of us, revenue and ratings are connected. But, that’s not true for everyone. After Rush Limbaugh stepped over the line with his Sandra Fluke comments a few...
  • Why Liberals Are More Intelligent Than Conservatives (Kitten Chow, have at it folks)

    04/07/2015 6:19:47 AM PDT · by MayorKoch · 224 replies
    Psychology Today ^ | 3/22/10 | Satoshi Kanazawa
    It is difficult to define a whole school of political ideology precisely, but one may reasonably define liberalism (as opposed to conservatism) in the contemporary United States as the genuine concern for the welfare of genetically unrelated others and the willingness to contribute larger proportions of private resources for the welfare of such others. In the modern political and economic context, this willingness usually translates into paying higher proportions of individual incomes in taxes toward the government and its social welfare programs. Liberals usually support such social welfare programs and higher taxes to finance them, and conservatives usually oppose them....
  • 'It has become a tainted situation': NBC firmly shuts door on Bill Cosby as execs admit number of al

    01/16/2015 7:06:16 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 16 January 2015 | By Associated Press
    The door is firmly shut to Bill Cosby's return to NBC, the network's top entertainment executive said Friday. 'That's safe to say,' NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt said Friday when asked if the network would ever again do a project with Cosby, who 30 years ago was the sitcom king with the network's 'The Cosby Show.' NBC's decision to sever ties with the 77-year-old comedian comes in the wake of multiple allegations of sexual assault against him, two lawsuits and a complaint to Los Angeles police earlier this week from a woman who says the comedian sexually abused her in...
  • Kickstarter revises standards after banning Gosnell film, but denies connection

    06/06/2014 7:20:11 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    life site news ^ | Dustin Siggins
    BROOKLYN, NY, June 6, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- Two months after Kickstarter rejected two pro-life films because of its project standards, the nation's largest crowdsourcing website has streamlined those standards. In a June 3 blog post, Kickstarter announced that its approval process has been simplified, whittling a laundry list of rules "down to three basic principles." Additionally, rather than ask for approval, project organizations will have the option to simply click a "Launch Now" button that will allow projects to launch without approval from Kickstarter's editors. Credit: Kickstarter.com "Gosnell" filmmaker Phelim McAleer told The Daily Signal that the changes are "a...
  • "About 30% of the films in Hollywood are funded through the Middle East" -Josh Tickell

    05/31/2014 5:37:25 PM PDT · by wtd · 6 replies
    SunNews' Brian Lilley follows up with Josh Tickell, filmmaker. The ultimate highlight is at 03:49 as it is revealed directly from the horses mouth: "The truth is that about 30% of the films in Hollywood are funded through the Middle East"video link via VladTepesBlog
  • Stacey Dash joins Fox News as paid contributor, black liberals unleash furor

    05/28/2014 1:14:21 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 82 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 28, 2014 | By Jessica Chasmar
    “Clueless” actress Stacey Dash is joining Fox News as a paid cultural commentator, but the move isn’t going over well with black liberals who think she is being hijacked as the network’s “token” black woman. [snip] “And how is Stacey Dash about to ‘contribute’ to Fox News like straight-to-DVD black cinema aint pay some of them bills…” wrote @eeshurheartout. “Congrats on your new token!” wrote @mandyplz “She truly thinks she’s a white woman,” wrote @ChampagneNii. “Now every self hating black has a show on Fox News,” wrote @funkdigital. [snip]
  • Pat Sajak calls global warming advocates 'unpatriotic racists,' sparks Twitter backlash

    05/20/2014 9:19:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 74 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | May 20, 2014
    “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak sparked a social media backlash Tuesday after calling people concerned about climate change “unpatriotic racists.” “I now believe global warming alarmists are unpatriotic racists knowingly misleading for their own ends. Good night,” Sajak tweeted late Monday.
  • Can Conservatives Be Funny?

    05/20/2014 1:07:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | Published May 20, 2014 | Frank Rich
    As the late-night comedy landscapeI> reshuffles, are right-wing comics being unfairly ignored? An investigation.You would have thought that President Obama had nominated Eric Holder to succeed John Roberts as chief justice, not that Les Moonves had named a successor to David Letterman. When Stephen Colbert was promoted to the Late Show throne last month, Rush Limbaugh called in the dogs: “CBS has just declared war on the heartland of America,” he said, by hiring a partisan who would bring about “a redefinition of what is comedy.” The vitriol on the right became so thick that a couple of less excitable...
  • Meet The Liberal Network (of groups) That Orchestrated The Hit On The Benham Brothers

    05/13/2014 11:19:06 AM PDT · by armydawg505 · 12 replies
    http://dailycaller.com ^ | 5/12/14 | Alex Pappas
    Meet the well-funded advocacy network of liberal groups that orchestrated the successful ouster of the Benham Brothers from HGTV. Until last week, David and Jason Benham were set to host a new home-renovation show on the Home and Garden Television network, called “Flip It Forward.” But all that changed after an obscure website called Right Wing Watch drew negative attention to the Benham’s conservative views on abortion and gay marriage. The website vilified the hosts with the headline, “HGTV Picks Anti-Gay, Anti-Choice Extremist For New Reality TV Show.” The story shed light on how the hosts’ father, Flip Benham, is...
  • Brothers disappointed in HGTV ouster

    05/08/2014 11:18:49 AM PDT · by don-o · 42 replies
    AP ^ | May 8, 2014
    David and Jason Benham said Thursday they were disappointed that HGTV pulled the plug on "Flip it Forward," due to debut in October. After the network announced the show was upcoming, the lobbying group Right Wing Watch labeled David Benham an "anti-gay extremist" and reported on statements he made against homosexuality and gay marriage.
  • HGTV Pulls Flip It Forward After Benham Brothers Anti-Gay Controversy

    05/07/2014 5:48:45 PM PDT · by BurningOak · 38 replies
    E-Online ^ | 05/07/2014 | Tierney Bricker
    Flip it Forward, a real estate series set to debut in October, has been pulled by the network after Right Wing Watch reported that the twin brothers, David and Jason Benham, at the center of the house flipping show were anti-gay activists. ... Right Wing Watch reported on Tuesday that in 2012, David had led a prayer rally outside of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte N.C., where he told a conservative radio show that it was necessary to "stop homosexuality and its agenda that is attacking the nation" and "demonic ideologies tak[ing] our universities and our public school systems."...
  • Is the Start-up Site, Kickstarter kicking out pro-life projects?

    04/16/2014 12:39:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/16/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    For the second time, producers of a planned pro-life film effort have had to switch from Kickstarter to IndieGoGo for their crowdfunding efforts. Filmmakers Phelim McAleer and Ann McIlhenny took their Gosnell Movie project to IndieGoGo after Kickstarter insisted that they could shut down the effort at any time if they didn’t like the language used to promote it, and another pro-life project called Stolen Moments has gotten a rejection letter from Kickstarter as well. The rejection, nearly two weeks ago, was on the basis of the campaign being, er … “self help” (via Katie Pavlich): For the life of...
  • Gosnell Filmmakers Quit Kickstarter, Claiming Censorship

    04/02/2014 2:50:58 PM PDT · by Diago · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | April 1, 2014 2:44 PM | Josh Encinias
    --> NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE          www.nationalreview.com           April 1, 2014 2:44 PM Gosnell Filmmakers Quit Kickstarter, Claiming CensorshipFilmmakers have raised over $195,000 in five days By Josh Encinias Makers of a film on abortionist and convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell say the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter singled out their project for special objections. They have ankled the massively popular platform in favor of another crowdfunding site. Ann and Phelim Media have  raised nearly $200,000 in five days on crowdfunding site Indiegogo for a planned movie about Gosnell, a Philadelphia abortionist who was convicted in 2013 on a host of charges including multiple illegal...
  • Republican draws fire for campaigning with Ted Nugent

    02/18/2014 3:44:35 PM PST · by bgill · 53 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | Feb. 18, 2014 | AFP
    A Republican hopeful for Texas governor drew harsh criticism for hitting the campaign trail Tuesday with Ted Nugent, the controversial rocker who recently described President Barack Obama as a "subhuman mongrel." Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott appeared at two campaign stops with the outspoken gun-loving musician-turned-commentator on the first day of early primary voting in the traditionally Republican state where he faces a surprisingly tough challenge by a rising-star Democrat.
  • Actress Maria Conchita Alonso loses acting job for supporting tea party

    02/15/2014 10:08:57 AM PST · by mgist · 19 replies
    BizPac ^ | 1/14/14 | M Deorstewitz
    Actress Maria Conchita Alonso loses acting job for supporting tea party January 19, 2014 by Michael Dorstewitz When a famed Cuban-born singer/songwriter/actress openly supported a California tea party gubernatorial candidate, the San Francisco Latino community responded much as one might expect — with derision instead of acceptance. Maria Conchita Alonso appeared with Assemblyman Tim Donnelly in a campaign ad promoting his bid for the GOP nomination. She added a Spanish translation and a little humor to Donnelly’s spiel, saying: Donnelly’s conservative views include a strong opposition to illegal immigration. He was once associated with the Minuteman Project, a group that...
  • Evangelicals: Alone and Exiled in Hollywood

    02/02/2014 7:32:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/02/2014 | Fay Voshell
    Her story is the stuff Hollywood films are made of. She is a severely disabled woman with an inspiring story and the singer of a sweet song entitled "Alone and Yet Not Alone," a piece about the person who stood by her side and helped with her struggles.  The song was recently nominated for an Academy Award. The singer is Joni Earekson Tada, who was left a quadriplegic at age 17 after a diving accident crippled her for life.  She can't even use her hands.  But despite her disability, she became an artist, an author, and a speaker.  A strong and powerful advocate...
  • Ben Affleck: I can't watch 'big Republican' actors

    01/30/2014 6:14:38 AM PST · by rktman · 86 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 1/30/2014 | Larry Elder
    Democratic fundraiser/actor Ben Affleck – and the next big-screen “Batman” – recently gave an interview to Playboy. His own bias against Republicans, he admits, prevents him from fully enjoying a Republican actor’s performance. “It’s … hard,” said Affleck, “to get people to suspend disbelief.” Affleck said: “When I watch a guy I know is a big Republican, part of me thinks, I probably wouldn’t like this person if I met him, or we would have different opinions. That (bleep) fogs the mind when you should be paying attention and be swept into the illusion.”
  • Academy Disqualifies Oscar-Nominated Song 'Alone Yet Not Alone'

    01/29/2014 5:52:05 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 17 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 1/29/2014 | Scott Feinberg
    "Alone Yet Not Alone"? More like nominated yet not nominated. In a move with few precedents in the 86-year history of the Academy Awards, the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided to disqualify an Oscar nominee prior to the Oscars ceremony itself. "Alone Yet Not Alone," a little-heard tune from a little-seen film of the same name, will not appear on Oscar ballots when the final round of voting begins on Feb. 14. And the Academy will not announce a replacement nominee.The Academy's board of governors met on Tuesday evening to investigate...
  • YOUR GRAMMYS’ CHURCH

    01/28/2014 12:59:37 PM PST · by truthxchange · 5 replies
    truthxchange ^ | January 28, 2013 | Dr. Peter Jones
    As if by magic, the stage morphed into a massive cathedral with imposing stained-glass windows and a marriage archway. High Priestesses “Material Girl” Madonna and pure “royalty,” Queen Latifah, then appeared on stage to join in marriage 33 couples of numerous sexual permutations, thereby sealing the new religion’s Oneist creed: all religions and all sexualities are One—to the thunderous applause of the thousands present, and to the approbation of millions of television viewers. The vacuous marriage sacrament of the “Grammys religion” and its further trivialization as an entertainment stunt, only underlines the spiritually empty gospel that Tinsel Town and its...
  • Tea Party Furor Leads Actress Maria Conchita Alonso to Leave SF Ensler Play

    01/23/2014 10:37:03 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 | Chris Roberts
    San Francisco can stand a lot, but it cannot abide a Tea Party member. An uproar over Venezuela-born actress Maria Conchita Alonso's support for a Tea Party candidate has led the 56-year-old thespian to depart the San Francisco production of "The Vagina Monologues," according to reports. Alonso was to star in a Spanish-language version of the popular show until it came out that she supports California gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly. Donnelly, a Tea Party sympathizer, also runs a Minuteman militia-like group that patrols the border. Alonso quit the show over threats, according to the San Jose Mercury News -- which...
  • Latina Actress Under Fire For Endorsing A Tea Party Immigration Hardliner For California Governor

    01/16/2014 4:34:18 PM PST · by LaybackLenny · 30 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | January 16, 2014 | Fox News Latino
    Maria Conchita Alonso, the Cuban-Venezuelan actress who counts as one of her best-known films “Moscow on the Hudson” with Robin Williams, is drawing controversy over a political ad in which she appears with a California Tea Party lawmaker who is running for governor. Several Latino organizations criticized the actress for endorsing Tim Donnelly, an assemblyman who founded a state chapter of the Minutemen, an armed vigilante border patrol group, and who has pushed for a hard line on immigration.
  • The New Blacklist

    12/23/2013 4:55:05 PM PST · by Sherman Logan · 13 replies
    National Review Online ^ | December 22, 2013 | John O’Sullivan
    I’m sorry to arrive late to this controversy — explanation forthcoming in a later posting — but my impression is that the word “blacklist” has not been mentioned much in the debate over the Robertson family, GLAAD, and the A&E channel. Or if it has been mentioned, it certainly hasn’t had the central role that it should have had in this row. For what GLAAD has been operating is a classic blacklist operation. Its object is not to persuade those who disagree with it over the morality of same-sex relationships to change their minds. Nor is it principally intended to...
  • 'Duck Dynasty': Twitter Blocks 'iStandWithPhil.com' Content

    12/23/2013 2:50:22 PM PST · by madprof98 · 19 replies
    Links to the pro-Phil Robertson online petition drive have been flagged for content on the social media platform.In the latest development in the ongoing culture war surrounding Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson’s controversial remarks on homosexuality, the pro-Robertson website iStandwithPhil.com has been flagged on Twitter, prohibiting users from posting messages containing links to the page. ***** Twitter generally does not act to block content until receiving a report from another user or group of users. That complaint is then reviewed by Twitter, who decides whether to take action or not.
  • Phil Robertson Publicly Bashed Gays for Years -- A&E Knew All About It

    12/19/2013 12:10:45 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 76 replies
    TMZ ^ | 12/19/13 | Staff
    A&E knew all about "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson feelings toward gays when it hired him -- because the guy openly preached that gays were going to hell years before the series started. Take a look at the video (above) of a 2010 sermon at Berean Bible Church in Pennsylvania ... it's pretty much your typical bible-thumping drill. Phil calls gay people shameful, perverse, heartless, faithless, senseless God haters ... destined for the burning pits of hell. snip
  • A&E declares war on 'Duck Dynasty's' Christian values

    12/19/2013 8:48:56 AM PST · by rhema · 122 replies
    Fox News ^ | Dec. 19, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    Duck Dynasty has been sacrificed on the altar of political correctness. By now you probably know that A&E indefinitely suspended Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the Duck Dynasty family, for following the teachings of the Holy Bible. Nothing says tolerance and diversity by silencing the Christians and shoving them in a closet. Between you and me, I think Duck Dynasty ought to indefinitely suspend A&E. Phil ran afoul of intolerant leftwing bullies after making comments about homosexuality to GQ magazine. When the writer asked Phil what he considered to be sinful behavior, he replied: “Start with homosexual behavior and just...
  • ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Phil Robertson Fired Following Anti-Gay Remarks

    12/18/2013 4:47:00 PM PST · by Blue Turtle · 649 replies
    Variety ^ | Dec. 18, 2013 | AJ Marechal
    <p>A+E Networks, parent company of A&E, has released the following statement to Variety: “We are extremely disappointed to have read Phil Robertson’s comments in GQ, which are based on his own personal beliefs and are not reflected in the series Duck Dynasty. His personal views in no way reflect those of A+E Networks, who have always been strong supporters and champions of the LGBT community.”</p>
  • Hollywood Is Desperate

    09/23/2013 8:37:57 AM PDT · by Shout Bits · 84 replies
    Shout Bits Blog ^ | 9/23/2013 | Shout Bits
    At last night's 2013 Emmy Awards, actor Don Cheadle offered a rambling salute to the power of TV. Starting with Walter Cronkite's emotional reporting of Pres. Kennedy's assignation and moving on to other touchstones of leftist history, Cheadle argued that TV is the binding force of modern society. TV tells society what to feel, how to think, and what is OK to express openly. TV is the vanguard and constitution of all that is worthwhile. Cheadle's eyes tracked the teleprompter as if in disbelief of the propaganda he was required to spew. Far from an assertion of dominance, Cheadle's speech...
  • Blacks Trash Conservative Actress On Twitter After She Quotes MLK: “SHUT UP WHITE B**CH”

    08/30/2013 7:30:20 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 62 replies
    http://www.mrconservative.com ^ | August 29, 2013 | Kristin Tate
    Black actress Stacey Dash recently tweeted a part of Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech, in order to celebrate its 50th anniversary. But, since Dash is a conservative, she got blasted by other blacks on Twitter. Here are some of the tweets, via The Blaze. (WARNING: Explicit language)
  • GLAAD finds movies lag behind TV in LGBT roles

    08/21/2013 9:51:47 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 60 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 21, 2013 7:12 AM EDT | Jocelyn Novek
    We may be seeing more prominent gay and lesbian characters on TV shows, but the movie industry lags well behind the small screen, an advocacy group reports. In its first study of LGBT roles in major studio releases, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation found that compared with TV, where there has been a significant shift over the past decade, “Major studios appear reluctant to include LGBT characters in significant roles or franchises.” In its report released Wednesday, GLAAD found that of the 101 releases from Hollywood’s six major studios in 2012, just 14 included characters identified as lesbian,...
  • Michelle Shocked Claims Gay Marriage Will End the World, Venues End Her Tour Instead

    03/19/2013 12:43:35 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 60 replies
    SPIN Magazine ^ | March 19 2013, 3:04 PM ET | Chris Martins
    At least 10 venues have canceled previously scheduled Michelle Shocked concerts following homophobic speech made by the former alt-folk icon at a San Francisco show on Sunday night. During her second set at Yoshi's, she took the time to comment on California's controversial Proposition 8, which invalidated the momentary legality of gay marriage in the state, and which is currently under review by the Supreme Court."When they stop Prop 8 and force priests at gunpoint to marry gays, it will be the downfall of civilization, and Jesus will come back," she said according to USA Today and others. She was referring...
  • Discovery Channel cancels Nugent's gun show

    12/18/2012 5:20:11 PM PST · by george76 · 60 replies
    Washington Times ^ | December 18, 2012 | Stephen C. Webster
    In addition to cancelling its popular “American Guns” reality show, The Discovery Channel confirmed to Raw Story on Tuesday that firearms enthusiast Ted Nugent will also not be returning to the channel in any form or fashion. . ... After Friday’s devastating massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the spokesperson said that Nugent would definitely not be returning to the Discovery Channel.
  • Eastwood Rightly Mocks An Empty-Chair Presidency

    08/31/2012 4:23:14 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 141 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | August 31, 2012
    Tampa 2012: In remarks to a chair as vacant as the one in the Oval Office, a Hollywood icon reminds us that the president is a failed employee of the people and it's time to let him go. As performance shtick, it may not have come off perfectly. But judging from the reaction from those "left of Lenin," as 82-year-old Hollywood legend described it during a sort of surprise appearance at the Republican National Convention Thursday, it skewered our absentee president perfectly. "Clint, my hero, is coming across as sad and pathetic," tweeted "left of Lenin" film critic Roger Ebert...
  • Montana High School Cancels Famous Graduation Speaker Because He’s ‘Too Conservative’

    06/12/2012 11:21:53 AM PDT · by yoe · 9 replies
    Godfather Politics ^ | Jne 12, 2012 | Giacomo
    I’ve heard of high schools and colleges cancelling graduation speakers because they were too controversial, too liberal or too religious, but this is the first time I’ve heard of one being cancelled for being too conservative. Ronan High School in Ronan, Montana, had arranged for famed and award winning film producer Gerald Molen, a Montana native to speak at their graduation ceremony. Molen is best known for his Oscar winning film, Schindler’s List. He also produced Twister, Rain Man, Days of Thunder, Hook, Minority Report, Jurassic Park and The Lost World: Jurassic Park. Before becoming a film producer, Molen served...
  • Vince Vaughn Film's 'Gay' Joke Has Hollywood Taking Sides

    10/19/2010 12:23:55 PM PDT · by Mind Freed · 52 replies
    Director Ron Howard’s upcoming comedy “The Dilemma” came under fire after a trailer was released featuring the film's star Vince Vaughn’s character referring to electric cars as “gay.” CNN host Anderson Cooper appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and denounced the language, the joke soon disappeared from the film’s trailer. But an insider tells Pop Tarts it wasn’t Anderson-on-"Ellen" that initiated the change. “The decision to change the trailer came two to three weeks prior to Anderson Cooper’s appearance on ‘Ellen’ after learning some people were offended, as well corresponding with GLAAD (The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation,)" said...
  • Velvet Underground's Moe Tucker Plays For The Tea Party Now (libs consider her Judas now)

    10/06/2010 8:18:20 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 41 replies · 1+ views
    IFC (Independent Film Channel) ^ | 10/05/2010 | Brandon Kim
    I'm still in shock from reading this news on Stereogum about primitivist drummer and doll-voiced Velvet, Moe Tucker being a Tea Party fanatic. Say it ain't so Moe. It's like finding out that Henry Rollins has just been wearing a fake muscle suit all these years and he's really a skinny, mild-mannered pushover. Moe's strayed a long way off from being in a band at center of 1960's and 70's American counter culture. She's best known for her unrelenting, tribal drumming style of the time -- opting to take her bass drum, turn it upright and pound away on it...
  • ‘LA Times’ To Hollywood: Please Ignore the Box Office Success of ‘The Expendables’

    08/16/2010 11:14:20 AM PDT · by roses of sharon · 39 replies
    Critics aren’t dumb, they know the public doesn’t much care which way their thumbs point. But critics do know that based on their opinions and reviews they can enjoy an influence over what kind of films get made. And that’s not a small amount of power. Culture is upstream from politics, after all. If you have 95 percent of critics savaging a faithful retelling of the Gospels as anti-Semitic, no matter how successful “The Passion” is, no one’s going to go near that subject matter again. And that’s the goal. Same with anything that comes close to patriotism or conservatism....
  • Screenwriter Says Hollywood Conservatives ‘Have to Meet in Secret’ and ‘Talk in Whispers’

    04/27/2010 9:19:54 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 44 replies · 1,615+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | April 26, 2010 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – Screenwriter and author Andrew Klavan said that in Hollywood, “(i)f you’re a conservative, especially a religious person, people have to meet in secret. They talk in whispers. It’s a very disturbing kind of culture.” Klavan, in an exclusive interview with CNSNews.com, explained that he and fellow conservatives in Hollywood are battling the liberal status quo by creating entertainment that reflects the values held by the majority of Americans. And things are changing for the better, he said, pointing to the best-picture Oscar nomination for the Christian-themed film “The Blind Side” and Sandra Bullock’s win as best actress in...
  • Myrna Loy interview (1988)

    11/16/2009 3:23:12 AM PST · by Praxeologue · 11 replies · 985+ views
    People Magazine ^ | April 4, 1988 | Pope Brock
    "The Reagan revolution sits on her like an anvil. "It's a mystery to me why a lot of people don't want Democrats. When I was growing up, it was all Democrats. We wouldn't let a Republican in the back door." "Another mystery: how, like Vanessa Redgrave, she always managed to keep the hard angles of politics out of her work. How many social reformers could say they regret never having worked with Fred Astaire "because we were so much alike"?"
  • Former Miss California Carrie Prejean confesses to sex tape: '...biggest mistake...life'

    11/10/2009 9:10:04 AM PST · by OldDeckHand · 48 replies · 3,218+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 11/10/09 | Gina Salamone
    Carrie Prejean confessed that she has a sex tape, but said she regrets it. The former Miss California, who caused controversy during the Miss USA pageant when she said she didn't support same-sex marriage, appeared on Sean Hannity's Fox News Channel show Monday night to address the rumor. "It was the biggest mistake of my life," Prejean told Hannity. "I was all by myself. I was sending a boyfriend at the time, who I loved and cared about, a video of me. "I was a teenager at the time," she told Hannity. "Never did I think it would ever come...
  • Obama Parable?: Brownshirt Lizards Return in ‘V’

    11/04/2009 5:41:12 PM PST · by SonOfDarkSkies · 43 replies · 1,825+ views
    bighollywood.breitbart.com ^ | 11/4/2009 | Jeff Varga
    This is my first “coming out” article as a conservative and Christian because Hollywood is taking its last breath before dying and I don’t really have much to lose. I’m a director, but made a good living for about seven years compositing visual effects. That is, until I was blacklisted for objecting to anti-Christian and anti-American propaganda that I was forced to listen to 8 hours a day by 90% of the people around me. But that’s a story for a different time. ... What completely blows my mind is that all these comic book and sci-fi loving fans embrace...
  • Prejean Sex Tape Triggers Settlement

    11/04/2009 10:04:09 AM PST · by OldDeckHand · 136 replies · 11,384+ views
    TMZ.com ^ | 11/04/09 | Staff
    Carrie Prejean demanded more than a million dollars during her settlement negotiations with Miss California USA Pageant officials -- that is, until the lawyer for the Pageant showed Carrie an XXX home video of her handiwork. The video the lawyer showed Carrie is extremely graphic and has never been released publicly. We know that, because TMZ obtained the video months ago but decided not to post it because it was so racy. Let's just say, Carrie has a promising solo career. We're told it took about 15 seconds for Carrie to jettison her demand and essentially walk away with nothing....
  • DUmmie FUnnies 09-28-09 ("Actors you were bummed to find out were Republican...")

    09/28/2009 4:50:20 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 176 replies · 4,779+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | September 28, 2009 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    I was actually planning on doing a DUFU about either the DUmmies or KOmmies biting their fingernails over the survival of public option in ObamaCare. Right now they are acting as if their very existence depends on public option remaining. However, I find the constant micro-analysis of each little nuance and twitch of the various Senators and Congress folks to be highly annoying. Like their self-absorbed neurosis was making me neurotic reading about it. Therefore I decided to go with the FUn THREAD, "Actors you were bummed to find out were Republican..." At least one of the actors mentioned...
  • Soap Actress Says She Was Fired Because of Religious Beliefs

    09/09/2009 8:13:09 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 61 replies · 3,321+ views
    http://www.foxnews.com/ ^ | September 04, 2009 | By Lauren Green
    If you tuned in to the soap "One Life to Live" this week, you may have noticed there's been a change of character. One character in particular. Actress Patricia Mauceri says she was fired and abruptly replaced for objecting to a gay storyline because of her religious beliefs. Mauceri played the recurring role of Carlotta Vega on "OLTL" for the last 14 years. But when she objected to how the writers wanted her deeply religious character, a Latina mother, to handle a storyline involving homosexuality, she objected. And for that she claims she was fired. Mauceri, 59, a devout Christian,...
  • Jay-Z disses Bill O'Reilly, Rush Limbaugh in 'Off That' featuring Drake

    08/24/2009 12:47:09 PM PDT · by pissant · 44 replies · 1,275+ views
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | 8/24/09 | Simian Levinson
    So you think you’re all cool and hip, huh? Well, you are not as cool as famous rappers Jay-Z or Drake — and you are certainly not as cool as Jay-Z and Drake together. This is the central thesis of “Off That,” the newly leaked Drake collab from Jay’s upcoming The Blueprint 3, and it’s hard to argue with. Just accept it: Whatever cutting-edge trends you think you’re inventing, Jigga and Drizzy already discarded as played-out years ago. Facts are facts. The fizzy beat behind “Off That” comes from Timbaland; while he and Jay-Z have done more ground-breaking work in...
  • Freeper Movie Review: Julie and Julia

    08/13/2009 9:54:35 AM PDT · by Still Thinking · 34 replies · 1,926+ views
    8-13-2009 | Moi
    Plot Synopsis: Julie Powell (Amy Adams) plays a 29-year old Queens woman who works in some redevelopment corporation for remediation of 9/11 issues, who's bored with the job, and depressed with the stories she has to deal with. Her husband suggests she write a blog, but the only blog-worthy thing in her life is her work, which would defeat the purpose of blogging. She realizes she enjoys cooking and does start the blog with the intention of working through a Julia Child cookbook with about 500 recipes in one year. She posts the number of days and recipes remaining on...
  • Carrie Prejean Stripped of Miss California Title

    06/10/2009 12:56:23 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 62 replies · 3,468+ views
    AP Report ^ | June 10, 2009
    Carrie Prejean stripped of Miss California title LOS ANGELES - Carrie Prejean has been stripped of her Miss California title. “The Miss California USA Organization, in conjunction with the Miss Universe Organization and with the blessing of its owner, Mr. Donald J. Trump, announced today the termination of Carrie Prejean as Miss California USA 2009, citing continued breach of contract issues,” the Miss California Organization said in a statement to Access Hollywood. The group kicked the controversial beauty queen from her post due to “contract violations including Ms. Prejean’s unwillingness to make appearances on behalf of the Miss California USA...