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  • Jake Tapper Draws Tipper Gore Reality Check on Prince's Passing

    04/24/2016 10:04:51 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 24, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    The most entertaining part of CNN's State Of The Union is often the tail end when host Jake Tapper presents cartoons he has drawn to illustrate stories in the news. And today he did not disappoint with an interesting angle on the death of Prince, namely the Tipper Gore connection. He reminded us via illustrations that Tipper Gore's once notorious Parents Music Research Center came about in reaction to Tipper and her daughter listening to a Prince album. 
  • Al Gore Becomes a Priest, Says He Will Build an Ark

    09/17/2012 4:23:48 PM PDT · by HollyW · 30 replies
    The Daily Rash ^ | unknown | Mark Donahue
    WASHINGTON – During an appearance on MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, Al Gore revealed that prior to divorcing his wife Tipper, he was ordained a Catholic priest. He added that he plans to spend the rest of his life listening to confessions “before the impending global warming apocalypse kills everyone on the planet.” A surprised Chris Matthews asked the former vice president why he chose the priesthood. “I can’t really explain why,” Gore replied. “I guess a big part of it is that I really love wearing the priest suit and listening to people tell me their secrets. I first...
  • Al Gore Has A Girlfriend: California Donor And Activist Elizabeth Keadle

    05/17/2012 7:04:00 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 51 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 17, 2012
    05/18/2012 Al Gore Has A Girlfriend: California Donor And Activist Elizabeth Keadle [Pic in URL] By The Reliable Source Al Gore has been seriously dating Elizabeth Keadle, right, of California. (Joe Kohen/Getty; Jon Clark/Rancho Santa Fe Review) It’s never easy to re-enter the dating pool after years away — probably especially so if you’re one of the most famous men in the world. But things seem to have worked out for Al Gore. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former VP has a serious girlfriend, we’ve learned. Her name is Elizabeth Keadle — better known as Liz — a well-heeled...
  • Our sexualized culture: Lyrics to "Where dem girls at?" ("Dem" as in "them," not "Democrat"

    11/13/2011 11:28:03 AM PST · by Maceman · 78 replies
    MetroLyrics ^ | Current Top-40 | Nicki Minaj
    Any parents of young teenage girls want to offer advice on how to raise their daughters when this kind of stuff is all over the radio, and is the rage among these kids? I won't post the lyrics here out of deference to FR posting rules, but read them here: And here: I'd caution that these lyrics aren't appropriate for kids, except they probably already know them.
  • When Rock Stars Are More Qualified to Be President...

    08/02/2010 7:48:32 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 17 replies · 2+ views
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 8-2-2010 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Dee Snider was recently on the Wendy Williams show talking about how Tipper Gore targeting his band Twisted Sister as a reason for warning labels on music back in the 80's. See the embedded video at the original post here, or on YouTube. Something had to get Tipper's panties in a bunch, and we know it wasn't Al. So the question is...why pick on Twisted Sister? Oh We're Not Gonna Take It no, We Ain't Gonna Take It oh We're Not Gonna Take It Anymore we've Got The Right To Choose And there Ain't No Way We'll Lose It...
  • Why isn't Tipper defending Al Gore?

    07/03/2010 4:10:33 PM PDT · by Artemis Webb · 65 replies
    Vanity | 070310 | vanity
    Why hasn't Tipper defended Al Gore? She could say something about them growing apart but "he's still a good man." She could say that though they have gone their separate ways he's "still a man of honor." Instead she is noticeably silent in the face of damning accusations. The media fails to say anything about this. Gee I wonder way.
  • Al And Tipper Gore To Skip Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding (looking like the new John Edwards?)

    07/03/2010 12:06:28 PM PDT · by Libloather · 45 replies · 1+ views ^ | 7/03/10 | Frances Martel
    Al And Tipper Gore To Skip Chelsea Clinton’s Weddingby Frances Martel | 10:43 am, July 3rd, 2010 More sad news from the Al Gore camp, who is starting to look more and more like the new John Edwards every day: Gore and his soon-to-be ex-wife, Tipper, will not be attending Chelsea Clinton’s wedding, and event they had reported been “looking forward to” a year ago, before the Gores hit this recent unfortunate patch of events. New York’s Daily Intel blog reports that a rep for the Gores announced the sad news, and added that “they both wish Chelsea well, believe...
  • Extent of Al Gore’s ‘Enthusiasm’ for Larry David’s ex unknown

    06/17/2010 7:19:13 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 6 replies · 590+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | Thursday, June 17, 2010 - Updated 4h ago | By Margery Eagan
    Why has climate crusader Al Gore stayed silent during our worst ecological disaster? We finally may have an answer. He’s reportedly been global warming on the side with fellow eco-evangelist Laurie David, a producer on his we-are-doomed documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth.” She also is the ex-wife of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star Larry David, who repeatedly ridiculed her beloved cause on and off his HBO hit show. “After the divorce I went home and turned all the lights on,” said Larry after his split with Laurie. After his split with Tipper, Al went home and turned all the lights off. Then...
  • Al Gore's 40-year marriage ended over wife's 'jealous rages'

    06/16/2010 3:32:22 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 46 replies · 1,318+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 9:12 PM on 16th June 2010 | By DANIEL BATES IN NEW YORK
    Al Gore's 40-year marriage crumbled because of his wife's jealous rages that he was allegedly having an affair, it was claimed tonight. The former US presidential candidate separated from Tipper because she suspected he was sleeping with a string of glamorous women. Rather than her ending the relationship as previously thought, it was he who brought things to an end, according to U.S. reports. 'Jealous rages': Al Gore with wife Tipper in 2007. Their marriage has since ended 'While there's never been proof that Al had affairs, Tipper allowed herself to suspect the worse,' a source told an American newspaper....
  • Exclusive: Al Gore Cheats with Larry David's Ex

    06/15/2010 12:40:53 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 160 replies · 6,007+ views
    Star Magazine ^ | June 15, 2010
    Al Gore's split from wife Tipper after 40 years of marriage was a shock to everyone who thought theirs was the ideal marriage. Now Star can exclusively reveal that the former Vice President was having an affair with Larry David's ex-wife — for the past two years! In the June 28 issue of Star, on sale Wednesday, we report that Al and Tipper's breakup didn't come as much of a surprise to one Hollywood player — Laurie David. Star has learned that Al has been having an affair with Laurie, who divorced Seinfeld creator and Curb Your Enthusiasm star Larry...
  • Al Gore And Tipper Gore Divorce Cause

    06/15/2010 11:39:25 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 71 replies · 2,305+ views
    Times of the Internet ^ | Tuesday, June 15, 2010 | Farnsworth Freaker
    Al Gore may not have cheated on Tipper Gore, but her constant suspicion that he did was enough to cause a huge rift in the marriage, says a report from National Enquirer. The tabloid spoke to numerous sources who said that Tipper Gore constantly thought that Al Gore was having affairs, which had a negative affect on their relationship. “While there’s never been proof that Al had affairs, Tipper allowed herself to suspect the worse,” an insider revealed. “I think she’s always believed there was something going on between Al and many of the women in his life.” The 62-year-old...
  • CBS: George W. Bush to Blame for Divorce Al and Tipper Gore

    06/02/2010 1:30:45 PM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 32 replies · 1,164+ views
    David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | Michael van der Galien
    Good news! Even though George W. Bush was succeeded as president by Barack Obama 1.5 years ago, our beloved left-wing mainstream media are somehow still able to blame him for just about every ill in the world. No kidding, they’re even holding him responsible for the announced divorce between former vice-president turned global warming warrior Al Gore and his wife Tipper. I know what you’re thinking, “that doesn’t make sense! How in the world can Bush, who has nothing whatsoever to do with the Gores, be responsible? Did he seduce Tipper, or something?” Why, no: On Tuesday’s CBS Evening News,...
  • CBS' "Evening News": Gore's Loss To Bush Contributed To Separation

    CBS News: "It's been ten years since that oddly public passionate kiss at the Democratic convention. That was followed by Gore winning the popular vote for President but losing the electoral vote. Family friend Sally Quinn says that may have done the marriage irreparable harm."
  • Al and Tipper Gore separating after 40 years of marriage

    06/01/2010 3:15:34 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 23 replies · 793+ views
    ... "We ask for respect for our privacy and that of our family, and we do not intend to comment further." Gore's spokeswoman later confirmed the validity of the e-mail.... The news stunned many political watchers -- the duo's mutually affectionate manner on the campaign trail did much to enliven Al Gore's stuffy image -- but also good friends. "I'm shocked -- beyond shocked," said Chris Downey, a close friend for many years who said she spoke to Tipper last week. "This is the least likely course of events I could imagine." ... The Los Angeles Times reported last month...
  • Former Vice President Al Gore to separate from wife Tipper after 40 years of marriage

    06/01/2010 3:00:01 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 17 replies · 561+ views
    AP ^ | 11:16 am, June 1st, 2010 | ERIK SCHELZIG
    <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore and his wife, Tipper, are separating after 40 years of marriage.</p>
  • Inadvertently Reveals Al Gore's Email Address

    06/01/2010 1:22:42 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 77 replies · 1,912+ views
    Web Newser ^ | June 1, 2010 | Alex Weprin
    When it comes to emails, mistakes happen all the time. But very rarely do they involve former Vice Presidents of the United States. So it was quite surprising to see inadvertently reveal the email address of Al and Tipper Gore Tuesday afternoon. "Our intention was to keep the email address confidential, and CNN corrected the online post as soon as we discovered the error," a CNN spokesperson told WebNewser. So what happened? today posted a story about Al and Tipper Gore's separation. The story included a link to a PDF of the email the Gores sent to friends....
  • VIDEO: Gores Share Long Kiss At 2000 Democratic Convention

    06/01/2010 9:43:58 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 24 replies · 803+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | June 1, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    Al and Tipper Gore share an extended kiss at the 2000 Democratic convention in Los Angeles.
  • Al and Tipper Gore to separate

    06/01/2010 9:25:59 AM PDT · by mainsail that · 274 replies · 12,821+ views
    Politico ^ | Politico
    Al and Tipper Gore, whose playful romance enlivened Washington and the campaign trail for a quarter century, have decided to separate after 40 years of marriage, the couple told friends Tuesday. In an “Email from Al and Tipper Gore,” the couple said: “We are announcing today that after a great deal of thought and discussion, we have decided to separate. “This is very much a mutual and mutually supportive decision that we have made together following a process of long and careful consideration. We ask for respect for our privacy and that of our family, and we do not intend...
  • Tennesseans didn't like Al in 2000; but Fred Thompson is a candidate they like

    11/25/2007 6:34:23 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies · 191+ views
    The Miami County Republic ^ | November 21, 2007 | Jan "Granny" Sykes
    You can thank me (or throw eggs at me), not the miscounting in Florida, for Al Gore not being the president of the United States. You see, Tennessee did not vote for its favorite son in 2000. I was a voter in Tennessee in 2000. Had Gore been able to carry the state that knew him best, there would have been no need for recounts in Florida. Throughout the three weeks of recounting, the media descended upon Florida. No one came to Tennessee to ask us why we had not voted for our own former U.S. Senator. We did not...

    09/04/2007 6:53:31 AM PDT · by Roberts · 52 replies · 872+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 9/4/07 | Drudge
    Tue Sep 04 2007 09:45:58 ET For the first time Al Gore talks about the effect the press had on him and on the 2000 presidential election, telling Vanity Fair contributing editor Evgenia Peretz that he doesn’t blame the media for his loss and that he accepts responsibility for not being able to communicate more clearly with the public. “Modern politics seems to require and reward some capacities that I don’t think I have in abundance … such as a tolerance for … spin rather than an honest discussion of substance. Apparently, it comes easily for some people, but not...
  • Live Earth branded a foul-mouthed flop

    07/08/2007 7:58:24 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 100 replies · 4,610+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/8/07 | TAHIRA YAQOOB
    Live Earth has been branded a foul-mouthed flop. Organisers of the global music concert - punctuated by swearing from presenters and performers - had predicted massive viewing figures. But BBC's live afternoon television coverage attracted an average British audience of just 900,000. In the evening, when coverage switched from BBC2 to BBC1, the figure rose to just 2.7million. And the peak audience, which came when Madonna sang at Wembley, was a dismal 4.5million. Three times as many viewers saw the Princess Diana tribute on the same channel six days before. Two years ago, Live 8 drew a peak television audience...
  • Release of 'Manhunt 2' game suspended

    06/21/2007 7:03:36 PM PDT · by FreeManWhoCan · 8 replies · 397+ views
    Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. said Thursday it was temporarily suspending the release of the violent title "Manhunt 2" because of an ongoing ratings controversy in the United States and a ban in Britain and Ireland. The New York-based company said in a statement that it needed time to "reviews its options" but would "continue to stand behind this extraordinary game." "We believe in freedom of creative expression, as well as responsible marketing, both of which are essential to our business of making great entertainment," the company said. "Manhunt 2," had been scheduled for a July 10 release...
  • Climate change concerts 'to dwarf Live Aid'

    02/09/2007 1:41:19 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 81 replies · 1,986+ views
    Financial Times ^ | February 9, 2007 | Carlos Grande and Fiona Harvey (took two to write this)
    A series of concerts "bigger than Live Aid" is being planned for July, in a bid to put the subject of climate change before an audience of a global audience of 2bn. The event, scheduled for July 7, will feature co-ordinated film, music and television events in seven cities including London, Washington DC, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town and Kyoto, with major broadcasters and media owners aiming to extend the reach of public awareness of global warming. It is understood that former US vice-president Al Gore, whose movie An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change to cinema audiences last year,...
  • Study: Sexy music triggers teen sex

    08/10/2006 1:08:49 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 108 replies · 2,796+ views
    CNN ^ | August 7, 2006 | Staff
    CHICAGO, Illinois (AP) -- Teens whose iPods are full of music with raunchy, sexual lyrics start having sex sooner than those who prefer other songs, a study found. Whether it's hip-hop, rap, pop or rock, much of popular music aimed at teens contains sexual overtones. Its influence on their behavior appears to depend on how the sex is portrayed, researchers found. Songs depicting men as "sex-driven studs," women as sex objects and with explicit references to sex acts are more likely to trigger early sexual behavior than those where sexual references are more veiled and relationships appear more committed, the...
  • Tipper-Hillary Feud May Push Al Gore Into Race

    06/14/2006 5:11:26 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 42 replies · 1,472+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 15 June 2006 | Carl Limbacher
    Former second lady Tipper Gore is urging her husband, Al, to challenge Hillary Clinton for the 2008 presidential nomination - in what may be a score-settling move against the woman Mrs. Gore has long regarded as "difficult" and overly ambitious. "If he were going to run in the future, of course I would support him," Mrs. Gore told ABC News' Claire Shipman on Tuesday. "I think he'd be a fantastic president. He already got a majority of votes of people in this country once, and so that says something." Relations between Mrs. Gore and the first lady-turned-presidential front-runner have never...
  • Tipper Gore Ready to Support Another White House Run

    06/13/2006 7:07:43 AM PDT · by oxcart · 45 replies · 973+ views
    ABC News ^ | 06/13/2006 | By Claire Shipman
    She's spent five years recovering from the last run at the White House, but Tipper Gore says she's ready if her husband wants to do it again. "If he were going to run in the future, of course I would support him," Tipper Gore told ABCNews' Claire Shipman in her first television interview in four years. "I think he'd be a fantastic president. He already got a majority of votes of people in this country once, and so that says something." Al Gore is back in the political spotlight with his new documentary on global warming, "An Inconvenient Truth," and...
  • Of Mouse and Women (Karenna Gore Washington Post BARF Alert)

    02/13/2006 1:17:41 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies · 969+ views
    Washington Post ^ | February 11, 2005 | Bob Thompson
    NEW YORK Let's begin with a brief case study in how the cynical, superficial American media (that's us) can distort the lives of political figures and their families. We are talking with Karenna Gore Schiff about her new book, "Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Changed Modern America." The smart, personable 32-year-old daughter of the Man Who Was Almost President tells us she wrote it as a kind of therapy, an antidote to the "punched-in-the-gut" feeling she got whenever she looked at the newspaper after the 2000 election.
  • TWO Al Gore Books Now On Dollar Store Shelves!!! (NEED Photos)

    05/27/2004 3:52:18 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 28 replies · 348+ views
    Self | May 27, 2004 | PJ-Comix
    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!! Imagine the great laugh I got a couple of hours ago at the Dollar Tree store when I noticed Al (and Tipper) Gore's book, Spirit Of The Family, stacked on the shelf. That bit of laughter was nothing compared to the roar I let loose with a few moments later when I spotted a SECOND Al (and Tipper) Gore book on the same shelves---Joined At The Heart. Unfortunately I don't have a camera phone so I am BEGGING for someone out there to check out the Dollar Tree Store (they are a national chain) and take a photo of...
  • WSJ - Opinion Journal - Best of the Web calls Tipper Gore an "enemy of freedom

    03/01/2004 1:32:41 PM PST · by areafiftyone · 6 replies · 371+ views
    WSJ ^ | 3/1/04 | James Taranto
    <p>The other day, for reasons we no longer remember, we searched the Web directory for information about Tipper Gore. One of the listings piqued our curiosity; it was titled "Tipper Gore: Enemy of Freedom." Figuring this must be some sort of nutjob right-wing site, we clicked on the link. What came up was a biography of the erstwhile second lady that appeared on the Web site during Bill Clinton's presidency and is now stored on the National Archives Web site.</p>
  • Gore's Son Sentenced to Drug Program

    02/02/2004 10:15:44 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 46 replies · 2,434+ views
    Guardian ^ | 2/2/04 | Stephen Manning
    Md. (AP) - The 21-year-old son of former Vice President Al Gore must complete substance abuse counseling as part of a pretrial diversion program to settle a marijuana possession charge. The agreement approved by a judge Monday calls for the misdemeanor charge to be dropped after a year if Albert Gore III submits to urine testing, community service and counseling, and steers clear of criminal convictions. The younger Gore, who attends Harvard University, had no comment after the brief hearing. He was accompanied by his mother, Tipper Gore, who did not comment other than saying the issue was a ``private...
  • Al Gore's son sentenced to substance abuse program

    02/02/2004 12:12:47 PM PST · by finnman69 · 10 replies · 642+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/2/04
    <p>ROCKVILLE, Maryland (AP) --The 21-year-old son of former Vice President Al Gore must complete substance abuse counseling as part of a pretrial diversion program to settle a marijuana possession charge.</p> <p>The agreement approved by a judge Monday calls for the misdemeanor charge to be dropped after a year if Albert Gore III submits to urine testing, community service and counseling, and steers clear of criminal convictions.</p>
  • Gore's Son Given Probation on Marijuana Charge

    02/02/2004 2:14:36 PM PST · by Wolfie · 25 replies · 1,279+ views
    Associated Press ^ | February 2, 2004 | Stephen Manning
    Gore's Son Given Probation on Marijuana Charge Rockville, Md. -- Albert Gore III will have to complete a substance abuse program under an agreement approved Monday by a judge presiding over a marijuana possession case against the son of former vice president and Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore. Montgomery County District Court Judge Mary McCormick put Albert Gore III's case on an inactive docket for a year, at which point the case will be dropped if Gore meets certain requirements. Those include submitting to 12 weeks of urine testing, community service and substance abuse counseling sessions. Gore also can't have...
  • Conservative -- and cool - How the right has come to reflect middle America's pop culture

    08/25/2003 2:54:54 PM PDT · by anymouse · 39 replies · 568+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Sunday, August 24, 2003 | James Sullivan
    <p>The conservative commentator James Hirsen, a columnist for and a regular on Fox News and "The Sean Hannity Show," once played keyboards for the touring Temptations. At the time he was the only white face in the group.</p> <p>His hiring, he says, was "no affirmative action decision. I really had to be funky, or I lost the gig."</p>
  • Media Hypocrisy Subverts American Culture

    02/11/2003 9:30:32 PM PST · by prman · 66 replies · 1,075+ views ^ | Feb. 11, 2003 | Barrett Kalellis
    Rap music should be outlawed even if it takes an Act of Congress to do it. As a child of the fifties, I’m well aware of the fits that popular music caused my parents’ generation. Rock and roll was blamed for everything from teenagers’ Brylcreem ducktails to lewd dancing to juvenile delinquency. Fifties rock and roll, though, seems high art compared to what saturates the airwaves today. Back then, religious and civic leaders fulminated from pulpit and public square alike in condemning “the devil’s music.” In a famous and widely seen newsreel clip, the president of a citizens’ council from...
  • Caption - Shaolin Monk Group perform Hard Qi kungfu

    01/05/2003 7:12:12 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies · 1,264+ views
    Yahoo News Photos ^ | 01/05/03 | AP
    Sat Jan 4,12:23 PM ET World-famous Shaolin monk warrior group from central China's Songshan Shaolin Temple perform Hard Qi kungfu named 'Lying On Spears' during the Shaolin Charity Tour in Kuala Lumpur Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003. The Hard Qi kungfu is one of the Shaolin external kungfu works by directing the inner Qi to a certain part of the body to make this part produce extreme power. (AP Photo/Teh Eng Koon)
  • This year, give your child a Michael Jackson Prosthetic Nose for Christmas!

    12/12/2002 7:07:31 AM PST · by Registered · 29 replies · 864+ views
    Registered ^ | 10.12.02 | Registered

    12/07/2002 11:44:02 PM PST · by Angelwood · 249 replies · 2,011+ views
    D.C. Chapter | December 7, 2002 | Angelwood and kristinn
    We began arriving around 2:15 p.m. to set up and get ready for Al and Tipper Gore's booksigning at Olsson's Book Store near the Courthouse Metro Station. People were already inside the store and lining up outside with more people coming every few minutes. The Arlington County Police sent three officers (in three cars) to meet the FReepers. They had already prepared a demonstration area on the sidewalk in front of Olsson's and marked the boundaries with orange traffic cones. We were positioned on the sidewalk, separated by a row of small bushes (which we were told to stay out...
  • Al Gore Takes on Al Gore -- and George W. Bush

    11/20/2002 7:00:44 AM PST · by bradactor · 16 replies · 315+ views
    National Public Radio ^ | November 20, 2002
    Al Gore Takes on Al Gore -- and George W. Bush The Former Candidate Discusses Past, Future Campaigns Al Gore says President Bush has lost his focus on the war on terrorism. Credit: Susan Feeney Provided by: NPR © 2002 Al and Tipper Gore in NPR's New York studios. Credit: Susan Feeney Provided by: NPR © 2002 Nov. 20, 2002 -- Al Gore largely left the national stage nearly two years ago. The bitter Florida recount of the presidential vote ended with 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision that put George W. Bush in the White House. Now, the former vice...
  • What happened here?

    08/22/2002 12:48:41 PM PDT · by manofsteelbeams · 91 replies · 816+ views
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  • BMG Records goes out on a limb with detailed parental warnings

    06/03/2002 4:42:08 PM PDT · by GeneD · 3 replies · 900+ views
    The Wall Street Journal via ^ | 6/3/02 | Yochi J. Dreazen
    June 3 — Some of the music industry’s parental-advisory labels about explicit content are about to get a bit more explicit themselves. Bertelsmann AG’s BMG record company, whose acts range from hip-hop duo OutKast to popular rock-jammers the Dave Matthews Band, Monday is set to announce plans to adopt a new system of detailed parental warnings. Acting voluntarily, BMG plans to place new advisory stickers on certain albums, specifying whether they have violent content, sexual content, strong language or some combination of the three, officials say. BMG plans to include the more-detailed warnings in advertising, including television, radio, print and...
  • VH1's "Warning: Parental Advisory, A Comedy of Censors" (nails Al and Tipper pretty well)

    04/22/2002 9:08:48 AM PDT · by southern rock · 58 replies · 1,639+ views
    VH1 ^ | N/A | VH1 website
    It's down and dirty, it's rock and roll... and that's the way we like it. But when Senate wives meet Twisted Sister, things get a little weird on Capitol Hill. It's 1986 and the only thing lobbyist Charlie Burner wants is his blank tape tax passed so he can schmooze his way into a cushy corner office. He thinks it's in the bag until prominent Senator wife, Tipper Gore gets an earful of her kids' latest record collection. Suddenly, Prince doesn't sound so charming and Tipper leads the Washington Wives down the warpath to ban "porn rock." They create a...
  • Tipper Gore to speak in DC - April 8

    03/21/2002 2:09:36 PM PST · by j_accuse · 1 replies · 329+ views
    American University ^ | March 21, 2002 | Kennedy Political Union
    Tipper Gore to Speak at American   The American University Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Kennedy Political Union invite AU Alums to an evening with Tipper Gore in Bender Arena. Tipper Gore, wife of former Vice President Al Gore, is a well-known child advocate and actively involved with issues related to mental health and homelessness. This event is FREE to American University students and alumni. Monday, 4/8/02 8:15 p.m. Bender Arena, American University Additional Info and Policies   Reserved Seat - $50Reserved seat & entrance to private reception following presentation for one person - $100Reserved seats & entrance...
  • Tipper Gore Won't Run for U.S. Senate

    03/17/2002 3:54:19 PM PST · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 30 replies · 212+ views
    REUTERS ^ | March 17 2002 | REUTERS
    — WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tipper Gore, wife of former Vice President Al Gore, said on Sunday she had decided against launching a bid for the U.S. Senate from Tennessee. "As there is so much important work to be done in Tennessee and across our nation, I have given this possibility serious consideration. It would be such an honor to work for the people of Tennessee. However, I have decided that it is not right for me, right now, to seek to represent them in the United States Senate," Gore said in a statement.Although she never held public office, Tipper Gore...
  • Tipper Gore to return to Tennessee this weekend to mull Senate race

    03/15/2002 11:02:40 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies · 258+ views
    AP ^ | 3-15-02 | NANCY ZUCKERBROD
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) --  Tipper Gore was cutting short a trip to California to return to Tennessee, where she planned to spend the weekend talking with associates about a possible run for the Senate, sources close to her said Friday.</p> <p>The sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Mrs. Gore wants to make a decision quickly about whether to seek the seat from Tennessee that her husband, Al Gore, held from 1985 to 1993. One source said a decision should come by the middle of next week.</p>