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  • Turkey Drop: A Thanksgiving Tradition Since 1978 (WKRP Classic)

    11/26/2015 10:34:12 AM PST · by mojito · 16 replies
    American Digest ^ | 10/30/1978 | Les Nessman
    "It's a helicopter, and it's coming this way. It's flying something behind it, I can't quite make it out, it's a large banner and it says, uh - Happy... Thaaaaanksss... giving! ... From ... W ... K ... R... P!! No parachutes yet. Can't be skydivers... I can't tell just yet what they are, but - Oh my God, Johnny, they're turkeys!! Johnny, can you get this? Oh, they're plunging to the earth right in front of our eyes! One just went through the windshield of a parked car! Oh, the humanity! The turkeys are hitting the ground like sacks...
  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - 1945

    11/26/2015 4:51:30 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 27, 2014 | David W. Haas, M.D.
    MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE – 1945 Friends and family- This home movie is of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1945 in New York City. World War II had just ended several months earlier. The parade had been suspended the prior 3 years due to the need for rubber and helium in the war effort. The movie was filmed by my grandfather, William Whitman, Sr. on 16mm film, and the music is by my daughter, Anna Haas. I hope you enjoy... David
  • 'The Hateful Eight' Soundtrack Includes Ennio Morricone, The White Stripes, Roy Orbison..

    11/25/2015 6:47:07 PM PST · by Perdogg · 27 replies
    Indiewire ^ | 11.19.2015
    There are few directors who care as much about music in their films as Quentin Tarantino, and across his filmography are an array of fantastic moments and scenes, cut with carefully curated tracks. While his upcoming "The Hateful Eight" boasts a new score by the legendary Ennio Morricone, it doesn't mean that Tarantino has left his jukebox cuts aside.
  • Fox News contributor gets death threats for mocking Star Wars fans

    11/25/2015 2:03:43 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 26 replies ^ | andrea towers
    "I have never had any interest in watching space nerds poke each other with their little space nerd sticks, and I’m not going to start now," Timpf shared on the original broadcast. "You people are crazy. You Star Wars people are crazy. Yesterday I tweeted something, and all I said was that I wasn’t familiar with Star Wars because I’ve been too busy liking cool things and being attractive — people threatened my life. You’re not really branding yourself in a way that makes me want to join your life-threatening club." ... "Bottom line: If you are telling me that...
  • All in the Family The Little Atheist

    11/25/2015 9:21:54 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 24, 1975 | Norman Lear; Lou Derman
    All in the Family revolved around the life of a working class bigot named Archie Bunker and his family. The show set new broadcast standards by tackling issues previously considered unsuitable for U.S. network television comedy, such as racism, homosexuality, women's liberation, rape, miscarriage, abortion, breast cancer, and the Vietnam War. Throughout the 70's the series became one of television's most influential comic programs, as it interlaced radical issues of the day with the live audience sitcom format. In this episode, Its Thanksgiving and Archie decides its time to make sure that his future grandson is not raised an Atheist....
  • Amazon Yanks Controversial Ad Campaign With Nazi Imagery

    11/25/2015 4:10:01 AM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 9 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 11/25/2015 | Jon Blistein
    Alternate history series 'The Man in the High Castle' set in world where Allies lost World War II Amazon has pulled ads for its series The Man in the High Castle plastered throughout the New York City subway system that featured symbols from Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, Variety reports. The new series, based on Philip K. Dick's 1962 novel of the same name, is an alternate history that imagines a world where the Allies lost World War II. The American coasts are controlled by Nazi and Japanese puppet regimes, while a free section remains in the Rocky Mountains.
  • Here’s where to tune in to this year’s MST3K Turkey Day

    11/24/2015 7:12:42 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies ^ | November 19, 2015 | Katie Rife
    This year’s edition of the sacred MSTie tradition known as Turkey Day should be an especially festive affair, considering that the Kickstarter to fund a new season of MST3K has already exceeded its $2 million goal with 22 days left to go in the campaign. Thus, MST3K creator Joel Hodgson will carve up six juicy, tender classic episodes of the show beginning at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT next Thursday, AD. As it has for the past two years, the marathon will be presented by Shout! Factory, and live-streamed through the web portal at
  • I Will Not Apologize for Making a Joke About Star Wars

    11/24/2015 5:59:49 PM PST · by MoochPooch · 29 replies
    National Review ^ | Nov. 24, 2015 | Katherine Timpf
    More than a month ago, I made some jokes about Star Wars on Red Eye, a satirical political comedy show that airs at 3 a.m., and it has resulted in me being verbally abused and told to die by a mob of enraged fans for the past four days now. The capital-offense comments were: “I have never had any interest in watching space nerds poke each other with their little space nerd sticks, and I’m not going to start now.” And: “Yesterday I tweeted something, and all I said was that I wasn’t familiar with Star Wars because I’ve been...
  • Amazon ads for Nazi-themed TV show should come down – N.Y. mayor

    11/24/2015 12:38:28 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 48 replies
    One America News Network ^ | November 24, 2015 | Joseph Ax
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday called on Inc to remove "irresponsible and offensive" subway advertisements for a new television show featuring Nazi-inspired imagery. The advertisements for "The Man in the High Castle" completely wrap the seats, walls and ceilings of one train on the heavily utilized shuttle line that connects Times Square and Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan. The show depicts an alternate reality in which Nazi Germany and Japan have divided control over the United States after winning World War Two.
  • NFL Week 12 Live Thread

    11/24/2015 5:35:19 AM PST · by Bender2 · 72 replies
    ESPN ^ | ESPN
    NFL WEEK 12 Nov. 26 Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions 12:30 Carolina Panthers at Dallas Cowboys 4:30 Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers 8:30 Nov. 29 Minnesota Vikings at Atlanta Falcons 1 St. Louis Rams at Cincinnati Bengals 1 New Orleans Saints at Houston Texans 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Indianapolis Colts 1 San Diego Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars 1 Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs 1 Miami Dolphins at New York Jets 1 Oakland Raiders at Tennessee Titans 1 New York Giants at Washington Redskins 1 Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers 4:05 Pittsburgh Steelers at Seattle Seahawks 4:25...
  • And Till This Day,Alan Colmes Doesn't Associate Any World Crisis With President Obama.

    11/23/2015 4:17:46 PM PST · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 37 replies
    The last time we saw Alan Colmes on Fox was over the weekend. And even when going back and forth with the host and another commentator, he claimed that the GOP was using the Paris Crisis as red meat against Obama and maybe for the 2016 race. So technically,He is still blaming Bush for what happened in Paris along with the previous ISIS attacks. Is it safe to assume that Alan Colmes is either a complete jerk, and/or, a paid DNC commentator?
  • Game of Thrones announces season six premiere with a bloody Jon Snow

    11/23/2015 9:36:30 AM PST · by C19fan · 38 replies
    The Verge ^ | November 23, 2015 | Jamieson Cox
    Game of Thrones' sixth season is premiering next April. (Spoilers ahead, if that's a concern for you.) HBO shared the new season's first promotional image on Twitter this morning, and it features the bloody visage of a character that currently seems to be hovering somewhere between alive and dead: Jon Snow, former Stark bastard and Lord Commander of the Night's Watch. When we last saw Snow, he was being lured into a trap by disillusioned members of his brigade and stabbed to death in a display of brutal mutiny. Of course, there's been a ton of speculation about his true...
  • A ‘Star Trek’ Dream, Spread From Upstate New York

    11/23/2015 1:25:32 AM PST · by iowamark · 6 replies
    New York Times ^ | OCT. 11, 2015 | PAUL POST
    TICONDEROGA, N.Y. — Capt. James T. Kirk writhes in pain, having been tortured at the hands of his Klingon captors, as his shocked and saddened crew members speed away toward unknown parts of the universe, presuming Kirk is dead after his mysterious disappearance. From Our Advertisers The action might have once unfolded at Desilu Studios in Hollywood, where the original “Star Trek” series was filmed, but it happened in a former dollar store on the main street of this upstate town, best known for its 18th century stone fort where a part of the Revolutionary War was contested over 200...
  • Jeremy Clarkson: 10 things we know about new Amazon show [son of Top Gear]

    11/22/2015 7:49:06 PM PST · by markomalley · 10 replies
    The Week (UK) ^ | 11/22/15
    Motoring presenter Jeremy Clarkson is working on a new show for Amazon Prime, eagerly awaited by his many fans. He's also being sued by the BBC producer he punched earlier this year.The blow Clarkson struck in March led the BBC not to renew his Top Gear contract. Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans will take over the BBC show, while Clarkson works for his new online employer.So what do we know so far about Clarkson's new TV show?The presenters will be the same Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond will provide their signature banter as a trio for the new show...
  • Vintage Josh Graves with Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs

    11/22/2015 5:30:55 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jul 5, 2015 | WG Bader
    This random, motley set of Josh with Lester and Earl is for the true Josh junkie. Sound and image quality varies, because even the best '50s sources lack HD quality -- so, no apologies! The playing is topnotch, IMHO. A few songs don't have Josh on Dobro. Either he was "simply" playing fills, or he was playing bass. Regardless, he was always a joy to hear, or see.
  • The Walking Dead Discussion Thread: Season 6 Episode 7 [SPOILER warning]

    11/22/2015 2:53:55 PM PST · by ConjunctionJunction · 207 replies
    N/A | November 22, 2015 | N/A
  • Can 'The Force Awakens' become the biggest movie ever?

    11/22/2015 5:07:58 AM PST · by Perdogg · 72 replies
    Fox news ^ | Published November 21, 2015
    Riding galaxy-sized expectations, the new "Star Wars" movie is already setting records for pre-opening ticket sales, with still a month to go. But does that mean the movie's destined to be the biggest of all time? Though several signs point in that direction, the outcome isn't guaranteed. The movie is on track to have the biggest December opening ever, topping "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," which took in $85 million in the U.S. and Canada on its opening weekend in December 2012.
  • Actor Rex Reason has died

    11/21/2015 6:52:55 PM PST · by EveningStar · 45 replies ^ | November 21, 2015
    Rex Reason, the leading man in such films as "This Island Earth" and "The Creature Walks Among Us" has died according to his official Facebook page. He was 86.
  • Vanity - Has anyone seen "The Man in The High Castle"?

    11/21/2015 8:00:53 AM PST · by Perdogg · 52 replies
    Vanity - Has anyone seen "The Man in The High Castle"? It started yesterday on Amazon. Please post any reviews.
  • Box Office: 'Spectre' back on top, Angelina Jolie's 'By the Sea' sinks

    11/21/2015 12:46:54 AM PST · by L.A.Justice · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/16/15 | Brent Lang
    LOS ANGELES ( - James Bond is back on top, after "Spectre" led the U.S. box office for the second weekend in a row. Of course, the dashing super spy wasn't exactly facing off against Ernst Stavro Blofeld. Its main competition was the second weekend of "The Peanuts Movie" and a lackluster crop of new releases such as the Chilean mining drama "The 33" and the faith-based football film "My All American." "Spectre" added $35.4 million to bring its domestic total to $130.7 million. The weekend represents a 49% drop from its opening. Sony is distributing the Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer and Eon...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)

    11/20/2015 8:06:29 PM PST · by DemforBush · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    February, 1929. Chicago is a big town, but it's not big enough for its two most powerful gangsters. Al Capone (Jason Robards) controls the south side, Arch-rival Bugs Moran (Ralph Meeker) controls the north side. War seems inevitable, until one comes up with a scheme to rid himself of the other for good... Directed by Roger Corman. Co-starring George Segal and Bruce Dern.
  • Tonight On The Five.Juan Being Rude Again,Especially To Kimberly.Wont Let Her Speak!

    11/20/2015 2:24:09 PM PST · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 66 replies
    So are any of you watching "The Five" now? What's with the Biggot Juan Williams? Early in the show, Kimberly was forming her opinion, giving us the facts about ISIS and Obama,and Juan decides to start talking Five Seconds Later! and kept trying to make Kimberly look like a buffoon on live TV. Its a wonder FOX hasn't fired Juan yet! He frequently interrupts every host as they take their turn to speak. Seems like Juan is getting paid by some Liberals to talk over all of the hosts As Much As Possible!
  • On Viewing 2001: The First Transhumanist Film

    11/20/2015 10:59:53 AM PST · by Mellonkronos · 27 replies
    The Atlas Society ^ | November 20, 2015 | Edward Hudgins
    [If you're into science fiction or into a lot of the new scientific breakthroughs, you'll probably find this interesting!]On Viewing 2001: The First Transhumanist FilmBy Edward Hudgins I recently saw 2001: A Space Odyssey again on the big screen. That's the best way to see this visually stunning cinematic poem, like I saw it during its premiere run in 1968. The film's star, Keir Dullea, attended that recent screening and afterward offered thoughts on director Stanley Kubrick's awe-inspiring opus. He and many others have discussed the visions offered in the film. Some have come to pass: video phone calls and...
  • Colbert Drops to 3rd Place Behind Kimmel as New Poll Shows CBS Host Alienating Audiences

    11/19/2015 6:43:58 PM PST · by Colonel_Flagg · 52 replies
    Mediaite ^ | November 19, 2015 | Joe Concha
    For Stephen Colbert, the late-night honeymoon appears to be over. The dose of reality comes upon tracking the last three weeks available on the ratings front. But first, a quick review of where we were and how we got here on the late-night competition front: outside of Colbert's opening week, NBC's Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show have beaten his CBS competition every week with plenty of room to spare. No surprise there, as even CBS execs concede they had no illusions of beating Fallon as Colbert and The Late Show find their groove. But that's not to say Colbert...
  • George Lucas says if he could be any 'Star Wars' character, he'd be Jar Jar Binks

    11/19/2015 11:31:01 AM PST · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Business Insider ^ | November 19, 2015 | Anjelica Oswald
    Of all the characters in "Star Wars," creator George Lucas says he'd be Jar Jar Binks in a video for Vanity Fair. "I like all the characters," he said when posed the question of which character he'd want to be, before making his unusual choice.
  • Frail Burt Reynolds Arrives In New York For Late Show Interview

    11/18/2015 11:07:47 AM PST · by EveningStar · 53 replies
    Yahoo ^ | November 18, 2015 | Ben Arnold
    Cutting an increasingly frail figure, Burt Reynold arrived in New York yesterday for an interview on Stephen Colbert's 'The Late Show'. Still using a cane to walk, the 79-year-old star hit the studio as part of his press rounds for new memoir 'But Enough About Me'. Former Hollywood macho man Reynolds has been suffering ill health for many years now, with back surgery in 2009 leaving him addicted to pain killers.
  • Charlie Sheen says he has HIV virus, has paid millions to keep it secret

    11/17/2015 6:41:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 96 replies
    FOX News ^ | 11/17/2015
    Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen revealed on Tuesday he is HIV positive. In an interview Tuesday on NBC's "Today," the 50-year-old Sheen says he tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS about four years ago. "It's a hard three letters to absorb. It's a turning point in one's life," the former "Two and a Half Men" actor said. Sheen said he had already paid "upwards of $10 million" to keep the information secret. "We're talking shakedowns," he said. Sheen said that he did have unprotected sex since being diagnosed, but also claimed he had told every partner since being...
  • NFL Week 11 Live Thread

    11/17/2015 1:02:46 AM PST · by Bender2 · 86 replies
    ESPN ^ | ESPN
    WEEK 11 Nov. 19 Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars 8:25 Nov. 22 Indianapolis Colts at Atlanta Falcons 1 St. Louis Rams at Baltimore Ravens 1 Washington Redskins at Carolina Panthers 1 Denver Broncos at Chicago Bears 1 Oakland Raiders at Detroit Lions 1 New York Jets at Houston Texans 1 Dallas Cowboys at Miami Dolphins 1 Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Philadelphia Eagles 1 Cincinnati Bengals at Arizona Cardinals 4:05 San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks 4:25 Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers* 8:30 Nov. 23 Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots 8:30...
  • Jinx? Packers 0-3 since Mike Ditka wore Green Bay sweater in commercial

    11/16/2015 6:59:55 PM PST · by Bender2 · 26 replies
    ESPN ^ | Jeff Dickerson, ESPN Staff Writer
    Jinx? Packers 0-3 since Mike Ditka wore Green Bay sweater in commercial Jeff Dickerson, ESPN Staff Writer LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- At first, Chicago Bears fans were wondering why Mike Ditka would wear a Green Bay Packers sweater in a McDonald's commercial, but now Packers fans must be wondering if there's a jinx associated with the advertisement, as Green Bay is 0-3 since the spot first ran.
  • If Juan Williams Is On"The Five" This Evening, How Will He Explain The Horror In Paris.

    11/16/2015 1:51:11 PM PST · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 39 replies
    As it's almost time for "The Five" to air, and Juan is seated at the table, anyone want to guess what he will say about the Paris Attacks? For the last seven years we have had to put up so much BS coming from Juan as he has been trying to blame Bush and the GOP for all of Obama's screw-ups. So what will he have to say tonight? {well, thats if he is on the show}, but whether or not, who would Juan blame on the Paris Attack?
  • Tomorrow On "The View".Can We Guess Who Each Host Will Blame Paris Attacks On?

    11/15/2015 4:17:34 PM PST · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 36 replies
    Oh, we can just see it now, Joy will claim that what happened in Paris Friday had nothing to do with Obama, and that it all started during the Bush years. Whoopie will probably take it back to the Reagan years and has her script ready, right? So how many hosts are there? Four? Five?,are they all Democrats? Lets see how long before the first one brings up George Bush as the initial culprit.
  • The Walking Dead Discussion Thread: Season 6 Episode 6 [SPOILER warning]

    11/15/2015 12:06:06 PM PST · by ConjunctionJunction · 138 replies
    N/A | November 15, 2015 | N/A
  • VIDEO: Pat Sajak STUNNED By Woman’s Letter Choices… But Why She Did It Will Drop Your Jaw

    11/15/2015 10:27:59 AM PST · by lowbridge · 15 replies ^ | november 14, 2015
    Military veteran Nura stumped host Pat Sajak and the rest of the America on Tuesday's run of "Wheel of Fortune" when she made some unheard of letter guesses during the lightning round of the popular game show. Playing alongside fellow veterans Steve and Troy, Nura shocked the audience when she first guessed "Z," "X," and then let a couple turns pass her by when it appeared she could not formulate a guess. -snip After her second guess of "X," the puzzle title of "What Are You Doing?" seemed fitting as she continued to confound those watching. The round ended before...
  • Burt Reynolds: 'If you met me in 1978, I'm really sorry'

    11/15/2015 10:11:01 AM PST · by EveningStar · 37 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 15, 2015 | Larry Getlen
    ... Reynolds' new book, "But Enough About Me" (Putnam), is an unconventional memoir. Rather than a complete and chronological account of his life, Reynolds, the top box-office attraction for five straight years in the 1970s, worked with co-author Jon Winokur to compile chapters about people in his life, telling his own story through the often-wild tales of those around him ...
  • Wrestling Legend Nick Bockwinkel Passes Away

    11/15/2015 9:14:46 AM PST · by massmike · 17 replies ^ | 11/15/2015 | Sean Ross Sapp
    According to the Cauliflower Alley Club, legendary pro wrestler Nick Bockwinkel has died at the age of 80, Cauliflower Alley released the following statement: "It is with a heavy heart the Cauliflower Alley Club announces that The Greatest AWA World Champion of all time and former CAC President Nicholas "Nick" Bockwinkel passed away Saturday night at approx. 8:40 pm due to health issues. We will have more on this later Sunday afternoon. The Cauliflower Alley Club, it's members, and all of Nicks fans & friends send their condolences to Darlene & the Bockwinkel family at this time. The Bockwinkel family...
  • First Do No Harm -Full movie

    11/15/2015 6:18:10 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | Released: February 16, 1997 | Producer: Jim Abrahams
    First Do No Harm Directed by Jim Abrahams, about a boy whose severe epilepsy, unresponsive to medications with terrible side effects, is controlled by the ketogenic diet. Aspects of the story mirror Abrahams' own experience with his son Charlie. Starring Meryl Streep Fred Ward Seth Adkins Allison Janney Margo Martindale Oni Faida Lampley Leo Burmester Tom Butler Mairon Bennett Michael Yarmush Millicent Kelly Diana Belshaw The film tells a story in the life of a Midwestern family, the Reimullers. About a boy whose severe epilepsy, unresponsive to medications with terrible side effects. Lori (played by Meryl Streep) is the mother...
  • Has Mission: Impossible Gotten Better Than James Bond?

    11/14/2015 8:31:29 PM PST · by Perdogg · 32 replies
    The spy/espionage sub-genre of movies is in no danger of petering out. This year alone brought us big films like The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and Spectre, the latest James Bond adventure; not to mention news that another big spy franchise (Jason Bourne) will be continuing, as well. With so many spies out there playing cloak and dagger games across the silver screen, it’s not surprising that there could be some creative bleed-over between franchises. Mission: Impossible 5 and James Bond 24 were especially similar: both featured stories where the franchise hero had to uncover a...
  • Warren Mitchell obituary: Alf Garnett and much more

    11/14/2015 10:58:18 AM PST · by Borges · 4 replies
    BBC ^ | 11/14/2015
    Warren Mitchell never completely distanced himself from his most famous character, Alf Garnett. It was a role he relished and he often returned to it over a period of four decades. He was a consummate character actor who took on a wide variety of roles on stage, screen and television. And despite playing Johnny Speight's infamous creation for such a long time, he managed to avoid being typecast as Britain's favourite bigot. War
  • Here's how much you'll have to spend to look exactly like James Bond in 'Spectre'

    11/14/2015 4:39:41 AM PST · by Perdogg · 16 replies
    It’s no secret that James Bond is a stylish, discerning gentleman. It’s his reputation, practically built into his character from the very first movie. A few strategic partnerships as well as a discerning eye in the costume department has turned Britain’s leading secret agent into one of the best-dressed men to ever hit the silver screen. So when it comes to dressing like him, what will do? It turns out the answer to that is the very best of everything.
  • Art Bell just went critical of Donald Trump. Art Bell needs to (not) go critical of Donald Trump.

    11/13/2015 10:54:21 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 47 replies
    Art Bell | November 14, 2015 | self
    Just heard Art Bell, get critical of Donald Trump. His show today, has been about France, and the terrorist attack. I think Art Bell (who I listen to every night) needs to lay off of Trump. Trump is completely right. Art Bell supported Obama, I like his show quite a lot, but he just doesn't get politics.
  • I've Been Doing T.V., and I'm Disgusted

    11/13/2015 9:19:52 PM PST · by rockinqsranch · 78 replies
    11-13-15 | Rockinqsranch
    The news readers are dancing back and forth with so called "experts" on whatever they are "expert", and so far they can't say, or don't want to say the truth about what happened in France today.
  • Horror In Paris. So How Will Juan Williams Explain This Obama Debacle?

    11/13/2015 7:29:08 PM PST · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 39 replies
    Wasn't it about two or three episodes ago when Juan Williams was boasting/gloating how thanks to Obama, the economy is roaring, unemployment is 5.0%, all is well in Europe, the world is all sunshine and lolly-pops thanks to Obama. Well, should be interesting to see him explain this mess. Tonight we all got a preview of things to come. Well Juan? Like Ricky Ricardo once said,,,Jaun! You Got Some Esplaining to Doo!!!
  • Top Gear Producer Sues Clarkson Over Row

    11/13/2015 6:32:59 PM PST · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Sky News ^ | 11/13/15
    The former Top Gear producer who was punched and verbally abused by Jeremy Clarkson is suing the presenter and the BBC for racial discrimination.Oisin Tymonwas attacked in a row over food at a hotel in March which resulted in Clarkson's contract at the corporation not being renewed.The senior producer attended a hearing at a London employment tribunal on Friday with lawyers for the BBC and Clarkson.The law firm SlaterAnd Gordon confirmed it is representing Mr Tymon.Clarkson reportedly called his colleague a "lazy, Irish c***" during the confrontation.
  • Casablanca La Marseillaise

    11/13/2015 6:30:41 PM PST · by Kartographer · 15 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/13/15
    One of the most electrifying moments ever in a film.
  • Asian Movie This Weekend

    11/13/2015 6:13:56 PM PST · by Fai Mao · 8 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1995 | Stephen Chow
    You may find previous editions of this weekly post by searching "Asian Movies" in Free Republic. I had planned to recommend a serious and movingly romantic Korean film this week but after the bombs in Paris I sort of feel that this is a week for more light hearted fare. I have been looking for a Lydia Lum film as she is less well known in the West than she should be. The woman was Lucille Ball funny and if you find a way to watch the Singaporean TV Series "Living with Lydia" please do so you will not be...
  • Today, on this day in history

    11/13/2015 2:06:26 PM PST · by lowbridge · 6 replies
    youtube ^ | november 13
    On November 13, Felix Unger was asked to remove himself from his place of residence; that request came from his wife. Deep down, he knew she was right, but he also knew that some day he would return to her. With nowhere else to go, he appeared at the home of his friend, Oscar Madison. Several years earlier, Madison's wife had thrown HIM out, requesting that HE never return. Can two divorced men share an apartment without driving each other crazy?
  • Orgasms, Nazis and Inventing WiFi: Hedy Lamarr's Life Story Is Grander Than Any Hollywood Movie

    11/13/2015 10:42:10 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 55 replies
    Moviepilot ^ | 13 Nov 15 | Mark NewtonStaff
    If you were on Google earlier this week -- and let's face it, you were -- you may have spotted a Google Doodle which celebrates the life of one of Hollywood's most iconic actresses. Hedy Lamarr, an actress of the golden age of cinema, would have been 101 years old this week, although simply calling her an actress might be something of a misnomer. As well as appearing in films, Lamarr also applied her incredible intellect to a series of scientific and technological endeavors, which eventually earned her a place in the National Inventors Hall of Fame and practically...
  • ABC Nixes ‘Gay Dancing’ on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Show

    11/13/2015 10:13:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/13/2015 | The Tatler
    ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars will not permit two men to dance as a couple during a special performance. An openly gay singer, Who Is Fancy (yes, that is what he calls himself), is set to perform his new song, “Boys Like You,” with Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor on the reality competition show’s November 23 episode. The song is about a man falling in love with another man, so the singer’s choreographer wanted to have two men dancing with each other in the performance. TMZ reports the network will not allow it.Sources say that that DWTS...
  • GOP candidate Ted Cruz acts out 'Princess Bride' scene

    11/13/2015 6:44:43 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 32 replies
    WMUR 9 ^ | November 13, 2015 |
    Republican candidate Ted Cruz, while taping a "Candidate Cafe" segment for WMUR, acts out a scene from comedy classic "The Princess Bride." Watch his take on Billy Crystal and Carol Kane.
  • Bill Nye, the Anti-Science Guy, Demeans Science – Hopes to Silence Climate ‘Deniers’

    11/12/2015 7:16:05 PM PST · by markomalley · 26 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/12/15 | H. Sterling Burnett
    In an interview in Salon touting his new book Unstoppable, which should be filed in the fiction category at your local library, the title of the interview proclaims, “Bill Nye demolishes climate deniers.” After reading the article, I was left asking: Who are these deniers, and where does this demolishing take place?Salon and Nye have evidently taken a page from the climate dogmatists’ playbook and decided to label any climate realists with the derogatory term “deniers,” linking them to holocaust deniers, an offensive smear the Associated Press requires its writers to avoid. For Nye, a climate denier is anyone who...