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Rosie O’Donnell: Helen Thomas Was Right, Jews Should Leave Israel

by @ Wednesday, June 9th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Dumbasses, Foreign Affairs, Israel, Middle East

Gary Coleman Dies At Age 42

by @ Friday, May 28th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, In The News

A sad end to a life that had it’s share of ups and downs: Gary Coleman, the actor who as a child star of the television comedy “Diff’rent Strokes” made “What’choo talkin ’bout, Willis?” a catchphrase of the 1980s, has died. He was 42. The death was reported by CBS News, citing the Utah Valley […]

When Frank Sinatra Was A “Communist”

by @ Sunday, May 23rd, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, History, Music

Michael Johnson at Blue-Eyes.com reminds us that, back in the day, there were those who considered Frank Sinatra a dangerous person: In 1948, this article appeared in the pamphlet, Red Betrayal of Youth, written by Kenneth Goff…….It concludes that Sinatra was, in a memorable (and laughable) turn of phrase, “swooning the youth of America into […]

Hezbollah Not A Fan Of Miss USA Rima Fakih

by @ Wednesday, May 19th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Foreign Affairs, In The News, Lebanon

She’s being celebrated by the residents of her hometown, but the Hezbollah militia that controls it isn’t thrilled about Rima Fakih becoming Miss USA: Newly-crowned Miss USA Rima Fakih may be the pride and joy of her native Lebanese village, but the 24-year-old beauty contestant is far less popular among some leaders in the Middle […]

Woody Allen: Obama Should Be Given Dictatorial Powers

Once again, Woody Allen proves that Hollywood stars probably shouldn’t be allowed to pontificate about politics: Woody Allen has a strange take on the democracy that allowed him to become rich and famous. The “Scoop” director said it would be a cool idea for President Barack Obama to be dictator for for a few years. […]

Muslim-American Wins Miss USA Pageant, Conservative Bloggers Freak Out

by @ Monday, May 17th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Dumbasses

Once again, the Miss USA Pageant has become the subject for over-the-top commentary in the blogosphere. Last year, it was Carrie Prejean’s answer to a question about gay marriage allegedly costing her the crown. This year, it’s because a Muslim-American won: LAS VEGAS – Lebanese immigrant Rima Fakih says it was a certain look from […]

Woody Allen Says Roman Polanski Has Suffered Enough

by @ Monday, May 17th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Dumbasses

Seriously, dude: CANNES, France — Woody Allen has restated his support for fellow filmmaker Roman Polanski, who is in house arrest in connection with a 33-year-old sex scandal. Allen said Polanski “was embarrassed by the whole thing,” “has suffered” and “has paid his dues.” He said Polanski is “an artist and is a nice person” […]

Repeat After Me, Roman Polanksi Is A Pedophile Rapist

by @ Saturday, May 15th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Dumbasses

Another woman has come forward to say that Roman Polanski raped her when she was a teenager: Los Angeles, California (CNN) — A British actress says she was sexually abused by Roman Polanski when she was 16, after she was cast in a Polanski film in Paris, France. “He sexually abused me in the worst […]

Danica McKellar: Not Just Winnie Cooper Anymore

by @ Wednesday, May 12th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities

Definitely not: Danica McKellar has taken her clothes off for Maxim. More here. The former ‘Wonder Years’ star and author/mathematician is now in her second trimester of pregnancy so she must have done this shoot a few months ago. “I’ve always been really cautious about guys who have a Winnie Cooper fantasy, and I’m so […]

Betty White Does SNL

by @ Sunday, May 9th, 2010. Filed under Celebrities, Television

Outside of the 2008 Election, I haven’t watched Saturday Night Live in years, but there was no way I was going to miss last night: Even Jay-Z worships at the altar of Betty White. And why wouldn’t he? At the end of his second song on this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live,” the appropriate “Young Forever,” […]

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