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Oct 17 09:39

How NBA Players Pee: A Hilarious Four-Part Cartoon Series

Who would’ve thought a small cartoon artist from Thailand would be taking the NBA world by storm with his depiction of how NBA stars go to the bathroom?

Well, that’s exactly what happened to Chuttapong Patrungsi — also known as 6th Man –who works as a farmer in his home country, and creates sports cartoons in his spare time, mostly about the NBA.

Oct 16 08:53

Hillary Clinton Releases DNA Test Proving She Is Only Half Lizard Person

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Shortly after Elizabeth Warren released a DNA test that may or may not show that she is 1/1024th Native American, failed presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton showed the results of a recent DNA test that conclusively proved she is only 50% Reptilian.

The test, conducted by a renowned DNA expert, showed that only 50% of her blood comes from reptilian humanoids from space bent on destroying humanity. Many Washington insiders had claimed she was 100% reptile, but these claims are now known to be a hoax.

Oct 15 01:13

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry expecting a baby in the spring

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting a baby in the spring, Kensington Palace has announced.Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who wed in May, are currently in Australia for a 16-day tour, their first trip as a married couple.

Oct 13 10:23

Outside In: The Trump administration’s plan to remake the Middle East

The only promise that is new about the promised peace plan is the way it will be forced on the Palestinians: no one has promised that the plan itself will be new. With Saudi Arabia and Egypt—the outside—brought onside with the promise of continued military aid despite their crimes against humanity and violations of international law and the Palestinians weakened by being silenced, economically crushed and stripped of any friends to help them, the United States and Israel are now free to attempt to impose a peace plan on the Palestinians.

Oct 12 10:33

Music industry hails passage of the Music Modernization Act

American politics may be polarized, but a new law signed by President Trump on Thursday suggests that liberals and conservatives agree on the need for a better system to compensate musicians and songwriters in the digital era.

The Music Modernization Act, co-sponsored by Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah) and Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), is a response to the modern world of music streaming and satellite radio — platforms that did not exist when laws governing royalty payments to music creators and license holders were drafted decades ago.

The comprehensive music licensing bill corrects a number of pre-digital-era anachronisms. It creates a new independent entity that will license songs to companies that play music online, and then pay songwriters, including those who released hits decades ago before federal music copyrights took effect.

Oct 12 10:24

TAYLOR SWIFT IS NOT REGISTERED TO VOTE IN TENNESSEE

Despite encouraging her 112 million Instagram followers to register to vote Democrat in next month’s mid-term elections, Taylor Swift herself is not registered to vote in Tennessee, according to the State’s official voter registration database.

In a post that subsequently received wall to wall media coverage, the singer said she would not be voting for Republican Tennessee Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn due to her record on LGBT rights, equal pay legislation and race issues.

Oct 12 08:06

Trump to push for federal marijuana reform, GOP congressman says

Go Mr. President!!!

President Trump plans to pursue federally legalizing medical marijuana following next month’s midterm races, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, California Republican, said Thursday.

The Trump administration has made a “solid commitment” to reform marijuana laws, and the president has spoken in support of federally legalizing the plant for medical purposes, Mr. Rohrabachertold Fox Business Channel.

Oct 12 07:53

ABC Executives Regret Firing Roseanne, Fear ‘Connors’ Spin-Off Series will Flop

Executives at ABC now believe that their decision to fire Roseanne Barr from their revival of Roseanne was a mistake and the network’s spin-off series The Conners may flop, according to a report from Mail Online.

Oct 12 07:52

Tourist calls 911 after spotting whales while boating in Washington: report

Can you say Snowflake!

Video footage of one family’s boating trip in Washington state has gone viral on social media, as it shows three humpback whales nearing their vessel and eventually prompting one scared family member to hysterically phone police.

On Sept. 29, the Lucianna family was cruising on Puget Sound when Darren began filming as the massive sea creatures approached their boat, Insider reports.

Oct 11 11:47

Verne Troyer’s Death Confirmed As Suicide

Verne Troyer’s death has been confirmed as suicide, a Los Angeles coroner has said.Following an autopsy and further tests, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner confirmed that Troyer died from the effects of alcohol, having passed away in April of this year at the age of 49.

Oct 11 08:29

MANHATTAN DA DROPS PART OF WEINSTEIN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

The Manhattan district attorney on Thursday dropped what was formally considered a key aspect of the criminal investigation into disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein.

Oct 11 06:50

American Music Awards Ratings Plummet to Record Low as Entertainers Push Politics

Ratings for Tuesday night’s ABC broadcast of the American Music Awards (AMA) plummeted to an all-time low, as viewers apparently feared they’d be subjected to unwanted celebrity political preaching.

The three-hour program lost 25% of its 18-43 year-old viewers (1.8 rating/6.5 million viewers) from 2017, Variety reported Wednesday. The overall broadcast audience (2.4 rating/9.2 million viewers) suffered an even steeper decline of 29%.

“This is the latest example of an awards show seeing serious declines year-over-year. Back in September, the Emmy Awards on NBC also put up an all-time low,” Variety notes.

Oct 11 06:30

the Old West that westerns got absolutely wrong

There is hardly a movie genre that captivated so many for so long the way ‘Western’ did; bringing back to life some of the lost traditions of the frontier along with its ruggedness and outlaws. Americans especially loved the old west, for its gunfights, cowboys, stagecoach robberies, and clashes with Indians.

The flurry of western movie production perpetuated the American romance with the Wild West and doing so went off course with fewer facts and more fictional conjuring. Regardless of the vision of the Wild West one may have, the old west was nothing like what it has been portrayed on a cinema screen for the better part of last century. Following are some of the facts about the life on the frontier that is in sheer contrast with what we envisioned all these years.

Oct 10 09:38

Jamie Lee Curtis wields firearms in new ‘Halloween’ movie despite advocating for gun control

Jamie Lee Curtis’ on-screen actions stand in contrast to her real-life persona as an advocate for gun control.

Jamie’s got a gun in the latest “Halloween” reboot.

In the 11th installment of the horror film series, Jamie Lee Curtis’s character, Laurie Strode, is seen wielding firearms in her quest to kill the film’s legendary villain, Michael Myers.

At one point, she shoots him as he’s standing in front of a window.

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But Curtis’s on-screen actions stand in contrast to her real-life persona as an advocate for gun control — one of several Hollywood actors who use firearms in their films while preaching against them away from the set.

Oct 09 09:57

Triggered: ‘SNL’ Star Pete Davidson Attacks ‘Mentally Ill’ Kanye West

Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson — who made headlines last December when he revealed his “Badass” Hillary Clinton tattoo — appeared on the NBC show’s “Weekend Update” segment and launched a full-on assault on Kanye West.

“So speaking strictly for myself, what Kanye said after he went off the air last week was one of the worst, most awkward things I’ve ever seen here,” Davidson said of West’s impassioned speech during the end of last week’s show, in which the Grammy-winner railed against critics of President Donald Trump, the “90 percent” liberal media, and pro-welfare state Democrats.

“He started by saying people backstage tried to bully him into not wearing it,” Davidson said of West. “He wore it all week. Like, nobody told him not to wear it. I wish I bullied you. I wish I suggested that, you know, it might upset some people, like, your wife or every black person ever.”

Oct 09 09:34

PIERS MORGAN: There’s Only One Winner In Taylor Swift And Scott Kelly’s Gutless Surrender to The Howling Twitter Mob - President Trump

Taylor Swift, who is hugely popular in middle America, hasn’t chosen this moment to abandon her very sensible apolitical stance and come out as a Democrat because she genuinely thought: ‘Oh, I must alienate half my audience today.’

No, she’s done it because the howling Twitter mob hammered her into submission.

Oct 08 08:19

‘Late Show’ writer apologizes for ‘sarcasm’ in deleted tweet about Kavanaugh

A writer for CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Sunday apologized for her "sarcasm" in a deleted tweet about newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Ariel Dumas on Saturday tweeted, "Whatever happens, I'm just glad we ruined Brett Kavanaugh's life." The post quickly went viral, as multiple conservative pundits retweeted it with critical commentary.

Dumas the next day said the tweet was a "tone-deaf attempt at sarcasm."

Oct 08 08:12

Taylor Swift: Transgender Rights Are 'Tennessee Values,' Vote Democrat

Taylor Swift decided to attack her fan base on behalf of the Democrats in the hopes of aiding them in the upcoming midterms in Tennessee.

Oct 07 06:03

WATCH UFC Fight Descend Into Chaos....

Oct 05 17:27

Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon Cash Out $100MM+ In Spotify Shares

Last May, Sony cashed out 50% of its Spotify shares, earning a cool $760 million. Less than a week later, Warner Music Group revealed it had dumped 75% of its shares in the streaming music service, netting $400 million. Warner later sold all of its shares in August, earning slightly over $100 million more. Finally, Merlin cashed out 100% of its shares in Spotify, pledging to pass the sale through to its members.

They’re not the only ones. According to a new report, Spotify founders Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon have sold significant shares in the company.

A Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing obtained by Di Digital reveals Ek and Lorentzon have sold their shares for over kr 1 billion ($110 million) each in recent months. Daniel Ek, Spotify’s CEO, received the most from the recent sales, reportedly earning kr 1.2 billion ($132 million).

Oct 05 14:50

Scientists want option to turn your consciousness on and off

Scientists say they can potentially turn sleep on and off at will and are striving to do it.

That’s right, they want to manipulate neurons in your brain to control you like a light switch by essentially ‘hacking your soul,’ Truthstream Media’s Melissa Dykes reports in a video titled Scientists Want to Turn Consciousness On and Off Like a Light Switch.

Oct 05 13:49

Can a home garden produce enough food to live on?

Have you ever wondered why you should start your own garden when food is readily available at grocery stores? What about those who would love to be self-sufficient to the point of living off the food they can grow on their own land? The simple answer is yes, this is possible, but it will take hard work and dedication.

Oct 02 17:59

How to Turn the Tables on Authority Like a F@*%ing Genius

Are you sick and tired of TV talking-heads babbling their way through political propaganda and scapegoating each other through underhanded claptrap that does nothing more than keep outdated bipartisan “authority” entrenched in the minds of the people?

Oct 02 13:31

This Hollywood Actress Led An Anti-Kavanaugh Mob To Barricade Senate Offices

Hollywood is out to get Brett Kavanaugh.

The soon-to-be Supreme Court Justice was ridiculed in front of the entire world just the other day.

And it didn’t stop at the most public hearings, one Hollywood actress led an anti-Kavanaugh assault on Capitol Hill.

Alyssa Milano hates conservatives.

The washed up actress spews nothing but liberal propaganda on twitter constantly.

Sep 28 16:22

CBS Shuts Down Stage 9, a Fan-Made Recreation of the USS Enterprise

Stage 9, a beautiful fan-made recreation of the Enterprise ship from Star Trek: The Next Generation, has been shut down following a cease-and-desist from CBS. The people behind the two-year-old project tried to reason with CBS, offering to make changes to keep their dream project alive, but the broadcasting giant wasn't interested in discussion.

In my view this is a travesty because it is a stunning piece of work. Take a look...

Sep 28 11:21

Why the Entertainment Industry Loves to Use Illuminati and Occult Symbolism to Sell

You really have to wonder if the accountants and marketing teams of the entertainment industrial complex have actually signed a deal with the devil, or if they’ve just realized how exceptionally profitable it is to use Illuminati and occult symbolism as a marketing device.

Sep 24 11:02

Smiling Bill Cosby arrives alone for his sentencing as a psychologist testifies the disgraced legend is a sexually violent predator with uncontrollable urges to have sex with young, non-consenting women who would reoffend

Bill Cosby arrived in court on Monday to start his sentencing hearing in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

The disgraced actor, 81, was not joined by his wife Camille or any other family members as he made his way into the courtroom accompanied by only his spokesperson Andrew Wyatt and publicist Ebonee Benson.

Cosby, who was declared a sexually violent predator by the state's sex-offender board, appeared to be carefree and in high spirits despite the occasion, and at one point smiled and then pointed and waved at a crowd of protesters outside the court.

Kristen Dudley, a psychologist and member of the offender board, testified Monday in court and stated that Cosby had a disorder which makes him inclined to sleep with non-consenting women.

Sep 23 09:15

Michael Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Tanks at Box Office

Michael Moore’s anti-Trump documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 tanked at the box office, according to Deadline.

Although Fahrenheit 11/9 opened this weekend on a massive number of screens, it is projected to earn a paltry $3 million.

After a decade of disappointments for the Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker, even the early projections for what was supposed to be Moore’s comeback film did not look promising — a mere $6 million, but the reality is even worse: half of that.

Outside of the fact he has not had a hit since Sicko grossed a respectable $24.5 million all the way back in 2007, Fahrenheit 11/9’s humiliating opening is especially embarrassing when you consider it opened in an astonishing 1,719 theaters.

The whole idea behind Moore’s anti-Trump doc was to recapture the glory days of his Fahrenheit 9/11, which opened in the summer of 2004 in just 868 theaters to an astonishing $24 million.

Sep 19 14:26

Nobody Even Noticed

Sep 16 21:44

Fred to Take Wheel of Ship of State: Will Implement Thoughtful and Reasonable Measures

Fred on everything will save us!

I have no choice. I must don the mantle of greatness and take the reins of the country. Desperate times call for desperate measures. I will run for the office of dictator, or President in American parlance.

If Lindsey Graham complains that we need to kill more puzzled goatherds, I will have him inserted into the oil well on top of the Republicans and pseudo-Cubans, with Oprah tamped down on top as a sort of cork. There is nothing in Afghanistan that Americans need or want, except opium products, and private enterprise now provides these in abundance. Check the nearest street corner, or ask your kids.

Sep 16 17:11

You Don’t Really ‘Own’ That Movie You Bought, But Pirates…

In this day and age ownership of digital media is often an illusion. When you buy a book or movie there are severe restrictions on what you can do with these files. In some cases, purchased content can simply disappear overnight. These limitations keep copyright holders in control, but they breed pirates at the same time.

Sep 16 07:15

Michael Moore overheard saying President Trump wrote anonymous NYT op-ed

Left-wing activist and filmmaker Michael Moore was overheard at a red carpet event last Thursday telling someone that either President Donald Trump or one of his people wrote the anonymous NYT op-ed as a distraction buying the Trump time as he ‘dismantles our democracy,’ as reported by Showbiz411.com.

Sep 14 09:40

END OF THE LINE Michael Moore’s crazy theory that Donald Trump will be the LAST president of the United States

FILMMAKER Michael Moore has reiterated his claims that Donald Trump will be the LAST president of the United States.

The controversial documentary maker first made the bizarre theory in the trailer for his new film Fahrenheit 11/9 last month.

Sep 13 12:08

Iran WARNING: US tells airlines not to fly through airspace as WW3 fears rise

The advisory also warns military activities linked to the bloody conflict in Syria have been ramped across Iran's airspace.

Tensions between Tehran and Washington are running high following Donald Trump’s controversial decision to pull out of the landmark Iran nuclear deal re-introduce economic sanctions last month.

Flight Service Bureau, which provides safety information on airspace to airlines, said "without seeming alarmist", the deteriorating relationship between the US and Iran must be taken into account when planning flights in Iran's airspace.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This is getting just about as serious as is a heart attack: I find myself very alarmed at these developments.

Sep 13 11:09

Major New Movie 'Active Measures' Brings Rabid Anti-Russianism to the Silver Screen

If you believed Saddam Hussein had chemical weapons, this movie is for you. If you're an ideologue on an anti-Russian bender, you'll find this movie intoxicatingly pleasant. But if you want a real dose of reality about the troubling Trump-Russia scandal "Active Measures" has nothing for you except an object lesson in how mass deception is done.

"The President is a puppet of Vladimir Putin!" That sums up the revelations of the blockbuster movie "Active Measures." It recently debuted at theaters in New York and Los Angeles.

Sep 12 15:13

You know all those movies you bought from Apple? Um, well, think different: You didn't

Remember when you decided to buy, rather than rent, that movie online? We have some bad news for you – you didn't.

Biologist Anders Gonçalves da Silva was surprised this week to find three movies he had purchased through iTunes simply disappeared one day from his library. So he contacted Apple to find out what had happened.

And Apple told him it no longer had the license rights for those movies so they had been removed. To which he of course responded: Ah, but I didn't rent them, I actually bought them through your "buy" option.

At which point da Silva learnt a valuable lesson about the realities of digital purchases and modern licensing rules: While he had bought the movies, what he had actually paid for was the ability to download the movie to his hard drive.

Sep 11 18:58

Trump: 'Israel Did 9/11' Protester "Is a Trump Guy"

On 12/21/15 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, President Trump said that I was "Very Committed," "A Trump Guy," "Got a lot of energy", And That "I'm On His Side," after I interrupted his speech from the front row, shouting that "Israel did 9/11!" and that it was Israelis, not Muslims, who were cheering and arrested in New Jersey on 9/11. Since Trump had insulted every single one of the other protesters there who interrupted his speech that night, but he complimented me and said I could stay, I thought that was VERY interesting. Someone on YouTube made this combo with clips of my video and the TV coverage of Trump's very positive response to me. :-)

Sep 09 07:50

The Strange Death of Comedy

Sep 08 09:33

Feds investigating Weinstein’s alleged ties to Black Cube spy firm

The US Attorney’s Office in New York is looking into Harvey Weinstein‘s relationship with the private spy firm Black Cube to determine whether the disgraced producer broke federal law in his efforts to stifle sexual harassment allegations against him.

Weinstein’s attorney, Benjamin Brafman, said in a statement on Thursday that his office had met with prosecutors in an effort to convince them that the arrangement was aboveboard. Brafman argued that Weinstein was compelled to defend himself given the “reckless disregard for the truth” displayed by some of his accusers, in an apparent reference to Asia Argento.

Sep 06 10:22

Cher: Our Lives Will Never Be the Same If ‘F*cking Train Wreck’ Kavanaugh Confirmed

Pop superstar Cher has claimed that people’s lives “will never be the same” if Judge Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the United States Supreme Court.

In her latest string of all-caps tweets filled with emojis, the Mamma Mia! star claimed that Kavanaugh’s confirmation would lead to the repression of LGBT people, an overturn of Roe vs Wade, people of color losing the right to vote, and a situation where Trump would have immunity from criminal prosecution.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

People of color losing the right to vote? Is she talking about the illegal immigrants the Democrats are depending on to win in November?

Sep 06 08:46

EU ENTERS “FINAL STAGE” OF CRAFTING BILL FORCING BIG TECH CENSORSHIP

The European Union is in the final stages of crafting legislation that will force big tech and internet companies to censor “extremist” content and cooperate with law enforcement, Reuters reports.

The bill is expected to be released by the end of the month and will absolutely require companies such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter to swiftly remove any content considered terroristic from their platforms.

In March, the European Commission told such companies that they had three months to show they were removing “extremist” content more rapidly or face legislation forcing them to do so.

EU recommendations were sent out at the time regarding the speedy removal of all content including terrorist content, incitement to hatred and violence, child sexual abuse material, counterfeit products, and copyright infringement.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

What concerns me, in this draconian move, is the proclivity for going after sites (like this one) which are fact centric, even though those facts may not be to the EU's liking.

Sep 05 08:08

There's no place like home! Ruby slippers Judy Garland wore in The Wizard of Oz have been found 13 YEARS after they were stolen from a Minnesota museum

After being missing for 13 years in a case full of as many twists and turns as the movie itself, the classic pair of ruby slippers from the Wizard of Oz are finally coming home.

Judy Garland's famous shoes - which were insured for $1million - were stolen from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota in August 2005.

But on Tuesday the FBI revealed that the stolen slippers have finally been recovered. No suspects have been immediately announced.

It is a Hollywood happy ending for a scandal that one private investigator who worked on the case claimed had more conspiracy theories than Area 51.

Sep 03 08:22

ANOTHER RACIST MOVING TO ISRAEL

Fresh off racism controversy, the comedian says she will move to Israel for a few months in order to study with a Rabbi.

Sep 03 07:17

Roseanne Barr Says She’s Leaving for Israel When The Conners Premieres

While you might personally still be up in the air about your interest in the upcoming Roseanne spin-off, Roseanne Barr knows where she’ll be when The Conners drops on October 16: sunny Israel. In the latest episode of Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s podcast, the actress outlined her plan to get the hell out of dodge when the new show arrives. “I have an opportunity to go to Israel for a few months and study with my favorite teachers over there, and that’s where I’m going to go and probably move somewhere there and study with my favorite teachers,” Barr explains. “I have saved a few pennies and I’m so lucky I can go … and study with any rabbi that I can ask to teach me, and it’s my great joy and privilege to be a Jewish woman.”

Sep 02 17:21

Hollywood Studios Flag Their IMDb Listings as “Pirate” Links

A rather persistent bug in the takedown code of a major reporting agency has caused an embarrassing situation for several Hollywood studios. For quite some time now, companies including Sony Pictures Television and Columbia Pictures have been inadvertently asking Google to remove the IMDb listings of their own work.

Aug 30 09:38

What’s Fact and What’s Fiction in Darkest Hour

Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour is a piece of historical fiction that undertakes a serious historical task: to present Winston Churchill and the British people’s choice to stand up to Hitler as just that … a choice. In hindsight, after eventual victory, the decision to fight against the Germans can appear a foregone conclusion. Since we all like to imagine that we personally would never fold to the Nazis, it can be hard to understand that reasonable people, most of whom had no love for Hitler, seriously considered a truce in spring 1940, during the days depicted in the film. To their eyes, fighting on after the approaching fall of France would only delay the inevitable at the cost of mass civilian slaughter. Better to come to terms now while they still had the leverage of an army and aircraft factories.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Claire and I watched this film last night, and it is an excellent film. Gary Oldman did a fantastic job. However, we did wonder if certain portions of the film were historically accurate, especially the subway train ride.

Aug 28 07:00

Kevin Smith Lost 51 Pounds in 6 Months Following a Serious Heart Attack by Making These Changes

6 months ago, Kevin smith was admitted in the hospital recovering from a serious heart attack that nearly killed him.Now he is 51 pounds lighter and determined to never experience a potentially deadly health emergency again.

Aug 26 09:56

Kathy Griffin Rips Trump’s McCain Tribute: ‘Take His Name Out Your Mouth You Piece of Sh*t’

“Take his name out of your mouth you piece of sh*t. You maligned his military service while you did everything to avoid serving. You attacked him repeatedly while you knew he was dying. And you cozied up to Putin while he did everything he could to oppose him. Fuck You,” Kathy Griffin tweeted.

Aug 24 07:10

Facebook censors prominent conservatives: Report

Posts made by prominent conservatives have been temporarily censored by Facebook and have been marked as ‘spam,’ a new report indicates.

Aug 23 12:38

A Dark Journey Into “The Minds of Men” — Film Review

By Activist Post

From the opening of Truthstream Media’s first full-length documentary THE MINDS OF MEN, the general aesthetic — from the narration to the black-and-white appearance to the bizarre imagery — is properly reminiscent of an episode of The Twilight Zone.

Featuring original music and character voicing by Melissa and Aaron Dykes, viewers will learn about the people behind mind-control programs designed and implemented by the military, universities, foundations, elite societies, science and government institutions. THE MINDS OF MEN weaves archival video footage, news clippings, primary research papers, interviews, and analysis into a stunning trove of conclusions about what humanity faces...

Aug 23 10:02

Palestinians say no to Lana Del Rey’s “token gesture”

Campaigners are slamming Lana Del Rey for making a “token gesture” toward Palestinians even as she acknowledges the increasing pressure she is facing to cancel a gig in Israel next month.

Despite the calls from fans and fellow artists not to go ahead with her appearance at the Meteor Festival, the American pop singer insisted in a post on Instagram Tuesday that “We will be still playing our show in Israel.”

But in a sign she is feeling the heat, Del Rey added: “That being said, I understand the concern towards showing support to the Palestinians too.”

“So I just wanted to let you know when I’m in Israel I will be visiting Palestine too and I look forward to meeting both Palestinian and Israeli children and playing music for everyone. I want peace for both Israel and Palestine.”

Aug 19 20:32

Kevin Spacey's Billionaire Boys Club rakes in a record-breakingly abysmal $126 at the box office on opening night

Kevin Spacey's new movie Billionaire Boys Club raked in a shockingly low $126 at the box office on its opening night.

The indie film marked the disgraced former House of Cards lead's return to the screen after being accused of sexual assault by more than a dozen men.

Despite the impressive cast that featured Ansel Elgort and Taron Egerton in starring roles and other leads Emma Roberts, Jeremy Irvine, Cary Elwes, Judd Nelson and Billie Lourd, the movie has tanked after a quiet opening in 10 cities on Friday.

Bringing in an average of $12.60 per location - less than two tickets given the average price of $9.27 - and just $126 total, the crime-drama is by far Spacey's lowest grossing film to date.

Aug 19 14:14

Kevin Spacey film bombs at box office, does $126 opening day

The new Kevin Spacey film Billionaires Boys Club pulled in a whopping $126 on the film’s opening day falling short of anticipated ticket sales after the once popular Hollywood actor’s name was tarnished with allegations of sexual misconduct.

Aug 18 10:12

Doing It Wrong: Steve Martin And Martin Short Think It’s Best Not To Insult Half Their Audience With Trump Jokes

Following my Steve Martin-theme article about Australia (please see here) comes a piece about the actual Lonely Guy. In an interview with Indiewire published Wednesday, The Jerk and his co-star Martin Short explain why they don’t makes jokes about the President in their two-man live show.

You may have caught, by the way, the pair’s Netflix special, An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life. It’s great to see Steve back on the stage, and Short is no slouch himself. They ham it up at one another’s expense — Short tells his white-haired, pasty partner, “You look like a page in a coloring book that hasn’t been colored yet.” One of Steve’s jabs: “I think of you as a renaissance man, and not just because you carry smallpox.”

Personally, I think they should be billed as Steve Martin Short.

In explaining the effectiveness of clowning one another, Steve waxes, “It’s like what families do.”

What about the family of America?

The duo has a no-go policy on Trump attacks:

Aug 16 11:07

Parent group calls for Netflix to pull 'Desire,' calling it 'child porn'

The film depicts a 9-year-old girl masturbating and accidentally experiencing an orgasm while watching a John Ford cowboy film with another young girl, according to Deadline and IndieWire. The movie scene shows the girl bouncing up and down in slow motion on a pillow as if on a horse and close-ups of the girl's face.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

But Alex Jones get banned!

Aug 16 10:13

JUDGE RULES SEX TRAFFICKING LAWSUIT AGAINST HARVEY WEINSTEIN CAN PROCEED

A Manhattan federal judge ruled Tuesday that a sex trafficking lawsuit filed against Harvey Weinstein can move forward after the disgraced movie mogul tried to get it thrown out.

British actress Kadian Noble has alleged that the movie producer assaulted her and, in her lawsuit filed in November, claimed that he violated federal sex trafficking laws when he promised her a film role if she went to his hotel room in Cannes, France, in 2014, according to Page Six.

“Plaintiff has plausibly alleged that Harvey Weinstein, knowingly and in interstate commerce, enticed and or recruited her knowing that means of force, fraud, or a combination of the two, would be employed to cause her to engage in a commercial sex act,” U.S. District Judge Robert W. Sweet said, according to Deadline.

Aug 14 09:31

Jimmy Buffett Endorses Open Borders Democrat in Florida Governor Race

Rocker Jimmy Buffett is leaving sleepy Margaritaville and jumping into politics, endorsing Democrat Gwen Graham in the Florida Governor’s race.
In his endorsement, Buffett says Graham has a “heart for people” as well as a “passion for the Sunshine State,” according to The Hill.
The “Cheeseburger in Paradise” singer also insisted Graham will “protect” the environment, spend more money on schools, and shore up Obamacare.

“It’s been too long since we have had a Governor for all the people. For that reason, I am supporting my friend, Democrat Gwen Graham, for governor and I encourage ya’ll to do the same,” the 71-year-old singer exclaimed.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Buffet is only thinking of his increase in record sales, (as his career is in the toilet). Financial benefit / increased record sales. ???? His career buried in a Time Capsule YEARS AGO. Desperate to be in the "Lime Light" again. Jimmy, get in line with Donny and Marie Osmond. "Has Been"s," who still BELIEVE they are important people. Not reality based. Stuck in their own time warp bubble.

Aug 13 08:59

FLASHBACK - In Joint BBC/Netflix production "Troy: Fall of a City," Achilles - described by Homer as having blond hair - will be played by an African

Oh, Zeus will be played by a black actor in the series as well...

There's an agenda folks: deconstruct white mythic heroes to nothing more than Africans.

Searching "whitewashing in film" brings back 3.75 million hits (casting white actors in non-white roles). It's a universally derided and lambasted practice.

Casting black actors in white roles?

Worthy of praise and incessant admiration.

Progress.

Aug 13 08:56

FLASHBACK - The Multiracial Remake of "A Christmas Story" (Complete with a Black Santa Claus) Bombs

The diverse A Christmas Story Live completely bombed, delivering terrible ratings, and absolutely bombing with viewers. In fact, it has lower audience score on RottenTomatoes.com than the universally derided A Christmas Story 2, a direct-to-dvd movie made in 2012.

Moral of the story?

Diverse remakes of beloved Christmas stories don't go over well in a country where large segments of the population now realize the America nostalgically depicted in A Christmas Story is far, far superior to the country we find ourselves strangers in today.

It should also be remembered the director of the original A Christmas Story, Bob Clark, was killed by an illegal alien in 2007.

Aug 10 08:55

"F*ck Hope": Michael Moore Slams Obama's Mantra As "Lazy Way Out"

Moore told the Huffington Post that "Hope is passive. Hope gives you permission to let someone else do the work. Hope leads people to believe that tax returns, or a pee tape, or the FBI or an adult film star will save the country. Hope, and the passivity that comes with it, is what helped get us here to begin with. It’s the lazy way out."

“We don’t need hope. We need action,” exclaimed Moore.

In case that was too subtle, Moore clarified:

Fuck hope. Seriously, fuck hope. Fuck despair, too. But fuck hope.

Moore tells the Post that Donald Trump is an "evil genius" who "has no intention of leaving the White House."

Aug 10 05:27

Kanye West defends his support for Trump

During an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Thursday night, Kanye West defended his decision to support Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election, and said he would not be “bullied” by those on the left.

Aug 09 10:30

Kim Dotcom: “Hollywood has always been a propaganda & recruitment tool for the Pentagon.”

“I strongly recommend that you watch ‘The Vietnam War’ on Netflix and remember every heroic war movie Hollywood has thrown at you
Hollywood has always been a propaganda & recruitment tool for the Pentagon. The dirty US media and Hollywood have been aiding and abetting mass murder”

Aug 08 08:52

Warner Music Cashes Out Its Entire Spotify Stake — Totaling $504 Million

Warner Music Group is awash in cash after a flowing third quarter — thanks largely to a complete liquidation of its Spotify shares.

Aug 08 07:01

America as movie and TV series location

Aug 07 09:47

Capt. Picard is Back! Sir Patrick Stewart Announces Return to “Star Trek” Universe

The series Star Trek: The Next Generation ended in 1994, but Sir Patrick Stewart as the cerebral and decisive Captain Jean-Luc Picard maintained his hold over fans’ loyalty ever since, second only to the group that starred in the original show of the 1960s.

After the show went off the air, the British actor enjoyed a great deal of career success that had nothing to do with Star Trek, from continuing his stage work in major productions of The Tempest and Hamlet to playing Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men film series.

But now fans may feel they’ve been hit by phasers set to “stun.” Stewart said in a statement released in August 2018 that it is “an unexpected but delightful surprise to find myself excited and invigorated to be returning to Jean-Luc Picard and to explore new dimensions within him. Seeking out new life for him, when I thought that life was over.”

Aug 07 08:56

Hollywood Celebrates Masters of the Universe Banning Alex Jones: ‘It’s About Damn Time’

A handful of Hollywood personalities took to Twitter on Monday to celebrate tech giants Apple, Facebook, and YouTube’s decision to purge radio host Alex Jones and his Infowars properties from their platforms.

“Good news: YouTube, Facebook, Apple and Spotify are all banning Alex Jones and Infowars. Bad news: He’ll either get a job offer from Fox News or Donald Trump,” Actress and Former Netflix talk show host Chelsea Handler wrote.

Aug 07 08:35

Rosie O’Donnell’s Plan to Stop President Trump – A Sing-Along

Rosie, you see, doesn’t believe Donald is a “legitimate President,” citing alleged interference by Russia in the 2016 presidential election.

“He should not be president,” she told MSNBC’s, Ari Melber. “I don’t believe he’s a legitimate president. I believe if it wasn’t for Russia he never would have won.”

How does she plan on combatting this ‘illegitimate’ President? Why … a sing-along, of course!

O’Donnell led a group of Broadway performers in a musical protest of the President on Monday night in front of the White House, a gathering that has been taking place for just over three weeks now.

The group sang “America the Beautiful” – seemingly unaware of the irony that it was America the beautiful that democratically voted President Trump into the White House – as well as a host of other show-tune favorites.

Aug 06 15:10

MoviePass backtracks on plan for 50% price hike just days after announcing it - but says subscribers can now only see THREE movies per month

Just days after announcing a plan to raise its subscription fee, MoviePass now says it will keep its monthly rate at $10.

The firm was hit with harsh backlash from subscribers after revealing the planned 50 percent price increase last week, which would bring the fee to $15.

While the price may stay the same, the perks will not. Moving forward, MoviePass will impose a cap of three movies per month, instead of one every day.

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MoviePass has grown to 3 million subscribers, from about 20,000, since it slashed monthly rates nearly a year ago to $10, from as high as $50.

Because MoviePass typically pays theaters the full cost of tickets - $15 or more in big cities - a single movie can put the service in the red.

Aug 06 09:45

The Painted Monument to the Soviet Army in Bulgaria

The Monument to the Soviet Army is located in the King’s Garden in the heart of the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. Built in 1954, it was created as a symbol of gratitude for the Soviet Red Army for helping Bulgaria on their war efforts during the second World War. The monument depicts a soldier of the Soviet Army, surrounded by a male worker and a female peasant from Bulgaria. At the base of the monument are several bas-reliefs depicting a mishmash of scenes - soldiers in the battlefields and Bulgarian peasants at work. The entire memorial complex is surrounded by a park that has become a popular hangout for young people.

Aug 05 10:25

London’s Secret Nuclear Reactor

For more than 30 years, between 1962 and 1996, a nuclear reactor sat at the heart of London tantalizingly close to a busy thoroughfare and to people’s homes and public buildings. Its existence so close to the metropolis was kept a secret from the public, because to tell the truth would have been extremely controversial.

The reactor was located at the basement of King William Building at the old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. The Royal Naval College was established in 1873 and was housed in a 17th century building complex designed by the highly acclaimed English architect of the time, Sir Christopher Wren. The buildings originally housed the Greenwich Hospital—a retirement home for disabled sailors of the Royal Navy. The word “hospital” merely meant a place providing hospitality. After the hospital closed in 1869, these buildings became the Royal Naval College where navy officers were trained.

Aug 05 08:02

Meghan Markle 'is planning to fly to the US and reunite with her estranged father Thomas in secret within weeks' for the pair's first meeting since he missed her wedding

Meghan Markle and her father are planning to reunite in secret in the US later this month, friends of the Duchess of Sussex have claimed.

Prince Harry's wife will take a solo trip home to America to see her estranged father Thomas Markle, according to the Mirror.

The 74-year-old former lighting director is said to be 'delighted' about the potential visit from Meghan, and is 'keeping two dates free at the end of the month'.

The meeting would be the first time the former actress has seen her reclusive father in several months after he pulled out of her wedding in May, citing health concerns.

Aug 04 20:29

Putting her troubles behind her! Meghan is all smiles on her 37th birthday as she wears a £400 dress and holds Harry's hand at the wedding of his close friend after claims of a rift with her father

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were pictured at the wedding of Charlie van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks at St Mary the Virgin Church in Frensham, Surrey, just months after they tied the knot themselves.

Aug 04 10:17

Republican congressman is still touting fake pro-Israel award from Sacha Baron Cohen

As part of his effort to trick conservative activists and lawmakers into embarrassing themselves on his Showtime series Who is America?, Sacha Baron Cohen presented a fake pro-Israel award to an array of political figures called “70 at 70.” On behalf of a non-existent Israeli outlet called “Yerushalayim Television,” Cohen’s team told its unsuspecting victims (and some more rightly skeptical marks) they were being honored for their “significant contributions to the State of Israel.” But weeks after the rouse was revealed, it appears that Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) still doesn’t realize he was duped.

Aug 03 11:56

Marilyn Monroe: the Bookworm who Fantasized about Sleeping with Albert Einstein

The name Marilyn Monroe drifts by in a fog of legend. Her life has become virtually mythical. Something to be written down in epic sagas passed down to future generations of pop culture prophets. The platinum blonde hair, seductive eyebrows, white dress blowing above her thighs, alluring voice, famous lovers, and tragic death.

Aug 03 09:52

Shock and Awe Celebrates Reporters Who Got It Right

It’s now conventional for corporate media pundits and centrist politicians to acknowledge that their support for the US invasion of Iraq was misguided. Most excuse their pro-war record on the grounds that there was no available alternate narrative to the Bush administration’s claim that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction. How could they have known any better?

But as FAIR has long noted (Extra!, 3–4/03), this “we were all wrong” narrative doesn’t hold up. There were, in fact, a few corporate journalists who got it right when everyone else was getting it wrong.

Shock and Awe, a new film directed by Rob Reiner—of This Is Spinal Tap (1984) and A Few Good Men (1992) fame—tells the story of two of these journalists. At the center of Reiner’s proper noun–heavy docudrama are Jonathan Landay and Warren Strobel, two reporters for Knight Ridder, one of the largest newspaper publishers at the time. (It’s since been absorbed by McClatchy.)

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Understandably, the corporate media has trashed the film. But Claire and I really liked it and I recommend you hit that pay-per-view button this weekend and see it.

Aug 02 11:15

Prince of style! George joins his mother Kate, aunt Meghan and great-grandmother the Queen on Tatler's star-studded best dressed list, thanks to his take on 'Christopher Robin chic'

At just five years-old, he has entertained world leaders in his dressing gown, enjoyed global tours on private jets and attended only the most prestigious royal events.

And now Prince George has been named on Tatler magazine's annual best dressed list.

The prince is the youngest addition to the 30-strong list, appearing alongside his mother the Duchess of Cambridge, 36, aunt the Duchess of Sussex, 36, 'gan-gan' the Queen, 92, and celebrities including Amal Clooney, Lily James and Harry Styles.

According to the society bible, Prince George, often seen in statement shorts, sleeveless jumpers and knee-high socks, 'flies the flag for Christopher Robin chic'.

Aug 02 11:01

Vietnam’s New ‘Golden Bridge’ Looks Like Something Out Of A Fantasy World

The new bridge is part of a $2 billion investment that's helping Vietnam to become one of the fastest-growing tourist destinations on Earth.

A new bridge that’s opened outside of Da Nang, Vietnam — aptly named the “Golden Bridge” — has quickly staked its claim to being one of the most stunning bridges on Earth.

The Golden Bridge, which sits about 4,600 feet above sea level in the Bà Nà hills, is designed to look like it’s being held up by two massive stone hands.

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