Are you an alpha-male whose gonads shrivel up every time you see the Lifetime channel? A radical environmentalist who faints at the sight of a Formula One race? Do you just vomit instantly upon hearing the voices of Bill O'Reilly or Rachel Maddow?Don't worry, folks, Senator John McCain's here for al ... More >>
Editor's note: Every couple weeks, Alan Scherstuhl, the film editor at our sister publication The Village Voice, will be taking a hard listen to the music in which millions of Americans soak. We're happy to share his findings.
By Alan Scherstuhl
Brad Paisley, Southern Comfort Zone
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Election years tend to carry more chaos then normal ones, but there was something else going on in 2012. Maybe it's the aura of apocalypse made people a little stranger this year.
We had the Syrian Civil War, the Aurora Shooting, Israel being dicks to Gaza and vice versa, Mitt Romney was treated l ... More >>
To: Lovers of America
From: The Republican National Committee
RE: Emergency platform changes
Dear Patriots: It seems that 47 percent was somewhat larger than we anticipated in last week's election. Henceforth, we urge all Republicans to adopt these immediate policy changes.
Turns out, we weren't the only ones who found yesterday's comments from Congressman Ben Quayle's campaign a little...weird.In fact, the president of Citizens United -- which is supporting Quayle's primary opponent, David Schweikert -- says Quayle's campaign is doing stuff you'd expect from President ... More >>
Alan Sailer's been called a grinch. The California-based photographer recently took a few of his leftover ornaments, his camera, and his high-speed pellet rifle to his garage for an experiment. The result is The War Against Christmas, a series of high-speed photos of his exploding ornaments ... More >>
The boycott of Tucson's right-wing shock jock Jon Justice of 104.1 FM is on like Donkey-Kong.Seems he ticked off talented and tireless Three Sonorans blogger David Abie Morales, who is leading a boycott effort against Justice online. According to Morales, he's gotten one advertiser to bolt from Just ... More >>
Sultans of falsehoods: Man, is Bill O'Reilly looking old these days, or what?The lefty Think Progress Web site has addressed an absurd, nativist shibboleth that I've heard kicking around the conservanut echo chamber lately: The lie that SB 1070, Arizona's new "papers please" legislation, is actually ... More >>
We got an incredible E-mail a few hours ago from Alan Hedges, a Texas man whose 7-year-old granddaughter Alexia and her grandmother Mauricia Aviles (in the photo) were bludgeoned to death in 1999 by seriously mentally ill family member Rodney Aviles.The brutal murders occurred in Mrs. Aviles' hom ... More >>
Sorry, Adam, even your goth angel wings couldn't save you. Single tear.Coming into last night's finale, even the most ardent Kris Allen fans would have to admit that their adorable little troubadour was a long shot for the big title (check this out if you missed the play-by-play). The media (myself ... More >>
Will Arpaio be in on the joke? In a last-ditch effort to impact the way Stephen Colbert treats mean ol' Joe Arpaio on The Colbert Report tonight, the folks at the pro-immigration org America's Voice are urging people to e-mail a message to the show's producers through their Web site. Thi ... More >>
Hip-hop legend Russell Simmons is calling FOX News personality Bill O'Reilly out.Simmons, the new Editor-In-Chief of Globalgrind.com, recently wrote a blog on the site asking O'Reilly to bring his criticisms of hip-hop directly to the hip-hop community and do a guest blog on the site."For far too lo ... More >>
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