What Dark Secrets Do Discovery/History Channel Crockumentaries Conceal?

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“Actual footage” of a merman… sort of: courtesy of Animal Planet.

The growing trend among television producers to grind out fake documentaries has numerous worrisome implications for the survival of a free society.

The grainy, crepuscular quality of the photo above is deliberate. The image was [...]

Why Do We Blame Guns For Our Problems

vlntvdgmsElliot Rodger, 22, son of Hunger Games director Peter Rodger, killed 7 people, including himself on May 23rd, 2014. He stabbed 3 people first, then shot 4, struck two cyclists, and wounded several others in his rampage before killing himself. He was addicted to graphically violent video [...]

What Does the Popularity of Superhero Movies Say About Americans?

On the occasion of the opening of the new Spiderman movie and the official beginning of the summer block-buster season, I have a confession to make that will surely lose me all my geek cred. I have not seen any of the Transformers movies. I haven’t seen any of the Iron Man movies. I didn’t [...]

Don’t Ban Bossy, Ban Beyonce

byncSheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In and Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, has a line in her book that states “I want every little girl who’s told she’s bossy to be told instead that she has leadership skills.” As you have probably heard by now, her Lean [...]

Hollywood’s Real Heroes

jhnwynGoing unnoticed amid this week’s entertainment news—the various selfies and jokes of jester-in-chief Barack Obama—came news that, according to a Harris poll, John Wayne is currently the seventh most favorite actor in America. Yes, you read that right. And while it’s true he was mostly the pick [...]

View from the Couch

jhnywrHaving been forced into a prone position following surgery two weeks ago, I was necessarily bound to recumbent furniture and was therefore a captive audience of the Boob Tube for nearly ten days; which for me, consisted mostly of Turner Classic Movies, old sitcoms on TV Land [...]

Met The Beatles Again

btls-drgsOn Sunday February 9th, 1964, I sat in my small rocking chair in the living room of my family home. An older sister was there, as were my parents, who stopped what they were doing in the kitchen to watch the next performers from the Ed Sullivan [...]

Two Fallen Idols – Pete Seeger and Woody Allen

wdyalnptsgrShakespeare had Mark Antony comment in his funeral oration for Caesar that “the Evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones” – a wistful remark on the propensity of the Roman mob [...]

Zombies, the Apocalypse, and the Decline of the Republic

apclpsApocalypticism has exploded in popularity and, while nuclear war and pandemics have always been a starting point, the concept of the Zombie Apocalypse trumps them all. The appeal and wild popularity of shows like The Walking Dead, movies like World War Z, and the slew of apocalyptic, [...]

Pete ‘Potemkin’ Seeger: Stalin’s Little Minstrel

Pete Potemkin Seeger“One of the things I’m most proud of about my country is the fact that we did lick McCarthyism back in the fifties.”

“I still call myself a communist, because communism is no more what Russia made of it than Christianity is what the churches [...]

A Really Big Show

btls-drgsFifty years ago this week, the Beatles first appeared on the Ed Sullivan show, giving America it’s first taste of what became known as The British Invasion. As a little girl, I remember the excitement surrounding this appearance; in fact, my parents let my five brothers and [...]

Duck Dynasty and the Secular Theocracy, Part I

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When the PC outrage industry went into high gear with an angry Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) demanding Robertson’s head regarding his comments on homosexuality in an article by Drew Magery in the January 2014 issue of GQ (the magazine commonly viewed as having [...]

Ted Nugent Uncensored: Western Shooting Journal interviews the Nuge about guns, hunting and rock’n’roll

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I was fortunate recently to have a chance to interview Ted Nugent, the American rock ‘n’ roll, sporting and political activist icon. “The Nuge” has sold more than 40 million albums of classic rock and performed more than 6,500 concerts, singing and playing guitar.

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Reality TV Shows Aren’t All a Bad Thing

 

Blake Shelton on The Voice

Blake Shelton on The Voice

With Duck Dynasty in the news over remarks made by one of its cast members, some conservatives are questioning the very existence of reality TV shows. Say “reality TV” and most people think of The Bachelor or [...]

Duck Flap: Truth is 'hate' to those who 'hate' truth

dckdynstyAs widely reported, Phil Robertson, the patriarch in A&E’s breakaway hit “Duck Dynasty,” recently ran a-fowl of homosexual pressure groups, ruffling “progressive” feathers throughout concentrated pockets of deep blue America. He remains suspended “indefinitely” for candidly summarizing, in a recent interview with GQ Magazine, the millennia-long “Love [...]

Iran’s Press TV on Prince Charles and the Jews

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Blacks’ Obsession With Hollywood, Sports and Acceptance

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Comments on Comments on Miley

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Conservatism and the Maverick: Be Careful How You Stir Those Ingredients

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America’s Fascination With Weiner, Spitzer

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The Naked Communist Autopsied: Guess What’s Inside of Him?

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Colion Noir Takes on Hollywood Gun Hypocrites in New Video

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Benghazi Scandal Leads to Rise in ‘Ben Affleck Syndrome’

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Contra Gay Marriage—And a Suggestion: An “Alliance of Christians and Muslims for Decency”?

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Age-Old Wisdom: “Know Your Enemy”

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