Dylan Gwinn is an author and sports talk radio host.
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Bruce “Caitlyn” Jenner has spoken, and I’m more confused now than ever before. And that’s saying something. In an introductory speech, video tribute, and acceptance speech that spanned nearly 30 minutes of air-time, the story of "Caitlyn’s" transformation was told.
I feel bad for myself for having to watch the ESPYs. However, I feel far worse for Danielle Green, who has to share the same stage as Bruce "Caitlyn" Jenner. Especially in a year in which Jenner will be the one getting an award for "courage."
Joel McHale made perhaps the reachiest of all reaches when trying to turn a bit about the removal of the Confederate flag into a Redskins joke. No, seriously this happened.
McHale began the ill-fated stab at humor thusly:
McHale: NASCAR had a transformative year. The confederate flag is no longer being flown at NASCAR events. Yes. It's great. It also came down in South Carolina. Folks in Washington, D.C. Said, it's about time. Washington, D.C., home of the Redskins. Redskins. Redskins.
On last night’s episode of Zoo, the writers decided to explore that most overplayed of liberal story lines: the environment/fauna is destroyed by corporate greed and reckless endangerment and mutates! Our protagonists for this overdone, lazy monotony are activist/journalist Jamie Campbell (Kristen Connolly) and “I’m too moody and deep for you to possibly comprehend the depths of me," animal anthropologist Mitch Morgan (Billy Burke).
LGBT activism has become the Peace Corps of the 21st Century.
Wow. This week’s episode of “Mr. Robot” opened with a white, wealthy businessman named Tyrell Wellick (Martin Wallstrom) paying to beat up a homeless person. When the homeless person asked for “$300 this time?” and the businessman laughed and said, “Spoken like a true Capitalist,” I thought I knew for sure what I would be writing about this week. Boy, was I wrong.
A Chicago Sports radio host believes there’s a strong chance Russell Wilson is gay. Wilson, somehow started a major media kerfuffle on Sunday when he announced that he wasn’t having sex with his pop singer girlfriend Ciara. Wilson explained the couple’s decision by saying that God told him to “guide” Ciara.
This greatly offends people in the sports media, for whom sex is rare and the thought of willfully abstaining from it outrageous.
The performing of “unnatural acts” is a very important topic to liberals. Especially, considering so much of what they do runs contrary to human, or animal nature. So I suppose it was only a matter of time before the lefty writers at “Zoo” found a way to work the “unnatural” contrary to “instinct” argument into this show - and now they have done it in the episode "Fight or Flight."
It’s not often that I say this. In fact, this is definitely the first time. But some credit should go to 'Becoming Us' - the ABC Family series that follows the gender transformation of “Carly,” who used to be a man but now self-identifies as an incredibly self-centered woman - for actually presenting some normal human reaction. And, I dare say, rational criticism of transgendered people.
'The Fosters' took a break from flying the flag of radical gay activism this week in order to fly the flag of racism, and racist cops. Enter Mike Foster (Danny Nucci) who is a cop, and foster father to AJ (Tom Williamson), who has the unfortunate habit of not listening to his foster father when he tells him to remain in the squad car when going on emergency calls and dealing with armed robbers.
‘The Last Ship’ is just an awesome show. Let me count the ways: the U.S. military is featured as the driving force for good in a world gone mad, crooked politicians are brought to justice by sailors bent on restoring order, and we get to watch Adam Baldwin beat up crooked cops and drop really cool lines like: “Get me something to shoot!”
Now we can add another reason why ‘The Last Ship’ rocks: They might be the only people outside of the GOP who aren’t afraid to call Israel an ally of this country.
Remember that time the Obama administration took a courageous stand against the face of evil and racism in our time? Me neither. No, instead the Obama Administration has contented itself with throwing down the gauntlet in the face of an NFL team.
If the Redskins want to move back to the District of Columbia, they need to cave and change their allegedly racist name.
When cruelty and ignorance meet …
Tuesday night, U.S. Senator John McCain, decided to take in a Diamondbacks game. During the game, a foul-ball was hit toward him. McCain, 78, failed to come down with the catch.
It must have been cold there in the shadow of radical gay activism, race-mongering, and all the other liberal causes that have served as the recent vanguard of the left’s culture war. But with last night’s premier of ‘Zoo’ on CBS, the animal rights activists have finally been shown a slim ray of the limelight.
One of the more intriguing aspects of the so-called “educational,” well-meaning, well-intentioned, gay-centered television shows on ABC Family is that few, if any of them, turn out to be well-meaning or well-intentioned at all.
It takes most new series at least 5 or 6 episodes before they complete the metamorphosis into full-blown mouthpiece for the left. Then there’s USA’s new series “Mr. Robot,” which took all of about 5 or 6 seconds to come to full collectivist froth.
Comedy Central “Nightly Show” host Larry Wilmore unwittingly – which is how it normally works on Comedy Central – swerved into making the case for how the Rachel Dolezal story is an exact metaphor for climate change advocates, while attempting to prove that Dolezal is a metaphor for climate change deniers.
On Wednesday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, Kimmel produced a subtle yet telling gem. The show began with an interview of Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow on HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Harington told Kimmel how he shares his screen name, Jon Snow, with a legendary British journalist, and that as a child Harington had actually wanted to be the journalist Jon Snow, a news-getting war correspondent out there bringing people the news.
This set Kimmel searching his memory for an American equivalent to the legendary British journalist. This is what he came up with:
“Dad, what’s ‘humor?’
“Well, it was a way of talking about things – mixing truth with absurdity or irony – that helped us navigate uncomfortable issues. It made people smile and laugh. They even allowed it in the media sometimes. But that was all long ago, before the Rise of the Perpetually Offended.”
If you think that conversation is far-fetched, get a load of USA Today’s Ted Berg. Berg got sniffy about an exchange on Washington, DC’s 106.7 The Fan between the hosts and Washington Redskins General Manager Scot McCloughan, who jokingly discussed what position Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper might play if he played in the NFL.