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Feminist Lawyer, RBG in Legal Drama: 'We Were Too Hard' on Romney

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August 12th, 2021 10:03 PM

What’s a feminist lawyer to do when her back is up against the wall? Apparently, the answer is to dream about asking deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for advice. That is exactly what happened for the second week in a row in Paramount+’s (formerly CBS All-Access) The Good Fight.

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Feminist Lawyer Dreams of Idol RBG on 'The Good Fight'

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July 29th, 2021 9:49 PM

It’s not easy being Diane Lockhart in Season Five of Paramount+’s The Good Fight. The liberal feminist lawyer, a name partner in a well-established black Chicago law firm, is conflicted because of major attacks of white liberal guilt. She is struggling with two questions – should she step aside as a white name partner of a historically black law firm and can her marriage to a…

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Supernatural Show Exorcises ‘Racist Cop’ Trope

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July 27th, 2021 7:00 AM

In Sunday's episode of Paramount+’s Evil, aptly titled “C is for Cop,” it’s racist cops and white privilege that constitute this week’s evil entity.

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Paranormal Show Features Amazon-like Corporation as 'Evil' Entity

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July 22nd, 2021 11:55 PM

Evil (formerly on CBS and now running on Paramount+), a series about a forensic psychologist teaming with a Catholic priest-in-training to investigate supernatural events, has targeted racism in the past, but their latest episode was about the evils of corporations and the need for unions.

Paramount & Hallmark Channel Don Their Gay Apparel

Culture
November 19th, 2020 4:28 PM

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me . . . an LGBTQ movie.

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Army Dramedy on Deportation: Because of ‘Some A**hole in Washington'

Culture
January 23rd, 2020 12:17 AM
Last week, Paramount’s latest television series, 68 Whiskey, introduced viewers to the plight of Sergeant Rosa Alvarez (Cristina Rodlo) whose DACA status is being revoked. Thus, she’s being dismissed from the Army. January 22's episode, "Finger Lickin' Good" continues the storyline, with a lot of insults for our "racist goddamn country."
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New Army Dramedy on DACA Revocation: ‘Unwelcome in Your Own Country’

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January 16th, 2020 12:23 AM
The series premiere of Paramount’s 68 Whiskey on January 15, “Buckley’s Goat,” introduces viewers to the boozed up, foul-mouthed (they drop uncensored f-bombs 25 times in 60 minutes), overly sexed (the very first scene involves soldiers getting it on) Army medics stationed in Afghanistan.

Bravo, Other Media Outlets Sponsor LA Fundraiser for Gay Censors

July 21st, 2011 8:03 AM
The NBC Universal-owned cable channel Bravo has earned a pro-gay reputation since the reality show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." But on Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles, it will be raising money for the gay censorship group called the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). The event is a "Bravo Top Chef Challenge," after the hit cooking show: Enjoy the BRAVO Top Chef…

PBS Ombudsman Raps Anti-Palin Wisecrack

September 19th, 2008 9:33 PM
On PBS's Web site today, ombudsman Michael Getler writes of complaints over an incident during last Sunday's pledge drive.  He describes the cheap shot taken by actor Mike Farrell against vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin:According to Joseph Campbell, vice president of fundraising programs, here's what happened:

CNN's Blitzer: 'I Don't Remember' Biden's Law School Plagiarism

September 18th, 2008 10:55 PM

CNN's Chetry: 'Please Tell Me It's Not Lipstick Again

September 10th, 2008 11:40 PM
 On CNN's American Morning today, White House correspondent Suzanne Malveaux reported on Barack Obama's campaigning in Virginia.  Afterwards, anchor Kiran Chetry had a question:CHETRY: All right. And Suzanne, what's on tap for the campaign today? And please tell me it's not lipstick again.MALVEAUX: Let's hope not. He's going to be in Norfolk, Virginia. That is in southeast Virginia, and it's home…

CNBC’s Questions Dodd’s Leadership Abilities in Wake of Countrywid

July 14th, 2008 3:39 PM
Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, has remained largely unhurt by the controversy over his "sweetheart" deal with mortgage lender Countrywide. But CNBC's "Squawk Box" co-host Carl Quintanilla finally bucked the media trend of ignoring the scandal and brought the loan up in an interview July 14. Dodd appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" in the wake…

Hollywood: G.I. Joe no Longer American Soldier But an 'International

September 3rd, 2007 11:43 PM