Youngster Saying B**ch Today? Blame ABC's Awards Show

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How do you follow up the season finale of one of the most popular shows for children, America's Funniest Home Videos? With Britney Spears doing a stripper dance while singing (lip syncing) the word B##CH over and over of course. 

Britney Spears Guests on 'Jane the Virgin' Episode that Pushes Amnesty

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In “Chapter Twenty-Seven” of CW’s Jane the Virgin, Jane’s Abuela (Ivonne Coll) files the paperwork to get her green card, after many decades, to stay legally in America. You may remember that it was revealed in a previous episode that Abuela is an illegal immigrant who never bothered to become a legal citizen.

To VH1, Teen Purity Is a Short-lived Marketing Trend

Whether you have children or not, you've probably heard of Hannah Montana (or perhaps Miley Cyrus); Selena Gomez from Disney's "Wizards of Waverly Place"; or the Jonas Brothers, the boy band that elicits ear-splitting screams from their female teeny-bopper fans.They're big names in the entertainment industry, even though the oldest of the bunch is only 23. What you may not know, however…

Baby Drama and 'Podunk' Image Means Spears = Palin

As if Sarah Palin hasn’t been torn apart enough by the media, try this one on for size: Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is the equivalent of Britney Spears.That’s right. Pop culture writer Jed Gottlieb compared the former GOP Vice Presidential candidate to pop icon Britney Spears saying both women are manufactured stars with “baby drama” and a “podunk back story.”Gottlieb’s article “Boston sees just…

Media Ignore 'Free Divorce for Valentine’s' Contest

A popular Detroit radio station has held a unique Valentine’s Day contest: a free divorce to the most deserving dysfunctional couple.

Bozell: No Cussing Club Kid Gets Death Threats

Brent Bozell's culture column this week tackled the new F-bomb single from Britney Spears and the kid who received death threats for starting a No Cussing club:

Britney's Single Spells Out Lewd Sex... Literally

For Media, 2008 Was Year of Hollywood Values

Celebrity breakdowns and comebacks, love triangles and teen pregnancy were the most covered entertainment stories.

GMA Celebrates Britney's Crotch-Kicking Return

If Britney Spears wants to launch her grand return with a trite and tacky rough-sex pantomime, I suppose that's her business.  She's not known as a pop tart for nothing. What I do find noteworthy is the way GMA celebrated that bit of rough stuff, featuring it in its opening minutes. Even there, it's not ABC's descent into schlock that jumps out so much as the double standard.  Can you imagine the…

Obama's Acceptance Stage Built by Britney Spears' Set Designer

Remember a few weeks ago when supposedly impartial media members were angered by a McCain ad that likened Barack Obama to Britney Spears?Well, the stage that Obama will be giving his acceptance speech from Thursday evening was actually built by the same guy that designs Britney Spears' concert sets.I kid you not.As reported by the NY Post Thursday (emphasis added, photo courtesy NYP):

Olbermann Sees '3 Phallic Symbols, 2 Blondes & Barack Obama' in Ad

Influenced by New York Times columnist Bob Herbert's recent claims on MSNBC's Morning Joe that the McCain campaign deliberately included "phallic symbols" along with images of attractive young white women in an ad attacking Barack Obama to exploit racial resentment, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann latched onto this theory on Monday's Countdown show and observed that the ad featured "two…

Obamania Has Herbert Hallucinating

Warning: excessive adulation of Barack Obama is harmful to the vision and can in extreme cases cause hallucinations. We're all familiar with how an Obamania overdose produced strange tingling sensations in Chris Matthews.  A new, virulent strain of the affliction has now emerged, claiming its first victim in the person of Bob Herbert, who on live national TV saw visions of the Leaning Tower of…

CNN’s Cafferty Compares McCain Britney Spears Ad to RNC ‘Call Me

CNN commentator Jack Cafferty, on Thursday’s The Situation Room, found racist overtones to the recent McCain campaign ad comparing the hype surrounding vapid celebrities like Paris Hilton and Britney Spears to the hype surrounding Barack Obama: "I think it's very much playing the race card to put a highly educated, articulate, middle-aged black family man into a television commercial with…

'View' Fight: Hasselbeck Spars with Panel Over McCain's Ad

The July 31 edition of "The View" predictably picked up McCain’s now famous celebrity ad, and predictably, three of them were not pleased. Whoopi Goldberg specifically objected to the use of Britney Spears and Paris Hilton and called such an action "beneath him." Joy Behar simply felt McCain was "jealous" and said he is no longer a good person.