The Root: We Need a New National Anthem
September 13th, 2016 4:00 PM
The self-righteous hindsight of the left exposes itself again as progressive writer Lawrence Ware suggests, “Put simply, we need a new national anthem…” In an article published by The Root on September 12, Ware urged for the rewriting of the national anthem due to the “vicious legacy of who wrote this song and what it represents.” He referenced a Counterpunch article which argues that Francis…
Rihanna Video Celebrates Kidnap, Torture, Murder
July 6th, 2015 1:17 PM
Where can you find graphic depictions of kidnapping, nudity, torture, vandalism, forced drug use, drowning, and murder? Probably not even in the worst horror movie, but Rihanna’s new seven minute music video somehow manages to fit in every one of these things.
MSNBC, CNN Punt on Live Coverage of Benghazi Hearing; Fox News Covers
September 17th, 2014 5:42 PM
CNN and MSNBC viewers on Wednesday would have to switch channels if they wanted to watch the first hearing of the House Select Committee on Benghazi. CNN aired a 15-second news brief at the top of the 10 am Eastern hour, mere minutes before the nearly three-hour meeting began, but didn't cover the proceedings live. MSNBC set aside 12 minutes worth of segments to the event, and sometimes showed…
Rashida Jones Slams Today's Pop Divas: '2013 Was the Year of the Very
December 7th, 2013 11:07 AM
Here's something you don't see every day: a popular actress slamming popular culture.
On Friday, Parks and Recreaction star Rashida Jones took to Glamour magazine to call out pop divas such as Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, and Rihanna for their crude public displays that in her view made 2013 "The Year of the Very Visible Vagina":
Rihanna Tells Piers Morgan 'Grow a D--k
September 10th, 2012 5:57 PM
Pop singer Rihanna and CNN's Piers Morgan had a heated exchange on Twitter Sunday.
After Morgan said the singer needs to grow her hair back, Rihanna replied, "Grow a d--k."
From there, the conversation got even more vulgar.
Jay-Z, Kanye West Music Video Celebrates Anti-Police Riots
May 30th, 2012 1:54 PM
Rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West have once again expressed their love of gratuitous violence. The pair has released a new music video, “No Church in the Wild,” depicting a violent riot, with police and rioters engaging in full-scale mayhem.
“No Church in the Wild” opens with a protestor throwing a Molotov cocktail at police. The violence only escalates from there; the video is a patchwork…
Bozell Column: Ingraham vs. Cultural Blight
July 23rd, 2011 8:33 AM
Laura Ingraham calls her newest book "Of Thee I Zing" a “comedic intervention” on the sorry state of our popular culture. It begins with a declaration of independence from the moral soup in which we swim: “When in a coarse state of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the bonds between themselves and the cultural blight degrading the Republic...they should declare the…
Bozell Column: Viacom's Endless Violations
June 11th, 2011 8:02 AM
It's so ironic that in the very midst of the Anthony Weiner Twitter scandal, television's most shameless channel, MTV, is working overtime to make any notion of sexual restraint obsolete. This year's MTV Movie Awards aerobically established a new low.
Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis are starring in the upcoming summer comedy "Friends with Benefits," yet another movie exploring the "dream…
Bozell Column: Sleazy Songs of Summer
August 21st, 2010 7:46 PM
Ever wonder what those teenagers are listening to while wearing those iPod earphones? Maybe you'd rather not know. You will be horrified.The Culture and Media Institute recently reviewed the top pop songs from May through July. To say that hedonism is in the air is an understatement. Of the 22 songs on the charts, a whopping 64 percent made at least one reference to sex, drugs or alcohol, or…