Sex Permeates Netflix’s ‘Hollywood,’ Overwhelm Its Equality Messaging
May 3rd, 2020 11:07 PM
To many the word Hollywood evokes glamour and dreams of stardom. Perhaps no time in history was that more true than the late 1940s. But the city that birthed silent movies and talkies also had a seedy underbelly. Prostitution rings. Abusive agents, casting directors and motion picture moguls. Mob rackets.
Netflix’s new original, Hollywood, which debuted last Friday takes the dirtiest…
FX Series on Clinton Impeachment Delayed by ‘Toxic’ Media Environment
January 16th, 2020 11:30 AM
The third season of the American Crime Story cable television series dealing with the impeachment of the 42nd U.S. President will not air on FX until after the 2020 election, John Landgraf -- the head of the pay cable television channel -- stated on Thursday, January 9. While the given reason for the delay is that creator-producer Ryan Murphy has a “busy schedule” due to the three-…
Netflix’s 'The Politician:' A Hotbed of Hypocritical Politics
September 30th, 2019 7:00 AM
A show created by noted liberal producer Ryan Murphy that’s literally called The Politician was never going to be unbiased. Predictably, we get the usual leftist fanfare along with an obnoxious and downright hypocritical takedown of the white, rich, and privileged under Donald Trump. (It’s not like Netflix has a shortage of those.)
Hollywood Opening Doors and Wallets for ‘Unicorn Candidate’ Buttigieg
May 13th, 2019 12:29 PM
Unofficially, Hollywood seems to have chosen its candidate. And while that may be an an ambitious claim at this stage in the 2020 race, it only reflects the insane amount of support Hollywood bigwigs are showing to Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana. ABC news ran a story on how just starstruck celebs and heavyweight producers are with Buttigieg, claiming he’s everything they’…
70th Emmy Awards: Only White 'Republicans & Ex-Crackheads' Thank Jesus
September 17th, 2018 11:18 PM
The opening monologue of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, airing September 17 on NBC, included a little of the usual political slams worked into Hollywood entertainment award shows. The ceremony hosts, Saturday Night Live’s "Weekend Update" hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che, took swipes at Christian conservatives and Roseanne fans.
Leftflix: Streaming Progressive Programming Right to Your Home
August 28th, 2018 10:15 AM
The left has taken over yet another entertainment medium and made it their own.
Ryan Murphy Calls His New Show ‘A Bracing Cold Slap’ Against Trump
January 18th, 2018 2:55 PM
Apparently a miniseries based on true crime can be a political statement of the resistance.
Ryan Murphy believes his American Crime Story second season is something that will be relevant, thanks to none other than President Trump. According to Entertainment Weekly, the installment, titled The Assassination of Gianni Versace, is “a chance to discuss sexuality and homophobia in the 1990s.…
Nazis, Incest & Abortion: A Jam-Packed 'American Horror Story'
October 25th, 2017 2:23 AM
With storylines about gender-curious gerbils and killer clowns, American Horror Story: Cult has been pretty off-the-wall but, in the October 24 episode "Winter of Our Discontent," they managed to go off the deep end. The episode had everything, from a Nazi cop, to an incestual threesome, to a woman bleeding to death from an abortion.
‘American Horror Story’ Tries to Send ‘Obvious Anti-Gun Warning'
October 11th, 2017 4:30 AM
Tuesday’s episode of FX’s American Horror Story: Cult tried to make a statement on guns in an odd way. The episode titled “Mid-Western Assassin” opens with a mass shooting at a campaign rally, but in the wake of the Las Vegas shootings, the scene was re-edited for broadcast.
What A Surprise: ‘Glee’ Actor Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges
October 5th, 2017 12:47 PM
When someone wages war on standard values and promotes promiscuity, all sorts of terrible things can result.
TV Goes to War With Trump: 16 Shows Blast President This Fall
September 28th, 2017 3:54 PM
This is war. Hollywood is arming themselves with the written word and preparing to do battle in politics. With the fall television season, Hollywood writers and actors bring a barrage of material aimed at portraying President Trump and his policies in the worst light possible. As of September, there are 16 scripted television shows either already airing or scheduled to air that focus on attacking…
'American Horror Story:' Trump Supporters Love Sexual Assault
September 27th, 2017 1:57 AM
Another week of American Horror Story: Cult, another round of political insanity. In the September 26 episode, titled "11/9," we flash back to election day 2016 and the days surrounding it. The main thread of this week's episode is the idea that Donald Trump supporters like sexual assault and go around committing it all over the place by grabbing random women by the you-know-what.
‘American Horror Story’ Takes on Racism, Gender Questioning Rodents
September 19th, 2017 11:59 PM
The September 19 episode of American Horror Story: Cult took on such weighty issues as gun rights, racism, and cisnormative guinea pigs. The episode "Neighbors From Hell" picks up right where the last episode left off, with Ally (Sarah Paulson) having just accidentally shot and killed her wife's employee Pedro when he dropped by the house unexpectedly. In the aftermath, these…
‘American Horror Story’ Trailer Pours Blood On the American Flag
August 21st, 2017 4:11 PM
Just when you thought the media couldn’t get any more profane or irreverent in bashing the patriotic, it got worse. Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story trailer was just released on August 21 on Twitter, and it’s horrific. As promised, the new season, to be aired on FX, called “Cult,” addressed the political tensions between Trump and Hillary. The preview showed…