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NBC Reporter Hails Sacha Baron Cohen as ‘Genius’ ‘Providing a Service’

July 24th, 2018 12:03 PM
During a Tuesday panel discussion on NBC’s Megyn Kelly Today about left-wing comedian Sacha Baron Cohen tricking and humiliating Republicans for his new Showtime series, NBC reporter Jacob Soboroff praised the deceptive entertainer as a “genius” who was “exposing the fault lines of our society” and “providing a service.”

NYT Fascinated With Liberal Comic’s Hoax Interviews: ‘Revealing Truth'

July 23rd, 2018 1:36 PM
The New York Times seems conflicted about undercover exposes. When James O’Keefe secretly recorded Times journalists admitting their own bias, the paper’s editor fumed over this “mortal sin” against journalism. But the Times on Monday appeared fascinated by liberal comedian Sasha Baron Cohen’s hoax interviews, deeming them as efforts to “reveal a truth.…
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Gun Store Owner: ‘Borat’ Comic ‘Just Looked Stupid’ in Attempted Sting

July 19th, 2018 7:30 PM
It’s been said that if the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem quickly becomes a nail. That’s apparently the case with Sacha Baron Cohen, a British comedian who went undercover across America for his 2006 film Borat and now is the driving force behind the new Showtime series Who is America? After several unpopular projects have since crashed and burned, Cohen is now going…
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Sacha Baron Cohen Targets Republicans in New Showtime Series

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July 16th, 2018 12:24 AM
Showtime claims that its new series Who Is America? “explores the diverse individuals who populate our unique nation.” However, Sunday night’s premiere episode makes it clear what the show is actually about—ridiculing conservatives. In the premiere, Cohen takes the form of four different characters, complete with heavy make-up, costumes, and accents. Three out of the four…
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Sacha Baron Cohen: Trump Getting HIV Makes Movie 'Good Force in World'

March 10th, 2016 10:42 AM
Appearing as a guest on Thursday's New Day on CNN to promote his latest film, The Brothers Grimsby, comedian and actor Sacha Baron Cohen recalled that audiences who have seen the movie have cheered at what he called the "fairytale ending" of Donald Trump contracting HIV. A bit later, as he discussed whether he and his writers have lines they do not cross in their comedy, he…

Despite Behar’s Glowing Review, Walters Warns Parents Against ‘Bru

July 15th, 2009 4:00 PM
Everybody was expecting "Bruno" to be uncomfortable in the same vain as "Borat," but thanks to Barbara Walters of "The View," we know it is much worst. Bruno was the first topic on "The View" July 14th. Only Joy Behar and Walters had seen the movie. They each gave their honest opinion of the movie - Behar's review was not a surprise.

WaPo: 'Bruno' Exposes America's Fear of Sex

July 10th, 2009 10:12 AM
For Hank Stuever of the Washington Post, Sacha Baron Cohen's latest movie, "Bruno," is a reflection of America's "giant case of sex phobia."Cohen's movie tells the tale of Bruno, a gay Austrian fashionista who embarks on a quest for fame (to become "the most famous Austrian since Hitler"). Its depictions of gay sex and a gay man flamboyantly flaunting his sexuality…