Trifecta of Distortion: Kathy Griffin, Wanda Sykes, Lance Bass Blame C

October 5th, 2010 6:07 PM
Are religious leaders, conservative activists, and Jim DeMint responsible for the deaths of gay teenagers? That's the impression left by Kathy Griffin, Wanda Sykes, and Lance Bass, in an extensive interview on the October 4 "Larry King Live."Focusing on the slew of gay teens who have committed suicide in the past week as a result of bullying, the panel of gay rights activists spewed…

Sykes Has No Remorse for 2009 Limbaugh Attack: 'He's Just a Big Bully

August 26th, 2010 7:51 AM
It was a performance that even liberal bomb-thrower Keith Olbermann said was over the top immediately after the fact - the May 2009 White House Correspondents' Dinner, which Wanda Sykes took some harsh digs at conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh.  However over a year later, the comedienne shows no remorse for her remarks about Limbaugh. She appeared on the Aug. 25 broadcast of CNN's "…

'The Wanda Sykes Show' Depicts Jesus Threatening to Give Tiger Woods

January 10th, 2010 9:46 PM
The week-old story of Brit Hume's Christianity vs. Buddhism remarks is apparently still fodder for a good laugh, and comedienne Wanda Sykes attempted to squeeze out one more. The late-night talk show host arguably stepped over the line with a skit this week when she jokingly entertained the notion that Jesus was willing to give Tiger Woods crabs.The Jan. 9 broadcast of Fox's "The Wanda Sykes…

Wanda Sykes Rips Alleged Lack of Racial Diversity at Fox News in Off-C

December 13th, 2009 12:57 PM
It might seem a little strange to see Fox News bashed on its Fox broadcast parent network, but that's what you would have witnessed if you tuned into "The Wanda Sykes Show," Saturday night's late-night alternative to NBC's "Saturday Night Live." On the Dec. 12 broadcast of "The Wanda Sykes Show," Sykes, made famous for her attacks on conservative talker Rush…

Sykes Tries to Turn Bush Derangement Syndrome Into Talk Show

November 9th, 2009 5:08 PM
Wanda Sykes debuted her new comedy show Saturday on Fox. That critics met the show with reviews of varying degrees of mediocrity is hardly surprising, as Sykes simply recycled years of Bush-bashing and Obamamania into her monologue, which set the mood for the show.Sykes is well known in political circles for proclaiming "I hope his kidneys fail" in reference to Rush Limbaugh at this…

Wanda Sykes Plays Down Limbaugh Kidneys Joke, This Time on CNN

October 30th, 2009 3:15 PM
Comedian Wanda Sykes brushed aside her low blow about Rush Limbaugh’s kidneys failing as no big deal on CNN’s AC360 on Thursday: “Was it...too far for that room? Yes, it was...but, hey, you shouldn’t invite me....I think everybody would have been disappointed if I hadn’t gone too far. Sykes also gushed wildly over President Obama during the interview: “He is like the George Clooney of presidents…

Wanda Sykes on 'Today': Hoping Limbaugh's Kidneys Fail Just A 'Joke

October 29th, 2009 12:06 PM
Comedian Wanda Sykes, invited on Thursday’s "Today" show to plug her HBO comedy special and new late night talk show, was pressed by co-host Meredith Vieira to comment about her crass remark at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner that she hoped Rush Limbaugh’s kidneys would fail. The stand-up comic initially defended her Limbaugh death wish as she claimed, "I was having fun...…

Wanda Sykes: Bush 'Abused' America, Michelle's Arms Way Nicer Than Bar

October 20th, 2009 11:01 PM

Sunday Obamathon Turns Into Media Critique; Says Press is Perpetuating

September 20th, 2009 5:37 PM
They say you shouldn't bite the hand that feeds you. But the 44th President of the United States doesn't seem to be worried about that. President Barack Obama, still with no fear of being overexposed, made the rounds on five Sunday morning talk shows on Sept. 20 to make another attempt at winning the hearts and minds over on his vague health care proposal. According to Obama, alleging he wasn't…

Wanda Sykes Has Zero Regrets for Calling Limbaugh a Terrorist, Wishing

August 22nd, 2009 8:11 AM

WaPo's Robin Givhan Sees Racism, Sexism in Criticism of Wanda Sykes' N

May 17th, 2009 8:09 PM

Weekend Captionfest

May 15th, 2009 5:00 PM
\Pres. Obama reacts after Wanda Sykes says of Rush Limbaugh: "I hope his kidneys fail.  How about that?"  Washington Correspondents' Association dinner, May 9, 2009.

CNN's Kiran Chetry Uses Left's Spin on Rush Limbaugh and Wanda Sykes

May 15th, 2009 1:22 PM
On Friday’s American Morning, CNN anchor Kiran Chetry used the liberal talking points about Wanda Sykes and Rush Limbaugh, the two “Wingnuts of the Week,” according to John Avlon of The Daily Beast, Tina Brown’s Huffington Post knock-off site. After playing clips from Sykes’ now-infamous routine which bashed the talk show host and wished him dead, Chetry replied, “So, some would say, wait, she’s…

WaPo: Wanda Sykes's 'Wife' Gave Birth to Twins

May 14th, 2009 12:16 PM
Same-sex marriage remains illegal in most U.S. states, including the state of California where comedian and actress Wanda Sykes was "married" last October prior to the successful passage of Proposition 8. What's more, the issue is highly contentious in the District of Columbia where many religious African-American Democratic voters are upset with the city council for approving a bill to…