Legendarily Awful: New Comedy Central Show Is the Worst Thing on TV
September 22nd, 2016 2:00 AM
Comedy Central is out with a new adult animated comedy called Legends of Chamberlain Heights that airs on Wednesday nights after South Park. The show is about three freshman basketball bench warmers - Grover, Milk, and Jamal - and their antics in their quest to become “legends" at their high school. The result is quite possibly the most disgustingly foul-mouthed,…
Ferguson Media Darling Joshua Williams Sentenced to 8 Years For Arson
December 13th, 2015 11:24 PM
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Thursday that Joshua Williams "was sentenced ... to eight years in prison for starting a fire at a QuikTrip in Berkeley (a St. Louis suburb) after an officer-involved shooting there." The Dispatch apparently didn't think it important to tell readers that the crime spree which occurred after that shooting took place despite the fact that the…
Cornel West: 'We Are Witnessing the Santa Clausification of Nelson Man
December 7th, 2013 2:21 PM
Since the announcement of Nelson Mandela's death Thursday, the media have been in a virtual wall to wall tribute to his life and legacy. Yet not everyone thinks they're painting an accurate picture of the man.
Quite the contrary, Cornel West told CNN's Jake Tapper Friday, "We are witnessing the Santa Clausification of Nelson Mandela" (video follows with transcript and…
Cornel West Blames 'Extremist Christian Terrorists' for '63 Church Bom
September 16th, 2013 4:52 PM
Further proof that purported academic and occasional hip-hop recording artist Cornel West has no intention of ever again being taken seriously.
On the weekend podcast he shares with Tavis Smiley, West talked about the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., which occurred 50 years ago yesterday. (Audio after the jump)
Via MRCTV: Cornel West Flirts With 9-11 Truthers at 'Million Muslim Ma
September 12th, 2013 4:06 PM
MRCTV's Dan Joseph attended the very sparsely attended "Million Muslim March" on the mall in Washington on September 11 and found most of the people there were 9-11 truthers. Left-wing professor (and alongside Tavis Smiley, public radio talk show co-host) Cornel West was there, so Joseph asked him, "Do you believe personally that it was Muslims that attacked us on 9/11?…
Cornel West: MLK 50 Was 'Coronation of Bonafide House Negro of Obama P
August 31st, 2013 12:02 AM
Cornel West had some harsh comments for MSNBC's Al Sharpton and Michael Eric Dyson Friday.
Early in the radio show "Smiley and West," West said of the previous day's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, "We saw of course the coronation of the bonafide house negro of the Obama plantation, our dear brother Al…
Double Standard! CNN Rips Allen West's 'Plantation' Remark, Ignored Le
August 27th, 2013 3:12 PM
[UPDATED BELOW] CNN showed a complete double standard by smacking Republican Allen West for his "plantation" remarks while giving liberal Cornel West a pass for the same offense.
On Tuesday morning, anchor Carol Costello played a clip of West decrying the "21st century plantation" for blacks and suggested that such a statement hurt the GOP's minority outreach. However…
MSNBC Is the 'Rent a Negro' Network as Cornel West Sees It
July 22nd, 2013 7:20 PM
What a surprise -- one of President Obama's biggest critics from way over on the left is also no big fan of his administration's main apologists in media, MSNBC.
Author, activist and Princeton professor Cornel West let loose with some pointed criticism of the cable network on his weekend radio show with Tavis Smiley. (Audio after the jump).
Cornel West: Most Liberals Are ‘Morally Bankrupt
July 14th, 2013 1:41 PM
Professor and activist Cornel West made a comment Friday evening guaranteed to anger people on the left.
In an HBO Real Time discussion about the use of drones, after calling the current President a “war criminal” for killing innocent civilians, West observed that most liberals are “morally bankrupt” because they’d condemn George W. Bush for doing this but refuse…
Gays Gain Under Obama While Blacks Pushed to 'Back of the Bus' - Corne
July 2nd, 2013 1:25 PM
Hearty perennial crank and occasional academic Cornel West continues his scorned lover's feud with the president.
West is one of Obama's most vociferous critics on the left, previously having condemned Obama as a "war criminal," a "Republican in blackface," and unworthy of being sworn into office with Martin Luther King Jr.'s Bible. (Audio after the jump)
Black Liberal Pundits Smiley, West Slam Obama, Holder for Abuse of Pow
May 28th, 2013 12:07 PM
Are liberal African-American pundits still blindly loyal to Barack Obama? Though you may not see this covered on MSNBC, there IS a growing division.
Case in point: Establishment Suck-Up Al Sharpton versus Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West. While the former spends every broadcast moment lashing out at those who dare to question the Dear Leader, Smiley & West take a different approach,…
Obama Akin to Nixon, Bush, 'They're War Criminals,' Vents Cornel West
February 14th, 2013 9:00 AM
That's right -- not just Nixon ... Nixon and Bush. Can vilification from the left get much worse than that?
Cornel West continues to demonstrate why parents might want to think better of sending their children to Princeton, where West purportedly teaches when he isn't gushing over hip-hop and engaging in arcane rants over the airwaves. (audio clips after page break)
Smiley and West Admit Limbaugh Makes Valid Point ... About Guns
January 28th, 2013 8:11 PM
Perhaps Tavis Smiley and Cornel West aren't such fringe dwellers after all.
Late-night TV talk show host Smiley and occasional academic West, co-hosts of a weekend radio show, actually said yesterday that Rush Limbaugh, a figure of towering evil as far as liberals are concerned, may have made a legitimate claim about gun ownership. (audio clips after page break)
Cornel West: Obama Doesn't Deserve To Be Sworn In On Martin Luther Kin
January 23rd, 2013 11:44 AM
While the rest of the media were gushing and fawning over the idea that Barack Obama was going to be sworn in on Martin Luther King Jr's bible during his second inauguration Monday, a surprising voice spoke about the hypocrisy involved.
On Tuesday, PBS's Tavis Smiley aired a discussion on poverty originally broadcast on C-SPAN Thursday wherein black philosopher and activist Cornel…