Comedian Jimmy Fallon: Abortion Can Be ‘Lighthearted,’ ‘Funny

August 4th, 2014 2:45 PM
Comedians can find the humor in anything, right? Or so Jimmy Fallon seems to think.  Comedian Jimmy Fallon invited the “very talented actress” Jenny Slate (“SNL,” “Parks and Recreation”) on “The Tonight Show” August 1. During her appearance, Fallon applauded Slate’s recent role in the media-dubbed “abortion…

Fiercely Feminist NPR Heralds Abortion Comedy As 'Momentous' Movie, 'S

June 23rd, 2014 6:10 AM
As suspected, there is no more favorable publicity outlet for an “abortion comedy” like NPR. On the June 13 Fresh Air, film critic David Edelstein loved the concept in Obvious Child. “It shouldn't be a particularly earth-shaking turn, but in a world of rom-coms like Knocked Up and Juno, in which the heroines make the heartwarming decision to go ahead with their…

I Saw ‘Obvious Child.’ It Didn’t Help

June 18th, 2014 9:47 AM
Yes, I saw it.  When “Obvious Child” hit theaters this month, conservatives were aghast the media glorified it – without irony – as an “abortion romantic comedy.” Liberals lashed back, claiming, like the movie’s Director Gillian Robespierre, that "[Conservatives bashing Obvious Child] haven't seen the movie…

'Abortion Comedy' Director Hates Fox News: 'Those People’s Heads Tal

June 16th, 2014 6:18 AM
Gillian Robespierre, the feminist director of the abortion comedy Obvious Child, is not a fan of Fox News, as she revealed in an interview with Matt Juul Wednesday in the Boston Globe. Asked about sexism and feminist hashtags on Twitter, she said "like, I’m watching a lot of CNBC and Fox News in these [expletive] hotel rooms and it’s just making my head spin. It just makes…

SNL on Wolf Blitzer: 'Such an Exciting Name for Such a Boring Man

March 7th, 2010 2:45 PM
The "Saturday Night Live" team last evening mocked CNN and many of its most prominent personalities, in particular, Wolf Blitzer."Such an exciting name for such a boring man," said actor Jason Sudeikis in a marvelous Blitzer costume.CNN personalities weren't the only target, for the sketch also lampooned the network's use of citizen journalists via the Internet and cell phone…