Monthly Archives: September 2016

Madonna: Donald Trump’s Sons Are Pussies

Madonna today posted the above message to her eight million Instagram followers. Via Gossip Cop: Madonna isn’t the first celebrity to slam Donald Jr. and Eric for their hobby, but she certainly made the most pointed jab at the two. Sharon Osbourne previously called the brothers’ leopard hunting photo “disgusting,” while Mia Farrow expressed, “What sort of person could kill ...

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Hillary +7 In New USA Today National Poll

A little bit better than the tightening seen in other polls this week. Via Politico: Hillary Clinton holds a 7 percentage-point head-to-head advantage over Donald Trump in the latest national Suffolk University/USA Today poll out Thursday, leading by the same margin in a four-way matchup as well. The Democratic nominee earned the support of 48 percent of the 1,000 likely ...

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TRAILER: Mascots

Starring pretty much everybody whose ever been in one of his movies. USA Today recaps: “Mascots, they don’t die. They just hang in a closet.” Welcome to the delightfully wacky world of Christopher Guest’s Mascots. The famed comedy director, who you know from Best in Show and Waiting for Guffman, is taking his talents to Netflix, and he’s clearly not ...

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VIRGINIA: Romanian Hacker Who Revealed Hillary’s Server Sentenced To 52 Months In Federal Prison

CBS News reports: Forty-four year-old Marcel Lehel Lazar, a Romanian hacker who calls himself “Guccifer,” has been sentenced to 52 months in prison. Lazar focused primarily on high-profile political figures — he is credited with uncovering Hillary Clinton’s private email address when he hacked Sidney Blumenthal’s email, and he also released the first self-portrait painted by former President George W. ...

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RNC Officials Give Eric Trump “Grim Prognosis” On Father’s Narrow Path To Possible Electoral College Win

This explains last night. The New York Times reports: Mr. Trump’s course adjustment emerged in an atmosphere of growing urgency and alarm within his campaign. Over the last week, close associates have told both Mr. Trump and members of his family that he is in real danger of losing the race, according to a half-dozen people close to the Trump ...

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MISSOURI: Prosperity Gospel Scamvangelical Claims He Raised A Woman From The Dead Over Facebook

The Christian Post reports: Controversial Pastor David E. Taylor of Joshua Media Ministries International in Florissant, Missouri, claimed last Thursday that he raised a woman from the dead through a message sent to her on Facebook. “Raised from the Dead! David E. Taylor Commands Her to Live Through Sending a Text Message Through Facebook — Releasing the Supernatural Resurrection Power ...

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Promising Results For New Alzheimer’s Drug

CNN reports: An experimental drug shattered and removed toxic plaques in the brains of patients with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, researchers said Thursday. Given to patients once a month for a year, infusions of the drug aducanumab cleared the brain of the deposits, which experts believe play a crucial role in disrupting cellular processes and blocking communication among nerve cells. Although ...

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SpaceX Rocket Explodes On Launch Pad [VIDEO]

The Verge reports: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, meant to launch a satellite this weekend, exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Reports suggest the explosion occurred during a static fire test of the rocket’s engines. The Falcon 9 was getting ready to launch the Amos 6 satellite, a communications probe for the Israeli satellite operator Spacecom. The mission ...

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White Supremacists Turn Cartwheels Over Donald Trump’s “Powerfully Delivered” Anti-Immigrant Speech

David Duke wasn’t the only well-known white supremacist who triumphantly live-tweeted last night’s speech by Donald Trump. Via the Huffington Post: Prominent members of the white supremacist movement applauded Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s immigration speech Wednesday. Jared Taylor, editor of the white nationalist publication American Renaissance, said it was a “hell of a speech. Almost perfect.” “Trump is back,” ...

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Coming Soon: Moulin Rouge, The Broadway Musical

Playbill reports: Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 Oscar-nominated film Moulin Rouge is being adapted as a stage musical with a book by Tony Award winner John Logan and direction by Tony nominee Alex Timbers. It will be titled Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Logan won the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critic Circle and Drama League awards for his 2010 play Red. His other ...

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David Duke: I’m Ecstatic Over Trump’s Speech

Earlier this week the Trump campaign disavowed David Duke’s pro-Trump robocalls to Louisiana voters, saying there’s no place for his message “in the Republican Party or our country.” Unswayed, last night Duke gleefully live-tweeted every anti-immigrant utterance made during Trump’s speech in Arizona, concluding with the above “ecstatic” summation. A poll released yesterday shows Duke at 6% in a crowded ...

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Hispanic Trump Surrogates Hit The Exit

High-profile Hispanic supporters of Donald Trump have pulled or are considering pulling their support after last night’s raging speech: Jacob Monty, a member of Trump’s National Hispanic Advisory Council, has resigned, and Alfonso Aguilar, the president of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, said in an interview that he is “inclined” to pull his support. “I was a strong supporter ...

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Julian Assange: The Pro-Hillary Media Is Backing A Demon Who Will Put A Noose Around Everybody’s Neck

Politico reports: In an interview with New York Times investigative reporter Jo Becker on Wednesday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused the press of supporting Hillary Clinton, whom he likened to a “demon.” “The American liberal press, in falling over themselves to defend Hillary Clinton, are erecting a demon that is going to put nooses around everyone’s necks as soon as ...

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INDIANA: Woman Cites Mike Pence’s RFRA Law In Defense For Beating Her 7 Year-Old Son With Hanger

The Chicago Tribune reports: The attorney for a woman charged with child abuse for allegedly beating her son with a coat hanger says Indiana’s religious objections law gives her the right to discipline her children according to her evangelical Christian beliefs. Kihn Par Thaing, 30, of Indianapolis was arrested in February on felony abuse and neglect charges after a teacher ...

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New Hillary Ad Hits Trump Over Mexico Lie [VIDEO]

The Hill recaps: Hillary Clinton’s campaign released a new video mocking Donald Trump for failing to negotiate the terms of his proposed border wall during a meeting with the president of Mexico Wednesday. After a surprise meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City, Trump told reporters that the two did not discuss who would pay for the wall. ...

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