Tag Archives: Showtime

Joe Arpaio: I’d Probably Let Trump Blow Me [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Playing a Finnish “unboxing” celebrity named OMGWhizzBoyOMG with a shock of bright orange hair, Sacha Baron Cohen sat down with the former sheriff and first asked him to explain “what communists are doing to stop people having guns.” “I have 43 guns,” Baron Cohen told his guest. “I’ve been collecting them for the upcoming race war.” ...

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Roy Moore Walks Out Of Interview After Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Pedophile Detector” Device Goes Off [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Sacha Baron Cohen’s anti-terror expert Erran Morad was back for the third episode of his fiery new show, “Who Is America?” For Sunday’s episode of the Showtime series, Cohen’s Morad interviewed unsuccessful Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore. During their chat, Cohen dressed as Morad, introduced a piece of “technology” to Moore, which he said would help detect ...

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Georgia Republican Shouts N-Word, Exposes Rear End In Latest Episode Of Sacha Baron Cohen Show [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A Georgia lawmaker is facing calls to resign after footage of him yelling racial slurs and exposing himself aired on Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show Sunday night. In the latest episode of “Who Is America?,” the comedian plays Israeli military expert Erran Morad, and enlists state Rep. Jason Spencer (R) to film an “anti-terrorism video.” In the ...

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Showtime: Sarah Palin Lied About Sacha Cohen Prank

Mediaite reports: Showtime issued a statement on Monday denying that comedian Sacha Baron Cohen pretended to be a disabled veteran to dupe Sarah Palin, despite her claims. Palin revealed last week she was one of Cohen’s victims, and claimed he impersonated a disabled veteran to dupe her — causing some outrage over the stunt. “There has been widespread misinformation over ...

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Multiple Right Wingers Endorse Arming Toddlers In First Episode Of Sacha Baron Cohen’s Prank Show [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Sarah Palin, Alabama politician Roy Moore and former congressman Joe Walsh are among those who have lashed out at Cohen in advance, essentially turning themselves into ambassadors for Showtime’s marketing department. The piece de resistance, though, comes during the closing third, as Cohen masquerades as an Israeli gun enthusiast, convincing gun-rights advocates and Republican politicians to endorse his ...

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Sarah Palin Continues Outrage Tour About Sacha Baron Cohen: His Show Mocks Middle Class Values [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: Sarah Palin went on ABC News’ “Good Morning America” on Friday to discuss her experience of being “duped” by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for his new Showtime series, “Who Is America?” When asked whether her public reaction to the interview was giving the show free promotion, Palin said, “CBS and Showtime, they’re going to be pimping this ...

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Sacha Cohen Demands “Apology” From Sarah Palin

The Daily Beast reports: In a long Facebook post this week, Sarah Palin admitted that she had been “duped” by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for his new Showtime series Who Is America?, called him “evil,” “exploitive” and “truly sick,” and challenged him to donate the proceeds to pro-veterans charities. Today, she got her response. As his new character Dr. Billy ...

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Roy Moore Vows To Sue Over Punking By Sacha Cohen

The Birmingham Herald reports: Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore announced today he was duped by comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen in his upcoming Showtime series, “Who Is America?” Moore, a Republican who lost a special election for U.S. senate last year to Democrat Doug Jones, released a statement today with details of how he was fooled. “In February 2018, ...

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Sarah Palin Rages About Having Been Punked By “Sick, Perverse, Piece Of ****” Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen

Sarah Palin rages on her personal Facebook page: Yup – we were duped. Ya’ got me, Sacha. Feel better now? I join a long list of American public personalities who have fallen victim to the evil, exploitive, sick “humor” of the British “comedian” Sacha Baron Cohen, enabled and sponsored by CBS/Showtime. This “legit opportunity” to honor American Vets and contribute ...

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Russell Crowe To Play Roger Ailes in Showtime Series

Deadline Hollywood reports: Showtime has given an eight-episode order to a limited series about Roger Ailes, with Oscar winner Russell Crowe set to star as the controversial Fox News founder in his US television debut. The as-yet untitled series, a Blumhouse Television and Showtime co-production, is based on Gabriel Sherman’s bestselling book The Loudest Voice in the Room and his ...

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TRAILER: George Michael: Freedom

Rolling Stone reports: Showtime has shared the first trailer for their upcoming documentary George Michael: Freedom. The late singer himself provided narration for the film, which serves as his final work. Through unseen archival and private home footage, as well as Michael’s own anecdotes, the documentary focuses on Michael’s entire career but especially the height of his fame leading up ...

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Showtime Debuts Trailer For Assange Doc [VIDEO]

From Showtime: Showtime Documentary Films will release RISK, the latest documentary from Academy Award winner Laura Poitras (CITIZENFOUR). Filmed over six years including through the 2016 presidential election and up to the present moment, RISK takes viewers closer than they have ever been before to Julian Assange and those who surround him. With unprecedented access, Poitras give us the WikiLeaks ...

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TEASER: Twin Peaks

Vulture recaps: Showtime has released the first teaser for its Twin Peaks revival, and just like the show itself, it’s a bit meta and very eerie. Deputy Hawk (Michael Horse) speaks in a voice-over about returning to shooting on location, reminiscing about the mystical aspects of Twin Peaks, as we watch someone unveil the town’s sign, population 51,201, same as ...

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Catholic League Vs. Macy’s

The Catholic League is pissed at Macy’s for the above display window promoting Showtime’s upcoming series, The Borgias, which was “written by an atheist who hates the Catholic Church.” Bill Donohue: “Why Macy’s would want to pick a fight with Catholics during the Lenten season is not known, but that it has is certain.” Wikipedia’s entry on the Borgia family, ...

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Harvey Fierstein On Nurse Jackie

Harvey Fierstein guest starred on last night’s episode of Nurse Jackie, playing the husband of a man being kept alive by a machine. Click over to this excellent commentary by Fierstein about the state of patient rights for LGBT people in New York.

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Daily Ungrumble

Seriously, how fantastic is Nurse Jackie? I’m loving Edie Falco’s pill-popping, adulterous title character, the ice princess English doctor, the Tourette’s guy with lesbian moms, and especially the hot hot gay male nurse Mo-Mo played by Haaz Sleiman. The camp factor is through the roof. Real nurses aren’t too crazy about the way Jackie is portrayed, what with her stealing ...

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Belle De Jour Goes Hollywood

Speaking of things hooker-ish, four years ago this here website thingy got a huge kick in the readership when out of nowhere JMG was added to the blogroll of Belle De Jour, the secret-identity blog of an English call girl which was the fascination of the UK public. Belle landed a book deal, the book was a smash and has ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Showtime, this week’s Swag Tuesday giveaway is a special advance DVD box set of the full first season of their hit series, The Tudors, starring Jonathan Rhys-Meyers as Henry VIII. In March, I attended a screening of the first two episodes of The Tudors and I was immediately reeled in by the lush photography and uber-hot cast. Steve ...

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The Tudors

On Tuesday, Little David accompanied me to a screening of Showtime’s upcoming series, The Tudors, where we saw the first two of ten episodes. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Henry VIII, Sam Neill as Cardinal Wolsey, and a very attractive cast, The Tudors takes a liberty here and there with the historical record, for example depicting Wolsey as a scheming ...

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