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Country club cancels Richard Dawkins appearance after Bill O’Reilly interview

A Michigan country club canceled a speaking engagement for Richard Dawkins, a British biologist and outspoken atheist, after club officials watched his interview with Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. “It’s obviously an outrage that at the last minute when a contract has been signed, that the owner of a country…

Amanda Palmer performs Lennon’s ‘Working Class Hero’ at Wall Street protest

Amanda Palmer, best known as the as the lead singer of The Dresden Dolls, on Wednesday performed John Lennon’s “Working Class Hero” song at the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in lower Manhattan. Watch video, uploaded to YouTube, below: Photo credit: Mykal Burns…

Jello Biafra: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protesters need to run for office

Jello Biafra, best known as the lead singer for the punk band The Dead Kennedys, on Wednesday praised the “Occupy Wall Street” movement and gave the demonstrators some advice. “This is what we should have been doing starting in January 2009 to remind our hope and change Barack-star of why…

Obama calls Fox News reporter ‘the spokesperson for Mitt Romney’

President Barack Obama called out Fox News’ Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry Thursday as a “spokesperson for Mitt Romney.” During a joint news conference with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, the president allowed Henry to asked the first question. “President Obama, I wanted to get your first reaction to…

Keith Olbermann calls Florida Republican lawmaker an ‘a$$hole’

Current TV host Keith Olbermann called Florida state Rep. Brad Drake (R) an “asshole” on Wednesday for introducing legislation to replace lethal injection as a execution method with electrocution or a firing squad. Drake said he got the idea for the bill after talking to someone at a Waffle House.…

Anonymous: James O’Keefe lives with his parents

A group of hacktivists associated with “Anonymous” and the AntiSec movement on Wednesday published the personal information of conservative prankster James O’Keefe online. Going by the name CabinCr3w, the group announced it had published details relating to his age, home address, probation officer, education, family, and work because he worked…

Hannity thanks Williams, Jr. for not apologizing, even though he did

Hank Williams Jr. probably doesn’t have to worry about Sean Hannity ever criticizing him. On Monday’s edition of Hannity, the conservative host praised the country singer for not saying sorry right after comparing President Barack Obama to Hitler onFox & Friends interview last week. “Frankly I’m glad that you said…

FBI arrests suspect over hacking Hollywood stars

The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Wednesday the arrest of a suspect over the alleged hacking of Hollywood celebrities including Scarlett Johansson and Christina Aguilera. Christopher Chaney, 35, was arrested in Jacksonville, Florida as a result of an 11-month investigation into hacking involving celebrity victims also including the actress Mila…

Jackson couldn’t have killed himself: autopsy doc

Michael Jackson could not have caused his own death by self-administering a powerful sedative, the medic who carried out his autopsy said, as a graphic photo of the star’s corpse was released. Christopher Rogers, who examined the King of Pop’s body after his June 2009 death, said it was more likely…

Bill Maher praises ‘Occupy Wall Street’ for being militantly vague

Comedian Bill Maher said Tuesday night on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show that the “Occupy Wall Street” movement could be “the wind at the back” of Barack Obama and other Democrats, who tend to lapse into “centrism.” “And this could be it,” he said. “So what that there message is…

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