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Beloved curmudgeon Rooney bids TV farewell

Andy Rooney, the most beloved curmudgeon in US broadcasting, had the last word for the last time on “60 Minutes”, foregoing his signature crankiness for a spot of sentimentality. “I’ve done a lot of complaining here, but of all the things I’ve complained about, I can’t complain about my life,”…

“Arrested Development” returning to TV for mini-season

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – The Bluths are back. At least, that’s what Mitch Hurwitz said on Sunday. Speaking alongside former cast members of the long-canceled Fox comedy “Arrested Development” at the New Yorker Festival, the creator/executive producer said the show will return for a mini-season of nine or 10 episodes…

Hayes guest on Christie: The ‘obviously least racist’ GOP candidate

While discussing how GOP voters haven’t been enamored by the current candidates in their field, Up with Chris Hayes panel guest Rinku Sen brought up an interesting point if Chris Christie were to actually enter the race. The publisher of ColorLines.com mentioned how the New Jersey governor is one of…

British researchers discover ‘world’s most catchy songs’

Researchers at the University of London found the elements of a song that make them a singalong hit and have declared Queen’s We are the Champions as the world’s catchiest song. The key elements to a catchy song are: long and detailed musical phrases, multi-pitch changes in a song’s “hook”,…

Video of Occupy Wall Street protesters at Brooklyn Bridge

Video has emerged of the nearly 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested at the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday evening. WATCH: Video from Youtube, which appeared on October 1, 2011.…

Roman Polanski on child sex case: 33 years of regret

ZURICH — Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski says he has regretted having sex with a teenage girl in 1977 ever since, in his first interview since spending months in a Swiss prison over the sensational case. “I have regretted it for 33 years, of course I regret it,” the Franco-Polish filmmaker…

Fox host: Occupy Wall Street protesters are ‘dirty’ and useless

If a tea party group has a protest, Fox News is very happy to present coverage for that event. But if a protest has anything to do with “liberal views,” the network certainly doesn’t share the same eager glee. In the midst of a Hannity segment Friday evening that criticized…

Hayes cites pro-life group’s report on Planned Parenthood ‘misleading’

In the ongoing House GOP led investigation as to whether Planned Parenthood used federal funds for abortion, Chris Hayes certainly had the seeds planted for another interesting debate. On the latest edition of Up with Chris Hayes, the new MSNBC host interviewed “Americans United for Life” CEO Charmaine Yoest, whose…

Hannity on FLOTUS’ Target shopping: ‘We’re being manipulated’

Leave it to Sean Hannity to find something controversial about Michelle Obama shopping at Target. On Friday evening’s edition of Hannity, the Fox commentator took umbrage over the First Lady shopping at the renowned retail store. Clearly upset at seeing photographs of her at such a location, Hannity deemed that…

CNN and Arizona GOP to host December presidential debate

CNN announced on Thursday it was teaming up with the Arizona Republican Party to host a presidential debate on December 1. “Arizona is a key state that will play a pivotal role in helping Republicans choose their presidential nominee,” said Sam Feist, CNN Washington bureau chief and senior vice president.…

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