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Fox’s Geraldo Rivera: Crooked politicians on the Democratic side ‘tend to be ethnic’

As a Twitter debates whether to #CancelColbert, Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera may have sparked a similar hashtag of his own. Rivera made his own offensive remarks Friday morning during a “Fox & Friends” debate on media coverage of recent political scandals involving Democratic public officials. “Usually, the politicians who…

‘Noah’: Twitter conservatives outraged that film deviates from Bible’s original English

Devout Christians are up in arms this morning about Darren Aronofsky’s film Noah, despite the fact that the majority of them haven’t seen it. They’re upset because, in the words of one person on Twitter: “Noah” was directed by an #Atheist and was purposely made secular… Just letting you all…

New York college offers course on Miley Cyrus and ‘the twerk heard round the world’

A university in New York state has announced a course on the sociology of Miley Cyrus. Assistant professor Carolyn Chernoff will use the twerking pop star as “a lens into cultural conflict”, exploring race, class, gender and the “core issues of intersectionality theory”. As of yesterday, only three students had…

Daily Show on Princeton Mom: ‘Men are terrible creatures — get one while you can!’

Jon Stewart mocked the news media for giving so much airtime to “Princeton mom” author Susan Patton. The “Daily Show” host pointed out Thursday night that women earn 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man, but he doubted Congress would do anything about it. “Of course they won’t,…

Offensive tweet launches #CancelColbert trend, but Stephen Colbert says he’s not responsible

Comedian Stephen Colbert is the subject of a Twitter campaign to put him off the air after an offensive tweet, based on a joke from his program, was posted on a social media account linked to Comedy Central. The satirist poked fun Wednesday night on his “Colbert Report” program at…

Miss. news anchor: LGBT communities should ‘go on gaycation’ after making ‘too much’ news

A longtime Mississippi news anchor has apparently upset his station after an online post complaining about the amount of coverage dedicated to the LGBT communities. Media blogger Jim Romenesko reported on Thursday that WLOX-TV anchor Dave Elliott (pictured above, center) wrote on Facebook that though he supported the fight for…

Actor Russell Crowe: Noah movie criticism ‘bordering on absolute stupidity’

Russell Crowe has hit out at critics of controversial biblical epic Noah, many of whom he says have attacked the film before even seeing it. The New Zealand-born actor praised the pope for agreeing earlier this month to meet a delegation from the film, including himself and director Darren Aronofsky, despite the…

Jon Stewart rips Hobby Lobby: ‘Corporations aren’t just people; they’re ill-informed people’

Jon Stewart blasted the argument Wednesday night by conservatives that corporations should be allowed to enjoy the same religious freedoms as human beings. “America has recently implemented a brand-new health care law designed by our president to kill old people and allow Russia to invade Crimea,” Stewart said. “But some…

Creationist ‘Noah’ film warns God may end the world again to wipe out gays and atheists

Just days before the premiere of the Hollywood biblical epic “Noah” starring Russell Crowe, creationist Ray Comfort released his own “Noah” movie on Tuesday to warn that God’s judgement is near at hand. The film, titled “Noah — And the Last Days,” is a 30-minute documentary that seeks to prove…

Jimmy Carter tells Stephen Colbert: The Bible is misused to subjugate women

Jimmy Carter says he would consider converting to Catholicism on two conditions. The first condition, the former president told Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, is that Pope Francis must remain in office. The second condition, the lifelong Baptist said, is “when a female Catholic priest asks me to join her…

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