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Masculine insecurity and entitlement are a big, tangled-up mess

I don’t generally shout out stock photographers by name, but Gilles DeCruyenaere deserves special note for this work of art. This horrible UCSB shooting has, I think, been something of a wake-up call to the country. Elliot Rodger was clearly out of his head in some ways, but his copious…

Actor-Director Clint Eastwood saves life of choking PGA official at Pebble Beach

Clint Eastwood was hanging out, being Dirty Harry cool, at a party for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday night when some guy near him started choking. So, Eastwood grabbed the man, performed the Heimlich maneuver and saved his life --……

Producer accuses Clint Eastwood of stealing his idea for a baseball movie

A Los Angeles film producer has sued Clint Eastwood’s production company and studio giant Warner Bros over the Oscar-winning director’s 2012 baseball movie “Trouble with the Curve,” alleging they stole his work. Ryan Brooks said the movie, about an aging baseball scout who takes his daughter along on one last…

Clint Eastwood urges Supreme Court to end California’s ban on same-sex marriage

Oscar-winning director Clint Eastwood has joined more than 100 conservatives in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down California’s ban on same-sex marriage, according to MSNBC. Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson were also among those who signed the amici curiae, or “friends of…

Clint Eastwood: Reagan wasn’t a ‘great president’

When Clint Eastwood thinks of the great presidents in his lifetime, Ronald Reagan doesn’t make the list. Over the weekend, celebrity gossip website TMZ asked Eastwood, a Republican, to name his favorite president. “Lincoln was great,” the Oscar-winner said. “You mean in our lifetime? I like [Democratic President Harry S.]…

SNL parodies Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad

Saturday Night Live chose to get in on the fun surrounding the conversation on Chrysler’s Super Bowl ad featuring Clint Eastwood in its latest episode. The NBC comedy show made three ads in response to whether the original commercial was a political nod to President Barack Obama or not. “I…

Parody of Clint Eastwood ad calls it quits on Detroit

There would be no Chrysler Super Bowl commercials starting figures such as Clint Eastwood or Eminem if Mitt Romney had his way, according to liberal comedian Andy Cobb. Using Romney’s infamous 2008 New York Times column, Cobb recreated the now infamous commercial to hang the message around the former Massachusetts’…

Chris Hayes: Why Republicans hate Clint Eastwood’s commercial

Dirty Harry has turned against the GOP. That’s basically the message in last night’s episode of The Rachel Maddow Show, during which guest host Chris Hayes examined the popular Chrysler Super Bowl ad featuring Oscar-winning director Clint Eastwood. His conclusion: Eastwood’s sideways endorsement of the auto bailouts punches conservatives where…

Rove: I’m ‘offended’ by Eastwood’s inspiring Super Bowl commercial

Republican strategist Karl Rove says the he was personally “offended” by an inspiring Chrysler advertisement starring Clint Eastwood that aired during halftime of Super Bowl XLVI. In the ad, Eastwood talks about how the the auto companies in Detroit — and Americans in general — are rebounding after the 2008…

Top Obama advisers praise Clint Eastwood’s Super Bowl ad

Super Bowl commercials have become a pastime in America — to some, they’re as entertaining as the year’s big game. Sunday night’s annual affair was no different, but one ad stood above the rest, imparting a message of national unity and hope that could have come straight from President Barack…

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