Racism Is Not Over, Bob Dylan Getting Sued

By: Monday December 2, 2013 6:30 pm

We don’t trust each other to the point where it’s reflected in our rhetoric and by what dominates our attention. Controversy sells! How often do good things get covered? To what scale? We’re inundated with the sideshow in a circus with no main act.

What do we actually stand for?

#MillionMaskMarch: Epic, Global — But Where Were the News Networks?

By: Thursday November 7, 2013 8:35 am

On November 5, 2013 tens of thousands of protestors marched in 477 locations around the globe. There were masks, chants, goofy signs, sincere view points, arrests, beatings, police opening up with non-lethal projectiles on protestors, flag burnings. There was lots of print/online coverage, but where were CNN, MSNBC and Fox News? And why weren’t they giving this global event any play?

Which Witch Is Which? Does Television Do a Disservice to Sorceresses?

By: Saturday October 26, 2013 11:30 am

It’s the season of the witch. At least on TV. Witches are hot, and producers are staking their cred on a current crop of witch shows, with new ones in the works. Right now there’s The Witches of East End [WoEE] and American Horror Story: Coven [AHS:C], with a reboot of Charmed being conjured.

Late Night: Kim Fowley Is the Lord of Garbage

By: Tuesday September 24, 2013 8:00 pm

I met Kim Fowley, the man who discovered created the Runaways, when I was 16, and at the time I thought he was the scariest man on earth. Tall, skinny with huge deep-set eyes and giant teeth, he had a rapid fire series of phrases he’d rattle off as he leered.

Late Night: Beauty Queen Bomber, Grumpy Old Rock Star

By: Tuesday August 6, 2013 8:00 pm

Kids these day! Get offa my lawn! While prog rock/death metal guru Rob Zombie has to suffer through the noise from a skateboard park in his wealthy suburban town of Woodbury, CT, at least he doesn’t have a bomb throwing beauty queen to contend with. That’s Utah’s problem.

Fat Kids: Boy Scouts Don’t Want Them. But Intoxicated Drivers Who Kill People? Sure!

By: Saturday July 20, 2013 12:00 pm

For the second year in a row, the Boy Scouts of America have banned Scouts with a body mass index of 40% from the annual National Scout Jamboree. A BMI of over 32% is considered obese, and 40% is considered morbidly obese by the Centers for Disease Control. For Boy Scouts whose BMI range from 32 and 39.9, the Jamboree’s medical staff requires health history, health data and a recommendation from a personal health care provider, according to the Boy Scouts’ website.

Ender’s Game: Comic-Con Panel, Filmmakers Discuss LGBT Issue: Basically “Please Don’t Boycott”

By: Friday July 19, 2013 5:50 am

This guy is a homo-hatin’ seditionist. That’s a good reason not to give him money at the box office!

What Then Is To be Seen In America?

By: Sunday August 10, 2008 10:00 am

This is an exhilarating and frightening election year. But we could win this election and still miss the main chance. As Ponce de Leon said, we aren’t getting any younger.

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