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Flynn: Politics Killing Pop Culture’s Popularity

The Grammys featured a performer namedrop “President Agent Orange” and a presenter urging the audience to google a transgender teen. The made-for-television event lost one percent of its ratings over last year and four percent over 2015.

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On a Night of Riots, Blues and Blackhawks Fans Sing National Anthem Together

On a night when the same people who told us that we had to accept the election results no matter what chose to burn flags and launch massive protests across the country in response to Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton, a very unifying scene did in fact emerge in an environment not exactly known for tender and warm feelings.

Trump Supporters Heckle Reporters When They Sit Through the Pledge

People near the press seating taunted and jeered at members of the media after they noticed some members refusing to stand and honor the anthem and pledge. Many invoked the sacrifice of our military and wondered if the media members were taking the lead of San Francisco 49er backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick.