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Second Chance: Jon Stewart Mocks Hillary’s Email Presser

Jon Stewart did his level best to minimize the Hillary Clinton email scandal last week, a mess even MSNBC and The New York Times immediately slammed as significant. It’s what he’s done for 16-plus years — smite the right and

Watch: Samuel L. Jackson Begs Stars to Join Police Protests

Watch: Samuel L. Jackson Begs Stars to Join Police Protests

“All you celebrities out there who poured ice water on your head … here’s a chance to do something else,” says Samuel L. Jackson in a new video. The Pulp Fiction star posted a video clip over the weekend asking

Kevin Costner: Race Card Played Too Often Today

Kevin Costner: Race Card Played Too Often Today

Many celebrities didn’t wait to see what the grand jury in Ferguson, MO had to say about the death of Michael Brown. They started firing off their opinions via social media long before we learned officer Darren Wilson wouldn’t be

China Censorship Expansion Unlikely to Deter Hollywood

China Censorship Expansion Unlikely to Deter Hollywood

China is flexing its censorship muscles anew. The tightly restricted country already has say over not only the number of movies shown in Chinese theaters but the content of the films in question. Now, Chinese broadcasting officials say their gimlet

Exclusive: Mad Mag Says Obama ‘Never Ready When Things Go Wrong’

Exclusive: Mad Mag Says Obama ‘Never Ready When Things Go Wrong’

Chris Rock recently dubbed President Barack Obama’s tenure as “Hall of Fame” worthy in an interview at Vulture.com. That after the president’s disastrous rollout of ObamaCare, a series of foreign policy debacles, the ugly sight of Democrats refusing to admit

Bob Marley to Posthumously Promote First-Ever Global Pot Brand

Bob Marley to Posthumously Promote First-Ever Global Pot Brand

The minds behind a global marijuana product found its ideal spokesman. The fact that he’s been dead since 1981 didn’t enter their thinking, apparently. Marley Natural hits the market bearing the support and legacy of Bob Marley’s family. The Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino Joins List of Celebs Vowing Early Retirement

Quentin Tarantino Joins List of Celebs Vowing Early Retirement

Quentin Tarantino is threatening to take his encyclopedic knowledge of popular cinema and call it a career, according to Deadline.com. The Pulp Fiction auteur told reporters this week that once he wraps his 10th feature film – he’s currently working

3 Reasons Why Angelina Jolie Would Be a Formidable Candidate

3 Reasons Why Angelina Jolie Would Be a Formidable Candidate

Angelina Jolie just gave the press reason to badger her with political questions for the foreseeable future. The Oscar winner told Vanity Fair magazine she is “open” to running for office some day. It’s the kind of answer that could

What TV Shows Unite Liberals, Conservatives?

What TV Shows Unite Liberals, Conservatives?

Can’t we all just get along? If we keep the topic restricted to AMC’s The Walking Dead, we just might. TheWrap.com reports that a survey conducted by Facebook shows liberals and conservatives see eye to eye on some things. Namely,

‘Smarter, Kinder’ Rosie a Ratings Dud for ‘The View’

‘Smarter, Kinder’ Rosie a Ratings Dud for ‘The View’

Turns out adding a mean-spirited personality who embraces the ugliest conspiracy theory in modern times isn’t good for a show’s ratings. The press dutifully hyped Rosie O’Donnell’s return to The View last month as the addition of a smarter, kinder

George Lucas: Corporations Can't Be Creative

George Lucas: Corporations Can't Be Creative

George Lucas knows a Force more sinister than the Death Star or Darth Maul: Hollywood studios. The Star Wars creator told CBS News his iconic space western would never be made today due to the corporate nature of the modern film

A-Lister Scarlett Johansson Secures TV Gig

A-Lister Scarlett Johansson Secures TV Gig

If anyone doubted Scarlett Johansson’s box office might, the summer film Lucy silenced them once and for all. Not only does Johansson stand tall in The Avengers and Captain America, she can carry an action movie on her slender shoulders.

Cinedigm's Faith-Based Film Deal Cements Genre's Growth

Cinedigm's Faith-Based Film Deal Cements Genre's Growth

The faith-based film genre isn’t going anywhere. In fact, it just keeps growing. The current year has been a breakthrough for faith-friendly films, witness the runaway success of God’s Not Dead, Son of God and Heaven is for Real. Now,

John Cusack Joins Growing Chorus of Hollywood Critics

John Cusack Joins Growing Chorus of Hollywood Critics

John Cusack is biting the hand that feeds him, and he’s not alone. Cusack, a progressive actor unafraid of criticizing like-minded souls, is savaging Hollywood in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter. The Say Anything star understands the need

New 'View' Reviews Show Systemic Media Bias

New 'View' Reviews Show Systemic Media Bias

Nicolle Wallace admitted she was a Republican on her first day on The View Monday. She didn’t need to make that declaration.  A host of media outlets rushed to tell us just that, even if they forgot to label everyone

Michael Moore on 9/11 Anniversary: Osama bin Laden Won

Michael Moore on 9/11 Anniversary: Osama bin Laden Won

Celebrities are rushing to Twitter today to recall the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Many are sharing their condolences to those who lost loved ones that day. A few couldn’t resist scoring partisan points despite how the attacks united

Box Office Blues: Worst Weekend Tix Sales in 13 Years

Box Office Blues: Worst Weekend Tix Sales in 13 Years

Box office observers probably thought things couldn’t get worse than the recently wrapped summer movie season. They were wrong. The weekend’s box office results are in, and the numbers were bad even by the most modest of expectations. The weekend

Food Porn Scores at Box Office as World Burns

Food Porn Scores at Box Office as World Burns

How could a pair of food-related films like Chef and The Hundred-Foot Journey compete with the summer’s noisiest blockbusters? Talk about an unfair fight. Yet both Chef and Journey, films that traffic in the wonders of a well-cooked meal, are hanging

Billy Crystal Offers Beautiful Tribute to Robin Williams at Emmys

Billy Crystal Offers Beautiful Tribute to Robin Williams at Emmys

Billy Crystal stood on the Emmy stage Monday night, tasked with paying tribute to Robin Williams. Audiences had mourned Williams’ loss for weeks on social media following the comic’s suicide. Now, a longtime pal and colleague had to make audiences