The Blaze

Glenn Beck and Samantha Bee Bond Over Their Fear and Loathing of Trump

TheBlaze founder Glenn Beck interviewed Full Frontal host Samantha Bee on his show Thursday as the first part in an effort between the rightwing talker and the leftwing comedian to find common ground and bond over their mutual distress at the election outcome, the dangers of “fake news,” and their desire to “stand up for people who are imperiled” now that Trump won.

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Former Blaze Exec Sues Glenn Beck; Claims Beck’s ‘Paranoia,’ ‘Erratic and Reckless Behavior’ Destroyed Company

Lloyd Grove writes at the Daily Beast about the latest legal trouble to hit The Blaze founder Glenn Beck — this time in the form of a countersuit by one of Beck’s most loyal and trusted advisors. Christopher Balfe, who was the chief operating officer of Beck’s Mercury Radio Arts and the chief executive of The Blaze before Beck unceremoniously fired him and then sued him, alleges in a new counter lawsuit that Beck’s “erratic behavior, excessive spending, and mismanagement” drove his media empire “into the ground.”

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Politico: Glenn Beck’s ‘Bad Bet on Cruz’ a Crushing Blow to His Media Empire

Kenneth Vogel and Hadas Gold write in Politico about the latest trouble to strike Glenn Beck’s media empire, as Beck and one of his advertisers sue each other over unpaid bills and claims that the radio talker’s endorsement of Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign and increasingly shrill denunciations of Donald Trump alienated his audience. Politico notes that Beck’s diminished relevance is juxtaposed by the rising influence of Breitbart News, which — along with Matt Drudge, Sarah Palin, and Sean Hannity — Beck has repeatedly attacked during this election cycle.

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Fire Officials: Downtown L.A. Mega-blaze Likely Arson

Officials say that they believe Monday morning’s massive fire in downtown Los Angeles was set on purpose. The blaze, which engulfed an unfinished apartment building, and burned so hot that it melted nearby highway signs, will be investigated as soon

Fire Officials: Downtown L.A. Mega-blaze Likely Arson

Massive Fire Covers Downtown L.A. with Ash

A massive fire in downtown Los Angeles caused the California Highway Patrol to shut down the 101 Freeway in both directions and the temporary closure of the 110/101 interchange. The blaze consumed a seven-story wood-framed residential structure that was under

Massive Fire Covers Downtown L.A. with Ash

Don Lemon: Charles Barkley Has a Point

CNN’s Don Lemon thinks that Charles Barkley has a point about successful African Americans enduring the slings and arrows from less successful African Americans. Discussing the controversy over Russell Wilson’s Seattle Seahawks teammates allegedly dubbing him insufficiently black, and the

Don Lemon: Charles Barkley Has a Point

Fire Destroys Michael Brown Memorial in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Anger spilled over Tuesday after fire destroyed one of two memorials on the street where Michael Brown was killed, a site that has become sacred to many in Ferguson and others nationwide focused on interactions between

Fire Destroys Michael Brown Memorial in Ferguson