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When Hollywood takes Washington. Keep tabs on the celebrities influencing politics with their activism, opinions, campaign endorsements and more.

Here's the Thing, Taylor Swift
Is there any celebrity more careful about her reputation than Taylor Swift? Even as she begins to change her image from the good wholesome girl that many have come to love to the bad girl that she thi...
"We Don’t Care About Your Sexuality But We Care About The Crime" — The Media Missteps Regarding Kevin Spacey
Look at Daily Mail, The New York Times, or even The Hill and you'll see a theme as far as Kevin Spacey is concerned. "Spacey comes out as gay amid allegations of advance on teen boy," says the headlin...
Kevin Spacey Under Fire Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Coming Out
"I was drunk and didn't know what I was doing." "I don't remember what happened." Men and women alike have both used lines similar to these when it comes to behavior that does not fit with how they us...
#WomenBoycottTwitter: Did It Make A Difference, Or Did Women Silence Their Voice?
Anytime people are banding together to fight a common cause for the greater good, I'm intrigued. The #WomenBoycottTwitter movement, which occurred Friday Oct. 13, definitely has me intrigued, but it's...
Jocelin Leige3 months ago
Daily Mail Made a Big Fail
Sometime yesterday Daily Fail, I mean Mail, made an article about the lovely Munroe Bergdorf and how she said, just as I did, that all white people benefit from privilege. As you will see, they used h...
Dre Joseph3 months ago
Kaepernick: The New Ali
If the vast majority of Black people in America (notice how I said not all) do not boycott the National Football League this upcoming season... we are lost as a people like for real for real. Colin Ka...
Patrick Wilson5 months ago
Is Western Civilization in Jeopardy?
Contrarian feminist scholar Camille Paglia is an acquired taste. In a short exposé interview with The National, she is described as “an anti-feminist feminist [and] a transgender person critical of so...
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Roger Smith5 months ago
Aslan's Deception
Clearly, as Reza Aslan so eloquently demonstrated, obscurantism is the new black. With an all but creepy smile, Aslan has been lionized, sniffing things like Islam does not need a reformation. Really?...
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Dan Johnson5 months ago
American Ostrich
Americanus Ignoramus. Successor to the now extinct American Eagle. Symbolic emblem for a nation of 350 million people unwilling to face increasingly unpleasant realities. Icon of a country spoiled by ...
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Erik Skaarsgard 5 months ago
10 People Who Should Replace Sean Spicer and Why
After just a few months, the Trump administration has been a clown car of scandal. The mouthpiece for this, alongside the golden-skinned leader himself, is former Easter Bunny, Sean Spicer. Among the ...
Jeremy Frommer5 months ago
Dear Donald... Sorry, Not Sorry
Why apologize? Why should actors and other creatives keep apologizing to you for expressing their feelings? You have never apologized. In some ways that wouldn't be such a big deal, or at least not un...
Christina St-Jean5 months ago
What Was Johnny Depp Thinking?
Actor Johnny Depp has drawn sharp criticism for recent remarks that suggested he - or someone else - might attempt to assassinate United States President Donald Trump. "Threatening to assassinate a si...
Zane DeYoung5 months ago
The Wonder Woman of Tel Aviv
There’s a billboard on the Tel Aviv highway that proclaims “We Love You” under a picture of Wonder Woman. More accurately, under a picture of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. In Israel, she’s kind of a big ...
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Edward Anderson5 months ago
The Pulled Show
The Carmichael Show was a surprise hit for NBC when they debuted it 2 summers ago. It won over critics by tackling controversial, and timely topics while still managing to be funny. It's a rare feat i...
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Paul Mason5 months ago
Musings From A Moderate
So I am a bit of an American news junkie. I don't subscribe to any of the major cable news networks, but I try to stay current largely through my Facebook groups. I do belong to a few news feeds from ...
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Edward Anderson5 months ago
Golden Sexism
When it's late at night, there's nothing better than cuddling up with your favorite sexy, senior ladies. Who are also known as The Golden Girls. As they fight, date, and eat cheesecake, you can imagin...
Medieval Maid5 months ago
Kathy Griffin: Only Funny Through Irony
If you're anyone who's been watching the news or scrolling through Facebook lately, you've probably seen Kathy Griffin's "tearful" (her fake-crying abilities are ... odd) almost apology about the vide...
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Edward Anderson6 months ago
An Open Letter To Kathy Griffin
Dear Kathy Griffin, I love you. Truly I do. Your special brand of saying what's on your mind, with a side of crass jokes is what has made you one of the most successful female comics in the business. ...