Too frightful to use, except against conservatives

It is axiomatic that Comedy central is an organ of the left in both its approach and its opinions, but every now and again it finds a situation so ironic, so simply incredible that no amount of political agreement or sympathy can override the comedy gold it produces. The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full … Continue reading Too frightful to use, except against conservatives

Rally to restore totalitarianism No cameras allowed?

It looks like Comedy Central is REALLY trying to stage manage a successful rally: Steve Albani: Please note, taping for television or any other filming is strictly prohibited between 3rd and 7th Street without a media credential. Richard Pollack sets him straight about the law: Although it may not make any sense to you at … Continue reading Rally to restore totalitarianism No cameras allowed?

A unreal news show’s unreal rally to promote an unreality

Just so everyone understands, there the John Stewart rally exists for two different purposes. One of which has already been achieved. For Comedy Central, it is PR and even if only two drunks show up they have managed to get the ratings and promoting they want. Comedy Central has achieved its goal. For the left, … Continue reading A unreal news show’s unreal rally to promote an unreality

If this story produces any reaction other than “Well DUH!”

then you are either Andrew Sullivan or you paid no attention during the first half of 2009. Don't forget that the big story last year was how even comedians wouldn't touch Obama. Stewart provided a very small tweak of his inaugural speech comparing it to Bush's in Jan. In Feb the story was nothing is … Continue reading If this story produces any reaction other than “Well DUH!”

My May 20th protest…

Is in response to Comedy Central's unwillingness to even say the name "Mohammed" so here goes... Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed Mohammed … Continue reading My May 20th protest…

Why I will not be drawing Mohammed on May 20th…

Years ago when the Satanic Verses came out there was outrage when threats were made against Salman Rushdie. There was a move to have people buy his book in solidarity with Rushdie and to stick those who called for his death. On of the functions of terrorism is to make a person or a group … Continue reading Why I will not be drawing Mohammed on May 20th…

You know I was thinking I was a little hard on Balloon Juice last night…

...when I hit him on the PorkBusters stuff. Then I went to Memeorandum and read his link concerning South Park and learned that islamic threats of violence were analogous to not rebroadcasting Sinead O’Connor dissing the Pope et/al. They are analogous in the same way that California Bank and Trust closing a branch in California … Continue reading You know I was thinking I was a little hard on Balloon Juice last night…

It’s more than a threat, it’s a temptation

When you look at the South Park situation, the reaction of comedy central and the sudden concern at offending religion that seems to pop up as long as that religion isn't Christianity in general or Catholicism in particular, it tends to make the average Christian sick. You have seen the Lord berated, your forms of … Continue reading It’s more than a threat, it’s a temptation

Stone and Parker see it…

One of the things that always amazes me about the MSM is that they don't seem to realize how tilted they are. (That's one of the reasons why even though she drives me nuts I love Mika Brzezinski, not just because she is a handsome woman but because she is not afraid to come out … Continue reading Stone and Parker see it…

Jeff Dunham cancelled in Comedy Central red state purge

About 50 years ago CBS ruled the roost with a series of shows that appealed to rural audiences such as Petticoat Junction, ,Beverly Hillbillies, Mayberry R.F.D., and Hogan's Heroes. Around 1971 these shows were canceled in what was called the Rural purge. They were all still popular, all still successful but generally paned by urban … Continue reading Jeff Dunham cancelled in Comedy Central red state purge