Articles

43,950 entries, in 1,465 pages

Hate-Monger Bryan Fischer Fired by the American Family Association

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 6:54:45 pm
Rachel Maddow just reported this amazing story. Tonight Bryan Fischer will have horrible nightmares about being mauled by bears. — Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) January 29, 2015 UPDATE at 1/28/15 8:58:04 pm by Charles Johnson But wait a minute... Don't believe everything you hear! I'll be on air same time tomorrow as always 1-3pm CT, ...
223 comments | Last comment: Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 2:17:17 am

Key & Peele Introduce Us to the Best New Football Players

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 5:09:08 pm
YouTube The best football players from the east and the west sound off before the big game. The Key & Peele Super Bowl Special premieres January 30 at 10/9c on Comedy Central.
142 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 7:47:37 pm

Alex Jones Says Rand Paul Is Lying About Moderating His Extreme Positions

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 1:56:46 pm
YouTube Sen. Rand Paul has been a frequent guest on the absolutely insane Alex Jones conspiracy show (and it continually amazes me that he apparently suffers no political consequences for it), and Jones is reciprocating by telling his viewers that Paul is just playing politics and lying about his so-called "moderation." And ...
302 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 5:40:29 pm

Andrew Sullivan Says He's Quitting Blogging

Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 10:52:38 am
Andrew Sullivan says he's going to quit blogging: A Note to My Readers. I don't have much to say about this, because to be honest I was not a fan of Mr. Sullivan and I haven't paid much attention to his writing for years. I didn't like his apologia for the ...
232 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 5:55:18 pm

We Got Some Seriously Deranged Mail

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 8:35:33 pm
You'll have to click to see this amazingly crazy email I received tonight from someone in Monterey, because it's pretty damned disturbing, not to mention racist and antisemitic. Holocaust Remembrance Day always excites the lunatics. Don't say I didn't warn you. Bring on the crazy.
515 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 1:25:55 pm

Fantastic Four Reboot: The Official Teaser Trailer

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 5:26:16 pm
YouTube As a kid, the Fantastic Four were my favorite Marvel characters, but the recent films weren't really that great. So I'm glad to see a reboot in the works, with an apparent emphasis on the science fiction angle that attracted me to the Fantastic Four in the first place -- ...
159 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 8:53:11 am

Right Wing Smear Merchant Chuck C. Johnson Offers "Bounty" for Another Rape Victim

Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 10:40:04 am
The worst person on Twitter took another dive into his own personal misogynistic sewer yesterday, posting a tweet offering a "bounty" for the name of a woman who reported being sexually assaulted at a Duke University frat party. TRUTH BOUNTY: We are now offering $500 for name of the alleged Duke ...
340 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 6:04:33 pm

GOHMERT! God Will Punish America for Obama Dissing Netanyahu

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 7:17:52 pm
SoundCloud According to GOP Texas Rep. Louie "Terror Babies" Gohmert, the Christian God is going to punish America because Obama isn't sucking up to Benjamin Netanyahu. This is your right wing, America.
437 comments | Last comment: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 10:52:44 am

Bobby Jindal's Prayer Rally Explicitly Advocated a Christian Theocracy in America

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 3:28:45 pm
YouTube Media reports on Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's "prayer rally" made it seem completely unremarkable. Just some religious folks praying, that's all. Good clean fun for the whole Christian family! But Right Wing Watch supplies us with a video clip that shows the true intention of this religious right crowd -- they ...
363 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 10:39:39 pm

Richard Muller: I Was Wrong on Climate Change

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 12:37:30 pm
I'm thinking back to all the climate trolls who used to throw this guy in my face when arguing with them... YouTube Richard Muller founded the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature Project after declaring himself skeptical about climate change. He was funded in part by the Koch Brothers. He found out what ...
242 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 6:14:04 pm

AEI Scholar: End Obamacare, and if People Die, So What?

Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 10:46:12 am
Rarely will you see the inhuman heartlessness of the conservative viewpoint so well expressed as in this freakishly horrible piece by American Enterprise Institute "scholar" Michael Strain: End Obamacare, and People Could Die. That's Okay. It's difficult to know where to start with a morally perverted piece like this. His point ...
255 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 3:36:09 pm

Sunday Night Nightmare Short: 'The Kids'

Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 8:16:29 pm
Vimeo
362 comments | Last comment: Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 1:51:56 pm

Tech Note: A Regular Expression to Extract the ASIN Product Code From Any Amazon URL

Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 2:39:13 pm
Image via Shutterstock Every once in a while I come up with a bit of code that might be useful to other programmers, and here's one of those bits -- a regular expression that extracts the ASIN product code from almost any Amazon product URL, including URLs from non-US Amazon stores. ...
367 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 8:58:04 pm

Sunday Jam: Neil Finn Live, 'Fall at Your Feet'

Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 1:29:00 pm
YouTube Here's a great live performance by Neil Finn, with the late Paul Hester on drums, doing one of his classic songs, "Fall At Your Feet." Neil Finn performing live at the Chapel in support of his One Nil release. Special appearances by Jim Moginie, Paul Hester, and Nick Seymour ...
31 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 3:47:42 pm

Chuck C. Johnson Attacks Dana Loesch: All Sane People Win

Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 7:43:25 pm
Here it is, folks -- the hit piece on Dana Loesch Chuck C. Johnson has been threatening to post all day; he finally worked up the guts to go through with it: BUSTED: The Real Dana Loesch: A Hypocrite and a Fraud Lying About Andrew Breitbart and Me. Hilariously, this whole ...
404 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 10:02:44 pm

Sarah Palin's Bizarre Disconnected Word Salad at the Iowa Freedom Freakout, Complete

Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 4:41:59 pm
YouTube Even by Sarah Palin's already low standards, this speech is extraordinarily incoherent and scattered. I've seen a lot of her speeches (do not pity me, it is my job), and I can't remember a more garbled, deeply weird performance from Caribou Barbie.
240 comments | Last comment: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 10:45:55 pm

And Now, Sarah Palin LIVE!

Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 2:21:32 pm
Video And now, ladies and gentlemen, Caribou Barbie is about to take the stage at the Iowa Freedom Freakout. Let's give her a warm welcome, shall we?
266 comments | Last comment: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 4:57:44 pm

Bobby Jindal, Anti-Gay Hate Groups, and Religious Right Wackos Hold Prayer Rally in Louisiana

Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 1:01:14 pm
MSNBC Creationist Gov. Booby Jindal is hosting a prayer rally in Louisiana today, co-sponsored by the homophobic hate group known as the American Family Association. Yes, that's loony Bryan Fischer's gang of religious right wackos. Jindal is trying to stake out a position as the most fanatical far right Christian in ...
100 comments | Last comment: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 2:39:20 pm

Amazon Prime Memberships Only $72 (today only)

Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 9:56:42 am
Amazon is promoting their original series Transparent by offering a discount on Prime memberships - today only until midnight PT. Also Transparent is free to watch today. Amazon Prime Existing members can (allegedly) buy a one-year membership at this sale price by doing the following (I haven't tried this, so ...
150 comments | Last comment: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 2:03:07 pm

Sarah Palin Poses With Another Right Wing "Target Sign" Poster

Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 6:55:04 pm
Tonight's Sarah Palin moment features Caribou Barbie obviously approving of a wingnut sign that puts target signs in the Os of Michael Moore's name. I'm not Moore's biggest fan, but hey -- shouldn't Sarah be careful about stuff like this with her blood-stained history of using target signs for political incitement? Related: Arizona ...
404 comments | Last comment: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 3:28:42 pm

Bad Lip Reading Remix: "NFL 2015"

Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 5:15:18 pm
YouTube The novelty has worn off a bit, but Bad Lip Reading videos can still make one emit the occasional chortle or guffaw.
93 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 7:26:04 pm

Friday Afternoon Classic Jam: Procol Harum, 'Whaling Stories' (Live in Denmark 2006)

Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 3:17:42 pm
YouTube This lesser-known song from the album "Home" was always one of my favorite Procol Harum epics, and this live performance from Denmark in 2006 is actually a big improvement over the original album version, with a symphony orchestra and choir adding to the mix beautifully. I'm pretty sure some parts ...
146 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 6:53:16 pm

Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC): Ban Abortion to Lift God's Curse Off of America

Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 10:58:53 am
YouTube That's right, folks, here's one of the Republican Party's top politicians, a Congressman no less, going on the batshit crazy Alex Jones show and agreeing with him that legal abortion has caused God to put a curse on America.
355 comments | Last comment: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 2:13:39 pm

Mind-Bending 4K Video of the Andromeda Galaxy: The Largest Photo Ever Taken

Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 6:21:30 pm
YouTube You'll leave this video with a sense of how unimaginably vast the universe is. This isn't CGI, and it isn't animation, it's the largest photograph of the universe ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope -- and it's just a small portion of the Andromeda Galaxy, our nearest galactic neighbor. Watch ...
536 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 11:19:08 am

Some Words on the Sentencing of Barrett Brown

Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 12:11:45 pm
Barrett Brown, who occasionally posted in our LGF Pages section a few years ago, was sentenced today to 63 months in prison for transmitting threats, being an accessory to hacking charges, and interfering with a search warrant. There's already an outcry against this from the libertarian "hacktivist" community, who are trying ...
366 comments | Last comment: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 10:04:31 am

Mike Huckabee Said He Played an Edited "Clean" Cut of Dirty Nugent Song, But He Lied

Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 10:43:46 am
Ted's drunk on freedom, Huck's drunk on derp. After Huckabee slammed the President for letting his daughters listen to the "toxic mental poison" of Beyoncé's music (which he later compared to buying a 12-year-old a stripper pole), comedian Jon Stewart confronted Huckabee on air about a time when he played ...
79 comments | Last comment: Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 12:40:47 pm

Chuck C. Johnson Trying to Use Twitter to Dox Another Rape Victim

Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 8:09:18 pm
Uh, @twitter? @support? @safety? Anyone watching what @ChuckCJohnson is using your service for? pic.twitter.com/vve1O1WK5T — Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) January 22, 2015
461 comments | Last comment: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 9:14:06 am

Female Republicans Stage Last-Minute Revolt Against Draconian Anti-Abortion Bill

Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 6:12:38 pm
The fanatical Republican men in the House of Representatives faced a revolt from their own female members today, and backed down on a horrible Personhood-inspired anti-abortion bill at the last minute. House Republican leaders abruptly dropped plans late Wednesday to hold votes on an anti-abortion bill amid a revolt by ...
81 comments | Last comment: Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 8:27:05 am

GOP Posts Crudely Edited Copy of State of the Union Speech, Deletes Sections on Climate Change and Antisemitism

Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 10:59:00 am
YouTube I started to write "unbelievable," but this is sadly all too believable -- and horrifyingly emblematic of a political party that is quite literally denying reality: Republicans Post Doctored Version of State of the Union, Censor Facts on Climate Change. (The video above is set to start right before the clumsy ...
483 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 8:31:39 pm

State of the Union Follow-Up Open Thread

Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 8:10:15 pm
Well, here's an open thread for follow-up discussion of the President's state of the union address. I've already suffered a crushing blow on Twitter, but I think I'll make it somehow. Years in the making but his derangement tonight earned @Green_Footballs an unfollow — Michael Brickman (@BrickM) January 21, 2015 ...
448 comments | Last comment: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 2:02:29 pm