Posts tagged "fox news"

Bill O’Reilly Is A Lying Liar, But Fox Is Not About To Care

When the news broke about Brian Williams having lied about his helicopter having been nearly shot down while he was covering the Iraq war, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly was…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 20, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Fox Fears “Frozen” Is “Empowering Girls” By Portraying Dudes As “Evil And Cold”

“Fox And Friends” host Steve Doocy is clutching his pearls (okay maybe his cufflinks) over what he calls “The Frozen Effect,” which — gasp — makes girls feel good about…

Claire Hannum | February 4, 2015 - 12:31 pm

Megyn Kelly On Women: “We’re Drinking, We’re Smoking, We’re Having Premarital Sex”

Megyn Kelly, you’re all right.

Say what you will about Fox News (which hopefully is very little, because my god, talk about bottling up the worst conservative arguments…

Beejoli Shah | January 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm

SHOCKER: Eric Bolling Said Something Stupid About Women

I avoid Fox News entirely for exactly this reason. Every time I watch a clip from Fox News — excepting Bill O’Reilly’s sympathetic monologue about the injustice of Eric Garner’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 15, 2014 - 11:15 am

Gene Simmons Proudly Tells Women To “Stop Depending On Men,” Womankind Collectively Rolls Eyes

In promoting his new book (which I am too irritated to even link to) on Fox News’ “Trending With Tantaros,” KISS frontman Gene Simmons proclaimed that we ladies need to…

Claire Hannum | October 27, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The WWE Has Implemented A New Zero-Tolerance Policy On Domestic Violence

The WWE has implemented a strict, zero-tolerance policy concerning domestic violence. [Washington Post]
The fact that birth control lets women have happy, healthy, pregnancy-free sex lives is just…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Fox Anchor: Young Women Serving On Juries Is A Bad Idea Because They “Don’t Get It”

Kimberly Guilfoyle and her co-hosts on “The Five” decided on Tuesday’s edition of the show that young women are just too out of it to be functional members of society. They…

Claire Hannum | October 23, 2014 - 12:30 pm

“Fox & Friends” Hosts Joke About Ray Rice Beating His Fiancée, Don’t Apologize

“Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade joked yesterday that the message behind the brutal video released by TMZ depicting since-terminated Ravens player Ray Rice beating his then-fiancée Janay Rice was…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2014 - 10:30 am

Dr. Keith Ablow Of Fox News Says Michelle Obama Should “Drop A Few” Before Talking About Nutrition

Dr. Keith Ablow, professional douchebag/member of Fox’s “Medical A-Team,”  is known for his general assholery and sometimes-shady health advice. On Tuesday, he appeared on the show “Outnumbered” and made a remark that…

Claire Hannum | August 14, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Gross Old Dude On Fox News Calls “Bachelorette” Andi Dorfman A “Slut”

Why Fox News is recapping “The Bachelorette: After The Final Rose” is beyond me. Alas, while “The Five” discussed how romance reject Nick Viall quite reasonably asked Andi Dorfman

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2014 - 10:30 am

Fox News Guest Actually Wore Cufflinks Depicting A Caveman Clubbing And Dragging A Woman

Fox News’ new show “Outnumbered” pits four female anchorbabes up against one male guest. The premise? Gender wars! Fun! On Friday, the male guest, (unscrupulous) Fox Business contributor Charles Payne,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2014 - 11:30 am

“Fox & Friends” Addressed Women In The Workplace & It Actually Wasn’t Terrible

As I read the chyron “Girls Gone ‘Mild’: Book Advises Women Not To  Raise Their Voices,” I was all ready to watch this Fox News segment advising women on how…

Jessica Wakeman | July 7, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Fox News Gathers 4 Men For Panel Discussion About “War On Women”

Presented without comment. [Media Matters For America]
On the lyrics of Beyoncé and Jay Z’s song “Drunk In Love” that make reference to domestic violence (“Eat the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 28, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Fox News Host Megyn Kelly Believes In (White) Santa Claus

Earlier this week, columnist Aisha Harris wrote a somewhat tongue-in-cheek piece arguing that Santa Claus needed a makeover. Instead of always being depicted as a jolly, fat, white man,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 12, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Pool Accommodates Muslim Women, Fox News Frets About Sharia Law

Fox News has predictably idiotic things to say about a Midwestern swimming facility that will accommodate Muslim women by closing the pool to men for one-hour per day. SHARIA…

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Fox News Guest On Maryville Rape Victim: “There Are Telltale Signs This Girl Is Actually Lying”

“There’s no denying that from the surface it appears to be some sort of cover-up. But when you look at the finer details, there are telltale signs of this girl…

Jessica Wakeman | October 17, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Fox News Outdoes Itself With Crappiness, Uses “Dude Looks Like A Lady” For Chelsea Manning Story

At this point, we shouldn’t be surprised when Fox News does something terrible. And indeed, my general response to their ridiculous antics and rightwing pandering is to just sigh and…

Julie Gerstein | August 28, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Megyn Kelly Opens A Can Of Whoop-Ass On Judgy-Wudgy Fox News Guest

Watch Fox News’ Megyn Kelly decimate her pompous blowhard guest, who is judgmentally arguing that stay-at-home-moms are “better” for all kids. Erick Erickson is the editor of a conservative…

Jessica Wakeman | May 31, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Feministing’s Zerlina Maxwell Challenges Sean Hannity About Teaching Men Not To Rape

Feministing blogger Zerlina Maxwell is a survivor of rape. Last week, Maxwell appeared with Sean Hannity on Fox News and what she said on the show generated some racist, misogynist comments…

Sarah Gray | March 20, 2013 - 8:30 am

Fox News, MSNBC & CNN Air Name Of 16-Year-Old Steubenville Rape Victim [UPDATED]

UPDATE: It turns out MSNBC and CNN also did not bleep out the victim’s name when showing clips of Trent Mays’ statement in court yesterday. I’ve changed the title of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 18, 2013 - 3:00 pm