Posts tagged "republican national convention"

Please NBC, Let The Republicans Take Their Toys And Go Home

It’s the Willy Wonka play — give them everything they want and let them hang themselves.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 30, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Clint Eastwood Defends His Support For Gay Marriage On “Ellen”

Throwing his feet up on the coffee table isn’t the only thing Clint Eastwood is totally relaxed about. During his interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Eastwood shared his views on gay…

Daley Quinn | September 18, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Bringing Dead People “Back To Life” Via Hologram Is Kinda Wrong

When the late Tupac Shakur “appeared” via hologram at the Coachella festival, everyone ooh-ed and ahh-ed. It wasn’t the first time a dead celeb had resurfaced in hologram form (Celine…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2012 - 4:30 pm

Clint Eastwood Talks To Empty Chair In Bizarro Speech At The Republican National Convention

I ask this not as a liberal, not as a woman, not as a person who thought “Gran Torino” was a piece of shit; I ask this as just a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 31, 2012 - 8:00 am

Paul Ryan’s RNC Speech Flunks Fact Check

Paul Ryan’s speech last night may have been rousing, but accurate it was not. Ryan is being lambasted today for what Sally Kohn of Fox News calls “an apparent attempt to set the…

Newser | August 30, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Last Night At The RNC: Mike Huckabee Invokes Bono And Implies President Obama Supports Infanticide!

I’m pretty far left, so full disclosure, the views expressed at the Republican National Convention are not my cup of tea. But I still watch the speeches and try to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 30, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Horrible Racism Of The Day: Black Camerawoman Mocked By RNC Attendees

Well, this is awful. A black camerawoman working for CNN was pelted with nuts by two white RNC attendees and told “this is how we feed the animals” while covering…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2012 - 1:40 pm

5 Things To Know About The First Night Of The Republican National Convention

Political theater like the Republican and Democratic National Conventions are a big swamp of blerrgghhh to me. My opinion is that it’s all just a dog-and-pony show and not really…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Youngest Republican Delegate To Platform Committee Stirs Up Controversy

Yesterday, delegates to the Republican National Convention met yesterday in Tampa, Florida, to finalize the party’s platform on various controversial issues, including abortion, with the youngest member of the platform…

Daley Quinn | August 23, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Tampa Strip Club Hires Sarah Palin Lookalike Stripper For Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention is August 27 to 30 in Tampa, Florida, and that means the area’s 40 strip clubs are scrambling to get ready. Strip club owners say that…

Jessica Wakeman | July 23, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Fashion Throwdown: Cindy McCain vs. Michelle Obama

Cindy McCain has been getting a great deal of attention for an outfit she wore to the Republican National Convention, which cost $300,000. Since, McCain and Michelle Obama make different,…

Annika Harris | September 8, 2008 - 3:20 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Mario Lopez, A “Barracuda” Brawl, Michael Phelps, And The Fish & Wildlife Service

Mario Lopez was named “2008 Male Celebrity Smile of the Year” by Dear Doctor: Dentistry & Oral Health magazine. [Cityfile]…

Catherine Strawn | September 5, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Political Conventions And Call Girls

Cities benefit big time when they host major events like the Olympics. The upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions are two such happenings that will bring in money to more…

Catherine Strawn | August 22, 2008 - 7:30 pm