Judge This: No Gay Kissing On Modern Family?

I am a bit late on this story but wanted to offer a contrary viewpoint to the dominant one of the outraged blogosphere. Though I have never seen the show, I was interested in the controversy over the show Modern Family which apparently features a gay couple among its lead characters.  The controversy centers not [Read More...]

Star Wars Corsets

You can own both of these for just the low prices of $600 and $500! (via) Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Sex And The City 2 (And Religion) (And Feminism) (And Race) (And Homophobia)

Diana Bass complains: It just wasn’t very funny to see four smart American women parading western consumerism and sexualized identity in blatantly insensitive and anti-religious ways in a traditional world. Wait a minute, what she describes may not be funny but it’s certainly the best thing I’ve heard about the film from everything that I’ve [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: Best Of Sarah Haskins’s “Target Women”

Sarah Haskins always provides the most hilarious and incisive commentary tearing into the lousy logic and vapid condescension packed into advertisements targeted at women on her recurring Infomania segment called Target Women. Her dry witted satirical media criticism would be a perfect fit on The Daily Show and in logic classes. Every time I watch one of [Read More...]

The Roman Catholic Lady Gaga On Religion And The Church

Intuitively it makes a lot of sense to me that Lady Gaga embraces Roman Catholicism: She’s Italian. She has a lavish, theatrical aesthetic inevitably inherited in part from the most tangible, sensuous, and theatric form of Western Christianity. She’s a self-conscious transgressor who needs, to some extent, to think in terms of traditional binary logics and [Read More...]

Bill O’Reilly Compares Gays To Al-Qaeda

A little over an hour ago, I posted this McDonald’s commercial, running only in France thus far, which gently sends a pro-gay message.  Little did I know yet that Bill O’Reilly got seriously O’riled up about it tonight: His physical hostility towards such a remarkably understated and delicate ad and his adamant insistence that the [Read More...]

“Come As You Are”

McDonald’s takes a social stand, in France: Vos pensées? [Read more...]

Don’t Mess With The Bieber

Apparently even teeny bop pop stars for 12 year old girls have a death threatening contingent among their fans: So what would happen if Justin Bieber was deleted from the internet? After all, the young singer consumer product is a perpetual trending topic on Twitter, and his fans have already twice caused him to cancel a public appearance [Read More...]

Trading Spouses: Christians Vs. Woo Edition

Passive aggressive condemnation does not come much rawer than this: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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