| Dec 13, 2013
The funniest part of Megyn Kelly's reassurance to children who might be watching "The Kelly File" that Santa Claus is, indeed, white wasn't her statement with absolute conviction regarding a fictional character. Although granted, that did sound pretty...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Rachel Maddow is a "hater" who needs to stop nitpicking -- or so says Sen. Rand Paul.
Maddow, the liberal MSNBC host, this week accused GOP leader Paul of making a speech that "totally plagiarized" the Wikipedia page for the sci-fi film "Gattaca."...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"There is nothing like a good negative review to sell a book," wrote Hugh Barbour.
The funniest thing in politics, where nothing is funny anymore, was the MSNBC coverage of Tea Party Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky making a speech that, according to Rachel...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:37 AM
Update: This past Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons" was thought to feature the death of a major character, but in the end it was not the death episode you were looking for. Show creators promised at the beginning of the season as much, but that episode...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), facing accusations that he plagiarized Wikipedia entries in two speeches, claims critics are “making a mountain out of a molehill,” and that he credited the proper sources.
While campaigning for Ken Cuccinelli, the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:58 AM
CNN, the network that proved there is an audience for a 24-hour news channel, is struggling to hold onto viewers and stay competitive in the ratings race with Fox News and MSNBC.
Fox has a solid hold on the top spot and has done it by being the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
With print news migrating to a Web environment that's as motivated by traffic as TV is by ratings, the time is fast approaching when anyone who dares criticize media excess will be immediately open to charges of hypocrisy.
To that I say: Send in the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:31 PM
What is it about TV news anchors and reporters stampeding to play themselves in fictional movies and TV shows? Do they think they don't get enough screen time doing, you know, their real jobs?
This habit has blotted the reputations of TV journalists for...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Gun-control opponents, take heart: "Piers Morgan Live" is about to get its barrel cleaned by CNN.
The 9 p.m. interview show hosted by the British-born Morgan — an outspoken and controversial champion of gun control — will be canceled as soon...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Alec Baldwin says simply "I give up" on the cover of the latest issue of New York Magazine. But what's he giving up? In a wide-ranging rant, he explains that he's not necessarily giving up acting, but he's tired of living in the public eye in New York,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Alec Baldwin says he's leaving public life, delivering that news in a very public way with a lengthy missive in Monday's New York magazine.
"I’m aware that it’s ironic that I’m making this case in the media — but this is the last...