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01/27/2015

Jon Stewart Tosses the Sarah Palin Word Salad at the Iowa Wingnut Summit: VIDEO

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Jon Stewart took a look at Rep. Steve King's Iowa wingnut summit which took place over the weekend. The summit attracted such conservative names as Scott Walker, Chris Christie, Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Rick Perry, and Ted Cruz, who showed he was meant to be there by exclaiming to the crowd:

"Hoo Diddly, I'm conservative!"

Mike Huckabee was, apparently, hungry:

"There are two things you should never see. You should never see a law or a sausage made. I have seen both. And I still eat sausage. If you're gonna have some sausage you gotta kill some pigs. And folks there are a lot of people in America who want the sausage they just don't want to kill the pigs. We need to do some pig killing — to get to the sausage."

And Sarah Palin was the conference's true star. If you haven't already seen her speech, it's something to behold.

Said Stewart:

"You know, that's the kind of talk you hear right before the pharmacist says 'ma'am you've gotta leave the Walgreens.'

Watch Stewart go to town, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Posted Jan. 27,2015 at 9:10 AM EST by in 2016 Election, Jon Stewart, News, Sarah Palin | Permalink | Comments (0)


Louis C.K.: Babies Cry On Airplanes Because They're Upset Gay People Can Marry - VIDEO

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Comedian Louis C.K. has finally figured out why babies cry on airplanes: "they're like really upset" that gay people can marry nowadays. "Like inconsolably upset." And no matter how you try to reason with them, they won't listen. 

C.K. takes a stand against hate however: "I don't agree with them. I think if people are in love, they should accept that. But they're just being babies. They're selfish."

Chuckles await, AFTER THE JUMP...

[h/t Joe.My.God.

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Posted Jan. 27,2015 at 8:33 AM EST by in News | Permalink | Comments (3)


ABC Picks Up Sitcom Based On Dan Savage's Life

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On Monday ABC announced the latest additions to its list of pilots that it’s picked up for 2015. Along with a new show from Shonda Rhimes and a TV adaptation of National Lampoon’s Vacation, the network has greenlit a single-camera comedy based on Dan Savage’s young life.

The as-of-yet untitled sitcom will center around a "picture-perfect family" dealing with its youngest son’s coming out, The Hollywood Reporter notes: "What seems like the end of their idyllic life turns out to be the beginning of a bright new chapter when everyone stops pretending to be perfect and actually starts being real." Savage himself is on-board to produce. 

ABC’s pilot will mark Savage’s first venture into network television following a limited run on MTV with two It Gets Better specials and a season of Savage U.

Posted Jan. 27,2015 at 8:09 AM EST by in Dan Savage, Television | Permalink | Comments (4)


01/26/2015

Mike Huckabee: God Hasn't Given Us 'Permission' to Change the Definition of Marriage Yet - VIDEO

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Mike Huckabee is still at it.

The former Arkansas governor and failed presidential candidate is still spouting discrimination against gay marriage and general LGBT equality, likely to drum up some hard-right support for his probable 2016 presidential bid. Perhaps he's forgetting that it's no longer 2004 and the anti-gay animus that worked so well for Bush's campaign isn't going to fly so well a decade later. Like all good devout public figures, though, he hides behind the Bible to excuse his bigotry.

Appearing on The Jim Bakker Show, a Christian Television talk show, Huckabee states explicitly that he just follows, "a standard that was not ours, it was God's, and that for us to change it we would have to get permission." So, apparently, he'd be all about supporting the gays if that pesky ol' God would just let him.

Huckabee1Host Jim Bakker is quick to stroke Huckabee's ego, pointing out that he employs gay people and even invites them into his home, so he's not a "hater"; he treats them with "Southern respect." An apt description - "southern nice" often carries with it the implication of passive-aggression or backhandedness; see "bless your heart" - as Huckabee follows Bakker's assessment with assertions that conservatives need to get involved with the limiting and undermining of LGBT rights and equality.

Mike Huckabee: he'd love us if God would let him, but until then it's his sacred duty to make us as second-class as possible. You can watch him speak for himself AFTER THE JUMP...

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Posted Jan. 26,2015 at 8:40 PM EST by in Discrimination, Mike Huckabee, Video | Permalink | Comments (30)


'I Am Michael' Star Charlie Carver Dishes on His 'Hot as Hell' Threesome With James Franco and Zachary Quinto: VIDEO

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In an interview with HuffPost Live, Teen Wolf and The Leftovers star Charlie Carver revealed behind the scenes tidbits about his gay threesome scene with James Franco and Zachary Quinto in I Am Michael - calling the scene, "hot as hell"However, Carver's comments moreso pertain to where the scene was filmed: shot in a hot, stuffy Long Island attic during the summer.

Watch Carver and the film's director Justin Kelly speak about the scene, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Posted Jan. 26,2015 at 8:16 PM EST by in Charlie Carver, Film, Film and TV, I Am Michael, James Franco, Zachary Quinto | Permalink | Comments (9)


What To Watch This Week on TV: 'Murder' Returns, Ellen Debuts 'Design Challenge'

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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking.

— Grab the smelling salts, because How To Get Away With Murder is back, Thursday at 10 p.m. Eastern on ABC. What sorts of sexy scandals will gay law student Connor (Jack Falahee) find himself embroiled in this time? How will he and the rest of his class deal with the fallout of the freshman drama’s fall finale?

More returning shows and Ellen's latest Challenge, AFTER THE JUMP ...

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Posted Jan. 26,2015 at 7:40 PM EST by in Ellen DeGeneres, How to Get Away with Murder, Looking, Television | Permalink | Comments (1)


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