Monthly Archives: December 2018

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Louis CK targets the media’s deification of victims who back liberal policies – Washington Examiner

The blowback against comedian Louis C.K. isn’t because he “attacked” the Parkland High School students; it’s because he forcefully mocked the media culture that deifies victims, so long as they can be used to push liberal policy. CNN Democratic analyst David Axelrod tweeted Monday that C.K.’s joke about the “heroic Parkland kids” was “tasteless.” But…

Bandersnatch pushed back Black Mirror Season 5, now coming in 2019 – The Verge

Bandersnatch pushed back Black Mirror Season 5, now coming in 2019 – The Verge

Are you enjoying Bandersnatch, the first choose-your-own-adventure interactive episode of the oft-delightfully dystopian Black Mirror? Good, because it may be the only new episode you’ll be seeing for a while. Executive producer and co-creator Annabel Jones has confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that Bandersnatch took such an “enormous” amount of effort that it wound up…

Ellen DeGeneres Is Relatable: Who Are Her Closest Friends? – The Cheat Sheet

Ellen DeGeneres Is Relatable: Who Are Her Closest Friends? – The Cheat Sheet

Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres | Michael Buckner/Getty Images When asked what they think about Ellen DeGeneres, most people mention her generosity and friendly demeanor. Ellen approaches everything from politics to social issues with grace, humor, and aplomb. Her witty public persona is easy to relate to, but what is she like with her…

To understand the culture in 2018, look to Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson – Star Tribune

To understand the culture in 2018, look to Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson – Star Tribune

You can’t truly describe the year 2018 without talking about Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson. Like so many inexplicable pop-culture sensations, Grande and Davidson’s relationship — engaged after three weeks, broken up after about six months, resulting in Grande’s self-acceptance smash “Thank U, Next” — was a spectacle. It was something to be dissected and…