Tag Archive for Hollywood

SOPA Dead; Issa Won’t Bring it to a Vote

The 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week had betetr than expected attendance in spite of no blockbuster announcement, but there was a very loud anti-SOPA and pro-SOPA effort underway at the show.  What’s SOPA you ask?  It’s the Stop Online Piracy Act aimed largely at websites that might house pirated content.  It…

OC Tea Party Members – Condemn Racism in Your Ranks

Benjamin Jealous, the head of the NAACP, wrote this post for CNN.com about the NAACP’s recent resolution asking the Tea Party crowd to repudiate racism in their ranks. He wrote: “It is unfortunate that at a time when our nation is reeling in the midst of one of the most devastating downturns in our economy…

Conservatives Hate Celebrity Unless Celebrity is Conservative

How many times must we read Republican/Conservative contempt for Hollywood celebrity, which is largely liberal and pretty damn wealthy enough to put their money where their mouths are in terms of supports causes they favor, except when that member of Hollywood is a conservative? State Rep. Chuck DeVore took aim at Hollywood liberals recently via…

The Oscars: Best & Worst

(Photo courtesy of The New York Times) OK, you can thank me for watching The Academy Awards (with TalkLeft) so you didn’t have to. Here are my thoughts on what happened last night: 1. May we now just refer to 2008 as “The Year of Slumdog Millionaire“? I mean it. Barack Obama was elected President…