Category Archives: Culture
Saturday Night Live had a Weekend Update sketch in the 70s called Point/Counterpoint. It starred Dan Akroyd and Jane Curtin playing pompous journalists debating the news. And it always degenerated into personal insults. Like this opening rebuttal remark by Akroyd: “Jane, you ignorant slut.”
And so did Samantha Bee, for a crude crack she made this week about Ivanka Trump. But, like SNL, she’s still on the air. For now.
Looks like Michael Cohen could afford to pay Stormy Daniels $130,000. Though, based on past behavior, I wonder if he first tried to sell her access to the president for a future “encounter.”
It’s the way of the swamp. But not illegal.
Bill Cosby admitted he slipped a girl a mickey and then slipped his, well, times were different then. But still.
The #MeToo movement may have locked up it’s first scraggly scalp in Cos.
Cos and Slick Willy
But possibly thanks to earlier feminists Slick Willy’s more lusterous silver scalp remains unruffled.
Ok. So maybe he didn’t actually slug the guy. And a Parkland, Florida Sheriff deputy wasn’t really hiding in the parking lot. Hey, it’s a cartoon.
Waffle House Hero
But James Shaw, Jr. was a real hero when he wrestled a firearm away from a real insane shooter at a Waffle House in Nashville.