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April 29, 2014 Andy Cush

As part of a kinda-infuriating, kinda-hilarious segment on how Beyoncé is to blame when black teenagers get pregnant, The O’Reilly Factor aired the above image of Queen Bey’s Butt. Taken from the “Partition” video, it shows Beyoncé from the back, wearing a sparkly, two-tiered black thong. Bill O’Reilly, in service of his simpleminded, condescending point — […]

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October 2, 2013 Bucky Turco

Fox News published a story on its website Monday about the government shutdown that reeks of The Onion. “How to visit national parks during the partial gov’t shutdown,” reads the headline. And then they go there: National parks were not exempt from the government shutdown but that does not mean you can’t ‘visit’ the nation’s […]

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August 16, 2013 Andy Cush

Hot on the heels of CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who recently announced his support for the use of medical cannabis (just like we predicted), is Dr. Manny Alvarez, Fox News’s medical correspondent. In a blog post titled “Medical marijuana for children should be approved by Governor Christie,” Alvarez expounds on weed’s medicinal benefits, and argues […]

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July 29, 2013 Andy Cush

Something was conspicuously missing from that Fox News clip we posted earlier today, in which the anti-drug bishop Ron Allen rails against the “horrible” nature of a pro-cannabis ad at NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 race: a comment from the Marijuana Policy Project, the ultra-successful pro-weed lobbying group behind the spot. The Fair and Balanced news network […]

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Andy Cush

A perfectly reasonable, benign ad for cannabis played at the NASCAR Brickyard 400 this past weekend. The spot played on a big video screen near the track’s entrance, and espoused the idea that weed could be the next (possibly even better) beer–no calories, no hangover, no links to reckless or violent behavior. Predictably, some puritanical […]

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May 3, 2013 Andy Cush

Why do Americans know so little about the real goings-on of their country? Fox News has the answers, right after this commercial break. […]

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April 19, 2013 Andy Cush

The media circus continues. Reading from what has been widely speculated to be Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev’s Twitter feed, Fox News correspondent Megyn Kelly accidentally rapped the lyrics to Dr. Dre and Eminem’s “Forgot About Dre” on the air today. “This is apparently what was on his mind–I believe that’s a quote of a song–days […]

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