The Perfect Emmys Ballot: The TV Shows and Actors Who Should Be Nominated

June 26, 2017

… people. And Hader on Documentary Now? Its quite simply batshit what he does, almost defying description other than to say: Hilarious. Best Limited Series American crime Big Little Lies Fargo Feud: Bette and Joan The Night Of Just missing the cut: Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, Genius, The Young Pope, Shots Fired, When We Rise The zeitgeist-seizing Big Little Lies should make the biggest splash here, though last summers The Night Of rivals it in terms of popularityand the former stuck its …


‘Minority Report’ becomes reality with new Japanese law

June 17, 2017

Abe said the bill will help combat terrorism.Image: ROBICHON/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Minority Report came out 15 years ago but it’s now one step closer to becoming a reality. On Thursday morning, Japanese lawmakers passed a bill that allows prosecutors to monitor and arrest terrorist groups or criminal organizations who are in the process of planning a crime, Bloomberg reported. Did precrime just come to mind? The bill is eerily similar to the premise of Minority Report, the Tom Cruise film …


The Solution To America’s Gun Violence Isn’t More Guns

June 16, 2017

… argument is grounded in a controversial belief that allowing more people to carry weapons in more places is a good way prevent violence a belief based on scant evidence. More Guns, Less crime.make it easier to own guns carry them pretty much everywhere. But other researchers have questioned Lotts work, and after in the years since has contradicted his conclusion and cast doubt on the supposed correlation between concealed-carry laws and crime. Afromprevious research often repeats the …


Remember when Republicans wanted to investigate the Clintons’ pet cat?

June 5, 2017

… (which press photographers used to lure him closer on the White House lawn), skulking around the grounds, and loathing his canine counterpart, Buddy the dog. SEE ALSO: Dogs, ranked So what was Socks’s crime? For Indiana GOP representative Dan Burton, Socks himself wasn’t the issue. The problem was that constituents liked Socks so much, in fact, that they were sending him mail. Of course, since most of the letter writers were children, the White House would respond from Socks. And …


New Republican Bill Makes Suing Cops For Civil Rights Violations Really Tough

May 27, 2017

Under the Back the Blue Act, introduced on May 16 by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) in the Senate and Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) in the House, suing cops in federal court for violating the constitutional rights of civilians will be limited. So,even if the individual can prove their rights were violated by an officer, police departments would be able to claim an individuals injuries were a result of that persons conduct which, to quote the bill, more likely than not, constituted a felony or a crime of …


Reactions to the death of a Fox News titan vary wildly

May 19, 2017

… bad people die Barry Petchesky (@barry) May 18, 2017 Liberals, Unless the man committed genocide or some crime against humanity…let him rest in peace. Decency is possible.#RogerAiles Prox (@proxcee) May 18, 2017 Roger Ailes ruined the lives of many women during his brief time on earth. May he be appropriately rewarded in the afterlife. Xeni Jardin (@xeni) May 18, 2017 Yes, Roger Ailes was a TV genius. He also had an apparently monstrous personal life and nasty, dangerous …