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Racism For Breakfast: The New Yorker’s Offensive Obama Cover

"The New Yorker" asks, "Why so serious?"

"The New Yorker" asks, "Why so serious?"

Really, the folks at The New Yorker thought this was funny? Cancel my subscription, please.

The latest cover of this supposedly prestigious magazine has been pretty much widely acknowledged as tasteless and offensive, though New Yorker editor David Remnick would have you believe that it’s simply “satire.” His attempts to explain after the jump. Continue reading

Hancock: I Am Asshole

One of the major curiosities of this summer’s movie slate has been is-he-or-isn’t-he-a-Scientologist Will Smith‘s latest vehicle Hancock. While it seems precious little of Vincent Ngo’s brilliant original script has been retained, the movie still promises to deliver on its concept of a dysfunctional, depressed superhero. And middle finger to the haters, I found the trailers to be quite hilarious. Continue reading