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David Lynch: Trump Could Be “One Of The Greatest Presidents In History”

Twin Peaks co-creator David Lynch says President Donald Trump “could go down as one of the greatest presidents in history because he has disrupted the thing so much.” Speaking to The Guardian media outlet in the UK, Lynch said he was a Bernie Sanders supporter in 2016, then switched to Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson in the presidential election. He now concedes that Trump may have been the correct choice. "I am not really a political person, but I really like the… Read

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Roseanne Barr Sobs On Rabbi’s Podcast, Says “There’s No Excuse” In Post-Cancellation Interview

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Roseanne Barr’s spiritual advisor, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, has released an edited transcript and podcast of a telephone conversation with the embattled television star. The far-ranging conversation, which reportedly took place shortly after Barr was booted from her namesake television show in the wake of a controversial Twitter remark, reveals an emotional reaction by Barr to accusations of racism. It also touched on politics, Judaism, and forgiveness. Boteach is a… Read

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Amber Tamblyn, Time’s Up Co-Founder, Focuses Debut Novel On Male Rape

Actress Amber Tamblyn has taken a surprising path on her debut novel. Tamblyn’s Any Man (Harper Perennial) is out Tuesday and tells the tale of a female serial rapist from the point of view of her male victims. Tamblyn is a co-founder and frequent speaker on the Time’s Up movement against sexual harassment. It was founded earlier this year by Hollywood celebrities in response to the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement, and since has raised an impressive… Read

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President Donald Trump Twitter Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

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The Commander-in-Tweet continued his weekend Twitter habit this morning, launching last night with a rare Saturday night session before continuing with vigor on Sunday. Today’s lineup of thoughts includes some of the usual suspects – the Witch Hunt, the border, the Democrat inaction – but took a harsher tone when it came to defining immigration. “Our system is a mockery to good immigration policy and Law and Order,” the President said. This morning’s tweets (so… Read

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Marvel’s James Gunn Blasts Trump For Signing Crime Victim Photos

Marvel producer/director James Gunn has attacked President Donald Trump on Twitter, claiming that he “wakes up every morning hoping more kids are murdered by immigrants so it will help him in the polls." Gunn’s comments came after Trump met with the so-called “Angel Families,” who are attempting to raise awareness of crimes committed by those illegally in the country. Trump signed photographs of the victims at the request of the families, according to his staff. Gunn, who… Read

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David Simon Twitter Reinstated, And Showrunner Returns With A Vengeance

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Producer David Simon is back on Twitter, and celebrated his return with a lengthy tweetstorm of more than a dozen posts that showed his time away from the service has not dulled his passion for lashing out against perceived wrongs and enemies. Simon, showrunner for The Wire and The Deuce, was originally banned when he tweeted out that a POTUS follower "should die of a slow moving venereal rash that settles in your lying throat," and should "die of boils." Twitter wasn't… Read

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President Donald Trump Tweetstorm Swings At Media, Economy, Witch Hunt

President Donald Trump’s traditional Saturday morning tweetstorm was back on its normal schedule today after being a bit late last week, undoubtedly because of travels. This week, the Commander-in-Tweet tackled the Witch Hunt, the state of the economy, his handling of the border family separation crisis, the media perception of the border family separations, a key upcoming election, and some thoughts and prayers for an injured Congresswoman. This week’s tweets: My… Read

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Bill Cosby Former Attorney: His Conviction “A Travesty Of Justice”

Former Bill Cosby attorney Tom Mesereau has spoken out against the conviction that may send the actor to jail for the rest of his life. Speaking on Friday’s Inside Edition to Jim Moret, Mesereau called the Cosby verdict “a travesty of justice” and said judges are running scared from the #MeToo movement. In late April, a Pennsylvania jury found Cosby guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault for the 2004 drugging and sexual assault of Andrea Constand at his… Read

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Peter Bart: New Irish Mind-Set Triggers Upswing In Dublin Economy, And Revolution In Its Pop Culture

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One sure way to take the temperature of a town is to check its improv and stage scene. Here in Dublin, jokes about hooking up and abortion get big laughs at clubs, according to Ryan Cullen, a 28-year-old stand-up at the International Comedy Club. “A year or so ago, they would have gotten me booed out of the room," he said.  In the same vein, a comedy titled The Snapper, dealing with an unwed expectant mother, is a hot ticket at the Gate Theater, while A Day in May, about… Read

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Demián Bichir On Forced Separation Of Illegal Immigrant Children: Stop Using Kids As Human Shields

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Hailing from an acting family, Demián Bichir became a top star in Mexico and established himself in Hollywood with a milestone performance in A Better Life that led him to be the first Mexican since Anthony Quinn to be Oscar nominated for Best Actor. His work ranges from The Hateful Eight to Alien: Covenant to the TV series The Bridge and Weeds. He has achieved the immigrant’s dream and is appalled by the recent images of the forced separation of children from their illega… Read

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Has Spinoff Launch Pads In Michelle Yeoh & Jason Issacs

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Nothing's official yet but the announcement today that CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery will be expanded into new series may have been openly teased at New York Comic-Con last year. As the packed crowd at the Theater at Madison Square Garden roared for a surprise appearance by Michelle Yeoh on the cast filled panel, executive producer Heather Kadin told fans, "you'll see more of this woman." Now, even though her Captain Philippa Georgiou perished early on in the… Read

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Mexico Beats Germany 1-0 In World Cup, Avenges News Outlet’s Insult

German newspaper Die Welt took a swipe at Mexico today in the name of World Cup soccer, publishing a somewhat inflammatory headline about what Germany would do to them on the pitch by alluding to US President Donald Trump’s plans for a barrier on the border. By hinting at erecting a wall against Mexican soccer’s advance, perhaps the Die Welt editors forgot the not-so-small matter of the Berlin Wall and the pain it caused their own country. Maybe it was intended to fire up… Read