Art &amp; Entertainment http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19181/all en ‘Mr. Robot’ Channels Bernie Sanders http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/mr-robot-channels-bernie-sanders <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dylan-gwinn">Dylan Gwinn</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img alt="Mr. Robot: Democracy has been Hacked" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/mrrobot-democracy-hacked_0.jpg" style="vertical-align: middle;" height="316" width="560" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/mr-robot-channels-bernie-sanders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Mr. Robot Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:12:22 +0000 Alexa Coombs 49303 at http://www.mrc.org Artist Defends Using Iconic Patriotic Image to Make Gay Rights Statement http://www.mrc.org/mrc-culture/artist-defends-using-iconic-patriotic-image-make-gay-rights-statement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Artist Defends Using Iconic Patriotic Image to Make Gay Rights Statement </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span><p dir="ltr">An image many call provocative, if not offensive, has been causing an uproar on social media platforms since last week. The photo, taken by gay artist Ed Freeman of young men holding up a rainbow flag, replicates the iconic picture of Marines and a Navy Corpsman raising the American flag at Iwo Jima in 1945.</p></span></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/mrc-culture/artist-defends-using-iconic-patriotic-image-make-gay-rights-statement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MRC Culture MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Patriotism American flag Gay Rights Independence Day Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:36:37 +0000 matt.philbin 49302 at http://www.mrc.org HuffPo Live: Vatican’s ‘Big Gay Art Collection’ is ‘High-End Pornography’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/huffpo-live-vaticans-big-gay-art-collection-high-end-pornography <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Church values are ‘stuck in the past,’ ‘backward.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The things you learn watching HuffPo Live! For instance, did you know the Vatican’s art collection is gay enough and dirty enough to earn an NEA grant?</p> <p>That’s the kind of information you pick up from a HuffPo Live <a href="http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/gay-tour-of-the-vatican-lgbt-travel/5591602702a7606eba0005e7">interview of a gay ex-Catholic priest</a>, a lesbian activist, and a Yahoo editor. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/huffpo-live-vaticans-big-gay-art-collection-high-end-pornography" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Education Faith Family Life Politics anti-Catholicism gay agenda HuffPo Live Vatican Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:11:14 +0000 mike.ciandella 49301 at http://www.mrc.org Kim Kardashian: ‘Looks’ Not Enough; Girls Should “Put in the Work.” http://www.mrc.org/articles/kim-kardashian-looks-not-enough-girls-should-put-work <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If it weren’t hypocritical lefties, we’d have no celebrities. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites-0">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Get this: Kim Kardashian West thinks millennial girls need to ditch the make-up and focus on working hard. Success doesn’t come from being pretty.&nbsp; </p><p>You heard right. “People sometimes think that with looks things will be easy,” said the woman who owes her fame to a sex tape, “but I just encourage people to put in the work."&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/kim-kardashian-looks-not-enough-girls-should-put-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Politics Kim Kardashian Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:49:28 +0000 mike.ciandella 49298 at http://www.mrc.org CBS' 'Zoo' Takes Predictable Shot at Hunters http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/cbs-zoo-takes-predictable-shot-hunters <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dylan-gwinn">Dylan Gwinn</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It must have been cold there in the shadow of radical gay activism, race-mongering, and all the other liberal causes that have served as the recent vanguard of the left’s culture war. But with last night’s premier of ‘Zoo’ on CBS, the animal rights activists have finally been shown a slim ray of the limelight. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/cbs-zoo-takes-predictable-shot-hunters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post MRC Culture Art & Entertainment cbs Zoo Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:00:22 +0000 Alexa Coombs 49280 at http://www.mrc.org Anti-Vaxxer Jim Carrey Lashes Out at California Governor Vaccine Mandate http://www.mrc.org/articles/anti-vaxxer-jim-carrey-lashes-out-california-governor-vaccine-mandate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Actor’s twitter tirade hits Gov. Jerry Brown and the CDC. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">According to liberal actor and anti-vaccine activist Jim Carrey, mandating vaccines for children in order to prevent deadly infectious diseases is fascism.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/anti-vaxxer-jim-carrey-lashes-out-california-governor-vaccine-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Government Health Media actor alarmism anti-vax celebrity fear health scare Jerry Brown Jim Carrey Science vaccination Vaccine Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:48:09 +0000 julia.seymour 49283 at http://www.mrc.org Third Eye Blind Singer Stephan Jenkins Drunkenly Bashes Libertarians and GOP During Press Party http://www.mrc.org/articles/third-eye-blind-singer-stephan-jenkins-drunkenly-bashes-libertarians-and-gop-during-press-p <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Flaming liberal’ rocker says he ‘F-ing’ hates libertarians, calls Rubio uninformed on climate change, Republican Party ‘just terrible.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"><em><strong>Editor’s Note: Story includes explicit language.</strong></em></p><p dir="ltr">Third Eye Blind’s singer songwriter Stephan Jenkins found out this week what happens when you get drunk with a bunch of political reporters in Washington, D.C. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/third-eye-blind-singer-stephan-jenkins-drunkenly-bashes-libertarians-and-gop-during-press-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Media Politics Climate Change Conservatives GOP Libertarians music politics presidential candidates Republicans singer songwriter Stephan Jenkins Third Eye Blind Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:43:36 +0000 julia.seymour 49281 at http://www.mrc.org 'The Fosters' Shames Rather than Explains http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/fosters-shames-rather-explains <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dylan-gwinn">Dylan Gwinn</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>One of the more intriguing aspects of the so-called “educational,” well-meaning, well-intentioned, gay-centered television shows on ABC Family is that few, if any of them, turn out to be well-meaning or well-intentioned at all.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/fosters-shames-rather-explains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post MRC Culture Art & Entertainment The Fosters Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:24:47 +0000 Alexa Coombs 49262 at http://www.mrc.org Jeff Gordon Condemns Confederate Flag; Opts for Rainbow Car http://www.mrc.org/articles/jeff-gordon-condemns-confederate-flag-opts-rainbow-car <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Drafting the gay juggernaught? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon unveiled the new paint scheme for his car on CBS’s <i>This Morning</i>. What did he change it to? (Hint: take a look at the White House or your Facebook newsfeed) Yup, you guessed it! A rainbow. <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/gordon%20car.JPG" style="float: right;" height="142" width="283" /></p> <p>The move isn’t totally unprecedented. Gordon started his career with the rainbow painted car and drove it until 2000, when he switched to a different paint scheme. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/jeff-gordon-condemns-confederate-flag-opts-rainbow-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Family Politics ConfederateFlag gay agenda NASCAR Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:11:53 +0000 mike.ciandella 49260 at http://www.mrc.org Salon: Hollywood ‘Gutless Weasels’ are ‘Scared of Gay Characters’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/salon-hollywood-gutless-weasels-are-scared-gay-characters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The whining never stops. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites-0">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Get this: Hollywood’s not gay enough! Having flooded entertainment TV with gay themes and characters, the gay inclusivity mafia is now demanding movies toe the line. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/salon-hollywood-gutless-weasels-are-scared-gay-characters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Family Politics gay agenda hollywood Salon Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:45:10 +0000 mike.ciandella 49258 at http://www.mrc.org Larry Wilmore: What Should We Expect Next? A President Who Is ‘Gay-Married’? http://www.mrc.org/mrc-culture/larry-wilmore-what-should-we-expect-next-president-who-gay-married <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Late night host expects next ‘step’ for gay marriage is a gay, married president. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Liberals have been celebrating since Friday’s Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage with late-night comedy hosts particularly exuberant about the ruling. Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore was no different. He began his show Monday night by saying, “Let’s get the party started!” while a gay men’s choir decked out in rainbow colors sang behind him. But that wasn’t even the most outrageous part of the program.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/mrc-culture/larry-wilmore-what-should-we-expect-next-president-who-gay-married" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MRC Culture MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Media Gay Marriage Larry Wilmore Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:50:13 +0000 matt.philbin 49259 at http://www.mrc.org And the Big 'Wayward Pines' Boogeyman is ... Global Warming! http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/and-big-wayward-pines-boogeyman-global-warming <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alexa-moutevelis-coombs">Alexa Moutevelis Coombs</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>**SPOILER ALERT** </p><p>The Fox tv show 'Wayward Pines' is an M. Night Shyamalan mystery-thriller, which means that all is not as it seems and there are major plot twists and turns. If you don't want the 6th episode 'Choices' or the series spoiled, don't read any further!</p><p>**WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD**</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/and-big-wayward-pines-boogeyman-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Wayward Pines Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:11:21 +0000 Alexa Coombs 49244 at http://www.mrc.org 'Mr. Robot' a Lazy, Leftist Anti-Corporate-Greed Screed http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/mr-robot-lazy-leftist-anti-corporate-greed-screed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dylan-gwinn">Dylan Gwinn</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It takes most new series at least 5 or 6 episodes before they complete the metamorphosis into full-blown mouthpiece for the left. Then there’s USA’s new series “Mr. Robot,” which took literally all of about 5 or 6 seconds to come to full collectivist froth. </p><p>The following clip is from the very beginning of the very first episode:</p> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/136932" width="620" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/mr-robot-lazy-leftist-anti-corporate-greed-screed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Mr. Robot Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:43:06 +0000 Alexa Coombs 49241 at http://www.mrc.org Some Confederate Money-Makers Still not Purged from Apple, Amazon http://www.mrc.org/articles/some-confederate-money-makers-still-not-purged-apple-amazon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rebel flag remains on best-selling products. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Amazon and Apple made a promise to purge their websites of any materials with Confederate flags in order to shun the ‘racism’ that inheres in the image. Well, however true or false this may be, it appears that neither company bothered to follow through completely on their respective promises, leaving online some of their best-selling items that show the Confederate flag.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/some-confederate-money-makers-still-not-purged-apple-amazon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Politics Amazon Apple ConfederateFlag Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:25:20 +0000 mike.ciandella 49240 at http://www.mrc.org Lefty Apple Pays Musicians 27 Times Less Than Sweatshop Laborers http://www.mrc.org/articles/lefty-apple-pays-musicians-27-times-less-sweatshop-laborers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media ignore hypocrisy of mighty liberal tech company. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Left-wing Apple is huge and popular with the technorati. It became the world’s first company worth $700 billion, and was once rich enough to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2013/03/25/krauthammer-apple-has-cash-buy-cyprus-and-rename-it-icyprus">buy the entire island of Cyprus</a>. But Apple said it can only afford to pay musicians pennies an hour for streaming their music, approximately 27 times less than Chinese factory workers earned making the Apple Watch.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/lefty-apple-pays-musicians-27-times-less-sweatshop-laborers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Business Media Apple China compensation Hypocrisy music Musicians pay singer streaming music sweatshop Taylor Swift Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:49:57 +0000 julia.seymour 49236 at http://www.mrc.org