Seth MacFarlane http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21151/all en The Hollywood Reporter: DeGeneres Hosting Oscars to Appease Women, Gays http://mrc.org/articles/hollywood-reporter-degeneres-hosting-oscars-appease-women-gays <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oscar looking to change ‘old white man’s club’ label. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><span style="font-size: small;">Talk show host <a href="http://variety.com/2013/film/news/ellen-degeneres-to-host-oscars-1200566939/">Ellen DeGeneres will host</a> the 86<sup>th</sup> Academy Awards next year on March 2, 2014. The pick is a natural fit. DeGeneres is popular, likeable and experienced, having previously hosted the ceremony in 2007. <img src="http://pmctvline2.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/ellen-degeneres-oscars-host.jpg?w=360&amp;h=252" style="float: right;" height="168" width="240" /></span></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/hollywood-reporter-degeneres-hosting-oscars-appease-women-gays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Culture and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Faith Family Politics Ellen DeGeneres Oscars Seth MacFarlane Tue, 06 Aug 2013 20:28:11 +0000 matt.philbin 44211 at http://mrc.org Hookers, Sex Slaves...and Laughs? http://mrc.org/bozells-column/hookers-sex-slavesand-laughs <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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Today’s children live and breathe in a popular culture that teaches them to accept the worst kinds of sexual exploitation and violence as a normal part of life. They’re even encouraged to laugh at the idea.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/hookers-sex-slavesand-laughs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Seth MacFarlane Teenagers Television Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:54:06 +0000 tim.graham 44091 at http://mrc.org The Obama Culture Arrives http://mrc.org/bozells-column/obama-culture-arrives <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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> The year 2012 was a depressing time for people who are already pessimistic about the state of our common culture. Conversely, the re-election of Barack Obama, in large measure made possible by the heavy financial support of Hollywood, projects the optimism of the cultural Left. They anticipate increased blue-state voting patterns in favor of gay “marriage,” legalized pot, gun regulations, and what next? Legalized prostitution? Euthanasia subsidized by Obamacare?<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/obama-culture-arrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Barbara Walters Bill Maher Seth MacFarlane Thu, 03 Jan 2013 17:27:42 +0000 tim.graham 42130 at http://mrc.org Oscars Splash In The Sewer http://mrc.org/bozells-column/oscars-splash-sewer <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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Anyone in Hollywood who’s dreamed of hosting the Oscars telecast never imagined that the qualifications would eventually include creating cartoon dogs that love "pukesicles" and cartoon babies that eat horse sperm for breakfast.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/oscars-splash-sewer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Oscars Seth MacFarlane violence Mon, 08 Oct 2012 18:08:27 +0000 tim.graham 41451 at http://mrc.org That Terrible "Ted" Movie http://mrc.org/bozells-column/terrible-ted-movie <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/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> Seth MacFarlane, whose $100 million contract with Fox makes him the highest paid TV writer in history, is now trying to take over the cineplex, with the same old shtick. You could pluck his oeuvre out of the summer movie-preview articles without any difficulty. His was the one where "the teddy bear comes to life and becomes a profane slacker who practically lives inside a bong and hires hookers in groups."<br /> </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/bozells-column/terrible-ted-movie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division Movies profanity Seth MacFarlane Mon, 09 Jul 2012 18:38:31 +0000 tim.graham 40585 at http://mrc.org Not Biased? CNN Has Obama Donor Bill Maher Guest Host for Piers Morgan http://mrc.org/biasalerts/not-biased-cnn-has-obama-donor-bill-maher-guest-host-piers-morgan <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/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2012-06-04-CNN-Piers-Maher3.jpg" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />The next time CNN denies having any liberal bias, it will have to explain having liberal Obama donor Bill Maher guest-hosting on Friday night during prime-time.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/not-biased-cnn-has-obama-donor-bill-maher-guest-host-piers-morgan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Bill Maher CNN Liberals Media Bias Debate Piers Morgan Tonight Seth MacFarlane Mon, 04 Jun 2012 21:03:57 +0000 matt.hadro 40293 at http://mrc.org