Staff / TruthdigJun 25, 2014
British actor Gary Oldman unleashed a torrent of instantly regrettable remarks about Hollywood culture in the latest edition of Playboy, couching his statements in that tediously familiar type of defiant language so often brandished by the clueless. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 3, 2010
Is it unfair to bring up Mel Gibson's troubles? After all, it's been more than three years since the superstar allegedly blamed those "fucking Jews" for "all the wars in the world." Gibson loses it in this interview, saying "I've done all the necessary mea culpas." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
BLANKAug 8, 2009
Little has been done to undo the coup d'etat that rocked Honduras over a month ago. Now, the Organization of American States, hoping for new elections and the return of President Manuel Zelaya, is sending a delegation to the country to try to negotiate an end to the crisis. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 26, 2007
Ellen DeGeneres opened this year's Academy Awards ceremony by celebrating its newfound diversity, and she pointed to the bigoted rants of Michael Richards, Mel Gibson and Tim Hardaway: "If there weren't blacks, Jews and gays, there would be no Oscars or anyone named Oscar, when you think about it". Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Andy Borowitz / TruthdigAug 26, 2006
When a reporter noted that the moon has no people at all, Mr. Cruise became argumentative: "Who told you that? Psychiatrists? Brooke Shields? That is such a load of cr--!" Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Andy Borowitz / TruthdigAug 8, 2006
"You have taken people's attention from the mess I have made of things," the political satirist quoted Bush as saying. "And that's something that even talking about phony issues like gay marriage and immigration could not do." Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 3, 2006
Mel Gibson?s recent bout of anti-Semitism might rightly be described as indefensible, yet somehow some conservative commentators have decided to defend the actor?s bigoted outburst. One conservative cast Gibson as the victim of ?the vile and anti-human Political Correctness cult,? while David Horowitz blamed a ?hatred of Christians? for America?s interest in the story. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 3, 2006
"Why not?" asks Clean Air Watch, after Bush just did something equally inane: appointing an avowed anti-regulatory "ghoul" as the White House's new regulatory czarina. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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