Due to the character's strange moral code, co-creator Gerry Conway finds it so perplexing that The Punisher’s infamous white skull logo has become a favorite among law enforcement, with many adopting it for pro-police slogans and even wearing it on their uniforms. … [Read more...] about ‘The Punisher’ co-creator trying to take back the character’s skull logo, says it’s been ‘co-opted’ by police
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"We all knew a project on the scale proposed would have to be approved by Putin," Cohen said of efforts by Trump to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. "I knew that was partly why Trump was praising the Russian president to the heavens -- as a way of insinuating himself with the strongman. That was the true nature of the 'collusion' with Russia. By ingratiating himself with Putin, and hinting at changes in American sanctions policy against the country under a Trump presidency, the Boss was trying to nudge the Moscow Trump Tower project along." … [Read more...] about Cohen, in book that slams Trump’s character, says Steele dossier, ‘collusion’ narratives are not true
One honor Knight finds most meaningful is an NAACP History Maker Award for his police-brutality cartoons - included in such one-man slide-show presentations as "They Shoot Black People, Don't They?" - that use humor to spark dialogue about racism. In one "K Chronicles" strip about violent force, a White officer tells a Black character that he could avoid such "situations if you would just lighten up!!" The cartoonist says "Woke" takes a similar approach, combining the serious and the absurd. … [Read more...] about Keith Knight’s show ‘Woke’ feels right on time. But he’s been drawing about police brutality for decades.
It doesn’t get any grimmer than Netflix’s “Ozark” (which premiered Friday), one of those suspense dramas that you want to stop watching, but can’t. Read that as an endorsement if you like (“Can’t stop watching!!!” — The Washington Post), but note the side effects that come with it, mainly stress fatigue. It’s as if the creators raided television’s medicine cabinet and made off with all the amphetamines meant for a year’s worth of other crime shows. … [Read more...] about Netflix’s relentless “Ozark” gets drunk on an ice-chest full of redneck clichés
She later tweeted "I deleted my first tweet about the new rules for best movie OSCARS because I feel it was a poor analogy & misrepresented my viewpoint. I am 100% behind diversity inclusion & tolerance. I'm opposed to MANDATED ARBITRARY percentages relating to hiring human beings in any business." … [Read more...] about Paris Hilton reckons with her legacy — and so should we