North Korea is considered one of the “most harshly repressive countries in the world,” but maybe leaders there hope the people will believe otherwise: Will that be enough?
http://twitter.com/#!/dguttenfelder/status/420066025434918913 “Flair”? If by “flair” you mean “reckless disregard for human suffering,” then yes. Rodman’s got pantloads of flair. The ex-NBA star is back in North Korea for his bestie Kim Jong Un’s 31st birthday, and this time, he’s brought some friends with him. http://twitter.com/#!/Stone_SkyNews/status/420090922622533632 http://twitter.com/#!/hohocho/status/420095858638479360 Brutal dictatorships are hilarious! http://twitter.com/#!/dguttenfelder/status/420103516963631104 http://twitter.com/#!/mpspavor/status/420140955748933632 http://twitter.com/#!/mpspavor/status/420143347802447872 How nice […]
Earlier this week, MSNBC managed to offend its viewers twice over: first, the channel cut from Rachel Maddow to veteran newsman Brian Williams to cover the U.S. missile strike on a Syrian airbase. Worse yet, Williams tried to wax poetic, paraphrasing someLeonard Cohenlyrics about “the beauty of our weapons.” Alec Baldwin and others were not […]
http://twitter.com/#!/cfordlites09/status/420649027915362304 Just yesterday, CNN’s Anderson Cooper characterized Dennis Rodman as “deeply stupid” for believing that North Korea is “not that bad.” Today on CNN, host Chris Cuomo was able to ask Rodman the question we’ve all been wanting to ask: can’t he do something about his good friend Kim Jong Un imprisoning Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American […]
The gray area where the leaked information resides — between public and private, prurient and illuminating — might not be the exception, but the new normal. View this image › Sony / Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed In the past few days, I’ve seen the email addresses of dozens of stars. I’ve seen the Amazon order […]