Tag Archives: Joke

Disappointment over the tasteless antics of host Seth MacFarlane

By Michael Russnow In the aftermath of my review of the Oscars and that of many others who seemed to agree Seth MacFarlane’s humor was often wanting, I thought I’d offer a postscript as to why for most people the John Wilkes Booth joke didn’t work. It had nothing to[...]

Lea Michele insulted by ‘Modern Family’s’ Sarah Hyland

HollywoodNews.com: ‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland recently made a little joke about ‘Glee’ star Lea Michele, but it seems Lea didn’t like it one bit. During ‘E!’s Fashion Police,’ Hyland made a joke about Lea’s intense red carpet posing which apparently hurt her feelings, states UsMagazine.com. “I gotta be honest.[...]

The Situation latest celeb censored for insensitive jokes

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There has been a lot of talk about comedians being censored when their edgy material goes too far. Gilbert Gottfried lost his gig as the voice of the Aflac duck for insensitive Tweets he made regrding the tragedies in Japan. Rapper 50 Cent is taking heat[...]

Golden Globes Got Lots Right: But Not With Ricky Gervais

By Michael Russnow Hollywoodnews.com: The Golden Globes awards show is reputed to be the most fun of all the industry events, because it mixes motion pictures and TV, focuses on glamour rather than technical categories and everyone is sitting at dinner tables, drinking and table hopping throughout the night. The[...]

Jake Gyllenhaal and Taylor Swift are back together in L.A.

HollywoodNews.com: After a whirlwind romance that has taken the pair from New York to Nashville, Jake Gyllenhaal and Taylor Swift are happily back together again in Los Angeles. The couple spent nearly a week apart with their respective busy schedules keeping them apart, but that is no longer the case.[...]

“New Variety Editor Knows Nothing…”

Ouch…Nikki Finke has sharp words for the new editor of the trade paper “Variety.” “Why in the world ex-‘Los Angeles Times”s errand boy Leo Wolisnky has been named editor of ‘Daily Variety’ is bewildering to say the least. The guy knows nothing about the entertainment biz. He was long considered[...]