Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire Associated Press Published 6:31 AM EST Dec 14, 2018 Washington – Serious contenders are hiding from view. Celebrity hangers-on are applying via Twitter. Fresh names circulate practically on the hour. And the man in charge is stoking much of the confusion. President Donald Trump’s hunt for a new chief of staff has taken on the feel of a reality TV show. No leading name has emerged in the days since Trump’s preferred candidate to replace John Kelly bowed out. But the void has quickly filled with drama. British journalist Piers Morgan suggested he would be a good fit in an op-ed for “The Daily Mail,” while former major league slugger Jose Canseco tweeted his interest to Trump. Speculation has swirled around an array of Trump associates, prompting some to distance themselves from the job. When former House Speaker Newt Gingrich visited the White House this week, he insisted it was merely to see the Christmas … [Read more...] about Trump’s search for chief of staff has reality TV feel
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Nina Metz Chicago Tribune Published 10:48 AM EST Nov 6, 2018 “Modern Family” is one of the longest-running sitcoms currently on TV, now in its 10th season on ABC. The show has made Sofia Vergara a star — so much so that she is the highest paid actress on TV, according to Forbes. When looking at the landscape of Latina representation, Vergara’s success stands out. But so do the stereotypes her character embodies. In her book “Latinas & Latinos on TV,” Isabel Molina-Guzman analyzes recent comedies, assessing the good and the bad. Even as we inch closer to 500 scripted TV shows available per year on various platforms, only a small percentage center on Latino characters. “Part of the reason I wrote the book is I was kind of frustrated with all of the publicity coming out of the showbiz trades about how diverse Hollywood had gotten — and then you look at the actual shows and the people writing them and producing them, they’re … [Read more...] about Latinas on TV, from ‘Modern Family’ to ‘Superstore’
The Associated Press Published 5:48 p.m. UTC Jul 13, 2018 Gadsden, Ala. – Defeated Senate candidate Roy Moore is talking about a defamation suit after discovering that he too was duped by actor Sacha Baron Cohen for his upcoming television series. In a statement posted on Facebook, Moore says he accepted an all-expenses trip to Washington in February after being told he’d receive an award for supporting Israel. He says he didn’t know Baron Cohen would mock Israel and scheme to humiliate him and other conservatives such as Sarah Palin and Dick Cheney. “I did not know Sacha Cohen or that a Showtime TV series was being planned to embarrass, humiliate, and mock not only Israel, but also religious conservatives such as Sarah Palin, Joe Walsh, and Dick Cheney,” Moore wrote on Facebook. “I am involved in several court cases presently to defend my honor and character against vicious false political attacks by liberals like Cohen,” Moore added. … [Read more...] about Roy Moore says he’s among people duped by TV show
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader The Intersect Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Abby Ohlheiser by Abby Ohlheiser Email the author April 11 at 4:06 PM Email the author Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before the House Energy Committee on Tuesday. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) As Mark Zuckerberg was in Washington, preparing to testify before Congress, two popular pro-President Trump vloggers who go by “Diamond and Silk” accused Facebook of censoring them for their political views. By Wednesday, … [Read more...] about Conservative lawmakers had a question for Mark Zuckerberg: What about Diamond and Silk?
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Arts and Entertainment by Eli Rosenberg by Eli Rosenberg Email the author April 10 at 10:54 AM Email the author Posted by Allman in the Morning on Monday, May 9, 2016 A conservative commentator at a Sinclair Broadcast Group television station has resigned — and his TV news show has been canceled — after a statement he made threatening to sexually assault Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg drew harsh criticism and sparked the beginnings of an advertiser boycott. Jamie Allman, who hosted a nightly show on the Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate in St. Louis, wrote on Twitter that he was “hanging … [Read more...] about Sinclair show canceled after commentator’s vulgar tweet about Parkland survivor David Hogg