All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Colbert’

Anita Sarkeesian Talks #GamerGate on Colbert

For years now Anita Sarkeesian has been under attack. As a blogger Sarkeesian writes Femenist Frequency, a blog and video series dedicated to examining the representation of women in pop culture. Her work often focuses on touchy subjects within subcultures, making her a target of frequent threats and hate speech online. Now Sarkeesian is at the center of a months-long …

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Stephen Colbert and Hugh Laurie “Bring it” to Broadcast TV

Drop a challenge? Leave it up to funny man pundit Stephen Colbert to lay down a gauntlet. During an episode of the Colbert Report, a popular late-night cable show, he paired up with British actor Sir Hugh Laurie for an airing that was anything but typical. An appeal for a broader interpretation of television’s indecency standards by multiple broadcast networks …

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Breaking Bad Meets Downton Abbey and Cooks Up One Hilarious Cup of Tea

Thanks, Colbert Report. Thank you for this wonderful brew of two great shows. Thank you for getting the cast of Downton Abbey to participate. And most importantly, thank you for getting Lord Grantham to say “mo money, mo quandaries.” If this doesn’t make you excited for the upcoming seasons of both Breaking Bad and Downton Abbey, I don’t know what …

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