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5 items from 2015


Larry Wilmore on ‘American Sniper’s’ $200 Million Box Office: Cost of ’40 Seconds’ of Iraq War (Video)

27 January 2015 5:46 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bradley Cooper is the new R-rated Jesus,” Nightly Show host says

Larry Wilmore took on the American Sniper controversy Monday, equating the record January total the Iraq War movie has hauled in to how much the war cost.

“200 million — man — that’s the cost of about 40 seconds of the actual Iraq War,” Wilmore said, adding that since the movie is on pace to surpass “Passion of the Christ” as the number-one R-rated movie,  Bradley Cooper can now be anointed the new ‘R-rated Jesus.'”

Also Read: John McCain Blasts Petty ‘American Sniper’ Critics, Defends Chris Kyle as Hero

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Michael Moore Responds to 'Haters' After 'American Sniper' Uproar

25 January 2015 11:42 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Filmmaker Michael Moore caused a firestorm this week when he tweeted, in response to the film American Sniper, "My uncle [was] killed by sniper in WW2. We were taught snipers were cowards. Will shoot you in the back. Snipers aren't heroes. And invaders are worse." Even Kid Rock criticized the Fahrenheit 9/11 director, writing "Fuck you Michael Moore, you're a piece of shit and your uncle would be ashamed of you." After a week of being attacked by the right wing and Fox News for allegedly "hating the troops," Moore penned a »

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Geraldo Rivera Blasts Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi Over ‘American Sniper’ Article (Video)

23 January 2015 9:11 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

“This is also a very naive and distorted view of war fighting,” Rivera says on “Fox & Friends”

Geraldo Rivera took issue with Rolling Stone author Matt Taibbi’s article that calls “American Sniper” a movie whose politics is so “ludicrous and idiotic” that it’s on the same level as the “walnut-size mind of the president that got us into the war in question.”

“I like Matt Taibbi and the Taibbi family,” Geraldo Rivera said on “Fox & Friends” on Friday. “But this is also a very naive and distorted view of war fighting — I’ve said that police work and »

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'Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore' Premieres Tonight, w/ Cory Booker, Talib Kweli as Panelists

19 January 2015 1:26 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Senator Cory Booker, Talib Kweli and Bill Burr will get "a taste of extra nightlyness" when they appear as the inaugural panel during the debut episode of Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" tonight, Monday, January 19 at 11:30 p.m. Et/Pt.  "The Nightly Show," hosted by Larry Wilmore will air weeknights following "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."  Other scheduled "Nightly Show" panelists for the month of January include Amy Holmes, John Leguizamo, Jon Lovett, Kathleen Madigan, Soledad O'Brien, David Remnick, Frank Rich, Ilyasah Shabazz, Matt Taibbi, Baratunde Thurston and Ali Wentworth. "The Nightly »

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Corey Booker, Talib Kweli, Bill Burr Scheduled as Premiere Night Panelists for 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore'

16 January 2015 3:03 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Senator Cory Booker, Talib Kweli and Bill Burr will get "a taste of extra nightlyness" when they appear as the inaugural panel during the debut episode of Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" on Monday, January 19 at 11:30 p.m. Et/Pt.  "The Nightly Show," hosted by Larry Wilmore will air weeknights following "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."  Other scheduled "Nightly Show" panelists for the month of January include Amy Holmes, John Leguizamo, Jon Lovett, Kathleen Madigan, Soledad O'Brien, David Remnick, Frank Rich, Ilyasah Shabazz, Matt Taibbi, Baratunde Thurston and Ali Wentworth. "The Nightly Show" »

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