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Barbara Walters is the best interviewer in history. Her questions are short, poignant, and cutting. Her interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is no exception. He clearly respects her, yet he makes no apology for his country’s brutality. In fact, he denies that he authorized it, and he denies whether it happened at all, despite a plethora of evidence otherwise. Watch below.
When performers invents their style of art, it’s nearly impossible to duplicate it and have the same effect (remember ‘Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd’?). Such is the case with The Three Stooges, which has been resurrected by 20th Century Fox in an attempt to capitalize on their film library. Translation? — Money talks and art suffers. Watch below.
For years I’ve been afraid to admit my attraction to Peter Dinklage. I’m embarrassed to even confess that trepidation. But thanks to GQ, my inner monologue is has been outwardly validated. Watch below for Dinklage’s attempt at a serious interview while surrounded by nearly naked women.
If you read The Dishmaster regularly, then you know my two biggest idols are Howard Stern and Barbara Walters. In the clip below, you’ll understand my love for Walters, who unveiled her ’10 Most Fascinating People’ on ‘The View’, which resulted in a backlash from her fellow co-hosts. My favorite line of the clip comes from Walters, when she says, “Why do I do this show, I could have a happy life on ABC News.” Watch below.
There’s a running joke amongst my musician posse that every song must be at least 100 beats per minute for me to like it. To be fair, they are correct. Sad music either depresses me or adds to an already existing depression. That being said, I will make an exception for Ryan Adams who blew me away with his performance of “Lucky Now” on Letterman. The song appears on his album, Ashes & Fire.
The opposite of love is apathy, not hate. So it only makes sense that Jesse James is still madly in love with Sandra Bullock, given that he consistently bashes her in every possible medium. His latest slam happened on American Chopper, where James said, “I became a big shot and married some Hollywood actress and didn’t talk to anybody anymore, so I feel bad. . . I feel obligated to reconnect with all these people and show ’em that I’m still the same fabricator motorcycle guy. I’m not what I became.” It’s amazing he was married to that “Hollywood actress” for years, and now he flippantly dismisses her. With all that animosity you’d think she was the one that cheated. Watch the video after the jump. (more…)
“I really wish they’d do away with that. Lying to children and telling them that there’s a guy named Santa and it really exists and you have to look your kid in your eye and lie. Kids are scared out of their minds by that story. There’s nothing comforting about a guy in a red outfit breaking into your house and doing weird sh*t.” The Jewish Howard Stern on Robin Robinson, an anchor at Fox Chicago, having to apologize for telling children there’s no Santa.
The entire world is run on connections, so it only makes sense that Chelsea Clinton gets pushed to the front of the pack. She’s joining NBC news as a correspondent, which has predictably resulted in claims of nepotism. Sure she might not have the job without President Bill Clinton as a father, but is there anything wrong with that? Are we really supposed to believe that anyone gets a job from a blind resume? Even colleges give preferences to children of alumni. And what about actors? Would we know about Keifer Sutherland, Anjelica Huston or Michael Douglas without their famous parents?
I must hate performance art. That has to be the explanation for why I think Lady Gaga’s new video for Marry the Night is absolutely awful. I shouldn’t be so harsh though. After all, it’s not really a music video. It’s more like a fine-tuned, overpriced, musicless misstep that the “little monsters” will predictably drool over with delight. But to put my critique plainly — where’s the f*****g music? Oh right — it starts at minute eight (no, I’m not kidding). We sure have come a long way since Thriller.
“‘Ooh I want to be alone.’ F*** you! We’ve been in your living room. We were at your birth. You filmed it for us and showed us the placenta and now you want some privacy? They’re worth millions. I don’t think they were that badly off to begin with but now look at them. You see that and you think, ‘What, you mean all I have to do is behave like a f***ing idiot on television and then you’ll pay me millions?'” Daniel Craig on the Kardashians