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*SATIRE* Waka Flocka Promotes Burger King’s New ‘Black Person Burger,’ Responses Mixed

July 20, 2012 by

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On Monday, rapper Waka Flocka confirmed rumors that he will be the spokesperson for Burger King’s controversial new product: the Black Person Burger. At a press conference, Mr. Flocka’s publisher called this move “a great way to introduce the nonincarcerated to Waka Flocka Flame.” Waka himself made a statement as well, but almost no one […]

3 TV Shows That Are Probably Coming To TV This Fall

July 19, 2012 by

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The Emmy Nominations were recently announced. As expected, the nominees are looking mighty pale. Among the shows nominated for outstanding comedy (30 Rock, Veep, Girls, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and The Big Bang Theory), we only see four token people of color combined in their casts, and Don Cheadle and Sophia Vergara are the only non-passing […]

Romney’s on the Run

July 19, 2012 by

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Choosing a successful line of attack for a political campaign is a lot like being a doctor: You press until it hurts, then you know where to look. The Obama campaign is pressing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney right where it hurts–hard. His time at Bain Capital. Romney built his campaign on the narrative that as a businessman, he’s in the […]

The Comic Villainy of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital

July 17, 2012 by

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Earlier today, Mother Jones posted a really informative infograph on Mitt Romney’s time in Bain Capital Ventures. Among other things, it outlined how even though Romney claims that he wasn’t running the company when Bain was going through its typical teenage “outsource thousands of American jobs” phase, he was still listed as the company’s managing […]