Trump is the likable buffoon that GW Bush prepared us for

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Matt Taibbi's Rolling Stone cover-story on Trump was astounding, and the hits keep on coming. Read the rest

30% of GOP voters support bombing Agrabah, a fictional city from 'Aladdin'

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Don't ever let the facts get in the way of a crowd-pleasing massacre.

From The Guardian:

More than 530 Republican primary voters were polled this week on their support for Republican candidates and foreign policy issues including banning Muslims from entering the US, Japanese internment camps from the second world war and bombing Agrabah, the kingdom from Disney’s animated classic, Aladdin.

In its poll, Public Policy Polling asked the 532 Republicans: “Would you support or oppose bombing Agrabah?” While 57% of responders said they were not sure, 30% said they supported bombing it. Only 13% opposed it.

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Ghostbusters 3 hires screenwriter, but Will Bill?

We all know that Ghostbusters 3 is not going to happen, because Bill Murray will waffle back and forth until everyone is dead and no one will be able to do the movie with actual ghosts. But that doesn't mean we can't report on new developments about it. It's like hearing your really fun cousin, Dan Aykroyd, talking about the awesome band he's in. It mysteriously never, ever seems to produce any kind of music, but he's having a great time talking about it.

And this time, he's talking about the "awesome new writer" they got to write songs for them: Etan Cohen, who wrote Tropic Thunder, Idiocracy, and Men In Black 3, has been hired to write a script for Ghostbusters 3.

Oh wait, I just realized that covering this movie amounts to insanity. Read the rest