CNN Asks How Recent Anti-Semitic Shootings Affect The KKK's Brand

When CNN wrote the worst Kurt Cobain lede ever, we figured that they had done something on which they couldn't improve. Here, though, is a long article ("Can This KKK Leader Rebrand?") from the once-respected news organization suggesting that the true victims of the recent Overland Park shootings may actually have been… » 4/21/14 11:50am Monday 11:50am

​Watch Dennis Rodman's Bizarre, Screaming Meltdown on CNN

While in North Korea to play basketball for Kim Jong Un's birthday, Dennis Rodman took some time out his schedule to (drunkenly?) scream and rant at CNN's Chris Cuomo. It's... something. » 1/07/14 8:37am 1/07/14 8:37am

Witness In Trayvon Martin Trial Gives Perfect Answer To Stupid Question

Rachel Jeantel was cross-examined today by the defense team for George Zimmerman, who stands accused of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year. Jeantel, who is the prosecution's star witness, was on the phone with Martin in the moments leading up to his fatal encounter with Zimmerman. In the video above, you… » 6/27/13 12:39pm 6/27/13 12:39pm

Here's How Every Network Announced Dzhokar Tsarnaev's Capture On-Air

Most of us learned that the manhunt for Dzhokar Tsarnaev was over via Twitter or by listening to online feeds of law enforcement radio. But for those watching at home, the suspenseful moment of his capture—and learning that he was alive—would be a memorable if complicated moment: somber in light of those allegedly… » 4/20/13 12:25am 4/20/13 12:25am

Today's Boston Bombing Media Shitshow, In 90 Seconds

Our friends at Gawker already took a stab at this, but we thought we'd condense today's mess of media reporting into something easily consumable for the crowd that may have been working and thus wasn't privy to the disaster taking place on television airwaves. » 4/17/13 6:36pm 4/17/13 6:36pm

CNN Sports Guy Asks News Anchor How Many Hot Dogs She Can Eat, Is…

When CNN ditched Sports Illustrated as its in-house sports arm and instead went to new acquisition Bleacher Report last month, we were alarmed. After all, SI has decades of work attesting to its journalistic pedigree while b/r has this. We expected Bleacher Report to quickly drag CNN down to its "cesspool." » 3/01/13 10:40am 3/01/13 10:40am

Wolf Blitzer Could Only Sum Up Michelle Obama's Speech With An Awkward…

When Michelle Obama's rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention concluded tonight, CNN's Wolf Blitzer was so flummoxed, all he could manage was a bumbling baseball reference that on paper seems fine but, when spoken, came off as if he didn't know, as the words were coming out of his mouth, that a grand slam … » 9/05/12 12:12am 9/05/12 12:12am

No, Kathy Griffin, Your Attempts To Seduce Anderson Cooper Will Not Be …

Somewhere, there is a person for whom seeing Kathy Griffin in her underwear is appealing. This video is for you. For everybody else, at least admire the tenacity with which she goes after the visibly-distressed Anderson Cooper. (She got even more aggressive later.) Happy New Year, and here's hoping 2012 brings you a… » 1/01/12 12:39am 1/01/12 12:39am