The Grierson & Leitch Worst Movies Of 2012

It's the final week of 2012, so we're wrapping the year up the way movie people are supposed to wrap the year up: Lists! Today, we each give our five worst movies of 2012. Tomorrow, we count down each of our No. 6-10 best movies of the year, and Friday, we finish off with each of our top five. » 12/26/12 4:00pm 12/26/12 4:00pm

Grierson & Leitch's Year In Review: Your Favorite Movie Is Bad And You…

Yes, many people are already writing their Top 10 movie lists for 2012. We're saving ours for the last week of the year, but while we wait for this full, rich, and weird movie year to end, we're looking back at certain highlights and lowlights. Today: We look at a financially successful movie, a legitimate hit, that… » 12/11/12 6:05pm 12/11/12 6:05pm

Until A Few Minutes Ago, Duke's Official Site Featured A Women's…

The picture you see above is a screenshot from an article on, the official site for Duke University athletics. In the photo are members of the women's lacrosse team, dressed up like the Little Rascals for Halloween. And wouldn't you know it, the one who dressed up as Buckwheat decided to put on blackface.… » 11/12/12 9:35am 11/12/12 9:35am

Seth MacFarlane Hosting the Oscars? Really? A Grierson & Leitch…

Yesterday, the Motion Picture Academy of America announced that Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane would be hosting this year's Oscars. This was flabbergasting news, to say the least, and it took us a day to process it. We decided to talk it out, so that when we were done, it might actually make some sense. Here is… » 10/02/12 6:06pm 10/02/12 6:06pm

Source: Brandon Phillips Thought Jared Hughes Called Him "Boy"

We told you earlier about the dustup last night that caused Brandon Phillips to tweet that a Pirates player had said something racist to him. According to a source who spoke to someone who was on the field at the time, Phillips thought Pirates reliever Jared Hughes had called him "boy." This after Hughes hit Phillips… » 9/11/12 5:00pm 9/11/12 5:00pm

2016: Obama's America: Whose America Is This Movie For?

Last weekend, 2016: Obama's America, an anti-Obama documentary released in roughly 1,000 theaters nationwide, shocked observers by making more money than fellow new releases Premium Rush and Hit & Run, both of which were shown on twice as many screens. It's already the sixth-highest-grossing political documentary of… » 8/30/12 5:15pm 8/30/12 5:15pm

How To Crip Walk: A Guide To Serena Williams's Very American Gold Medal…

Maybe you've heard that Serena Williams, the greatest female American tennis player of all time, did a controversial dance after winning gold in singles at the Olympics over the weekend. » 8/06/12 7:23pm 8/06/12 7:23pm

A Plush Bear Stuffed With Crap. Ted, Reviewed.

1. Of the myriad problems with Ted, Seth MacFarlane's flaming, masturbating fart of a comedy, the biggest one is that the teddy bear at its center is neither cute nor funny. The movie thinks he's both. For the movie's promising central joke to work—that a boy's teddy bear comes to life and then grows up alongside him… » 6/26/12 4:15pm 6/26/12 4:15pm

Manny Ramirez's Dreads Will Cause Drug Use, Abortion, Gayness,…

This disgruntled fan of the Sacramento River Cats would like you to know that she is NOT fuddy duddy. Nor is she a crackpot. She just thinks that Manny Ramirez's dreadlocks are the reason that "unwholesomeness" is spreading across the American landscape. I strongly urge you to listen to this voicemail in its… » 6/15/12 3:20pm 6/15/12 3:20pm

The AP Is Gay For Stupid

So I'm reading along, enjoying this pleasant little story by the AP about UConn hockey players appearing in PSAs in which they not only pledge their support to "any teammate, gay or straight, that can help us win games" but do so with a welcome matter-of-factness—as if they were telling you something obvious and… » 5/25/12 10:30am 5/25/12 10:30am

Here's How Racists On Twitter Reacted to Joel Ward's Series-Winning…

Joel Ward is a light-scoring winger for the Capitals, who was in the right place and the right time to put home the overtime series-winner to send Washington past Boston in game 7. Completely unrelated, for most of us, is that Ward's parents were Barbadian immigrants to Toronto. So there were a good number of viewers… » 4/26/12 10:50am 4/26/12 10:50am

Go Away Now, Pat Knight, You Loser, Bully, And Pathetic Rage-Case

Who are you going to yell at today, Pat Knight? Who is going to get humiliated in public now that your Lamar basketball team got destroyed in the NCAA play-in game last night? » 3/15/12 2:20pm 3/15/12 2:20pm