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Saturday Night Ballad: Mark Knopfler w/ Ruth Moody, "Wherever I Go"

YouTube Wherever I Go from the album 'Tracker' by Mark Knopfler. Available now: Official Store: Amazon: iTunes: iTunes Deluxe: This short film was made in association with Talenthouse. Show More Summary

Two Versions of the Same Song: Regina Spektor and Sean Rowe, "Ode to Divorce"

YouTube YouTube Here are two very different versions of the same great song; first by the writer, Regina Spektor, followed by Sean Rowe's very different approach.

Apparently, Marriage Equality Is Going to Cause God to Send Asteroids to Destroy the Planet

SoundCloud The right wing homophobic fear-mongering over marriage equality is reaching an insane fever pitch these days. They're all going batshit, but End Times loon Rick Wiles may be the nuttiest; he warned on his "Trunews" radio program yesterday that "a sweeping, consuming fire will come across the United States of...

Friday Night Jam: Laura Marling, "Sophia"

YouTube I can't believe I never discovered Laura Marling's music before this week, but now I can't stop listening to her. This amazing song builds up from a solo acoustic guitar performance to a powerful full band with strings. Marling plays with the structures of these songs in a way that's...

Chuck C. Johnson's Epic Drunken Racist Meltdown

I kind of hate to write another article about this disgusting creep, but his descent into open racism marks another milestone on his journey into outright unemployable white supremacism, and it should be documented so that anyone considering an association with Chuck C. Johnson in the future will be aware...

Criminal Charges Filed Against 6 Baltimore Cops in Death of Freddie Gray

MSNBC Huge news from Baltimore today, where the state's attorney has announced criminal charges against six police officers in connection with the killing of Freddie Gray. A Baltimore prosecutor announced criminal charges on Friday against six police officers in the arrest of Freddie Gray, whose death after suffering a spinal cord...

Thursday Night Jam: Laura Marling, "False Hope"

YouTube From the new album Short Movie, a terrific song by British songwriter Laura Marling. Is it still okay that I don't know how to be alone? Would it be okay if I don't come home tonight? We shared an apartment on the upper west side And my worst problem is I don't sleep...

Jeb Bush Is a Fan of "Scientific Racist" Charles Murray

YouTube Jeb Bush, who's currently being positioned as the "moderate" among the GOP's 2016 Clown Car Full of Loons, said today he's a big fan of white nationalist Charles Murray's books. Lowry asked Bush, "... is there any policy or anything public officials can do to help turn back what has...

Stupidest Right Wing Conspiracy Fantasy of the Month: #JadeHelm

Never in the history of the United States has there been a military exercise on American soil... oh wait, yes there has. Lots of times. But right wingers led by the King of All Idiots, Alex Jones, are having a massive freak-out session about an upcoming Army training exercise dubbed...

Video: Jon Stewart Cuts Loose on Wolf Blitzer and the Rest of Our Feckless Media

YouTube Jon Stewart seems to be at that stage in his career in which he has totally run out of fucks to give.

Harry Reid on Man Who Punked Right Wing Blogs and Radio Hosts: "I'm Glad at What He Did"

Yesterday Sen. Harry Reid applauded the Las Vegas man who planted a hoax with right wing blogger John Hinderaker that spread to conservative talk radio, saying, "It shows how foolish journalism is as we know it." Except the people who spread the fake story really shouldn't be called "journalists." "What this...

Jeb Bush Reiterates His Pandering to the Latino Community

The right wing base will be apoplectic over this statement by Jeb Bush, of course: Jeb Bush: Give 11 Million Immigrants Chance to Stay. HOUSTON (AP) -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush declared Wednesday that 11 million immigrants in the country illegally should have an opportunity to stay, wading yet...

Chuck C. Johnson Says: "Blacks Are More Violent"

Our stalker pal Chuck C. Johnson (who is NOT ME) got very worked up and excited when the violence broke out in Baltimore, and stayed up all night tweeting racist hatred like a noxious firehose. Among dozens and dozens of awful tweets, Chuck advocated: aking away EBT cards aking away welfare aking away...

Texas Gov. Abbott Falls For Right Wing Conspiracy Theory, Orders Texas Guard to 'Monitor' Planned Military Exercises

Alex Jones cultists have occupied Austin and taken over the governor's mind. It should be emphasized that these orders have gone to the STATE Guard, not the Texas National Guard. The State Guard is an unpaid and usually unarmed (though officially sanctioned) volunteer militia. I've noticed an interesting and rather...

An Awesome Animated Fairy Tale: The Alchemist's Letter

Vimeo A visually rich, darkly inventive fairy tale directed by former Student Academy Award(r) finalist Carlos Andre Stevens. Starring 2-time Academy Award(r) nominee John Hurt (V for Vendetta, Alien, Hellboy, The Elephant Man, Midnight...Show More Summary

Family Values Anti-Gay GOP Politician Outed After Sending Dick Pic to Another Man on Grindr

Have you ever suspected that a lot of the Republicans protesting so loudly about same sex marriage and voting for anti-gay laws might be secretly gay themselves? Well, here's one who definitely is: Anti-Gay GOP Lawmaker Outed After Sending Explicit Photo to Another Man. The Forum, a North Dakota-based newspaper, reported...

Video: President Obama's Statement on Baltimore Violence

YouTube Here's the statement President Obama gave earlier today on the violence in Baltimore; he appropriately called out the rioters and looters as criminals, but also made the very serious point that the violence distracted from "multiple days of peaceful protests" focused on "entirely legitimate concerns of these communities in Baltimore"...

LIVE VIDEO: Baltimore Police Press Conference and Continuing Coverage

MSNBC News: a state of emergency has been declared, and a 10 pm to 5 am curfew will be in effect again tonight in Baltimore. So far police have arrested 34 juveniles and 205 adults.

LIVE VIDEO From WBAL on the Baltimore Protests

MSNBC President Obama meets with Attorney General Loretta Lynch on the situation in Baltimore: -- The White House (@WhiteHouse) April 28, 2015

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