(John Hinderaker) Last night my wife and I, along with two of our adult daughters, saw the documentary Weiner. The film was shot during Anthony Weiner’s campaign in the Democratic primary for mayor of New York. It offers an extraordinary look at a candidate and a campaign in the midst of an implosion. Show More Summary
"Weiner" is three things. Anthony Weiner is a former congressman who resigned his House seat in disgrace after being caught tweeting photos of his genitals to various women not his wife. Weiner is a brilliant, riveting new documentary...Show More Summary
Weiner began as a comeback story and ended up a profile in total humiliation. That isn’t the biggest takeaway from the documentary capturing Congressman Anthony Weiner’s precipitous fall from grace. It’s a damning portrait of modern journalism, the kind that reminds you why so many people don’t believe reporters. They trust their collective gut. And they’re right.
With a name like Anthony Weiner, a sex scandal was bound to happen. At least that was the reaction of most Americans to the Weiner sex debacle in 2011 when New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner came to national attention as the center of America’s first social media sex scandal. However, in the new Sundance […]
Easily the most fascinating part of Weiner, the documentary about the sexting scandal that derailed Anthony Weiner’s 2013 mayoral run, is his wife Huma Abedin. I have no idea how Huma managed to endure this nightmare — and if you're looking to understand what makes Hillary Clinton's right-hand woman tick, I'm afraid ... More »
It's been a week of solid internet burns -- really good work, internet. Perhaps the most notable was Hillary Clinton's burn on Donald Trump. That set off a firestorm of memes, jokes and tweets under the hashtag #DeleteYourAccount. But former U.S. Show More Summary
Ten years ago, I directed Street Fight, a documentary that followed the rough-and-tumble political campaign of a young unknown city councilman named Cory Booker (today a U.S. Senator and potential VP pick for Hillary) running for Mayor of Newark, N.J. Show More Summary
Former Congressman Anthony Weiner is back in the headlines for a self-deprecating joke he made about his own scandals. In case you don't remember, Weiner was forced to resign from Congress in 2011 after he was caught sending explicit photographs to women on Twitter. Show More Summary
This new documentary about the former Congressman from New York is downright frightening in its intensity for Anthony Weiner and his-wife-who-deserves-so-much-better Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton's right-hand woman. She's so close toShow More Summary
Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg expected to make a documentary about a comeback when Anthony Weiner ran for mayor of New York two years after resigning his Congressional seat in disgrace over a sexting scandal. But they ended up filming...Show More Summary
Really? Anthony Weiner wants unconditional love. This big baby, as he appears for real in Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg's entertaining documentary Weiner, the former congressman wants to parlay his dick on the Internet and be elected for office. Show More Summary
“The weirdness of being a political staffer for someone who’s that ambitious is, What does it say about you?” a former Weiner staffer recently told me. He’d worked for the congressman for a year when the first sexting scandal broke in 2011. Show More Summary
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We all remember Anthony Weiner — the former wildly popular New York Congressman who posted a dick pic on his Twitter account in 2011. Sex scandals aren't necessarily the end of a political career if you're a dude, but he got caught in another sexting incident in 2013, and that was pretty much it... Continue reading
Vanity Fair: “An extraordinary and flabbergasting documentary film opened last week: Weiner, directed by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg. An intimate, unblinking look at Anthony Weiner’s disastrous 2013 campaign for New York City mayor — which was derailed by revelations [...]
On the sexless sex scandal that captivated America. The post Inside The Failed Mayoral Run Of Anthony Weiner, Whose Sext Scandal Made Him ‘A Punchline’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The morning after Anthony Weiner finished a dismal fifth place in the Democratic primary of the last mayoral race, he gathered the remains of his skeletal campaign staff and made some remarks. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Showtime is on a documentary roll. The network is behind the popular Anthony Weiner documentary Weiner, which opened on Friday, and today announced that they are teaming with veteran documentary... To view the full story, click the title link.
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) is done with polling hypotheticals and is ready to move on to the general election. Weiner’s wife Huma Abedin is a close advisor to Hillary Clinton, so perhaps that is why he took to Twitter Sunday to attack Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump....
Weiner wrote, "If we are gonna test fanciful hypotheticals, how does HRC do against Fckface Von Clownstick?" in response to a Tweet from Chris Jansing who noted that a new NBC poll puts Bernie Sanders -- not Hillary Clinton -- safely ahead of Donald Trump in a general election head-to-head showdown.