ESPN opened its annual upfront presentation to advertisers in New York earlier this week with a full brass band performing a New Orleans funeral march. It was tempting to read too much into it—ESPN poking fun with some gallows humor about its subscriber losses and recent layoffs of 100 employees—but it revealed itself… Read more...
On Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre stage, where The Lion King roars eight times a week, Disney arm ESPN launched its upfront presentation to advertisers with a mix of gallows humor and star power. The presentation began with a New Orleans jazz band tooting the classic dirge, “St. Show More Summary
There were a lot of Twitter responses to Donald Trump firing James Comey, everything from sheer panic to gallows humor to hopeful optimism. But we think this might be our favorite. Related: Trump Gives A Typically Bullshit Answer About Firing Comey! Chris Pratt has reminded us all that he, too, is qualified to lead an investigation. At least, [...]
Here's a little gallows humor by conservative talk show host, Michael Savage. 'Is Trump's war over?', asks Savage. He did, however, claim a small victory in the N. Carolina bathroom case being tossed out by the DOJ. Aside from that,Show More Summary
Filled with grisly kills and gallows humor, Prevenge's tale of a pregnancy gone evil is an impressive directorial debut. The post REVIEW: Prevenge Delivers A Twisted Tale Of An Unborn Serial Killer appeared first on CBR.
Maybe they could just fix Obamacare instead. Oh, we DO love our edgy gallows humor.
We love a good horror movie. But we don't want to LIVE in a horror movie! People have been joking — gallows humor, obviously — about how this Friday's inauguration was the beginning of the end of civilization. But seriously, Donald Trump picked the same slogan as a frikkin' dystopian horror film! Related: Donald Lashes Out At 'Terrible' [...]
We’ve reached the gallows humor segment of the Jaguars season. Quarterback Blake Bortles has thrown interceptions that were returned for touchdowns in each of the team’s last three games against the Texans, who the Jaguars face in Houston on Sunday. No quarterback has ever thrown pick-sixes in four straight games against the same team, which…
It's kind of funny, if you fancy gallows humor, that the United Federation of Teachers, the largest teacher local in the United States of America, can't manage to change. After all, patronage has been the icing on the cake, perhaps the cake itself. Show More Summary
On Tuesday night, Donald Trump stunned every pundit, reporter, egghead, and person with a conscience by pulling off an upset victory and being elected the 45th president of the United States. But because gallows humor is as good a reaction as any, people immediately started making jokes about it on Twitter. Show More Summary
This bit of gallows humor made me lol. pic.twitter.com/X1wHTL8TJY — Clara Jeffery (@ClaraJeffery) November 11, 2016 I’m still trying to put together thoughts that don’t evolve into seventeen hundred words of profanity. Open thread
A mixture of misplaced gallows humor, wildly over-the-top caricatures and a gimmicky use of animation combine to make “My Dead Boyfriend” one of the year’s more uncomfortable movie-going experiences. It starts out with a vaguely intriguing...Show More Summary
The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership is using technology and a little gallows humor to get pedestrians to pay attention while crossing Downtown streets.
I don’t know how to do twitter, but apparently it’s ablaze with gallows humor. Here’s one example: That’s from Daniel Lin, and there’s lots more good stuff. I’ll try to do something more serious when I get caught up from my trip. As usual, my Econlog posts are more respectable. Matt O’Brien also has some […]
As I mentioned a short while ago, who riffs about "gas chambers" in joking conversations or to illustrate some mundane aspect of the news of the day. There's gallows humor, even about the Holocaust, even among Jews. But this just seemed weird. Is this how the Trump family talks? Read More ?
Bluebird Arts' Three Hotels is a lovely morality play, a family tragedy with occasional gallows humor that’s written with both heart and bite. The audience truly roots for this production – the story, the characters, the plastic set – only to exit 80 minutes later, pursued by disappointment. (read Lauren Whalen's entire review....)
I suppose you've noticed all the gallows humor going on regarding the presidential election. And for good reason.
Warner Bros. has a lot riding on Suicide Squad. After the financial underperformance and critical drubbing of their last DC Comics–adapted outing, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the studio is hoping Suicide's gallows humor and darkly wacky ensemble can resonate more with audiences. And if it does well, you might ... More »
Young voters had overwhelmingly voted to remain in the European Union. Now there's a flood of anger from those who accuse older generations of choosing a future they don't want.
Aides to Ms. Rousseff described the halls of her palaces as a mixture of grim resignation with a dash of gallows humor.