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34th Annual Razzie Awards Nominations Announced!

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

The Razzies celebrates summer bummers, Tonto, Lindsay Lohan and Going IndieGoGo! Next year's award ceremony will be televised. [...]

Digital geologic map of Tonto National Monument released by Park Service

Our friend Bruce Heise with the National Park Service's Geologic Resources Inventory (GRI) Team sent us a Christmas present today, announcing the completion and availability of digital geologic map coverage for Tonto National Monument (TONT). Show More Summary

Creatures you may encounter in Arizona

I was planning to write about the trip I took to the Tonto National Monument for a hike and tour of the Upper Cliff Dwelling yesterday. Due to 3 continuous days of rain and my coming down with a nasty cold, that didn’t happen and the trip was re-scheduled. You can look for that post [...]Show More Summary

The Wacky Vision Quest of Austin Powers, Tonto and Wolverine

No, it's not a reprised Saturday Night Live skit - just the most oddly wanna-be artful costume store commercial I've ever seen. Either that or a PSA not to sniff the grass in Nashua, New Hampsh...

5 Must See Movies by Indigenous Filmmakers

Previously I wrote about the whitewashing of Tonto in Disney’s The Lone Ranger and some of the harm done by non-Indigenous filmmakers controlling onscreen images of NDN people. One way to combat this harm is to support Indigenous filmmakers, writers and actors in their endeavors to portray our lives, the multitude ways of being Native, […]

“The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven” Turns Twenty

From: Sherman Alexie To: Jess Walter Sent: Thursday, June 20 Subject: Twentieth Anniversary “Lone Ranger and Tonto” S.A.: So I’ve been trying to write the intro to the twentieth-anniversary edition, but it feels too self-congratulatory,...Show More Summary

Long-time Tonto National Forest geologist Karyn Harbour retiring

Forest Geologist Karyn Harbour is retiring from the Tonto National Forest after 21+ years. She also served as Minerals Program Leader, Minerals Administrator II, Minerals NEPA Expert. A reception is scheduled for 11 a.m. on August 8, in Phoenix (details below).

You Make The Cute Noises, Kemosabe

(Say like the original Tonto and not the trendy Depp version.) There’s a hot new porky-pine on the Intertubes and his name is Kemosabe. Teddy, you’re our buddy but it’s time to step up your game! It’s been seven months since your last clip! Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Porcupines

Watch These Racist Car Dealership Ads Evoke Tonto and the Karate Kid

We're not sure if there's such a thing as a not-bad car dealership ad. Often sporting the production values of a New Hampshire high school play and starring stilted user car salespeople-turned-actors, they are universally, comically awful. But this is 2013. Reinvention! [ more › ]

Film: Newswire: Cleft-lip groups offer one more reason to not like The Lone Ranger

Having already stirred plenty of controversy regarding its decisions to cast Johnny Depp as Tonto and also not be very good, Disney’s The Lone Ranger is now the subject of backlash from another group that feels the movie did wrong by...Show More Summary

‘Lone Ranger’ Boycott Issued Ahead Of British Release

For The Lone Ranger, a boycott might actually be helpful at this point, and according to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is about to get it. The update of the classic cowboy hero and his Native American sidekick Tonto has grossed a pretty abysmal $147 million worldwide as of Monday, Box Office Mojo notes. Show More Summary

Groups Target 'Lone Ranger' for Branding Facial Flaws as Sign of Villainy

Disney, the studio behind the new Lone Ranger reboot, did all it could to head off protests by Native American groups over the presentation of the Tonto character. Disney empowered Tonto to be an equal partner with the titular hero and chose an actor (Johnny Depp) to play the part who claimed to have Native American blood. Show More Summary

Hot Guy Of The Day JOHNNY DEPP

Johnny Depp may be the sidekick as Tonto in ‘The Lone Ranger,’ but he was the leading man on the red carpet at the Berlin premiere! Johnny looked the part, too, in his suit. He cleans up nicely, doesn’t he? … Continue reading »

Let's Count How Many Ways This Car Dealer Commercial Is Racist

9 months agoSports : Deadspin

Hint: that "Tonto" means "stupid" in Spanish plays a part. Why, yes, this car dealership is in Texas. Read more...

High Noon for film incentives

PROVO, UT -- When The Lone Ranger opened in theaters, viewers saw John Reid (Armie Hammer) and Tonto (Johnny Depp) acting against the iconic Western backdrops of Utah's Monument Valley, Dead Horse Point, and Fossil Point (now nicknamed Thelma and Louise point). But there was also something most viewers would have missed: scenes filmed in the New Mexico desert, with...

Armie Hammer & Wife Nail It At Tokyo Lone Ranger Premiere

He's not exactly Lone this time! Ordinarily he has his trusted sidekick Tonto by his side, but for the Tokyo premiere of The Lone Ranger, Armie Hammer brought his lovely wife Elizabeth Chambers. Aren't they just a perfect-looking couple? Elizabeth is really putting the red carpet to shame in that dress! She's almost prettier than Johnny Depp [...]

No Sympathy For the Tonto 1.0

Considering the portrayal of Natives in the media, Douglas Miles no longer wonders why he has a chip on his shoulder.

Lone Ranger Star Johnny “Tonto” Depp Wants To Buy “Battle Of Wounded Knee” Land Fpor $3.9 Million And Return It To Native Americans!

Wow, really??? Johnny Depp Wants To Buy Battle Of Wounded Knee Land To Return It The Native Americans Via RapidCityJournal Actor Johnny Depp, who plays Tonto in the recently released movie “The Lone Ranger,” plans to buy land at the

¿Quiénes vigilan?

Su propio vecino lo vigila. Nadie se lo ha confirmado, no lo ha leído en ningún informe y tampoco tiene amigos policías que le hayan advertido. Simplemente no es tonto. Siempre que abre la reja hacia su casa, una cabeza cana se asoma por la puerta de al lado. De cada cinco veces que entra [...]

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