First Tiffany and Co., then Brooks Brothers, and now Warby Parker — fashion is having (another) Twenties moment. While the first two brands launched Jazz Age-themed capsule collections after having collaborated on Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming...Show More Summary
Well, actually, the Rob Parker cornball comment became a big headache for the CEO of ESPN's parent company, Disney. At a Disney shareholders meeting yesterday, one guy representing a conservative group, the National Center for Public Policy Research, used Parker's comment to demonstrate that ESPN is totally in the tank for liberals. More »
Uproxxer Eli Cash sent this along, and I couldn’t help myself. It’s Methopoly, the Classic Parker Brothers board game with a twist: The goal is to become Heisenberg, run your own Meth empire, and dissolve all your opponents in Hydrofluoric Acid. Show More Summary
By Tom Spurgeon it might be fun to see Jeff Parker interviewed by David Brothers at ECCC. We're a little more than two weeks out from that show, which will basically kick off the North American convention season. I know there are other...Show More Summary
Ron Jeremy in Critical Condition via Rickey.org Janelle Pierzina of Big Brother is pregnant again (Twitter) – Congrats! Katrina Parker from The Voice is having a free show! (Kickstarter) – Let’s support independent music! The Kardashian-Kanye Fetus Is Still At Large (CONAN) Ron Jeremy in Critical Condition (Daily Beast) – Oh no, get well soon! MTV to cancel ‘Teen Mom 2? because [...]Show More Summary
GOLD IN MY MAILBOX Harlequin sweater! Schoolmarm! Bewigged Goldie Hawn! Ascot! Blurry lumpen proletariat! (The man on the left is wearing a monocle and inspecting a Renoir.) This just arrived in my Stranger mailbox, sent to me out of the blue by an old colleague and friend from The News Tribune (bless you, Sean R.). Show More Summary
The classic Parker Brothers board game is getting a makeover…and one of the iconic pieces MUST GO! Monopoly is letting YOU vote for which piece goes…and which new piece will take its place. I’m a little confused as to where the guitar and the robot fit in, but that ‘copter would be a lot of [...] No related posts.
Rob Parker, the former ESPN commentator who was suspended and then fired after calling Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III a "cornball brother" because Griffin had a white fiance and may be a Republican, pitched a show...Show More Summary
After a series of stories here on BOSSIP you all should be well acquainted with Rob Parker and his designation of Robert Griffin III as a “cornball brother” on an episode of ESPN2?s immensely popular “First Take” show last month.
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Rob Parker is fired by ESPN after calling Robert Griffin III a "cornball brother."
On Tuesday, ESPN fired Rob Parker, the commentator who referred to black Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III as a "cornball brother" because he had a white fiance and may be a Republican. ESPN had initially suspended Parker for a...Show More Summary
Rob Parker, the ESPN commentator whom the network fired on Tuesday, said on Sunday that he called Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III a "cornball brother" because he feels Griffin is the type of black athlete that pushes...Show More Summary
Rob Parker, ESPN sports personality, was let go from his post at the network today in the wake of his controversial comments on First Take referring to Robert Griffin III as a "cornball brother" and "kind of black." Parker was suspended for 30 days on Dec. Show More Summary
After Rob Parker appeared on a Detroit-based community-affairs show on Sunday and revealed that First Take producers knew exactly what he was going to say when he made his "cornball brother" comments, some speculation ran around Bristol on Monday that his suspension would be permanent. More »
Rob Parker, the commentator who created controversy when he questioned whether Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is a “cornball brother” because he has a white fiancee, has been fired by ESPN. “Rob Parker’s contract expired at year end. Evaluating our needs and his work, including his recent RGIII comments, we decided not to renew,” an…
Thoughtful racial discourse should be welcomed. There's a difference between being thoughtful and using race to troll for ratings.
"[J]ust when we were finally starting to forget about those asinine comments [Rob] Parker made about Robert Griffin III on ESPN First Take about a month ago—and just as Parker was about to finish up his 30-day suspension from the Worldwide...Show More Summary
Suspended ESPNer Rob Parker is almost near the conclusion of his 30 day suspension for asking whether or not Redskins QB Robert Griffin III was a "cornball brother." In a hometown interview with WDIV's Flashpoint (Parker has also written...Show More Summary