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The Federal Report On Joan River’s Death Makes It So Obvious How Unnecessary It Was

As if we don't already feel terrible things in the wake of a celebrity death, the world seems to have been on a real kick this week to remind us that things are even worse than we realized. First there was Robin Williams' heart-breaking,...Show More Summary

Jimmy Kimmel Roasts Media, Politicians With Post-Midterm 'Unnecessary Censorship'

With the midterm elections on Tuesday, this past week has been particularly ripe for ridicule in the worlds of politics and cable news. So ABC late night host Jimmy Kimmel took to his regular “This Week In Unnecessary Censorship” segment...Show More Summary

Bowl Projections: Predicting College Football Playoff Matchups After Week 10

The weird thing about the College Football Playoff committee issuing a poll every week is how weirdly unnecessary it'll all seem in a few weeks. In the BCS system, polling mattered. Only two teams were going to get a chance to play for...Show More Summary

National Review Online Now Totally Confused In Its All-Out Push For Strict Voter ID

In its most recent effort to defend discriminatory and unnecessary strict voter ID laws, National Review Online has resorted in the past week to recycling debunked myths about this type of voter suppression, most recently linking voter...Show More Summary

College Football Picks Week 6: Odds and Spread Predictions for Top 25 Teams

As if to apologize for the past few weeks, college football is back with a bang to kick off the month of October. In a sense, the apology is unnecessary, as a lackluster slate on paper produced a number of high-quality affairs and shocking...Show More Summary

Steelers Player Karate Kicks Browns Punter In The Face, Gets 15-Yard Penalty

It's pretty rare that you see a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty called on a player who has the ball, but that's what we got in Week 1's Steelers-Browns game. On a punt return in the second quarter, Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown delivered a flying kick to the head of Cleveland punter Spencer Lanning, who was trying to make a tackle. Show More Summary

‘This Week In Unnecessary Censorship’ Takes On The NFL, President Obama, And Ebola

It’stheoneofthemostsimplewaystogetalaugh,buttheseUnnecessaryCensorship videosfromJimmyKimmelLive arestillprettyhilarioustome.ThisoneutilizestheopeningsalvooftheNFLseasonandthegreatEbolapanictohaveabitoffun.There’salsoanappearancebyTheBerenstainBearswhichshocksmebecauseIdidn’tknowtheyhadatelevisionshoworwerethatpopular.

Nine-Year-Olds And Uzis Don’t Mix, Ctd

by Dish Staff Beutler wants the full video of this week’s tragic shooting released: Horrendous, unnecessary gun deaths are so common in the U.S. that some of them get caught on tape. The videos can have tremendous power to shape the way people think about public policy. Just last week, the filmed shooting death of […]

Taylor Lewan has to “be smarter” after drawing fine for unnecessary roughness

Rookie seasons are full of learning experiences and Titans tackle Taylor Lewan had one this week. He learned that he’ll wind up with less money in his pocket if he isn’t able to avoid unnecessary roughness penalties on the field. Lewan was fined $8,200 for drawing a flag in the second quarter for retaliating to…

This Week In F— You: Unnecessary Celebrity News Quotes

We make a huge deal out any dumb thing a famous person has to say so that we can generate a bunch of pageviews.

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1594

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

EDIE WINDSOR: Part 3 of Marriage Equality USA's interview. NEWFOUNDLAND: Iceberg collapse tidal wave frightens boaters. NICK JONAS: "Chains". THIS WEEK: In unnecessary censorship. For recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE.

'This Week In Unnecessary Censorship': Holy Cow, Kelly Ripa

In Jimmy Kimmel's latest ode to the FCC, we again find out too much information from TV personalities. One relationship expert has some frightening advice for couples. Beg your pardon, but couples should take a... what together? Go ahead and aim your face at that video. It's something you must see for yourself.

An Unnecessarily Censored Version of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ That Makes Ordinary Moments Seem Dirty

4 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Jake Vale Show has created an unnecessarily censored version of Disney’s 1994 animated musical adventure film The Lion King that makes ordinary moments seem dirty. The video was inspired by the “This Week in Unnecessary Censorship” segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live. We’ve previously written about Jake Vale’s censored versions of Frozen (Part 2), Up, [...]

An Unnecessarily Censored Version of the Classic 1960s Sitcom ‘The Andy Griffith Show’

5 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Jake Vale Show has created an unnecessarily censored version of the classic 1960s sitcom The Andy Griffith Show. The video was inspired by the “This Week in Unnecessary Censorship” segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live. We’ve previously written about Jake Vale’s censored versions of Frozen, Up, Despicable Me 2, and Finding Nemo.

Murrieta Immigration Protests Were Unfortunate, Unnecessary

Last week America got to know Murrieta, California - and it was not pretty. On Tuesday, jeering crowds of anti-immigrant protestors succeeded in turning back Department of Homeland Security (DHS) buses carrying undocumented women and children from Central America. Show More Summary

Murrieta Immigration Protests Were Unfortunate, Unnecessary

Last week America got to know Murrieta, California - and it was not pretty. On Tuesday, jeering crowds of anti-immigrant protestors succeeded in turning back Department of Homeland Security (DHS) buses carrying undocumented women and children from Central America. Show More Summary

This Week in Unnecessary Censorship: VIDEO

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Enjoy some unnecessarily censored patriotism from the folks at Jimmy Kimmel Live. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1608

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

PRINGLES: Brad Pitt in an '80s flashback. DOG DOESN'T REMEMBER EATING CORN: But you will. BRYAN FISCHER: Says he's living in the world of common sense. THE WEEK: In unnecessary censorship. For recent Guides to the Tube, click HERE.

Jury find SF officer used excessive force in beating a restrained arrestee

A jury last week unanimously convicted a San Francisco police officer of using excessive and unnecessary force, although the San Francisco Police Department cleared the officer in an internal investigation and kept him on the streets. In...Show More Summary

Another Unnecessarily Censored Version of Disney’s ‘Frozen’ That Makes Innocent Moments Seem Dirty

5 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Jake Vale Show has created another censored version of Disney’s Frozen in which ordinarily innocent words and actions have been bleeped and blurred to make them seem dirty. The video was inspired by the “This Week in Unnecessary Censorship” segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live. We previously wrote about Jake’s first censored version of Frozen. [...]

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