Bernie Sanders Gets an SNL Boost


Bernie Sanders took a pause from campaigning this past weekend in order to travel to New York for what has become a mandatory stop in any presidential hopeful’s campaign, the all-important “Saturday Night Live” appearance.

The Vermont senator and Democrat presidential candidate currently has his eye on what may turn out to be his first victory of the electoral season, a New Hampshire win over Hillary Clinton.

“Seinfeld” co-creator and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” star Larry David, who has portrayed Sanders several times on “SNL,” hosted the most recent show and even appeared alongside the real Sanders in a memorable segment.

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Campaign Ads Go Negative in Iowa and New Hampshire


Negative attack ads are flooding the airwaves in Iowa and New Hampshire.

Front runner Donald Trump, Trump’s chief rival Ted Cruz, climbing centrist Marco Rubio, and mainstream media favorite John Kasich are the targets of countless advertising buys that are crafted to direct attention toward the perceived shortcomings of each of the GOP presidential candidates.

Florida Senator Rubio is being targeted in New Hampshire and in national ads by Right to Rise, a Jeb Bush-friendly super PAC. One political advertisement depicts Rubio as a perpetually twirling weathervane that changes positions on immigration with the fluctuating political winds.

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Hollywood Celebrities Launch Trump Attack

When members of the far-left in Hollywood are using the same script as the editors of National Review, we know that we are living in very surreal times.

“Stop Hate, Dump Trump” is a new slogan that has been adopted by a group of Hollywood liberals in the hopes of derailing Donald Trump’s campaign bullet train.

In an almost simultaneous effort, National Review has devoted almost every page of the most recent issue of its magazine to essays that urge voters to withhold support from the GOP front runner, something that most likely would have appalled conservative icon and magazine founder William F. Buckley Jr.

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Benghazi Film Set to Shake Up the Presidential Primaries


Poised to make its impact on the first presidential primaries of 2016 is a compelling major motion picture about the 2012 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Libya.

Michael Bay’s “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” contains content that is likely to test the nerves of those who are working for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton while simultaneously pleasing those who are supporting Hillary’s chief opponent, the currently surging Bernie Sanders.

Despite the fact that the movie never once mentions Hillary by name, her presence is felt at key points in the drama that unfolds on the screen.

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Ricky Gervais Makes Golden Globes a Politically Incorrect Event


The most interesting thing about the 2016 Golden Globe Awards was not the highly predictable winners but rather the highly predictable barbs thrown Hollywood’s way by contentious host Rick Gervais.

After referring to the audience as “disgusting, pill-popping, sexual deviant scum,” Gervais announced the following: “I’m going to do this monologue and then go into hiding. Not even Sean Penn will find me … snitch.”

The brash Brit launched an early attack at the television network that aired the program.

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Streaming to Revolutionize Delivery of Entertainment, Sports, and News in 2016


Those who opt for the streaming of their entertainment, sports, and news fare are about to be treated to an even bigger selection of choices in 2016.

The unpopular bundling model commonly used by the cable and satellite television industries is going by the wayside.

What has happened up until recently is that bundling has created a situation in which far too many television viewers have been forced to subscribe to a huge number of aggregated channels that they do not need or desire to receive. Additionally, programming that may not have otherwise survived has been subsidized by unwitting cable and satellite TV customers.

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Rising Tide of `Star Wars: The Force Awakens` Lifts All Films


Disney’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is nothing short of an entertainment industry phenom.

“The Force” energized the Christmas movie box office while simultaneously spreading yuletide cheer to its cinematic competitors.

Having debuted a weekend earlier with a worldwide record of $529 million, the J.J. Abrams sequel attained another box-office milestone by reaching a global gross of $1 billion faster than any movie that has ever been made.

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Mark Burnett to Head MGM Television Unit


Faith-based fare is about to take a giant step onto your television, smart phone, and tablet.

Mark Burnett, the prodigious reality show magnate and faith film mogul, has been named president of MGM Television and Digital Group, and Burnett’s wife, actress-producer Roma Downey, is taking a position as president of LightWorkers Media, the faith and family division of MGM Television and Digital Group.

The couple’s deep devotion to Christianity has motivated the two to become innovators in bringing inspirational content to television and film.

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SAG and Globes Nominations Highlight Sea Change in Entertainment Delivery


The manner in which entertainment is being delivered to the public has been undergoing a transformation for a number of years now, particularly in the entertainment component that is generically referred to as “television.”

The major broadcast television industry initially had to grapple with the advent of cable television. Now, however, Internet streaming, which has significantly altered the entertainment landscape, is on the verge of superseding cable as the primary way in which people select their television fare and/or view their favorite digital media.

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Super Star Supporters of The Second Amendment

When it comes to the Second Amendment, Hollywood hypocrisy has been on display for a very long time.

In light of recent tragedies, though, the double standard that exists seems to be even more exaggerated now than in past circumstances. Many celebrities are woefully comfortable with their superb level of private protection while simultaneously being wildly insensitive to the plight of others who do not enjoy such luxury for themselves or their families.

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