” “In this interview Gary is doing what many intelligent people do: he is illustrating the absurd by being absurd.” AND THEN…
The duo -- named after the trickster of Native American mythology and Allen's own flute company -- met at a 1981 Oklahoma City crafts fair where Allen sold his hand-made flutes.
Their shared interest in what was at the time a relatively obscure part of music history sparked a friendship an...
You have to be very careful about what you say.” He also expressed sympathy for Gibson, who declared in 2006 while being arrested that “Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world.” Gibson later apologized for the remarks. He got drunk and said a few things, but we’ve all said those things,” the actor told Playboy during the interview, which began with a discussion of Oldman’s role in “Dawn of Planet of the Apes.” “We’re all f****** hypocrites,” he added. The policeman who arrested him has never used the word n***** or that f****** Jew? “It’s the hypocrisy of it that drives me crazy.” Oldman also defended Baldwin’s use of homophobic language: “Alec calling someone an F-A-G in the street while he’s pissed off coming out of his building because they won’t leave him alone. So they persecute.” “I have looked at the Playboy interview a few times now—in fact I was in the room during the entire 8 or 9 hours.
“Mel Gibson is in a town that’s run by Jews, and he said the wrong thing because he’s actually bitten the hand that I guess has fed him – and doesn’t need to feed him anymore because he’s got enough dough,” Oldman said. I am unaware—as I have seen reported–of Gary Oldman defending any anti-Semitic remarks in the interview, or, for that matter, anyplace!
“We have just begun a conversation with his managing producer,” said Abraham H. “At this point, we are not satisfied with what we have received.
His apology is insufficient and not satisfactory.” Foxman amplified those remarks on Wednesday: “While his apology may be heartfelt, Mr.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has updated its campaign rules, with the most significant changes in the music category.
The revised rules, available at oscars.org/regulations, state that “Music branch members may not contact other music branch members to promote the nomination of their own song in any way, including via mail, email, telephone or social media account.” Additionally, music branch members may not attend any special live performances of eligible songs unless attached to a screening.
But Bill Maher and Jon Stewart can, and nobody’s going to stop them from working because of it.
Bill Maher could call someone a fag and get away with it.
He said “Alone Yet Not Alone” was a small, independent faith-based film and might be overlooked.