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Jon Stewart Bashes The Playing Of National Anthem Before Sporting Events: ‘Such A Weird Ritual’

On his podcast, Jon Stewart bashed what he called the “weird” ritual of standing for the National Anthem before sporting events. Stewart brought up the decades-old tradition of playing the National Anthem after an interview with Dallas Mavericks Owner Marc Cuban. Cuban put an end to the tradition during Maverick games in the 2020-2021 season. […]

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Erin Andrews Slams Criticism Over Aaron Rodgers Hug: ‘Is This Because I’m A Chick?’

Erin Andrews is questioning if the criticism she’s receiving over her post game hug with Aaron Rodgers has to due with her gender. Andrews and Rodgers took flack for hugging after they conducted a socially distant Christmas Day post game interview. *Holds socially distanced interview* *Hugs immediately after interview* Makes sense. pic.twitter.com/YhmGUqHc19 — NFL Memes […]

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Hundreds of Doctors Demand Spotify Implement a Covid-19 ‘Misinformation Policy’ Due to Joe Rogan’s Podcast

Two hundred and seventy “scientists, medical professionals, professors, and science communicators” are requesting Spotify add a misinformation policy for its platform due to Joe Rogan’s massively popular podcast The Joe Rogan Experience (JRE). The “Open Letter to Spotify” calling for action against Rogan came as a result of Rogan’s interview with Dr. Robert Malone. The […]

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Cable News Ratings, Tuesday January 11: Tucker Carlson Dominates, Quadruples Chris Hayes in the Demo

Fox News’ top-rated host Tucker Carlson scored big in the ratings on Tuesday night. The host of Tucker Carlson Tonight at 8 p.m. not only crushed his time slot rivals in the key 25-54 age demographic and in overall viewers, but also way outpaced his network rival for the number one show on cable: The […]

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Zach Galifianakis Calls America’s ‘Obsession’ With Celebrities A ‘Mental Illness’: ‘It’s How We Ended Up With A Celebrity President’

Comedian Zach Galifinakis ripped into America’s obsession with celebrities and blamed it on the reason former President Donald Trump got elected. “I just thought it was so funny all these celebrities always got interviewed politely,” Galifinakis said about what made him create Between Two Ferns on the latest edition of Conan O’Brein Needs A Friend […]

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Charlemagne Tha God Slams Media’s ‘Whack’ Fixation on Kyrie Irving’s Vax Status: ‘96% Of The NBA Is Vaccinated’

Radio host Charlemagne Tha God accused the media of exploiting NBA champion Kyrie Irving’s vaccine status to drive clicks. “I didn’t understand why everybody was coming down so hard on Kyrie the individual,” Charlemagne said on The Limits with Jay Williams podcast. “Kyrie the individual simply made a choice. Kyrie’s making the choice to sit […]

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Daniel Craig Talks Injuries On James Bond Sets: ‘Wouldn’t Be A Bond Movie Unless I’ve Broken Something’

Daniel Craig said he was accustomed to getting injured on the sets of James Bond films and that it wouldn’t feel like a Bond movie if he didn’t get hurt. “Quantum was probably to blame for a lot of it,” Craig said of his injuries while on the latest episode of the Awards Chatter podcast. […]

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Cable News Ratings, Monday January 10: Jake Tapper Draws Most Viewers For CNN

Jake Tapper was the most-watched host on CNN Monday. The 5 p.m. hour of his two-hour show The Lead drew 777,000 viewers overall. Tapper’s 5 p.m. hour drew 130,000 in the advertiser-coveted 25-54 age demographic, however, falling behind several CNN programs. While Tapper placed first for CNN, he came far behind rivals on Fox News […]

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WATCH: Comic Jim Gaffigan Tells Joe Rogan He’d ‘Take Biden’s Corpse Over Trump’

Comedian Jim Gaffigan despises former President Donald Trump so much that he’d choose President Joe Biden’s corpse over the 45th president. “I would take Biden’s corpse over Trump,” Gaffigan said on the latest edition of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast. “Well, it’s not really Biden,” Rogan responded. “It’s the cabinet. It’s the people that are […]

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