Author: Megan Basham

Scientific American Says Jedi Are Problematic White Saviors, Practice Toxic Masculinity

Scientific American, founded in 1845, has published such brilliant minds as Albert Einstein, Linus Pauling, and J. Robert Oppenheimer, and explored subjects as diverse as perpetual motion and solar neutrinos. These days, however, the magazine is concerning itself with somewhat different topics — like how “problematic” the fictional space warriors known as Jedi are. In […]

Denzel Washington Advises Crowd At Christian Event To ‘Stay On Your Knees,’ Says ‘Strength and Leadership’ Are Part Of God’s Role For Men  

Denzel Washington has long been one of the rare outspoken Christians in Hollywood. On Saturday, he once again shared his faith in explicit terms. As first reported in The Christian Post, the two-time Oscar winner was a featured speaker at the “Better Man Event”—a religious convention hosted by First Baptist Orlando in Florida. There he […]

Johnny Depp Sounds Off On Cancel Culture: ‘No One Is Safe’

Outside of tabloid reports, the world hasn’t heard much from Johnny Depp since his very public divorce from Amber Heard led to a barrage of bad press and career damage. That changed during a Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain Wednesday, where he was honored with a lifetime achievement award for outstanding contributions to film. […]

‘Macho’ Fails To Move

No conservative critic wants to admit that any Clint Eastwood film is less than great. Especially when it’s a film like “Cry Macho” whose strong, stoic lead implicitly thumbs his nose at notions like “toxic masculinity” while still acknowledging the tough guy cliché can be a burden when you no longer fit the mold. In […]

EXCLUSIVE: After Reviewing Netflix Show, Parents Group Demands Child Pornography Investigation

Though Netflix’s animated series, “Big Mouth,” bills itself as TV-MA and is ostensibly intended for adults, it features 12- and 13-year-old characters engaging in sex acts and includes animated nudity and graphic dialogue, according to a parents group demanding Netflix be investigated over the show. One scene, for example, shows a 13-year-old boy who doesn’t […]

‘Blood On My Hands’: Five For Fighting Singer Releases New Song Blasting Biden On Afghanistan

John Ondrasik, also known by his stage name Five for Fighting, has some tough words for the Biden administration and its handling of the Afghanistan withdrawal. In his latest single, released Friday, the Grammy-nominated artist sings: There’s blood on these hands/ And still Americans…/ Left to the Taliban…/ Now how’s that happening? Titled “Blood on […]

Report: Secret Facebook Program Exempted Celebrities, VIPs From Moderation Policies, Internal Review Calls It ‘Breach of Trust’

For years, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has insisted that the ground is level on his platform, and the company treats its nearly three billion users equally. But according to a new Wall Street Journal report, a secret Facebook program known as “X-Check” or “Cross-Check” has long allowed celebrities, politicians, and other high-profile accounts […]