BREAKING! “Eskimo” is now RACIST! You won’t believe the others on the list!  Bonus banned cartoons.


Turns out the word Eskimo is a racist term. That’s just for starters. Here they are, along with some children’s books and cartoons from the past that are definitely over the top in today’s wonderful PC world.

1. Hooligan

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Hooligan is actually a racial slur to describe a dirty and drunk Irish man.

 

2. Vandal

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Vandals is actually a racial term to describe filthy Germans. Vandals were the Germanic tribe that sacked Rome, and that’s where the word is rooted from.

 

3. Eskimo

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You may be horrified, but Eskimo is a racist term. It is sourced from the word“ashkimeq”, which means eaters of raw meat.

The correct word to describe them is Inuit.

 

4. Eenie meenie miney mo

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These words were from the poem –

“Eenie, meenie, miney, moe

“Catch a tiger by the toe

“If it squeals, let it go

“Eenie, meenie, miney, moe…”

But in the 1800s, Americans frequently replaced the word tiger with “nigg*r“. The next time you use the words to choose, remind yourself of the racist history behind this phrase.

 

5. Hip hip hooray!

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The first part – “hip hip” was used by Germans to control a herd of sheep. They used the same words when they went Jew hunting in Germany too.

 

6. Rule of thumb

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This phrase originated in England where men used canes no thicker than their thumbs to beat up their women. Hence the term – “rule of the thumb”

Feel better now?

 

7. Long Time, No See

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We all know it is the shortened version of “I haven’t seen you in a long time!”

But the term was actually used to mock people who couldn’t use good English and by saying “Long time, no see”

Not so hip anymore, is it?

 

8. Gypsy

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People use Gyp to describe a person who cheats. But the word Gypsy is used by the Europeans to describe the Romani tribe that travels by selling things across the continent. Even the word Gypsy is racist.

 

9. Barbarian

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In the olden times, the word barbarian was used by the Greek to refer to anyone who was non-Greek. In that sense all of us non-greeks are barbarians. But it was used as a racist word.

 

10. Bugger

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Bugger is actually an abbreviation for “Bulgarian homosexual”. The Dutch used this word to mock the Bulgarian refugees and migrants.

 

11. Ghetto

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Ghetto is sourced from the Italian word “ghet” or “waste”. It was used in Italy to refer to the residences of low-class people.

 

12. Spook

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This word is extremely racist because Americans in the 1800s used the word “spook” to refer to dark-skinned African American people who would “blend” in the dark night sky and “spook” them.

 

13. Jock

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Jock is actually a racial slur used by the English to insult the Scots. But it can be used as a term to venerate the Scottish royalty too.

 

14. Mumbo Jumbo

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Mumbo jumbo is a word you use when something said to you doesn’t make sense at all. Actually, mumbo jumbo was the beating African tribes gave to their women.

Mumbo jumbo is literally beating a woman.

 

15. Cannibal

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The cannibals were an indigenous tribe in the West Indies that did NOT partake in eating each other. But they were accused of this cannibalism by an Italian colonist. And hence, just like the Vandals, the name got stuck for a very bad thing.

As they say, English is a funny language, albeit racist too, I guess.

Use these words carefully in the future, people!

Source: Storypick.com

 

Now, move on to some everyday phrases you may use that are equally offensive to the PC crowd!

 

 

And for sure, we better not forget to add children’s books to the list!

 

 

A couple Libtards give you an overview on why all the great old cartoons are relegated to the racist genre now…

 

 

Some full length cartoons you may remember if you are old enough. Don’t let your liberal friends catch you watching these!

25 Worst Original Names of Famous Bands – 


It’s one of the biggest decisions any band will face: what to call themselves. And yet, so many get it so wrong. Fortunately, for every group that comes up with a terrible name and sticks with it, there’s a band that comes up with a terrible name, plays a few shows under it, maybe releases a demo or even an album or two but then finally comes to its senses. Many well-known and successful groups – from Creedence Clearwater Revival to Green Day – have been through the latter growing pains, starting out life cursed with a misguided moniker before landing on a name destined to adorn the T-shirts of millions of devoted fans. The name makes the band, as they say; here are 25 bands that almost didn’t get made.

25

Tom and Jerry

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Final name: Simon and Garfunkel

Paul Simon and Arthur Garfunkel were just 15 years old when they started shopping their songs around the Brill Building in 1956. Realizing they didn’t have the most marketable names in the world, Paul became John Landis (after a girl he had a crush on, Sue Landis) and Arthur became Tom Graph, because he loved to graph the progress of hit records on graph paper (really). They called themselves Tom and Jerry (apparently fearing no lawsuit from Hanna-Barbera) and actually scored a minor hit with “Hey Schoolgirl,” which they played on American Bandstand directly after Jerry Lee Lewis did “Great Balls of Fire.” (Sadly, no video survives.) They failed to land a follow-up hit and soon focused on college, and by the time the duo reconvened in 1964 as a folk act they decided to use their real names, even though they risked alienating segments of the country that weren’t amenable to openly Jewish entertainers. “Our name is honest,” Simon said. “I always felt it was a big shock to people when Bob Dylan turned out to be Bobby Zimmerman. It was important that he should be true.”

24

The Square Roots

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Final name: The Roots

The Roots originated when Questlove (Ahmir Khalib Thompson) and Black Thought (Tariq Trotter) were high school classmates in Philly. They called themselves Radio Activity for a school talent show in 1989, which became Black to the Future, then the nerdiest of the handles yet, the Square Roots. Black Thought explains why on the song “Anti-circle”: “Yo, I’m tha anti-circle. . . Never comin’ twice in one form. . . so hip that I’m square.” True to the lyrics, the band didn’t come twice in that form once they discovered that there was already a Philadelphia folk group by the name, instead shortening their moniker to the less mathematical the Roots.

23

Mookie Blaylock

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Final name: Pearl Jam

In October of 1990 a new band from Seattle played their first concert at the Off Ramp under the name Mookie Blaylock, a New Jersey Nets player whose basketball card wound up in the tape case of one of their early demos. “It was kind of goofy,” admitted Eddie Vedder. “But that first week we were too busy working on songs to think about a name.” This was fine for a completely unknown local band, but when they started to attract national attention and record an album they couldn’t continue to have the same name as a popular NBA point guard. Among many other problems it posed, they couldn’t exactly trademark it and sell merchandise. The story of how they came up with Pearl Jam has been much-mythologized over the years, largely due to the fact that Vedder claimed it was after his grandmother Pearl who created hallucinogenic jam, but the real story is far more mundane. Bassist Jeff Ament randomly thought of the name Pearl, and the rest came to them after they saw Neil Young and Crazy Horse play a killer set at the Nassau Coliseum on the Smell the Horse tour. “Every song was like a 15-or 20-minute jam,” said Ament. “So that’s how ‘jam’ got added on to the name. Or at least that’s how I remember it.”

22

On a Friday

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Final name: Radiohead

The five members of Radiohead first came together when they were high schoolers at Abingdon School in Oxfordshire. They rehearsed after school let out for the week on Friday nights, inspiring them to call the band On a Friday. Gigs were extremely infrequent – perhaps because their moniker seemed to limit their availability to just one day of the week – until the early 1990s when they became regulars on the Oxford circuit and even cut a demo featuring future Radiohead songs “You,” “Thinking About You” and “Prove Yourself.” It wasn’t a hit but did grab the attention of EMI Records, who signed the band and suggested they think of a better handle. The group were all huge fans of the Talking Heads, so they took their new name from the super obscure 1986 song “Radio Head.”

21

The Obelisk

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Final name: The Cure

The sallow goths who would become the Cure might not seem like the sort of blokes to name themselves for a large phallic monument, but that’s just what they did when the then–middle school students got together in the early Seventies. Robert Smith, pre–mop top and raccoon eyes, was a background figure in the Obelisk, playing piano, but he soon moved up front and took charge of the group’s moniker. After a few more lineup changes and a couple transitory names, Malice and Easy Cure (the latter of which the singer found too “hippyish”), Smith dubbed them the Cure. For more than a few lovelorn sad sacks, they would live up to billing.

20

Smile

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Final name: Queen

More benignly forgettable than truly offensive, the name Smile simply cannot approximate the power of the music that the group’s guitarist, Brian May, and drummer, Roger Taylor, would record with their next band: Queen. In his book Queen: The Early Years, author Mark Hodkinson wrote that the group’s bassist and vocalist, Tim Staffell, “adopted the concept of a group called ‘Smile’ as part of a college project and built a graphics campaign around it.” When Staffell quit the group, May and Taylor formed a new group with singer Freddie Mercury who gave them the name Queen. “The concept of Queen is to be regal and majestic,” he once told Circus. “Glamour is a part of us and we want to be dandy. We want to shock and be outrageous.”

19

Atomic Mass

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Final name: Def Leppard

Atomic Mass is defined, first, as the mass of an atom and, second, as a really bad idea for a band name. That notion did not deter a group of rockers from Sheffield, England, including bassist Rick Savage, guitarist Pete Willis and singer Joe Elliott, from using that nonstarter of a moniker, despite the fact that it never landed them a paying gig. Eventually Elliott snapped out of it and told his bandmates about posters he’d designed in art class at school for a fake band called “Deaf Leopard.” The group played around with the name’s spelling to avoid being compared to punk bands and stumbled on one of the most memorable-looking monikers since Led Zeppelin.

18

Kara’s Flowers

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Final name: Maroon 5

Adam Levine and Co. had to start somewhere, and they started as a suit-clad Nineties alt-rock outfit called Kara’s Flowers – a name that referenced a groupie who had a crush on all of them, but sounds like a Lilith Fair–ready girl group. Under that unfortunate moniker, the band released two albums, the self-released We Like Digging? and the major label flop (surprise, surprise) The Fourth World prior to dubbing themselves Maroon 5 for 2002’s funky Songs About Jane. In a 2004 interview with Rolling Stone, guitarist Jesse Carmichael claimed that before Kara’s Flowers signed to Reprise, their fuzzy guitar pop was akin to “Fugazi and System of a Down meets Sesame Street – the Sesame Street part was in our lyrics, which were nonsense.” Likewise, the band’s name.

17

The Pendeltons

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Final name: Beach Boys 

When Brian Wilson began writing songs about surfing in 1961 he’d hardly ever even touched a surfboard, so to get some credibility he called his new group the Pendeltons after the plaid, wool shirts favored by the surf community. Just three months later, Los Angeles–based independent label Candix Records agreed to release their debut single “Surfin’.” But they hated the stuffy-sounding name and changed it to Beach Boys (after almost going with the Surfers) without even telling the band. It’s as generic as it comes, but the group had no choice but to go with it. In the early 1970s, tired of being known as a Beach Boy, Wilson suggested they change their name to Beach. The others didn’t go for it. They knew they were destined to be Beach Boys for life.

16

Sweet Children

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Final name: Green Day

When Green Day took the stage at Cleveland’s House of Blues days beforetheir induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year, everyone but the most hardcore fans in attendance were confused by the name on their drum riser: Sweet Children. The faithful knew this was Green Day’s original moniker, and they were using it again for one night only as a celebration of their earliest days. Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt started playing local shows around the Bay Area as Sweet Children in 1986 when they were just 14 years old. They gained a tiny following and even got signed to Lookout! Records under that name, but they switched it to Green Day soon afterwards to avoid confusion with fellow California rock outfit Sweet Baby – and perhaps because being “sweet” ain’t so punk rock, even if it’s meant ironically. They took their new name from one of their early songs, which refers to a day when not much is done outside of smoking marijuana. Much more punk rock.

15

Mr. Crowe’s Garden

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Final name: The Black Crowes 

The Georgia rock band led by battling brothers Chris and Rich Robinson played a ragged mixture of garage rock and alt-country for about five years under the name Mr. Crowe’s Garden – reportedly inspired by Johnny Crow’s Garden, an early 20th century children’s book by Leonard Leslie Brookes – before changing it to something a little more in sync with their newfound Humble Pie/Faces obsession. As limp as their original moniker was, though, it could have been much, much worse: According to Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman, Def American head honcho Rick Rubin once told them, “‘I think you should be the Kobb Kounty Krows and spell it [like] the KKK.’ And we all laughed, and he goes, ‘No, I’m serious. . . I think that’d be marketable.’ We told him to go fuck himself. I mean, it was completely insulting on every level.”

14

The Band Aid Boys

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Final name: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

The most melody-soaked rap act of the Nineties came together as junior high school kids in Cleveland when the city was a rap desert. Anthony “Krayzie Bone” Henderson crashed his moped, his crew came to school with bandages in solidarity and the Band Aid Boys were born. It’s unclear if he had broken any bones, but if he did, then maybe they would have arrived on their name a little sooner.

13

The Young Aborigines

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Final name: Beastie Boys

Before the Beastie Boys were reciting regrettable rhymes about objectifying women (and apologizing for it), teenagers Michael Diamond and Adam Yauch were misappropriating other cultures with the name of their early hardcore group called the Young Aborigines. “We came up with the idea that the music should be primitive in some way, which is how we came up with the Young Aborigines as the name of the band,” bassist Jeremy Shatan explained. “I even bought a record of Australian Aborigine music for inspiration.” Eventually, Shatan moved away for a summer and the group adopted the name Beastie Boys. “It was the stupidest name we could come up with,” the rechristened Mike D told Rolling Stone of the new name. Not quite.

12

Wicked Lester

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Final name: Kiss

Two years before they formed Kiss, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley played in a rather generic New York rock band bearing the certainly not generic, if totally ridiculous, name Wicked Lester. “There were all these three-part harmonies that sounded like Doobie Brothers,” Simmons wrote in his memoir Kiss and Make-Up. “And there wasn’t nearly enough guitar.” Determined to create a more unique and bombastic band, Simmons and Stanley split from their bandmates and looked in the Rolling Stonesclassified ads to find new drummer, which is where they found Peter Criss. He mentioned he was once in a band called Lips, inspiring Stanley to propose they start calling themselves Kiss. “Get the fuck out of here,” Criss complained. “That’s a terrible pansy name.” As would happen many times in the future of the group, things did not go the way the drummer wanted, though he learned to live with Kiss. “Good kissing makes for good laying,” he wrote in his memoir Makeup to Breakup. “It’s sexual, it’s cool.” And it’s infinitely better than Wicked Lester.

11

Screaming Abdabs

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Final name: Pink Floyd

“Screaming abdabs” (also spelled “habdabs”) is old-timey British slang for a mystery ailment along the lines of the heebie-jeebies and possibly tied to the idea of delirium tremens. It’s also the goofy-sounding and internationally inscrutable name of an early version of Pink Floyd. Examples of usage of the term include: “Roger Waters, Nick Mason and Richard Wright were architecture students at London Polytechnic when they joined a band called Sigma 6, which later became the Screaming Abdabs,” and “The thought of spending one more second as a member of Pink Floyd gave Waters a case of the screaming abdabs.”

10

Soft White Underbelly

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Final name: Blue Öyster Cult

While Blue Öyster Cult may not be the world’s greatest band name, it’s still a damn sight better than Soft White Underbelly, the moniker that founding BÖC members Buck Dharma, Albert Bouchard and Allen Lanier performed and recorded under during the late Sixties. It took the exit of original lead singer Les Braunstein – who was replaced by Eric Bloom – and a particularly scathing review of one of their shows at the Fillmore East to convince band manager Sandy Pearlman that Soft White Underbelly needed a new name. After initially recasting them as Oaxaca and then the Stalk-Forrest Group, Pearlman came up with Blue Öyster Cult. . . and the rest is cowbell-clanking history.

9

The Salty Peppers

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Final name: Earth, Wind and Fire

EW&F leader Maurice White cut his teeth as a session drummer in Chicago during the Sixties, for everyone from Betty Everett (“You’re No Good”) to Etta James to the Ramsey Lewis Trio (“Wade in the Water”). In 1969 he formed his own trio, and its name was pure Sixties cheese: the Salty Peppers. “I was still in a jazz state at that time,” White told Vibe in 1999. A move to L.A. and seven more bandmates later, White turned to astrology for a bigger, better name: as a Sagittarius, his elements were earth, air and fire.

8

Pud

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Final name: Doobie Brothers

Introduced to each other by psych-rock icon Skip Spence, guitarist Tom Johnston and drummer John Hartman formed Pud in San Jose. They slowly picked up the other two Doobs and changed their name from a childish weiner reference to a slightly-less-childish pot reference. They pulled Pud and released their Doobie debut in 1971.

7

Burn the Priest

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Final name: Lamb of God

“You’re automatically stamped with ‘Evil’ on your forehead with a name like Burn the Priest,” Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe said in 2000 of why his band changed its moniker the year before. The Virginian neo-thrash outfit had slogged it out for five years with that inflammatory moniker and even released an album, 1999’s self-titled full-length, under the name; needless to say, the over-the-top handle, which at first helped garner the group attention, soon began to get in the way, especially as the five-piece found people increasingly assuming that they played satanic black metal. When a 1999 lineup change gave them the perfect excuse to rechristen themselves, they took on Lamb of God, which Blythe described as “a little less of a sledgehammer in the face,” and since have become one of the leading metal bands in the world – though, ironically, they’ve been banned from playing numerous venues because of their current name.

6

Rainbow Butt Monkeys

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Final name: Finger Eleven

Before they were the post-grunge hitmakers behind 2003’s “One Thing,” the members of Finger Eleven were students at Lester B. Pearson High School – mature enough to know that there’s only so far a band with the profoundly stupid, Wayne’s World–friendly name Rainbow Butt Monkeys can get. Back then they were a hard-groovin’ Chili Peps–style thrash-funk clone that eventually got signed to Mercury and released one album under that moniker, Letters From Chutney. Their cryptic new name came with a moody new sound in 1997 and we were, sadly, denied the chance to hear Jay Leno have to say “Rainbow Butt Monkeys” on national TV.

 

5

The Shrinky Dinks

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Final name: Sugar Ray

SoCal party animals Sugar Ray originally called themselves the Shrinky Dinks (and later Shrinky Dinx), after the oven-heated children’s arts and crafts kit of the same name, allegedly because it was the most useless toy they could think of. But once the group got hot themselves – landing a deal with Atlantic Records in 1994 – their impressively un-badass band name aroused the ire of Shrinky Dinks manufacturer Milton Bradley, who threatened to sue. Mark McGrath and Co. then renamed themselves for boxer Sugar Ray Robinson, who by that point was too dead to give a shit.

4

Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem

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Final name: Red Hot Chili Peppers

“That’s was how we wanted to play, majestic and chaotic” explained Anthony Kiedis of a name somehow more unwieldy than the six-syllable Red Hot Chili Peppers. In 1983, a friend suggested that bassist Flea, guitarist Hillel Slovak and local character Anthony Kiedis play a song before his band’s gig at the Rhythm Room in Los Angeles. Soon, Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem appeared for two shows in February 1983. “I was wearing a paisley corduroy three-quarter-length robe and a fluorescent orange hunting cap,” remembered Kiedis about the first night. “Oddly enough, I was totally sober.”

3

The Polka Tulk Blues Band

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Final name: Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath is pretty much the most perfect name for the world’s first heavy-metal band, but it didn’t come to them immediately. When Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward first came together in 1968 they were doing blues rock numbers under the name the Polka Tulk Blues Band, though one day early on Iommi told Osbourne it was terrible. “Every time I hear it, all I can picture is you, with your trousers around your ankles, taking a fucking dump,” he said. “It’s crap.” His big idea was to rebrand themselves as Earth, though they soon discovered they weren’t the only English band with that name. Butler eventually saved the day when he saw a crowd of people lined up to see the Boris Karloff film Black Sabbathand convinced his bandmates to try it out.

2

The Golliwogs

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Final name: Creedence Clearwater Revival

The hirsute white boys in Creedence Clearwater Revival turned their passion for black music and Southern culture into a distinctive California-soaked choogle that had Tina Turner covering their songs and Bruce Springsteen inducting them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. However, they would probably be remembered as the Vanilla Ice of the Vanilla Fudge era had they stuck with the racist path they started as the Golliwogs — a band in frizzy white afro wigs, a whiteface reversal of the minstrel-like caricature of their namesake. Though they were working as the Visions, Fantasy Records owner Max Weiss changed the name of the embryonic band for its first single, 1964’s “Don’t Tell Me No Lies.” “I think, at least to Max anyway, ‘Golliwogs’ sounded sort of British,” said rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty. “We always hated the name – still do – but Max owned the label and we were new and wanted very much to make records, so we went along with things.” The same corporate meddling that got them into that mess, also got them out: When Saul Zaentz bought the company in 1967, he made them find a new handle.

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Naked Toddler

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Final name: Creed

Perhaps through some act of fan mercy, the words “Naked Toddler” do not currently appear anywhere on Creed’s Wikipedia page. But the fact is, when the group first came together in the mid Nineties, guitarist Mark Tremonti presented his bandmates with a newspaper clipping he kept in his wallet containing a story about an abducted “naked toddler” and convinced them it would a good moniker. “The name didn’t go over well,” singer Scott Stappwrote in his autobiography. “Girls hated it and said it made them think of pedophilia.” The band eventually adopted Creed as a shortened form of the name of bassist Brian Marshall’s previous outfit Mattox Creed. And yet, the group apparently aren’t totally ashamed of their NAMBLA-esque original name. In 2012, they posted a piece of “Creed Trivia” to their Facebook pageasking fans if they knew the band’s original name. About 600 fans have replied so far, all confident in typing “Naked Toddler.”

Source: Rolling Stone

ABC’s Jesus-Ridiculing Show Bringing In The Easter Season Proclaiming 10% Of Americans Are Gay!


ABC’s newest sitcom The Real O’Neals is described as “just your typical all-American, Catholic, divorcing, disgraced, law-breaking, gay family” and continues on to say their family is “a perfect mess.” It is now airing on Tuesday evenings at 8:30/7:30 p.m. CT.

The Real O’Neals mocks Christianity and insults Catholicism. One Million Moms (1MM) recognizes this show ridicules people of faith, and Christians across America are offended by it.

The Parents Television Council, which has also taken issue with the program, recently released research it conducted about the graphic content on the series, which is rated PG.

“PTC research has found that the first three episodes of ABC’s new show, ‘The Real O’Neals’ were saturated with adult content,” noted PTC.

“Children watching were exposed to either sexual dialogue or bleeped profanities on an average of once every 43 seconds — in spite of the fact that the show is rated TV-PG and airs as early as 7:30 p.m. in half the country.”

PTC President Tim Winter said in a statement that “ABC has essentially inserted explicit and adult-themed humor into a PG-rated, primetime program that is about a family, created for families.”

“Even worse, much of the sexual and expletive-laced dialogue is delivered by characters who are children. Simply put, the network is defrauding parents by rating this show as appropriate for young children,” continued Winter.

“I’d argue that most parents would not agree that the kind of content found in ‘The Real O’Neals’ is anywhere near acceptable for family audiences.”

In 2014, CBS premiered a series called “The McCarthys” involving an sports-focused family with a gay son who was an adult. The program was canceled after one season.

Catholic League President Bill Donohue seems optimistic that a similar fate may meet The Real O’Neals, arguing that the series was already failing in the ratings.

“ABC is in a jam and they know it. Even they must admit that last night’s episode of ‘The Real O’Neals’ was just plain stupid. The ratings show it: once again, it trailed the competition on CBS and NBC,” wrote Donohue.

It is almost impossible to describe the depth of depravity found in the sitcom The Real O’Neals. It is impossible to list them all, so here are a few scenes from this TV – PG – D rated show:

  • Jesus appears where only the gay son can see and talk to Him, and He is annoyed by the mom’s strict guidelines for her family.
  • The daughter steals money she is supposedly raising for charity.
  • The daughter “attempts to prove” that there is no God in a science fair project.
  • ABC network refers to this highly dysfunctional family as “the perfect Irish-Catholic family.”
  • A statue of Mary is kept above the O’Neal’s toilet to remind the boys to put the seat down.
  • The first jab at Jesus comes only 52 seconds into the first episode.
  • The mother encourages her 16-year-old gay son to “try sex” with a girl.
  • Vulgar language.
  • The mom makes pancakes shaped like the face of Jesus to guilt trip her anorexic son into eating.
  • One of the show’s producers is anti-Christian bigot Dan Savage, and the show is said to be loosely based on his life.
  • The most recent episode claims that 10% of Americans are gay. Maybe in Hollywood!

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Happy Birthday William Shatner: 85 Years Of His Best Moments, From ‘Star Trek’ & Beyond [VIDEO]


At 85 and still going strong, William Shatner is more than an iconic television and film actor: he’s a living pop culture legend.

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Even if you’re not a Star Trek fan (hard as that may be to imagine), you know William Shatner. The actor of stage and screen has been on the scene for almost 65 years, effortlessly immersing himself in pop culture. His portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk in the original Star Trek series is as fun and engrossing today as it was 50 years ago. Shatner has created a legacy anyone would be proud of—and at 85, it doesn’t look like he’s stopping anytime soon. Celebrate his birthday with these moments that make William Shatner the icon he has become.

Star Trek Turned 50!

William Shatner discusses the ‘Star Trek’ 50th anniversary concert tour ‘Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage’, the on-going ‘Star Wars’ rivalry and working with legendary ‘Trek’ composer Jerry Goldsmith
Watch Diana Falzone talk about Apple News, Celebrity Interviews, Dotcom Live, In The Zone, and Movies.

Some of the best parts fell on the cutting room floor!

 

Rocket Man

Some things simply defy description. William Shatner performing Elton John’s “Rocket Man”is one such thing. Although this event has been parodied throughout the years (most memorably on Family Guy), the original has to be seen to be believed. Shatner’s strange, somewhat unsettling rendition of the song will leave you spellbound and speechless. It’s a disaster (and a good example of why his music career never quite took off), but easily one of the most mesmerizing disasters you’ll ever see. Shatner has taken all the ribbing with much good grace, and even poked fun at his own performance. It’s proof that a bad rendition can still become a classic.

Shatner Owns The Studio!

In the recording Studio with some junior director. The guy should have kept his mouth shut.

The Twilight Zone



The Twilight Zone
will go down in history as one of the most disturbing shows on television. Instead of relying on cheap shocks and gore, this iconic program preferred to plumb the depths of the human psyche and feed on our deepest fears. In this classic episode, we see a young Shatner terrified of flying and the recesses of his own mind. The effects are outdated, but the terror remains palpable—helped in no small part by Shatner’s panicked performance.

The Arena

Let’s be clear: Star Trek was a revolutionary television show that featured political commentary lightyears ahead of its contemporaries, had a level of diversity onscreen that is still all too rare, and set the stage for some legendary careers (and lifelong friendships, including the one between the late Leonard Nimoy and Shatner). It remains one of the best and most beloved science fiction franchises ever, and it all started with the original series.

That being said, it had some unbelievably corny moments and jaw-droppingly bad effects. The fight between Captain Kirk and the Gorn in the episode “The Arena” highlights everything comically awkward about this classic show. Don’t worry, they reunited years later to settle their differences.

Sarah Palin’s Tweets

Actors and politics don’t always mix, but William Shatner providing a dramatic reading of former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin’s Tweets is a thing of beauty. His ultra-serious, intensely dramatic rendition was hilariously on-point, both mocking his own overblown style as well as the sometimes incoherent Tweets she was sharing with the world. Whatever your political affiliation, it’s almost impossible not to appreciate this deadpan performance.

Boston Legal

The Intruder

Shatner plays a white racist in this excerpt from the 1962 Roger Corman movie, Intruder is often hailed as Corman’s best movie.

With all the humor and self-deprecation, it’s easy to forget that William Shatner is indeed a consummate actor and professional. His role as Denny Crane in the hit show Boston Legal allowed him to stretch his acting chops as well as tickle our funny bones. And in this classic scene where his best friend and colleague played by James Spader is held at gunpoint, Shatner reminds everyone that he can still kick butt and take names—no matter what his age may be.

But, he’ll alway be Captain Kirk…

Source: Enstarz‎

German Medical Records Reveal Adolf Hitler Had a ‘micro-penis’ {VIDEO}


London: New German medical records, which have been unearthed 93 years after they were originally recorded, claim that Adolf Hitler had a micro-penis.

Historians think that this embarrassing penis deformity of Hitler may be the reason behind his rage and lack of sex life during his 56 years, the Daily Star reported.

Medical records following the Nazi Party leader’s arrest in 1923 suggest that he suffered “right-side cryptorchidism,” the medical name for an undescended testicle and that his genitalia may have been more deformed than first thought.

New records show the fascist leader also had a related condition called Hypospadias, which can leave the sufferer with a “micro-penis.”

Hypospadias sufferers may be forced to urinate out of a small hole at the base, or shaft of the penis, rather than at the tip.

Historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie said in the new book ‘Hitler’s Last Day: Minute by Minute’ that the Nazi leader, who was well known to have a fear of people seeing him naked and never became a father, kept the dark secret close to him.

They noted that Hitler himself is believed to have had two forms of genital abnormality, an undescended testicle and a rare condition called penile Hypospadius, in which the urethra opens on the underside of the penis.

Personal doctor Theodor Morell, who prescribed Hitler amphetamines, hormones and cocaine on occasion, to hike the leader’s libido, is also said to have recorded the Fuhrer’s penis deformity.

Nazi architect Albert Speer, who was responsible for designing colossal buildings for Hitler, said the leader’s absent sex drive was very noticeable following the war, adding that in the case of Eva Braun in particular, aside from occasional passionate episodes, there was no sexual activity at all for long periods of time.

Rumour has it that during the Battle of the Somme in the First World War, a flying piece of hot shrapnel sliced into Fuhrer’s testicles.


Source: German medical records reveal Adolf Hitler had ‘micropenis’ |

Peter and Sting USA Tour 2016 – Rock Paper Scissors – Tickets On Sale Now!


Peter Gabriel and Sting will tour together in the USA and Canada during June & July 2016.

The tour will be entitled Rock Paper Scissors

Click here to see all the dates and buy links on the Live page

Here are the dates:

Tickets for shows in Columbus, Wantagh, Detroit, Worcester, Chicago, Milwaukee, Denver, Seattle and LA (second show) go on public sale on Monday 1 February at 10am LOCAL time. Links to buy here.

Date City Venue Public On Sale (Time)
June 21 Columbus, OH Nationwide Arena Mon. Feb. 1 (10am EST)
June 23 Washington, DC Verizon Center Sold Out
June 24 Wantagh, NY Jones Beach Mon. Feb. 1 (10am EST)
June 26 Philadelphia, PA BB&T Pavilion On sale now
June 27 New York, NY Madison Square Garden Sold Out
June 29 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre Sold Out
June 30 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills Mon. Feb. 1 (10am EST)
July 02 Worcester, MA DCU Center Mon. Feb. 1 (10am EST)
July 05 Montreal, QC Bell Centre Sold Out
July 07 Québec, QC Festival d’été de Québec On sale March 2016
July 09 Chicago, IL United Center Mon. Feb. 1 (10am CST)
July 10 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest Mon. Feb 1 (10am CST)
July 12 Denver, CO Pepsi Center Mon. Feb. 1 (10am MST)
July 14 San Jose, CA SAP Center at San Jose On sale now
July 15 Lake Tahoe, NV Harvey’s Sold Out
July 17 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl Sold Out
July 18 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl Mon. Feb 1 (10am PST)
July 21 Seattle, WA Key Arena Mon. Feb. 1 (10am PST)
July 23 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome On sale now
July 24 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place On sale now

 

Peter and Sting first toured together in 1986 with Amnesty International in the USA and subsequently the World in 1988 and they have been friends ever since.

“I had a successful tour with Paul Simon, who is someone else I admire greatly, and that worked so well I thought I’d like to do this again… who could I tour with? And then I thought of Peter because we’ve known each other for so long” – Sting

“What intrigues me is that when you get a good bunch of musicians together then interesting things will happen if they are allowed to” – Peter Gabriel

For the shows fans can expect the two artists to be delving into each other’s catalogues to choose songs to perform together and will be doing their own solo slots.

“The interesting thing for me is what happens to our songs when they are juxtaposed with each other’s songs. What I do will change what he does and vice-versa. The songs we trade and the songs that we sing together will have an unexpected result, we hope”, says Sting, whilst Peter adds “For me it’s partly what sounds good in that present incarnation balanced with what people want to hear. You want to try and get both sides and throw in something unfamiliar as well as the hits”.

The tour will go on sale in two phases so please check the details based on the city most relevant to you so as not to miss out!

Ticketing details if you want to attend the shows in:
Washington, Philadelphia, NYC-MSG, Toronto, Montreal, San Jose, Lake Tahoe, Los Angeles, Calgary & Edmonton

All these shows go on Public sale on Monday, Jan. 25. Click here for buy links and on sale times.

Ticketing details if you want to attend the shows in:
Columbus, Wantagh, Detroit, Worcester, Chicago, Milwaukee, Denver, Seattle and LA second night.

All these shows go on Public sale on Monday, Feb 1 (10am local time). Click here for buy links and on sale times.


Source: PeterGabriel.com

Surprise Donald Trump Movie Drops One Day After New Hampshire Victory and You’ll Never Guess Who Plays Him 


The left wing comedians at FunnyOrDie.com have ventured into uncharted territory in creating the first-ever Donald Trump movie.

Complete with an all-star cast and a catchy theme song, “The Art of the Deal” movie is 50 minutes of pure ’80s throwback absurdity.

Image source: FunnyOrDie

Image source: FunnyOrDie

It’s unclear whether or not Trump has seen the film, which the comedy site released Wednesday, following the business mogul’s success at the GOP primary in New Hampshire Tuesday night.

Folks at the Houston Chronicle say it’s being touted as “The New Film (Not) Based on the #1 National Bestselling Book by Donald Trump.” Trump’s book, also called “The Art of the Deal,” is a best-selling business advice book published in 1987.

“The Art of the Deal” movie features a hardly recognizable Johnny Depp as Trump. Actors Henry Winkler, Merv Griffin, Patton Oswalt, Jacob Tremblay, Andy Richter, Jack McBrayer, Stephen Merchant, Alfred Molina and Michaela Watkins also appear in the film.

Image source: FunnyOrDie

Image source: FunnyOrDie

FunnyOrDie co-founder Adam McKay produced the film and kept it under wraps prior to its Feb. 10 release. McKay also directed “The Big Short,” the 2015 film up for several Academy Awards, including best picture.

“It was a crazy, completely nuts idea that somehow we pulled off,” McKay told the New York Times about the surprise release.

The film was directed by Jeremy Konner, who produces Comedy Central’s “Drunk History.”

By Wednesday afternoon, “The Art of the Deal” movie had already reached almost a half-million views.

You can watch the full movie here.

 

Source: TheBlaze.com

Double-Barreled Shotgun – Joe Biden and Darrin Cross Live From The White House…


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Click on the video below, provided by The Gregory Brothers, to see Joey nail himself to the NRA cross with this epic tune.

Share it with all your friends, and “like” the The Gregory Brothers page!

The Gregory Brothers

 We respect Barack Obama for going on CNN to talk gun control with Anderson Cooper, but not sure it was the best strategy. Seems pretty obvious all he had to do was deploy Joe Biden and Darren Criss to sing a song about double-barreled shotguns, and then all americans would agree on the best methods of home defense.

{VIDEO} Disturbed’s Incredible Version of ‘Sound of Silence’ presents the song in a whole new light! 


When rockers Disturbed put out their latest album, Immortalized, in August, fans weren’t surprised at all when the news came that the band had notched up yet another accolade: Its fifth No. 1 debut in a row. The release, Disturbed’s first in five years, contained a notable cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s classic “Sound of Silence.”

This incredible version presents the song in a powerful new light. As frontman David Draiman notes, “We hope that everyone enjoys the experience of this song and video as much as we have.”

Disturbed will be touring North America, Australia, and Europe starting at the beginning of 2016. If you’d like to keep up with their schedule, check here.

Source: Yahoo Music

Bowie ‘Was Still Full Of Plans’ Despite Cancer


The director of David Bowie musical Lazarus has told Sky News the singer “was still full of plans” for the future and “didn’t want to die at all”.

Ivo van Hove said the singer had told him about his cancer in November 2014 before the first workshop for the New York show.

“He said, ‘I have to tell you guys something because we are going to work intensely together. I want you to know if I’m not available or not there, why it is.’ He asked us to keep it confidential.”

Van Hove said Bowie was still very much involved in the musical – which he co-wrote with Enda Walsh.

“He was there a lot. It worked out really fine. He wrote a lot of new songs – not only Blackstar but also four new songs for the musical. He did this in one year and a half.

“He was totally not giving in to the disease and to his cancer – he was really a fighter.”

The Belgian director last saw Bowie at the Lazarus premiere in December and told Sky News he feared it would be their final meeting as the singer looked “fragile”.

“He came on stage with us. He looked well for the people in the audience, but he was fragile.

“We had a long conversation backstage after the show.

“It was beautiful and he was still full of plans because he said immediately, let’s make the second musical now – the sequel.

“He was very enthusiastic about the band which played on the Blackstar album.

“He said I want to make immediately a new album … He didn’t want to die at all. It was really not a fight against death, but a struggle for life.

“That’s the way I felt it. I admire him a lot, and it was hard sometimes but you could feel he suffered from it – he didn’t want to die, he wanted to go on.”

Lazarus, based on the book The Man Who Fell To Earth, is at the New York Theatre Workshop until 19 January.

It includes new songs by Bowie, as well as re-worked songs from his back catalogue.

Bowie himself starred in the 1976 film version of the novel.

 

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