Brit Hume Applauds Megyn Kelly's Influential Hotness

This year, Time is honoring the people it's deemed the 100 Most Influential by having other influential people write their profiles — Dolly Parton wrote about Miley Cyrus, President Obama wrote about the Pope, Madeleine Albright wrote about Vladimir Putin in what will surely go down in history as the "Ether" of… » 4/24/14 1:30pm 4/24/14 1:30pm

Gretchen Carlson Takes Off Her Makeup Because Female Empowerment

Calling it a "cable news first," Gretchen Carlson hosted a segment of her Fox News show The Real Story completely "sans makeup" on Friday. Carlson used her raw face as a teachable moment for all those young girls out there who were definitely at home watching at 2 pm EST on a weekday about the importance of valuing… » 10/11/13 7:15pm 10/11/13 7:15pm

Professional Dipshit Writes Bizarrely Sexist Screed Against Cable Host

Earlier this week, Crossfire, the ancestral home of partisan cable TV shouting, returned to CNN because apparently no one has any new ideas for a TV debate show that isn't bad. And while reviews for the the program's zombie reanimation were tepid-to-negative, one in particular stuck out for its confusingly enraged… » 9/10/13 4:00pm 9/10/13 4:00pm

CNN Had Four Women Discuss Something Other Than Weddings & Babies

You're not hallucinating as you slip into a mid-afternoon taco coma; CNN really did just feature a panel of four women discussing something on the news. And — AND!— the all-lady discussion wasn't even about so-called "women's issues" like THE ROYAL BABY or COOL FAVORS TO GIVE OUT AT YOUR BUDGET RECESSION WEDDING —… » 7/24/13 3:30pm 7/24/13 3:30pm

Vanity Fair Photoshoot Features Mika in Bizarre Tabletop Dancer Pose

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are both pretty accomplished media powerhouses. So it makes sense that in a photo of the two of them featured in this month's Vanity Fair, they'd both be posed similarly. Ha! Just kidding. They put Mika on a tabletop kicking her leg in the air and gazing back inscrutably at Joe, who… » 9/12/12 1:00pm 9/12/12 1:00pm

Christine O'Donnell Asked to Define Marxism, Inane Floundering Ensues

Soledad O'Brien has just about broken the on a roll sound barrier over the last couple of weeks. For most TV journalists, getting Romney mouthpiece John Sununu Rumpelstiltskin-level mad and then reducing Tim Pawlenty to asking her if she understood English would be enough to coast on Gabby Douglas interviews for the… » 8/20/12 6:50pm 8/20/12 6:50pm

Nancy Grace Angrily Defends Herself to Bill O'Reilly

Even though Casey Anthony was acquitted of murdering her daughter by a Florida jury last week, Nancy Grace's post-verdict coverage on HLN has remained bombastically biased against her, causing many to wonder if Grace had finally crossed the line. She certainly didn't do much to placate her critics with an appearance… » 7/12/11 11:16am 7/12/11 11:16am

Did The Cable News Networks Destroy Hillary's Campaign?

A few weeks ago, we wrote that whatever the outcome of the Democratic Primary, Hillary Clinton's candidacy helped start a conversation about sexism. Well that conversation is on the front page of the New York Times this morning, with a discussion of the possibly sexist way Clinton was covered by cable news networks… » 6/13/08 9:30am 6/13/08 9:30am