Media Critic Calls Chris Hayes Sexist for "Girl Talk" Reference

Mark Finkelstein, a NewsBusters editor dedicated to "COMBATING LIBERAL MEDIA BIAS" who "spent ten days in Iraq" once, has a scoop: MSNBC host Chris Hayes was really sexist on the air last night. Which is true, if you don't know who Girl Talk is. Mark Finkelstein does not know who Girl Talk is. » 9/17/14 12:11pm Wednesday 12:11pm

Hey Sen. Gillibrand, Andrea Mitchell, Who Are the Sketchy Congressmen?

Along with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s “porky” abuse from sketchy Congressmen, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell added that there are just some “you’d not get in an elevator with.” Dude, who are these old men with a propensity for antiquated workplace sexual harassment? We don’t want to be in an elevator with them either!… » 8/28/14 3:40pm 8/28/14 3:40pm

Watch Mika Brzezinski 'Schoolmarm' Joe Scarborough About Flight 370

As part of the battle for ratings dominance via coverage of the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, the hosts of MSNBC's Morning Joe spoke with some experts about the plane Monday morning. (Here "spoke with some experts" = postulated wildly about nothing at all and then yelled at each other. It was a normal day.) » 3/24/14 5:00pm 3/24/14 5:00pm

MSNBC Cuts Off Congresswoman Mid-Sentence for Breaking Bieber News

America's longtime battle with Bieber fever has escalated to critical with yesterday's news of the pop star's arrest in Miami. Hence this video from Uproxx, in which MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell interrupts Congresswoman Jane Harman of California and her talk of the NSA's data collection practices with BREAKING NEWS from… » 1/24/14 11:30am 1/24/14 11:30am

Mika Brzezinski Awesomely Gives Random Woman a Major Career Boost

When she's not being steamrolled on a daily basis by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski takes time to help young women. On Tuesday evening, after a panel discussion at Columbia University Journalism School, Brzezinski took out her phone and called up a friend to see if she could get a young woman who had asked her for… » 10/09/13 12:50pm 10/09/13 12:50pm

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

Sandra Fluke Gives the Romney/Ryan Ticket a Stern Talking-To

Sandra Fluke spoke at the Democratic National Convention tonight, and pretty much called Mitt Romney out for being a coward. In front of eeeevvvveryone. If she'd made her speech in a lunchroom with middle school Democrats on one side and middle school Republicans on another, there would have been a low, rumbling… » 9/05/12 11:35pm 9/05/12 11:35pm

Woman Who's Been a Surrogate Mother 11 Times Officially Retires Her…

For most women, the idea of carrying four of their own children is more than enough. But one woman did that much and then kept right on going. Meredith Olafson, of Fargo, North Dakota, has delivered 15 babies. That is approaching Duggar levels of birthing. Unlike the Duggars, though, most of the babies didn't belong… » 4/10/12 11:55pm 4/10/12 11:55pm

Rick Santorum Goes Insane, Denies Ever Even Mentioning Contraception


Rick Santorum went on MSNBC's Morning Joe this morning where Joe Scarborough asked him if he regrets bringing the issue of contraception into his campaign. Rickles got flustered and turned pissy fast. He said, "I've never had any record or anything about talking about access to contraception." Umm. Not to cross you,… » 3/19/12 11:55pm 3/19/12 11:55pm

Oops! Santorum Spokeswoman 'Accidentally' Says Obama Has 'Radical…

Man alive. Just when you think Rick Santorum's campaign has done every dumb thing covered in How to Lose Everyone's Vote for Dummies, they manage to pull another trick out of their hat. This one comes courtesy not of Santo-Claus himself but from Alice Stewart, a spokeswoman for his campaign. She was on MSNBC today… » 2/20/12 10:30pm 2/20/12 10:30pm

Did NBC Inadvertently Fund Conrad Murray's Legal Defense?

When he started working for Michael Jackson — and even when the pop icon died — Dr. Conrad Murray was in debt. He was behind on child support payments, owed money to credit card companies and medical equipment suppliers, and was described as being "cash-strapped." Yet at his trial — during which he did not take the… » 11/10/11 1:50pm 11/10/11 1:50pm