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The Glenn Beck Massacre

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert J. Elisberg

The disastrous hour Glenn Beck spent with Eric Massa was not a disaster for Mr. Massa. He was clearly a joke before that. The disaster was all Glenn Beck's. A dangerous, divisive, empty, cruel, out-of-control puff of air.

Eric Massa is Taking Back the Spotlight From the Starlets

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tina Dupuy

When actors were seen as vermin, the object of our affections and repugnance were people with actual power: politicians. Politicians like Massa are just taking back their country from Hollywood.

SNL Takes On Eric Massa (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

SNL opened the show last night with a sketch mocking Eric Massa and the ever-growing list of "non-sexual" acts he engaged in with his staff. Cutting a...

Kooky Kabuki Terrain.

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Will Durst

This health care thing has driven people crazier than Johnny Depp in a Max Fleischer cartoon on acid. Pro or con, your rhetoric better be cranked up t...

Seinfeld Appears On 'SNL' To Rip Eric Massa (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Continuing to promote "The Marriage Ref" by simply being Jerry Seinfeld, the comedian joined Seth Meyers last night for the segment "Really!?! With Se...

Skip Sex & 9 Other Wacky Ideas to Make Up for DST Lost Sleep

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lea Lane

If you follow these rules you'll be sick to your stomach, dirty, ungroomed, sloppily dressed, constipated, hungry, thirsty and horny. But you'll have made up the lost Daylight Savings Time hour!

Paterson Sets Special Election Date To Replace Massa

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Gov. David Paterson has called for a special election Nov. 2 to fill the seat held by former U.S. Rep. Eric Massa, who resig...

Friday Talking Points [115] -- Git 'Er Done!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Call it the calm before the storm. What everyone's waiting on is for Congress to leap into action. But, in a surprising twist, this time it might actually happen.

Hey, you sickos! Real men marry women!

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Morford

Some days it's just so very difficult to choose. The toxic tales come so fast, slippery and weird, you don't know which way to flip your personal drun...

Chris Hardwick Talks Eric Massa, Lindsay Lohan And Being A 'Costco-Sized Douchebag' (NSFW VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We sat down with Chris Hardwick this week to talk about Eric Massa's sex life, Lindsay Lohan's suit against eTrade, and Conan's lone Twitter followee....

Former Cheney Advisor Talks New Newsite, The Daily Caller

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

In today's 2nd Anniversary Show, Wilshire & Washington asks: How can an online news organization succeed, both financially and journalistically, in th...

Rod Blagojevich On Fred Thompson AUDIO: Calls Pat Quinn A 'Eunuch,' Talks Rahm Emanuel, Dick Durbin, Roland Burris

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rod Blagojevich had some choice words for a number of prominent Chicago politicians, in a radio appearance on Fred and Jeri Thompson's WLS radio show ...

Pelosi's Office Informed Of Eric Massa's Conduct Months Ago

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sometime in October, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's office got a call from then-Congressman Eric Massa's (D-N.Y.) top aide detailing the Represen...

Pelosi: Stupak Wants Health Care Reform (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared on "The Rachel Maddow Show" Thursday and weighed in on everything from Bart Stupak's threats to derail health care...

Jon Stewart On Beck's Massa Interview: Why The Night 'Wasn't A Total Loss' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On Wednesday night, Jon Stewart made the case for why Glenn Beck's now notorious interview with recently forced out Congressman Eric Massa wasn't a 't...

House Votes For Ethics Committee To Re-Open Eric Massa Investigation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 2:00 p.m. The House of Representatives voted almost unanimously to order the ethics committee to re-open its investigation of Eric Massa. Roll ...

Massa's White Collar Playground

Trish Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trish Kinney

The very first time I ever watched Glenn Beck's show was this week when Eric Massa was his guest. It was clear from Beck's hilarious set-up that his expectations were high.

Treatment For The Lifetime Movie Don't Drop The Hope: The Eric Massa Story

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Eric Massa is new in the town of Washington, DC. Born in Charleston, Massa is a naïve, doe-eyed southern boy who don't mean no harm to no one. Now ...

Never Trust a Naked Massa in a Tickle Fight

Margaret Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margaret Carlson

The Republicans' embrace of Massa is a prime example of Obama Derangement Syndrome, which expresses itself in hating anything that the president likes, even if you once loved it, like a bipartisan commission on the deficit.

Massa, Rangel Ethics Woes Create Openings For Republicans

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — One is a former Democratic freshman little known outside his Corning-Olean-Pittsford, N.Y., district. The other, a 20-term Democrat...

Roy Sekoff: Massa Is The Navy's Problem Now (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Roy Sekoff appeared on "The Ed Show" Wednesday to weigh in on yesterday's bizarre media blitz by former Democratic congressman Eric Massa. When asked...

Weekly Pulse: Eric Massa Backs off Health Care Conspiracy, Glenn Beck Apologizes to the Entire Country

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Former Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY) punked conservative talk show host Glenn Beck yesterday by recanting his...

Why Massa Can't See Straight and Why It Matters

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

If you're not out, come out. If you aren't willing to come out, then at least don't get married and for heaven's sake, don't run for office.

Larry King Asks Eric Massa: 'Are You Gay?' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Are you gay?" Larry King went there Tuesday night with Eric Massa, who is resigning from Congress amid allegations that he groped male staffers. "H...

Eric Massa and the Small Town Democrats

Steve Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Daley

If it was a Democratic renaissance, it was a short one. My guess is the next time they'll elect a Democrat to Congress in my home district will be sometime before the next Ice Age.