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  • Silent Night, Deadly Night
    SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT arrives on Blu-ray
    Anchor Bay has released the "30th Anniversary Edition" of Silent Night, Deadly Night on Blu-ray...and what a thing of beauty it is!For those of you who aren't in the know, Silent Night, Deadly Night proved to be quite controversial...
  • Urban Outfitters
    8 Urban Outfitters controversies
    Urban Outfitters is known for its overpriced hipster clothing, ridiculous products and its need to offend as many people as possible. Overly conservative donor Richard Hayne has successfully offended Jews, blacks, Native Americans, liberals,...
  • Hawks appeal for forgiveness
    Atlanta Hawks CEO to Fans: 'Please, Baby, Please..."
    By A. SCOTT WALTONATLANTA _ In an open letter sent Saturday afternoon to the media and fans registered on the Atlanta Hawks’ official web site, the team’s CEO borrowed a passage from the Spike Lee idiom.The missive, labeled “We...
  • Lorde wins VMA for best rock video, but ‘Royals’ isn’t rock
    Lorde wins VMA for Best Rock Video; but is ‘Royals’ really rock?
    Lorde made history Sunday night at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. The young New Zealand singer became the first female solo artist to win in the category of Best Rock Video in the award’s history. The 17-year-old won for her song &ldquo...
  • Kansas City policeman starts Facebook controversy
    Kansas City policeman creates Ferguson-Facebook controversy
    On August 19, 2014, the New York Daily News ran a story about a Kansas City policeman named Marc Catron who allegedly shared a misleading image of a young man who looked very much like the deceased teenager Michael Brown of the Ferguson, Missouri...
  • Proposed Lucas Museum of Narrative Art garners both support and vitriole
    George Lucas museum is quickly becoming the Darth Invader of Chicago
    It takes a rare breed of celebrity to propose a project that has simultaneously been called a vanity project, narrative art, nonsensical, inconvenient, and either the greatest or the stupidest idea ever. George Lucas is one of those rare...
  • Southern California's ten most controversial hikes
    Southern California's ten most controversial hikes
    The presence of many spectacular natural areas so close to a city as big as Los Angeles is a double-edged sword. Though L.A. is not often associated with nature, the diverse topography surrounding the city--ranging from ocean to deserts to forests...
  • Baby K'Tan on shelf
    Baby K'Tan packaging sparks debate over African-American family structure
    On Monday, June 23, 2014, a photo showing packages of Baby K'Tan carriers on the shelf of an unidentified store began spreading around the internet. One package shows an African-American woman holding her baby. The other package shows a...
  • Usher comes to the defense of Justin Bieber
    Usher comes to the defense of Justin Bieber
    Just at a time when Justin Bieber needs a good friend to help him overcome controversy about the use of racist words in the past Usher has surfaced. Usher has directly addressed the issue of Bieber having allegedly made racist comments in the past...
  • Chitling Test
    Parents of Lenore N.C. students stunned and upset over 'Chitling Exam'
    Parents, community leaders and students in Lenore, North Carolina were shocked after it was learned that students in an AP psychologyclass were given a controversial test this week that school officials described as being a "mock intelligence...
  • Shinto Shrines of Japan
    The controversy surrounding the Yasukuni Shrine
    According to the South China Morning Post on Tuesday, Justin Bieber thought he was just visiting another Tokyo tourist attraction when he visited the Yasukuni Shrine last week. Numerous pictures of Bieber posing prayerfully before the shrine were...
  • Donald Sterling Clippers owner at game
    Donald Sterling's racist comments 'advertise ignorance', says President Obama
    L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is facing criticism from NBA fans, public figures and celebrities after the recent surfacing of a controversial tape recording. The 81-year-old billionaire is heard sounding off in a racist rant during a...
  • Joan Rivers causes controversy again
    Joan Rivers controversy: Comedian won't apologize for Cleveland captives crack
    Joan Rivers is refusing to apologize for an insensitive joke that she made about the three women kidnapped by Ariel Castro. The "Fashion Police" host's new targets might make you wish that she'd just stick to making quips about...
  • Jillian Michaels may be leaving the Biggest Loser.
    Jillian Michaels wants to call it quits on ‘The Biggest Loser’
    Jillian Michaels has been quite vocal lately on the controversy surrounding last season’s “The Biggest Loser” when winner Rachel Frederickson seemed to lose too much weight. On April 7, People reported that the well-known trainer...
  • Nick Cannon talks about controversy.
    Nick Cannon speaks out: 'There's a big difference between humor and hatred'
    Comedian Nick Cannon sparked quite the controversy over his whiteface stunt last week to promote his new album called “White People Party Music.” The backlash he received resulted in him being called a racist and ignorant. While some...