Obama Is ‘Left’ With Slurpee All Over His Patronizing Face


Let’s raise a plastic cup to a crushed political party with a classic crushed-ice American beverage – the Slurpee. The risk of getting a brain-freeze headache is worth it, especially when it is the 111th Congress we’re toasting farewell to. Oh, thank heaven for 2011! Well, it took a whole 24 hours, but since the [...]

“The (Gay) A-List”: Loathe It or Hate It, It’s Reality on TV


This season the LOGO cable channel has given us The A-List: New York. Otherwise known as The Gay List or something, I’m sure. On bus and subway ads all over Manhattan they are selling it as a show just like The Real Housewives Of…, “but with balls.” I beg to differ. The “Housewives” have a [...]

Listen Up! New Music Releases – October 12, 2010


Listen Up! New Music Releases – October 12, 2010 The Band Perry, The Band Perry (Republic Nashville) NewsRealRating: **** ½ (out of 5 stars) If there’s a voice in country music that poses a threat to the supremacy of Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles, it is Kimberly Perry, lead singer for The Band Perry. Kimberly has the [...]

Your Money At Work: The National Science Foundation Puts on a Climate-Change Play


Even with over one in ten Americans out of work, the National Science Foundation is using the government’s money to put on a play. But not just any play – a musical. And not just any musical – a spectacle piece of agitprop theatre pushing the tired agenda of the global warming cult. You probably [...]

Listen Up! New Music Releases – October 5, 2010


This weekly column is all about keeping the readers of NewsReal up to date with the latest in music new releases. Check here on Tuesdays (the day of the week that new music is released) for coverage that emphasizes a variety of musical genres. New Releases this week include: John Lennon, “Signature Box” (Capitol) NewsRealRating: [...]

Obama’s Top 10 Broken Promises (So Far)


There’s some bad news… and then there’s some good news. First the bad news: President Barack Obama made so many campaign promises it was hard to choose just ten. Not that we wanted most of these promises to be kept, of course. Now for the good news: No matter what he promised, Obama has been [...]

Obama’s Top 10 Broken Promises (So Far)


There’s some bad news… and then there’s some good news. First the bad news: President Barack Obama made so many campaign promises it was hard to choose just ten. Not that we wanted most of these promises to be kept, of course. Now for the good news: No matter what he promised, Obama has been [...]

Has Obama (of all Presidents) Finally Silenced the Rap Industry?


Rappers in 2010 don’t know what the ‘F’ to do. They are being let down by the first president they actually went to the voting polls for, and they are speechless. In fact, their silence is consent. Isn’t it great to know that of all presidents, Obama is the one who finally shut these foul-mouthed-usually-criminals [...]

Rapist Roman Polanski Goes Free: Swiss Justice Has As Many Holes As Swiss Cheese


When is rape not rape? That question has been debated for decades, but there seems to be at least one answer that is apparent: when it is committed by a Hollywood film director… or at least in Europe. As of this afternoon, Swiss officials have turned Roman Polanski loose. Needless to say, the Los Angeles [...]

NRB Film Review: “Restrepo” Tells the Truth About our Heroic Soldiers


Outpost (“OP”) Restrepo. Korengal Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan. 2008. A film still from the documentary RESTREPO by Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger. Image © Outpost Films
“Restrepo,” a feature-length documentary, is as exciting and suspenseful as any summer blockbuster out there. More than that, it’s important that it be seen. The film follows a platoon of [...]