It's not news that Hollywood waited too long to confront Nazi Germany. It fell to the Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin, to fire the first major broadside in 1940 with his hilarious satire The Great Dictator. By that time Paris had already fallen, and two years had passed since Kristallnacht, when the w ... More >>
It is about a quarter to midnight last Saturday, and it's the eve of World War II on stage at the Sacred Fools Theater. A young Fuhrer (writer/actor Donal Thoms-Capello) prances out and picks up the phone to call his man-crush, Henry Ford (Curt Bonnem), who is on the other line with FDR (Eric Gianco ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with the billboard taken down. First posted at 12:27 p.m. It's been a bad year so far for JC Penney. It had a CEO, Ron Johnson, who worked as a top executive at ultra-cool Apple, Inc. But he didn't get this kind of retail and proceeded to alienate the chain's customers by elim ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: Ron Kaye captured video of the clash! First posted at 1:38 p.m. Tuesday. L.A. City Councilman Paul Koretz threatened to "clock" a man who said "heil, Hitler" to the council during a public comments period at City Hall today, according to The City Maven. The Westside city lea ... More >>
It was a simpler time. A time of corn cobs hanging over the head of Adolf Hitler. Of flirty potatoes seducing us with Betty Boop eyelashes. Of obese blonde children meting out American superiority with their thunderous thighs. It was WWII, the golden era of propaganda, and no one did it better tha ... More >>
Even Hitler loves to hate L.A. traffic.And the countdown to Carmageddon begins! There are many important repercussions of the 53-hour, 10-mile closure of the 405 we should discuss -- like how incredibly much it's going to suck, and how it's all a big waste anyway because carpool lanes don't ... More >>
Purl's pearl in Calabasas
Hitler has a crucial upcoming heavy metal gig, but his beloved Jacksons have been stolen and a replacement Fender just won't do (get him a fucking Gibson, at least, for chrissake): One of the many videos the copyright police doesn't want you to watch.
Yesterday we blogged about the push by the German distributor of Downfall to clear YouTube of the many Hitler parody videos making use of the same scene from that film. As I noted in that post, I love a meme as much as the next gal, but this one has long run it's course; if we need a shark jump mome ... More >>
A totally made-up, mostly internet-fueled holiday like 4/20 can only mean one thing: Hitler's gonna be mad. But before you upload your "Hitler finds out Himmler got stoned and let all Jews go free" Downfall mashup, consider this: Constantin Films, the German production company behind the Osca ... More >>
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