Controversial Emmy Nominations

I award the Emmy Awards a big SPLAT for honoring television’s most controversial shows with the most Emmy 2015 nominations. HBO’s Game of Thrones (heavy nudity, violence, and very bad depiction of women) received 24 nominations. FX’s American Horror Story (violence and gore) was next with 19. Amazon’s Transparent (about a transgender father) received 11. AMC’s Mad Men (sexuality, foul language, drugs and alcohol) also received 11. And, Inside Amy Schumer (R-Rated humor) received 7 nominations. Game of Thrones has even come under heavy criticism lately for recent episodes that bring their treatment of women to new lows. One episode contains a brutal rape of a … Continue reading Controversial Emmy Nominations

Jase Robertson, The Reality

Jase Robertson of Duck Dynasty is the real thing. That’s what I thought after hearing him speak, live, at a recent Christian men’s conference that I attended in Lynchburg, VA. Going into this event I had only a passing knowledge of the show, mostly from articles that I had read or highlight clips and promos on the internet. I’ve never even seen a full show of Duck Dynasty so I wasn’t real sure what to expect when Jase Robertson walked out on stage. At best, I thought he would be good for a few laughs and provide a fun transition … Continue reading Jase Robertson, The Reality