Something is terribly wrong with comedy in our country. Decadence is rapidly replacing decency. If it's offensive, embarrassing and raunchy, you've hit the mark. The more today's comedians can push the envelope, the more they're hailed as cool, hilarious and cutting edge.
The Latin root of decadence means, "to fall down." It is not speaking of mere excess but rather deterioration, decay and decline of that which is moral. Synonyms include "debased, degraded, gone to the dogs." Tragically, that is what has happened for the most part to comedy in our culture today.
Have you noticed or are you like millions being subtly seduced? Worse yet, are you grabbing your spouse or your friends and inviting them to come along and guffaw? more >>
Kanye West celebrated his 37th birthday Sunday and his new wife Kim Kardashian shared a heartfelt message for him with the world.
Kardashian, the 33-year-old "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star, wed the father of her child and rap mogul West last month. Now she is letting fans know just how much she cares about him.
"Happy Birthday to my husband and best friend in the entire world!" Kardashian tweeted. "You have changed my life in more ways than you know! The way you look at life inspires me! I love you so much!!!" more >>
Teresa Giudice may be gearing up to write a tell-all book about her pending legal issues that could land she and her husband in jail.
Teresa, 42, and her husband Joe Giudice pleaded guilty to multiple fraud charges in a New Jersey federal court earlier tis year. While the pair featured on "Real Housewives of New Jersey" will not be sentenced until July 8, Joe faces a potential deportation or 37 to 46 months in jail, while Teresa faces 21 to 27 months.
While Teresa has been a best-selling author of multiple cookbooks, Radar Online is reporting that Teresa is working on a tell-all memoir. more >>
Trinity Broadcasting Network suffered a severe decline in total revenue for the year 2012, according to the Form 990 it filed with the Internal Revenue Service.
According to the form for the 2012 calendar year TBN – legally registered as the Trinity Christian Center of Santa Ana, Inc. – had a total revenue of approximately $144 million. This contrasts with calendar year 2011, when they had a total revenue of about $176 million.
Meant as a form for nonprofits, Form 990 breaks down revenue into four categories: "Contributions and grants," "Program service revenue," "Investment income," and "Other revenue." more >>
Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood teamed up once more on the song "Somethin' Bad" at the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 4.
The live awards show took place in Nashville, Tenn., where, for the second time within one month, Lambert and Underwood brought the house to their feet with their powerful duet. The pair first performed "Somethin' Bad" off Lambert's new album "Platinum" during the Billboard Music Awards last month. However, the CMT Music Awards saw the country music stars give an even more exciting performance. Watch it here.
Ahead of their collaboration, Lambert gushed about having Underwood join her on "Somethin' Bad," which is found on Lambert's new album that just hit stores June 3. more >>
The A&E network has released a 30-second teaser trailer promoting the new season of "Duck Dynasty," featuring classic Robertson family antics along with a brief guest appearance from Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. The new season is slated to premiere next Wednesday, June 11.
The short preview features several of the beloved characters from the reality show, including Korie and Willie Robertson, as well as brothers Jase and Jep Robertson. One scene shows Willie, Jase and Jep participating in a volunteer firefighter training course, while another clip shows Si Robertson, the classically quirky uncle of the family, engaging in some of his well-known ramblings to the camera.
The end of the short clip shows Governor Bobby Jindal greeting the Robertson clan, including Willie, the CEO of Duck Commander, in the company's warehouse. Gov. Jindal is expected to be in part of season six's premiere, as he was filmed in West Monroe earlier this year awarding Willie Robertson the inaugural "Governor's Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence" for turning the family's Duck Commander business into a multi-million dollar American success story. more >>