Alec Baldwin Suspended From MSNBC For Rudeness

Alec Baldwin shirtless gunWhile testifying at the trial of a woman who sent emails about ovulation and sweet sweet love making, Alec Baldwin got himself in big trouble when he called a reporter “dumb.”

MSNBC is punishing him by suspending his interview show, Up Late, for two weeks.

From Variety:

He then insulted the reporter, saying, “You are as dumb as you look. You are with Fox, right?”

On Thursday, Baldwin warded off photographers he felt were getting too close to his family. At one point during the confrontation, he was heard using an anti-gay slur.  Baldwin later used Twitter to call attention to the offensiveness of such language.

Then he apologized for the millionth time, shoved Tina Fey in front of him and shocked her with a cattle prod until she convinced everyone that he’s a sweet and misunderstood guy.

‘Prometheus’ – Smart Director, Dumb Scientists

Ridley Scott was smart to not market Prometheus as a prequel to Alien, because that’s exactly what it is. Not in the cinematic “all your questions are answered” shoot-cut-wrap sort of way, but it does cleverly give fans of the original the easter egg they’ve been waiting for.

Scott is smarter here then he’s been in a long time, presenting you with special effects that make Battleship and everything else from recent years besides District 9 look like they were shot a day after computers were invented. Scott has also not lost his talent for creating the same tension for the audience that his characters are experiencing.

Scientists to be exact. Two in “charge,” though not as much as they’d like to be. Then a captain, medic, pilots, an overseer, an android, a geologist, a botanist, and a few others.  Continue reading “‘Prometheus’ – Smart Director, Dumb Scientists”