Topic: Jay-Leno

Meghan McCain Drops Knowledge On Glenn Beck About Fat Shaming

Meghan McCain Drops Knowledge On Glenn Beck About Fat Shaming

Remember when Glenn Beck made headlines by doing a horrendously long and embarrassing “fake vomit” bit about having to see Meghan McCain’s disgustingly fat, um, shoulders and face in a PSA she filmed to remind people not to give themselves skin cancer? Meghan responded in a swift and classy fashion with an article in The Daily Beast (published earlier this month), and this week she brought her message to a much wider audience with her appearance on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.” More »

Poll: Would More Female Writers Make You More Likely To Watch A Show?

Poll: Would More Female Writers Make You More Likely To Watch A Show?

Here’s the thing – I never watch Chelsea Handler. It’s not surprising to me that she has the highest number of female writers, and I’m happy about that. But, even as a woman who wants to see more female writers employed, the information doesn’t impact my actual viewing preferences. I’m still going to keep watching The Daily Show with their 2 female writers because I need to regurgitate all their jokes like a vomitous baby eagle if I’m ever in situations where I have to talk about politics. It makes me think more highly of Chelsea Handler, but it won’t make me watch the show (because I have limited time to watch shows). But maybe it makes a difference to some people? I sort of hope it does, because I’d like to believe that there’s some incentive for shows to hire more female writers. More »