You Gotta See This: October 2012

Granny Will Burn the MoFo Down

Filed by Bil Browning | October 30, 2012 | 12:45 PM | comments

I love this video of senior citizens advising voters on who to choose in this election cycle. Remember, if Republicans win, Granny's gonna burn this motherfucker down....Read More

Remember: Romney Opposes Disaster Relief

Filed by Bil Browning | October 29, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Back during the Republican primaries, Mitt Romney calls disaster relief "immoral" and insisted "We cannot afford to do those things." Asked about whether or not he stands by his comment in the face of Hurricane Sandy, the campaign doubled...Read More

Your Saturday Heartstoppingly Scary Video

Filed by Bil Browning | October 27, 2012 | 1:00 PM | comments

Just in time for Halloween... You'll gasp in terror as you watch these cat chase a laser pointer stuck on a tissue box with a camera inside. *gasp!*...Read More

New Maryland Pro-Marriage Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 26, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

This new radio ad out of Maryland features two women talking about whether or not to vote for marriage equality. President Obama makes a cameo. In a state with a high population of African-Americans, the campaign believes that this...Read More

McCain Withdraws Support for Indiana Senate Candidate

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

After Richard Mourdock's outrageous statement about rape as a gift from God, former presidential candidate Senator John McCain withdrew his support until Mourdock apologizes. McCain stumped for Mourdock in Indiana last week; Mourdock has said he won't apologize....Read More

Call Me Amy

Filed by Bil Browning | October 24, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

Fight Back Colorado was formed after Colorado House Speaker Frank McNulty and Majority Leader Amy Stephens killed a civil unions bill that would have passed if allowed to go to a vote. Now the group is wondering: how did...Read More

From Big Bird & Binders to Bayonets

Filed by Bil Browning | October 23, 2012 | 8:30 AM | comments

The big internet meme from last night's debate that you'll see everywhere today will be the President's takedown of Mitt Romney's claim that Obama has reduced military readiness. Romney made the claim that the Navy is suffering with "only...Read More

Obama Releases Foreign Policy Ad Before Tonight's Debate

Filed by Bil Browning | October 22, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

The Obama campaign has released this ad before tonight's debate that will focus on foreign policy. "A president has no higher responsibility than protecting our nation and its people, and Mitt Romney has failed to share any specifics about...Read More

Lexus Ad Gives HRC a Shoutout

Filed by Bil Browning | October 21, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

This new ad from Lexus for its ES and ES Hybrid features 'The Real L Word' actress Tracy Ryerson. It also gives a rather prominent shoutout to HRC via her cufflinks....Read More

People Are Just Vessels for Facebook to Express Itself

Filed by Bil Browning | October 20, 2012 | 9:36 AM | comments

Remember, corporations are people. Banks are people. But people aren't people, they're just empty vessels for Facebook to express itself. Or so says Lizz Winstead and Sarah Silverman....Read More

The Hunk Sniff Test

Filed by Bil Browning | October 19, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

Nicole Ritchie appeared on Ellen this week to tout her new perfume. The funny lady doused four hunks with different fragrances and gave Ritchie a smell test - find her own perfume. Personally, I'd have spent more time sniffing...Read More

Debates Are Better As Musicals

Filed by Bil Browning | October 18, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

The "songified" gang is back with a new take on this week's debate. If you liked moderator Candy Crowley best, you'll love her in this version. Her cameos make the video. Love it....Read More

Romney's Condescending Views Toward Women

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

Romney's "binders full of women" comment seems to be the takeaway from last night after he claimed he went to women's groups to find qualified women that could serve his administration. Which begs the question, Romney had never met...Read More

LGBT Celebrities for Obama

Filed by Bil Browning | October 16, 2012 | 9:30 AM | comments

Jane Lynch, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Billie Jean King, George Takei, Wanda Sykes, Zachary Quinto, and Chaz Bono share why they're supporting President Obama and why Mitt Romney isn't the choice for them....Read More

Don't Be Fooled

Filed by Bil Browning | October 15, 2012 | 10:45 AM | comments

The Obama campaign has released this new web video comparing Governor Romney's statements and positions a few months ago versus what he's saying now. Don't be fooled....Read More

The Peanuts Gang Explain National Coming Out Day

Filed by Bil Browning | October 14, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

This is a few days late, but I just saw it last night. Watch as Linus explains National Coming Out Day to Charlie Brown. Looove it....Read More

Morgan Freeman Narrates Latest Obama Campaign Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 13, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

Morgan Freeman narrates the latest Obama campaign ad, "Challenges."...Read More

But It Was Laughable

Filed by Bil Browning | October 12, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

The GOP has put out a new ad showing Vice President Biden laughing at Paul Ryan during last night's debate. They try to show that the administration doesn't take their job seriously, but since they included Ryan talking while...Read More

The Trans-Vaginal Probe NC Attack Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 11, 2012 | 9:45 AM | comments

Democrat state senate candidate Deb Butler has let loose with one helluva attack ad against her opponent Thom Goolsby. While pointing out that Goolsby voted to force women to undergo a trans-vaginal probe in order to obtain an abortion...Read More

Bad Lip Reading the First Debate

Filed by Bil Browning | October 10, 2012 | 10:30 AM | comments

Here we go again. The folks who produce the Bad Lip Reading videos have branched out from solo politicians to include this one of the first debate in Denver called "Eye of the Sparrow." It even includes a song;...Read More

Wherever They May Nest

Filed by Bil Browning | October 09, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Obama campaign has put out a new Big Bird themed ad capitalizing on Romney's pledge to cut all funding for PBS. It's pretty darn good too. It really highlights the differences between the campaigns....Read More

LGBT Activists Disrupt Pride Parade

Filed by Ed Team | October 08, 2012 | 10:45 AM | comments

On October 6, feminist LGBT activists demanded one minute of silence at the Johannesburg Pride Parade to honor and mourn those who have been killed because of their sexual orientation and gender expression. The Pride Committee assualted the activists,...Read More

Why Obama (Economics) Now

Filed by Bil Browning | October 07, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

This short video from Simpsons and Family Guy animator Lucas Gray illustrates President Obama's April speech on economics. Let's hope that the Obama campaign uses some of their $181 million they raised last month to make sure more people...Read More

Rob Zerban's First TV Ad

Filed by Bil Browning | October 06, 2012 | 12:30 PM | comments

Rob Zerban isn't Joe Biden, but he is running against Paul Ryan. Ryan didn't have to give up his House race when he was picked as the Veep choice, and Zerban is his Democratic opponent in Wisconsin. When I...Read More

When Do We Talk About Gun Violence?

Filed by Bil Browning | October 05, 2012 | 10:49 AM | comments

Steve Barton survived the Aurora Colorado theater shooting and in this powerful ad he asks the presidential candidates a point blank question: What are their plans for reducing gun violence in the United States? I'd like to know the...Read More

Paul Ryan Gets Bad Lip Reading Treatment

Filed by Bil Browning | October 04, 2012 | 11:00 AM | comments

All of the other major politicians have already received - Santorum, Biden, Ron Paul, Bachmann, Perry, Cain, and Romney - the Bad Lip Reading treatment. Now it's Paul Ryan's turn....Read More

How to Be a Heartbreaker

Filed by Bil Browning | October 03, 2012 | 11:40 AM | comments

This little pop ditty by Marina and the Diamonds isn't really all that fantastic, but it's worth enlarging to full screen just to watch the awkward swimsuit clad guys taking a shower in the background. You get some good...Read More

Tonight on Glee: The Breakup Episode

Filed by Bil Browning | October 02, 2012 | 10:43 AM | comments

Tonight's episode of Glee is the big breakup episode. They say college changes people and most high school romances don't last once everyone leaves the hometown. With Finn and Rachel plus Blaine and Kurt's relationships headed for a cliff,...Read More

Tracy Chapman Meets Mitt Romney

Filed by Bil Browning | October 01, 2012 | 12:42 PM | comments

Projector Monica Helms send in this video she created using Tracy Chapman's song "So" juxtaposed with Mitt Romney images. After all, the song practically describes RMoney perfectly......Read More