Insane NPR Reporter Ties 'Rich Men' Song to 'Anti-Semitic Blood Libel'
National Public Radio is stirring up liberal hysteria again, courtesy of Odette Yousef, who works the outlets “extremism” beat (as in solely “right-wing” extremism). The latest extremist idea she’s latched onto: A song, the raw, countrified tune “Rich Men North of Richmond,” a populist plea from singer/songwriter Oliver Anthony criticizing taxes and welfare, made history by debuting…
NPR’s New Idiocy: ‘How Racism Became Marketing Tool For Country Music'
National Public Radio’s pop-culture show “It’s Been a Minute” bravely tackled the made-up problem of racist country music, in the wake of the failed censorship of singer Jason Aldrean’s hit “Try That in a Small Town.” Tax-funded NPR blurbed the August 1 radio segment under this heading: “How racism became a marketing tool for country music.”
NPR: Jason Aldean Song/Video Attacks Cities 'Using Racist Dog Whistle'
Amanda Marie Martinez, a country-music focused contributor to National Public Radio issued a print piece in response to a media-manufactured controversy Saturday, “Jason Aldean's 'Small Town' is part of a long legacy with a very dark side.” Martinez’s ideological alarmism about Aldean’s song, which survived industry cancellation and debuted at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, an amazing…
Racist Trump, Wise Sharpton: PBS’s Hard-Left Hip-Hop Doc Spews Bad Rap
PBS’s four-part docuseries Fight the Power: How Hip-Hop Changed the World, marking the 50th anniversary of the musical genre, was unapologetically leftist and political. Produced and hosted by rapper Chuck D., the series has featured musicians from Snoop Dogg to Jay Z to Eminem, with appearances by black professors, activists, and journalists, and….racial arsonist Al…
PBS Lauds Apocalypse Folkie Warping Black Spiritual to Green Jeremiad
The nightly PBS NewsHour has provided weeks of intensive coverage of the Pakistani flooding blaming “climate change.” Now the news show is sneaking it into arts coverage as well – in folk song. Retro-folk musician James Blount’s visions of environmental apocalypse were found worthy of a full segment, courtesy of Special Correspondent Tom Casciato: “Jake Blount’s new twist on Black…
ABC's Country Music Awards Proves an Awards Show Can Be Normal & Sane
Something amazing happened last night. There was a big awards show filled with wealthy and famous celebrities who acted...normal and sane.
Hysterical NYTimes Frets Over Country Star Morgan Wallen, Bigoted Fans
The country has largely forgiven country star Morgan Wallen for uttering a racial slur after a night out in Nashville last year. But The New York Times won’t let it go. In last Sunday’s “The Morgan Wallen Conundrum,” music critic Jon Caramanica spent a staggering 2,400 words condemning Wallen for the one offensive word. Even worse: At a Wallen concert, "there were no tables…
NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Somehow 'Yacht Rock' Is Racist
As we wrap up 2021, it's time for a little cultural talk on the NewsBusters Podcast. NPR recently suggested the Beatles signified how the rock band was a white-male institution. They also recently brought on Nikole Hannah-Jones to explain that "yacht rock" like Steely Dan, Toto, and the Doobie Brothers is culturally appropriated black music.
Slate Slams Billie Eilish’s Critique of Pornography
Well of course mainstream music stars can’t go around spouting conservative opinions without other media members rushing to correct them. After pop superstar Billie Eilish spoke out against pornography as she should, far left rags like Slate.com had to correct her.
FOUR ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Songs in iTunes Top 10, Triggering Lefties
The left is having a conniption over the fact that four different “Let’s Go Brandon” rap songs are on the top of the iTunes chart. Several of them are still beating pop legend and soul singer Adele and her song “Easy on Me” out of the top spot.
CensorTrack With TR: Big Tech Censors America’s #1 Song!
It’s Episode Nine of MRC’s new video series, CensorTrack with TR. This week, we talked about the newest trend for sporting events, bumper stickers, T-Shirts, and songs, “Let’s Go Brandon,” and how Big Tech is exhausting all efforts to silence the movement.
Left Treated Colin Powell How They Treat Elder, Scott Today
As the left now offers condolences for the death of Colin Powell -- as they should -- it's clarifying to recall what the left was saying about him before he began openly voting Democrat. Back in 2002, when the Bush administration was leading the country, Powell received what today is a common racial epithet the left uses towards minorities on the right.
An Increasingly Debased and Woke Culture
The late web mogul Andrew Breitbart once said that politics is upstream from culture. And boy couldn’t that be anymore true in this day and age, with movies, music, and TV shows force-feeding things like debauchery and left-wing lectures to the point that they don’t even care whether or not they alienate anybody outside the coastal elites anymore.
Pop Star Rages Against TX Pro-Life Law: ‘Punish this F**king Place'
Sawed-off pop/emo princess Billie Eilish is so serious about her death and despair shtick that she is cursing Texas lawmakers over their protection of unborn babies. During a live performance at Austin City Limits over the weekend, the “Bad Guy” singer threw up the middle finger towards the great state of Texas and claimed that she almost pulled her performance from the festival to “punish…