John Cleese to Host Show on British ‘Free Speech Channel’
John Cleese abhors cancel culture and censorship, and he won’t shut up about it. This is bracing to free speech enthusiasts, but it annoys people who find cancel culture and censorship useful.
Reparations From Rome: John Cleese Ruffles Woke SxSW Panel
Ya gotta feel bad for the South by Southwest folks. Just once a year, they want to get together to publicly examine their virtues, hold their shining intellects up for consideration and propose ways they can drag the rest of us mouth breathers up onto their enlightened plane. They want to talk about wind farms and vegan bologna and the “Latina Power Pipeline.” Most years, it goes off without a…
We’ve Survived 2021! Here’s the Most-Read NewsBusters Blogs From 2021
Continuing what’s become a staple of our year-end packages, NewsBusters used our Google Analytics to compile our ten most-read stories from 2021, which saw four writers from our News Analysis Division seeing stories crack the top ten along with one from MRC Culture and two from MRC’s Free Speech America.
John Cleese Ends BBC Interview Over ‘Dishonesty, Deception, Tone’
John Cleese doesn’t suffer fools gladly, even when (or especially when) they’re self-important BBC presenters. The Monty Python founder and Fawlty Towers star recently agreed to an on-air interview with BBC World News to talk about upcoming shows he’s doing in Asia. But, as we learn from Bounding Into Comics, interviewer Karishma Vaswani was more interested in Cleese’s upcoming documentary on…
Verboten! John Cleese ‘Blacklists’ Himself to Protest Woke Intolerance
John Cleese doesn’t gladly suffer woke fools. The legendary comic actor has pulled out of an appearance at the Cambridge Union as a protest. The Union, ironically a debating society, has banned art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon for impersonating Adolf Hitler during a debate last week.
John Cleese Is Right: Cancel Culture Is DUMB
Twitter has become more entertaining than reality television as of late. Today’s episode: Winnie the Pooh narrator shows he’s not putting up with any cancel culture in the hundred acre Twitter woods.
John Cleese Vs. The Wokes: ‘I Want To Be A Cambodian Police Woman’
John Cleese, renowned British comedian and actor, offended plenty of woke people when he announced his support for J. K. Rowling in September. (She had been attacked for her opinions on transgenderism.) Now that the past has caught up with him, Nearly Headless Nick isn’t letting it haunt him at all.
John Cleese: ‘Dear Twits,’ I’m in ‘Solidarity with JKRowling’
John Cleese would like an argument please. Another argument. This time, it’s about biology. A Twitter Transtapo mob has been hounding Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling for being insufficiently woke to gender issues. But Cleese, the legendary Monty Python founder, is having none of it. Rowling, a liberal feminist, thinks womanhood should be reserved for those who are…