Why Melissa McCarthy Shouldn’t Play Nice

Remembering his late Saturday Night Live colleague Chris Farley, Chris Rock said (in the oral biography The Chris Farley Show) that “‘Chippendale’s’ was a weird sketch. . . . It was basically, ‘We can’t hire you because you’re fat.’ I mean, he’s a fat guy, and you’re going to ask him to dance with no … Continued

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Sandra Bullock Is Wrong About Failure

Sandra Bullock had some lovely and inoffensive things to say to a class of graduating high school seniors in New Orleans. And her expression of love for her son was especially touching. But once she’s going to be dispensing advice, shouldn’t that advice be useful and truthful? Perhaps as a celebrity we should cut her … Continued

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